Vintage Cocktail Club

4.5
1249 reviews
€30 and under
Modern European
VCC is a unique, multi award winning, exclusive dining and cocktail experience in the heart of Dublin's Temple Bar. Walk through the cobbled stone streets of one of Ireland's most famous multi cultural vintage quarters in search of our secret door, on finding you will be rewarded with being transported back in time, engulfed in crushed velvet and candle light all whilst enjoying some of Ireland's best cocktails & small plates.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
What 1249 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.2
Food
4.7
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.1
Value
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OpenTable Diner
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined 16 hours ago
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Let’s start with the fact there is no sign at the front of the establishment, but we finally found the ‘entrance’ on the third time walking down the street. I noticed a woman standing beside an open door and asked her if she knew where the Vintage Cocktail Club was, to which she replied “this is it.” Then we were led by staff up a very narrow staircase, which felt very dodgy. We were taken into this room, which smelt like damp and feet. We were seated in the corner and when I sat down I sunk into a hole in the seat where the springs had given way, like an old dusty mattress. The ‘music’ was extremely quiet and there was zero ambiance, in fact it felt a bit creepy and unsettling. There was also a hole above my head in the ceiling, and when water started to drip down onto my back from it, my partner and I decided to stand up and leave. We didn’t even stay for one drink, it was that bad…Now the many close up photos of the food and not of the establishment, make more sense. We would not recommend!

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vipMJKBermuda
Chicago
47 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fun night with friends. So an amazing experience. Knowledge and friendly and helpful staff. Strongly recommend this unique experience with the most amazing cocktails in Dublin!

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OpenTable Diner
Galway
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

If you never been here before it a total experience and staff are brilliant, it a must do in Dublin city

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC team

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Staff where so friendly place was so cosy and chilled such a nice place for pre drinks before a meal and the cocktails where fab !!

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Cocktails fantastic , food amazing , overall great experience I would definitely recommend this place

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC team

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

This place has an amazing ambience, fabulous for drinks😊 we went for my birthday and loved it. there’s really cool speakeasy atmosphere, and it stands out from surrounding places to go for drinks in Dublin. The drink menu is huge so definitely something for everyone. Only thing, if you’re hungry I’d recommend having something before hand or getting 2 dishes as the portions are quite small for the price you pay. Service so good!

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for the 4 stars, Our food offering is small plates and sharing, so happy you enjoyed the Cocktails and Service, hope to see you again soon, cheers, VCC Team

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MariaR
Dublin
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3Food2Service5Ambience5

The ambience of VCC is second to none and the cocktail menu was beautifully extensive. The service was very good , we were given lots of recommendations for some very lovely cocktails.
The only let down was the food. My chips came out freezing and when the plate returned, the sliders were then freezing. I felt too embarrassed to ask again for my plate to be reheated. I'll be back but i think it'll just be for the cocktails.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded 2 days ago

Hi Maria, Thank you for the 3 stars, we will pass on your feedback to our chef, cheers, VCC team

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ColinM
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Booked the Vintage Cocktail Club as a surprise for my girlfriends birthday and from the front door entry to the table the service was excellent. Our host was an encyclopaedia of knowledge and while the menu had too much to choose from, her knowledge of what to have next was brilliant. We had three cocktails each and enjoyed the ambiance of the place with everyone dressed in their finest. We didn’t go for the food as we were booked in for a meal later in the evening but it looked nice and something to try on our next visit

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded 2 days ago

Hi Colin, Thank you for the 5 stars, cheers, VCC Team

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MaryP
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic cocktails. Great service. Gorgeous little date spot. Loved it.

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RonanC
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very nice cocktails and food. Lovely atmosphere and ambiance. Would highly recommend this place for pre-theatre food and drinks!

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 18 October 2021

Hi Ronan, Thank you for the 5 stars, see you in VCC again soon, cheers, VCC Team

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AnnaS
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Really enjoyed our time in the VCC, there was a lovely quiet buzz in the place, really nice setting and atmosphere. Ann-marie was so friendly and chatty and gave great advice on which cocktails to go for. The menu is really extensive and creative with some brilliant names. We had two different cocktails each and they were all fab. Defo go back again to try more!

