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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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Wonderful Introduction to Irish Culture

What a great way to get an overview of Irish culture and heritage. The stories about folklore... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Portland, Oregon
My Favourite Dublin Activity

Such a fun, relaxing, and wacky evening! They seat you in long tables, so you get to mingle with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Katrina T
Montreal, Canada
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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
+353 1 218 8555
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great way to get an overview of Irish culture and heritage. The stories about folklore, faeries, and songs were fun and lighthearted while still being entertaining. Ideal for family evenings. No scary stories. If you're looking for the more grim fairy tales, this...More

Thank chuff80
Reviewed 2 days ago

Such a fun, relaxing, and wacky evening! They seat you in long tables, so you get to mingle with some other tourists, and it's an absolute blast. Hearty food, wine, and traditional Irish stories about the Potato Famine and folklore. We learned a great deal...More

Thank Katrina T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our last night in Dublin, very lively and engaging storyteller. The food was delicious and the service was excellent as well. Highly recommend to anyone with a free evening.

Thank naarsand96
Reviewed 1 week ago

I missed part of the evening due to having a medical issue in the middle of the night, but the staff was truly lovely and took very good care of me, something I'm very thankful for. The stories I did hear were quite good, and...More

Thank anonymousJ1357ML
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oliver was so informative and interesting that it was impossible to take your eyes off him as he spoke. The food was amazing. The interactions with the crowd were amazing! This was the best thing I did while I was in Dublin and recommend it...More

Thank fjmtz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was last night on our trip and we heard awesome stories and heard great music. Helena is such a great performer!

Thank kate l
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Mother, Grandmother, younger Sister and I traveled to Dublin recently and were fortunate enough to attend Helena's Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies. It. Was. Fantastic. From ages 14-72, we all had a great evening. A wonderful night of life-long memories with my family,...More

Thank Austin R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The storytelling was incomparable. Get a taste of this and you'll be hooked. Everyone sat in groups at big tables and enjoyed a filling meal of quite delicious dishes. It was a full room and you could have heard a pin drop, as they say....More

Thank jillbrowne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dinner was an excellent way to spend our second day in Ireland. Listening to Helena was awesome, she is a really talent! Her stories were exciting and very interesting and made us wanting more of them. It was great know some of the history...More

1  Thank Heidi R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful night, full of stories, music, and fun :) And of couse good traditional food. I have to say, I am gratefull that I culd been there. And Thanks to Oliver Grace, who really charmed us with Irish atmosphere he created.

Thank Terka C
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Lisa P
15 October 2017|
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Response from xxlindaxx05 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Dublin near trinity college, parked the car in a lot, and walked. It’s a nice 20-30 min walk but you get to see a lot of Dublin and get a feel for the area. Walk through Temple Bar. I don’t think they have a... More
6 October 2017|
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Response from gjolliffe | Reviewed this property |
I suspect you need to book in advance because dinner is part of the program and they would have to have a head count for the kitchen.
8 May 2017|
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Response from Sally R | Reviewed this property |
The show starts at 7:00 pm, Be sure to book particularly in Summer months. enjoy