These Are The 10 Best G&Ts In Dublin In 2016

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If there's one thing I know, it's my G&Ts. 

From the ratio of gin to tonic, to the carefully chosen complimentary garnish, the sharp taste of quinine and just enough carbonation for an exciting fizz – nothing makes me happier than a perfectly constructed G&T. 

Gin, glorious gin. 

We've rounded up some of the best gin and tonics we've tasted in 2016 – and here they are. 

1. The Marker Rooftop Bar, Grand Canal Dock

'Floating Berries' is the best-looking G&T I've ever drank.

With Tanqueray gin, elderflower tonic, raspberries, champagne and topped with fresh flowers – it is just SO pretty. But it is far from cheap.

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2. The Black Door, Harcourt Street 

With their new Gin Experience, The Black Door are seriously upping their game. 

Carefully chosen unique gins with a splash of sharp Thomas Henry tonic – yes. 

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3. Wilde at The Westbury 

Wilde have a signature G&T menu with over ten different combos. The one I gravitate towards time and time again is the Glendalough Spring Gin and tonic. 

With Fever Tree elderflower tonic, lime and raspberries – all measured and poured together in front of you at your table using some crazy contraptions – it's an experience in itself. 

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4. The Taphouse, Ranelagh

There's nothing like a G&T out on the terrace after a long day of #werk. 

And they've a wide range to choose from, you'll be spoiled for choice. 

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5. Lemon & Duke, Duke Lane Upper

A stone's throw from Grafton Street, the relatively-new and super trendy Lemon & Duke have an impressive G&T list. 

Enjoy inside or out. 

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6. The Porterhouse, Nassau Street

Home of Dingle Gin in Dublin, The Porterhouse do some great gin muddles for a tenner.

Our personal favourite is their watermelon-spiked gin masterpiece. 

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7. Drury Buildings, Drury Street

These guys knock it off of the park when it comes to gin. 

They've a menu based on gins from every county in Ireland – which we adore the idea of. 

8. 37 Dawson Street

Cherry blossom tonic water with Irish Short Cross gin? 

YES PLEASE. 

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9. The Mint Bar @ The Westin

This hidden gem has a serious focus on gin. 

The perfect place to duck in out of the cold over Christmas, right beside Trinners. 

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10. The Gin Palace

Last but not least, the royal home of gin: The Gin Palace. 

Order a tasting tray and thank us later. 

Gin. Where would we be without it?

Think we've left a 'Top 10' worthy G&T off the list? Let us know in the comments!

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Alana Laverty

Just a Galway gal eating and writing her way around Dublin alana@lovindublin.com

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