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An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies

20 Bridge Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 218 8555
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A Wonderful Background in Irish Culture!

This was absolutely amazing! My family only had 2 days in Dublin, and this was a wonderful way to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rachael K
Great Tales of Forklore and Fairies - Need Better Air Circulation

This was a great evening. The only reason for not Excellent is that they need to improve on the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Experience an enchanting evening of Irish folklore,storytelling and music while enjoying a candlelit traditional Irish dinner in Dublin's oldest Pub, The Brazen Head. Sit back , relax and let our renowned storytellers take you into a world of the imagination with wonderful insights and magical tales of Irish life in times past.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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20 Bridge Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

This was absolutely amazing! My family only had 2 days in Dublin, and this was a wonderful way to introduce us to Irish lifestyle and the food was great too! Michael was wonderfully intriguing and had a lovely voice to listen to, and the alternating...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This was a great evening. The only reason for not Excellent is that they need to improve on the air circulation. With the large number of attendees and only two doors and one fan, it was pretty stuffy. The tales were excellent and Phil's touch...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We choose this on our second night in Dublin to give us something to keep us awake a little longer and it did not disappoint. The food was excellent. The service top notch and the stories and music lively. You sit at tables with other...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

2.5 days in Dublin prior to a tour, and we chose an evening at the BrazenHead. Inspired choice! The storyteller was absolutely fantastic, and the stories he provided informed the entire rest of our stay in Ireland -- from watching for hawthorn bushes/trees to experiencing...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a wonderful way to end our stay in Ireland. You are entertained in the oldest pub in Ireland while listening to the oldest tales in Irish history. Fun, good food, great music, and an amazing story telling experience. A must do.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Awesome staff! The food was great And the stories even better. We sat with a group of four next to the window. If you have a choice pick the window to sit by it gets warm in there. T He two musicians were so awesome...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Helena is a fabulous story-teller, the food and drink delicious and the musicians were a hoot. A wonderful way to immerse in some Irish culture.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We 4 women from Toronto enjoyed everything about the evening, from the story-telling to the musicians to the food. Our story-teller, Helena, had everyone captivated with her beautiful voice as she relayed the history of the potato famine and regaled us with a history of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

When researching this experience, we were looking for a genuine Irish evening of culture, history, music, cuisine and legend; An introduction to what makes the Irish so unique and interesting and entertaining. I was not disappointed. Johnny managed to convey respectfully the history and folklore...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner, stories, and some Irish music. We were asked to arrive by 6:30. Don’t arrive too early, because they don’t start seating until around 6:25. Be aware that this show is on the third floor, no lift. The tables were set beautifully!...More

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11 June 2018|
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Response from catballant | Reviewed this property |
Adult is 48 Euro Student is 44 Euro ( 14 - 18 years) Child is 29 Euro (6 - 14 years) This evening would be very enjoyable for children.
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They had a vegetarian option on the menu, which I had. It had Brie cheese on it, however. I am sure if you contact them ahead, they can accommodate you, as they are a full service restaurant/bar. Have a great time in... More
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Ann C
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I think so. The night I went there were young people his age. If he’s a curious person interested in learning new things this would be wonderful.
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