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 18 October 2021

Hi Anna, Thank you for the 4 stars, we will pass on your kind words to Annmarie, see you in VCC again soon, Cheers, VCC Team

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StephanieR
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Step in a time wrap within this speakeasy style bar. An amazing selection of cocktails presented with a bit of background history. Lovely tapas style food. Next, we need dessert on the menu ;-)

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded 2 days ago

Hi Stephanie, Thank you for the 5 stars, Desserts are on the way, cheers, VCC Team

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Very cool little place, felt like you were ‘in’ on a secret. Great atmosphere and the staff super helpful when choosing cocktails.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 18 October 2021

Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC Team

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Lovely overall. I was excited to go mainly for the decor and ambiance. I booked it two weeks in advance and would have expected to have been seated somewhere other than the basement because of this. I would have loved to be in the lovely part

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 18 October 2021

Thank you for the 4 stars, Please note you can leave a comment on your booking for you preferred floor, if there is seats available we will of course honour your request, cheers, VCC Team

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DevilDog1775
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Everything was great! We were able to request seating in any level and friendly staff! The only thing I didn't like was the 2 hour limit. It's understandable why, but perhaps add another hour to it to maximize the experience since planning and booking can get tight.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 18 October 2021

Hi DevilDog, We will be returning to our normal 2 hour and 30 minute sitting early 2022, cheers, VCC Team

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OliveM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 14 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always amazing!

The best cocktails in Dublin. Fantastic chicken wings. All the food is incredible.

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CatrionaC
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Great evening spent in VCC with friends. Waitresses couldn't do enough and were very attentive. Gorgeous but pricey!

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 18 October 2021

Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC Team

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Shellatrix
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall3Food5Service3Ambience5

Went for cocktails only. I’ve been to the VCC before and I loved every minute of it. I was really disappointed this time. So much so that I’m not sure I will be back.

When we arrived, admittedly a few minutes late, we were told at the door downstairs that we were being moved from table 21 to table 15 and to remember and tell the staff member upstairs. The lady in question even indicated same to us on her tablet. At the door upstairs, I advised, as requested, that we were told table 15. The lady upstairs was clearly confused and ran downstairs to check and I clearly heard the first staff member say to her that she had told us it was table 21. I reiterated that this was not the case. I can understand if someone makes a mistake but at least have the decency to admit to it and not to blame your incoming customers when they are within earshot. The whole situation was completely unnecessary and ridiculous.

The cocktails that we did receive were delicious as always. However, the service was exceptionally slow. When we were waiting for our second cocktail, we were told it was last orders and asked if we wished to order something else. When we indicated that we did wish to order 20 minutes before our sitting was to end, Ann Marie advised us that she didn’t think it was a good idea as we might not have the time to finish as they needed the table back. In the end, we decided not to bother.

All in all, it was not a relaxing or pleasant experience at all and really put a dampener on the rest of our night.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 11 October 2021

Hi Shella, Apologies for the confusion at the door, we have very new staff that are trying their best in their new roles. All sittings are 2 hours long, unfortunately we cant offer late arrivals more time as that would be unfair to the guests that have the table booked after you. We do last orders 30 minutes before the end of every sitting this is to ensure our guests have plenty of time to enjoy last drinks and pay with zero stress before leaving. Thank you, VCC Team

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TomD
Lancashire
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Brilliant secret cocktail bar. Bar staff we’re very friendly and helpful with choosing what drinks to have. Value for money was really good aswell.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 11 October 2021

Hi TomD, Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC Team

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annm
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Superb service, knowledgeable waitress, quiet pre dinner cocktails. Perfect

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 11 October 2021

Hi Annm, Thank you for the 5 stars, See you in VCC again soon, Cheers, VCC Team

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Steve
London
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

With outstanding cocktails and a cool ambience this is a must for anyone looking for something different or those who love the "speakeasy" experience.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 11 October 2021

Hi Steve, Thank you for the 5 stars, cheers, VCC Team

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DutchWoman
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Me: single woman traveling for work to Dublin and looking for a safe and great cocktail place with good food to relax for the day. They: VCC - amazing ambiance with a long list of creations and with great recommendations provided by Annemarie. I tried the 2 signature cocktails Southern Passion (sweet sour) and Purple Pearl (sweet) - for food I had wings and Parmezan fries. Everything was delicious and I would definitely return and recommend this place in Dublin. Make sure you make reservations to not disappoint yourself as there is a limit in capacity due to the current restrictions. Absolutely amazing place!

