Clontarf is beautiful, we know that. But maybe you didn't know just how much it has to offer.
And with a plethora of deadly bars, gorgeous restaurants and the backdrop of the tranquil seafront, how could you not fall in love with the place?
When time is precious on a day trip, you might not get a chance to check out everywhere – but these six will certainly get you started.
1. The Bay, 367 Clontarf Road
Known locally to serve up the best fish and chips in Dublin, The Bay is a cracking little restaurant, with a stellar menu, and the most gorgeous of views.
And, yes, before you ask – it does tick every box. It's open 9am until 12am every day, except Sunday when it opens at 9:30am, and it also does some pretty excellent special offers.
2. The Yacht, 73 Clontarf Road
The Yacht is an award-winning pub, famed for its beautifully decorated rooms, extensive menu and unbelievable seafood.
And not to mention, impressive wine, cocktail and champagne menus.
3. Pigeon House, 11b Vernon Avenue
This is where you want to go for a properly nice meal. Located on Vernon Avenue, you're high up enough to take in the the seascape while perched in this gorgeous establishment.
Their menu is obviously top notch and all – but it's their dessert menu that really takes the biscuit. Or the macaroon for that matter.
4. Moloughney's, 9 Vernon Avenue
Two doors down from Pigeon House is Moloughney's, a dining experience that you won't soon forget. Friendly staff, killer menu and some really deadly seafood.
Their best seller is their pan-fried Atlantic hake, carrot and star anise with mushroom. Get involved, it's to die for.
5. Harry Byrne's, Howth Road
Harry Byrne's is a warm, cosy pub with bucket loads of ambience and a great place to nestle in and have a chat. They also show all the sports you could ever dream of, meaning this is a great spot for match days.
6. Fuel, 10 Vernon Road
Looking for something a little lighter to eat? Fuel (formerly Honeysuckle) has you sorted.
Juices, salads, smoothies and everything you need to make your body feel great.