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An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies

Open Now: 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Open today: 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Irish stew, stories, music and of course, Guinness.

We were heading to Dublin in November 2018 and a friend of a friend said "you have to go to the... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2019
Barry E
Delicious food, engaging entertainment, but long evening

Fantastic experience! Johnny was a great storyteller, and the food was excellent. There was also... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2019
Brisbane, Australia
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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...more
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20 Bridge Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 218 8555
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Reviewed 8 January 2019

We were heading to Dublin in November 2018 and a friend of a friend said "you have to go to the Brazen Head Pub for a night of story telling". I was a little skeptical but we booked it anyway. I have to admit it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barry E
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Fantastic experience! Johnny was a great storyteller, and the food was excellent. There was also some traditional music during the main course, which was a really fun addition to the meal. The whole evening took around 2.5 hours, so be prepared to wait a little...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LaFemmeEcarlate
Reviewed 4 January 2019

If you only have time or money for one special evening in Dublin, make this your choice. If you're really looking to experience Irish culture and traditions, this one-of-a-kind experience checks all the boxes. The Brazen Head is the perfect setting. The meal is top-notch....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank awalters21
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

What a sensational evening! The food was so hearty and enormous portions. The setting in Ireland’s oldest pub is also awesome. But the entertainment is truly wonderful and the highlight. A phenomenal storyteller who manages to relay history, folklore and all in such a captivating...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kleinydan
Reviewed 4 January 2019

You will be treated to a great meal, drinks and a selection of stories from Irish folklore and history, as well as great local music. This is an experience not to miss if you are visiting Dublin, especially when located in the oldest pub in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wcpatc
Reviewed 2 January 2019

The best part of our vacation! --laid back environment, great atmosphere and wonderful food. Johnny did a fantastic job captivating the audience with his stories of Irish History, Traditions and Folk Lore. Time Well spent. We we're a family of 6 with kids ranging 16...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FM_Buchheit
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

This was the best evening of stories music and fairies ever. You could hear a pin drop during the stotytelling we were so enthralled. Thank you Michael, musicians and all involved for such a wonderful evening.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank T M
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

We have a full dinner comprised of an entrance and a main course and also dessert. Options for all meals also. The time in between meals is full of storytelling about Ireland/irish life in the past to give us an insight about it and also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Lucas F
Reviewed 20 December 2018

This was a great and fun way to learn about some Irish culture and traditions. You may never think of fairies in the same way again after this. The stories were entertaining, and the crusty old men who come with the music really got the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gilbriem
Reviewed 18 December 2018

The storyteller was great...talented and funny. The food was fine but you really go there for the stories!

Date of experience: October 2018
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8 August 2018|
Response from rlowry8208 | Reviewed this property |
It is at Brazen Head just outside of Temple Bar. Google maps says it’s about a 20 minute drive and a 50 minute walk from where your staying.
1 July 2018|
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Response from Mary K | Reviewed this property |
No there is only one show at 7pm but it is brilliant
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.