Definitive Ballsbridge Address.
Ballsbridge, a cosmopolitan village
Ballsbridge is a thriving village with the very finest amenities all within walking distance of Dunluce. Ballsbridge was named after a three arched cut stone bridge of the same name built over the River Dodder in 1791, the village has a history dating back to The Donnybrook Fair in 1204 and has been home to many illustrious people and a good number of famous ones too, including literary greats like, William Butler Yeats, Brendan Behan and Patrick Kavanagh.
Eating out in Ballsbridge is a joy with; public houses at Crowes, Paddy Cullens, Mary Macs and Bellamy’s Bridge 1859 Bar, all of which serve food. Then there are some of the City’s finest restaurants including; Roly’s Bistro, The Lobster Pot, Bella Cuba, Baan Thai, Kites, Belluccis, Chandni Indian Restaurant, MAIA, Jewel in the Crown and more as well as excellent hotels including The Intercontinental and Herbert Park Hotel.
On your door step is a world of culture with no less that 29 Foreign Embassies located in Ballsbridge including the American Embassy and the Embassies of Britain, Italy, Spain and France, so rest assured Dunluce residents can keep the best of multi-cultural company.
There are excellent schools close by among them; Muckross Park College, The Teresian School, St Michaels College and St Conleths College, as well as nearby universities at Trinity College and UCD.
The DART runs close to Ballsbridge with Lansdowne and Sandymount being the closest stops, both c.5 min walk from Dunluce which is served by bus route numbers 4,7,8,18,70,63 & 84 and 27X. The DART connects with the LUAS at Connolly Station which has onward connections to Heuston Station and National Rail routes.