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Things to do in Drogheda

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Amusement Park
“Leisure complex with waterpark, bowling, roller-skating, crazy golf, rock-climbing, casino and food.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
“One of the most popular restaurants in Drogheda and has featured on many national best places to eat lists. Definitely book in advance. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“My favourite pub in Drogheda. Old-timey with acoustic folk music at the weekend.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“A must-visit while in Drogheda. It has exhibitions on town's guild and trade banners, industry, folk kitchen, archaeology, geology, post office & Drogheda Rowing Club. Also includes access to the martello tower. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bus Station
“In case you wish to go to Newgrange by public transport. Can be reached in only 10 mintes by bus from our nearby bus station. Price for return ticket under 4 EUR. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
“Multi award winning bakery/coffee shop. Best coffee around and the cupcakes aren't bad either”
  • 4 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Housed in a former 19th-century Franciscan Church,this light filled gallery and museum is home to the Municipal Art Collection, as well as several national and international temporary exhibitions.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Transportation
“Scotch Hall Shopping Centre is the premier shopping destination in the North East. Our line up of 50 shops includes a mix of local Irish retailers as well as the best known brands from the high street, so whether you're looking for something that little bit different or want to be bang on trend, we have something for you at Scotch Hall. As well as our leading mix of fashion and leisure retailers, Scotch Hall has a selection of café style eateries offering shoppers a range of choices from tasty nibbles to coffee and snacks. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Pub
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“The Black Bull Inn is one of Drogheda's most popular bars and restaurants. It's the perfect spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner and there are 3 bars to relax in.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Large super market for groceries with butcher counter, bakery, household goods and clothing. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Premise
“St Laurence's Gate, in Drogheda County Louth, which led to the Friary of St Laurence, is widely regarded as one of the finest of its kind in Europe.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Church
“St. Peter's Church is situated on the main street of the busy town of Drogheda. The church was one of the last of the gothic churches to have been built and as such incorporates many of the finer aspects of gothic architecture. This is not your average gothic church as it also features a shrine with the mummified head of Saint Oliver Plunkett.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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“After you have popped in to Dunnes nextdoor and done your shopping-grocery then have a well earned coffee! Also good fruit and veg shop here and florist! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“New cinema in local town of Drogheda,showing all the latest movies or go to oldbridge for reenactments or family days out”
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Bar
“One of the most popular restaurants in Drogheda and has featured on many national best places to eat lists. Definitely book in advance. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“My favourite pub in Drogheda. Old-timey with acoustic folk music at the weekend.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Pub
“The Black Bull Inn is one of Drogheda's most popular bars and restaurants. It's the perfect spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner and there are 3 bars to relax in.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“Bring your own Bottle! Lovely Lebanese restaurant, also mediterranean food!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Highly rated Steakhouse on trip advisor. Right in the heart of drogheda, great food,great service”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend

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