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 11 October 2021

Hi Dutch, Thank you for the 5 stars we will pass on your lovely comments to our crew, cheers, VCC Team

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LoLinda
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Amazing cocktails. Food is a bit overpriced but it’s worth it for the atmosphere and quality drinks.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 11 October 2021

Hi Lolinda, Thank you for the 5 stars, see you in VCC again soon, Cheers, VCC Team

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a lovely server who suggested drinks and gave appraisals on what we had ordered. Drinks were good value. Decor and ambience very much matched the overall experience.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 4 October 2021

Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC Team

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Maggs
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Perfect birthday cocktails. Great service and atmosphere

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi Maggs, Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC Team

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DavidB
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The best cocktails in Dublin! Excellent service also.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi David, Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC Team

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OpenTable Diner
Cork
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Waitress couldn’t have been nicer. Lovely ambiance and drinks were amazing.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 4 October 2021

Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC Team

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johnreed
Bedfordshire
3 reviews
Dined on 1 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing selection of drinks from a variety of eras

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 4 October 2021

Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC Team

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RoisinK
London
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Lovely place, great cocktails, and at a great price.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 1 October 2021

Hi RoisinK, Thank you for the 5 stars and kind words, hope to see you again soon! Cheers, VCC Team

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CiaraM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fab hidden gem and our server Aisling was first class!!

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 1 October 2021

Hi CiaraM, Thank you for the 5 stars and kind words, hope to see you again soon! Cheers, VCC Team

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EdwardM
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing place , my husband couldn’t believe how good this hidden Gem was , our server was extremely helpful & such a nice person too , we’ll definitely be back again thank you

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 1 October 2021

Hi EdwardM, Thank you for the 5 stars and kind words, hope to see you again soon! Cheers, VCC Team

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
6 reviews
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Absolutely beautiful little spot, Very helpful and attentive waitress, mixologist was a gentleman .

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 27 September 2021

Hi There, Thank you for the 5 stars and kind words, we hope to see you in VCC again soon, cheers, VCC Team

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JasonE
London
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

We went for drinks and were sat on the top floor which had the roof open. It’s a lovely setting and the drinks were very good quality. A good selection and great service.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 27 September 2021

Hi Jason, Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC Team

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Cocktails always very good, only a handful of items were not available.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 27 September 2021

Hi There, Thank you for the 5 stars, Cheers, VCC Team

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EmmaO
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really great evening at the Vintage Cocktail Club, would highly recommend!

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 27 September 2021

Hi Emma, Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC Team

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CELLA
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

First time here and definitely will be back, loved it

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 27 September 2021

Hi Cella, Thank you for the 5 stars, we're looking forward to welcoming you back into VCC soon, cheers, VCC Team

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OpenTable Diner
Waterford
1 review
Dined on 23 September 2021
Overall2Food4Service1Ambience1

We arrived for our booking at 7.02pm. The table was booked for 7.15pm and the lady asked us to stand outside in the cold and wait the 13 minutes. I understand there are Covid restrictions in place, but the restaurant was basically empty inside. She then hurried us out of the place at 9.15pm on the dot, after we left a generous tip. The venue lacked atmosphere and we had to ask for drinks each round. Unfortunately we won’t be back.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 27 September 2021

Hi Anonymous, You booked in for the 7.15 - 9.15 sitting, you were sat at 7.15 as per your reservation. Unfortunately we cant sit early arrivals when there is still guests from the previous sitting finishing up on the table, hence you being 'hurried' off the table at the end of your reservation at 9.15. We give 15 minutes between every sitting to fully sanitise all Tables, Menu's and Touch points etc before bringing new guests to tables, this is why the venue appeared empty to you. VCC Team

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 23 September 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

The dirty wizard cocktail was outstanding! The service and food are pretty good.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 24 September 2021

Hi! Thank you for the 5 stars, we're looking forward to your next visit! Cheers, VCC Team

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GlenMc
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 21 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Just went in with some friends for a few drinks, service/waiter was nice, helpful and quick as was the bar staff. Drinks were perfect and tasty.. would and will return..

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 23 September 2021

Hi Glen, Thank you for the 5 stars, we will pass on your kind words to the crew, cheers, VCC Team

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Sandcrab
Minneapolis
8 reviews
Dined on 20 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was excellent but our experience started
Stressfully because the directions were quite hard to follow. We were 15 minutes late because the directions were inaccurate and the door was not clearly marked so we kept wandering. I understand they’re attempting to be understated but with that comes the requirement to have very accurate location instructions. Fortunately out stress faded quickly with great service, food and drink in a unique atmosphere.

Vintage Cocktail Club
Responded on 23 September 2021

Hi Sandcrab, We will follow up on your direction comments and see if we can improve them, delighted you enjoyed your time with us all be it a little shorter than expected, now you know where we are you can find us no bother, cheers, VCC Team

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FAQs

Vintage Cocktail Club does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats. Vintage Cocktail Club also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (01) 675 3552.

Vintage Cocktail Club is rated 4.5 stars by 1249 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.