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Rural Pub Tours

10/11 Castle Street | City Hall building end of Castle street, Dublin D02 K062, Ireland
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Dad’s 51st Birthday Blast!

First, let me take this opportunity to thank Shane. We had the BEST time and it is truly thanks to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sw1288
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Trenton, New Jersey
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Great trip with Shane

We are a couple traveling with our 25 year old son. We did the Sunday afternoon tour. We had a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dianne W
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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Experience true Irish pub culture, visit the pubs the locals visit. Take in some of Ireland's most picturesque scenery as we make our way from pub to pub. Rural Pub Tours have put together exciting tours which takes you out of the City and straight to the countryside to have a real taste of rural pub life. So let us take you on an unforgettable journey through some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery as we visit many of Ireland’s most famous pubs and some of Ireland’s not so famous hard to find pubs.
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10/11 Castle Street | City Hall building end of Castle street, Dublin D02 K062, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First, let me take this opportunity to thank Shane. We had the BEST time and it is truly thanks to this most wonderful driver and guide. You enter the van as a friend and you leave with the feeling that you are family. The tour,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a couple traveling with our 25 year old son. We did the Sunday afternoon tour. We had a great time. Plenty of time but not too much at the three pubs. We recommend it!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful, relaxing, fun tour. Shane is very knowledgeable about beers and ciders. He made sure no one was left out and that everyone had a good time. Well done, Shane!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fantastic pub tour. We did the Sunday afternoon. Well arranged in every way. Shane was super entertaining, and kept the conversation and fun going in a natural and unforced way right from the start when no one knew each other. The group...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fantastic experience! 100% awesome adventure from the minute we booked. Had a few questions before leaving about how to get back to our hotel at the end of the evening/ a bit outside of Dublin. Questions were immediately answered via email. Our...More

Thank Nicole H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this tour based on reviews and we are so glad we did. We had an amazing time. The proprietor Shane who takes you on the tour was so friendly and made sure everyone was having a great time. The three pubs we went...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much fun - returned at the end of the day with great memories and new friends. We did the Sunday Afternoon Pub tour - Rocky was an amazing guide and happens to play in a band that was playing at the last pub (someone...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is definitely a tour for drinking age adults. We left in the afternoon on a bus from downtown Dublin with my wife and two adult daughters and immediately realized this was going to be a fun time. Our driver was very personable, could drive...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

I originally signed up for the Dublin Mountain Pub Tour on a Friday night but because many people canceled at last minute, I ended up doing the Wicklow Mountain Pub Tour which was Saturday during the day. Shane was the guide/driver. Like all the other...More

Thank Danimal2007
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Once again the Rural Pub Tour and Shane provided us with our most fun and memorable experience while vacationing in Dublin. We met at the designated area which was a quick walk from our hotel in the city center. Shane does a great job with...More

Thank David E
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Mazda3
19 April 2018|
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Response from Scoti_nic | Reviewed this property |
Different tours go to different pubs. I think going on the actual tour is probably best. Part of what makes it is the host Shane. Also then someone is driving you and you can all drink
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Katrina B
21 February 2018|
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Response from Chris E | Reviewed this property |
No drinks are included. How much you bring depends on how much you drink.
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tine79792
1 September 2017|
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Response from Steve Y | Reviewed this property |
Recommend eating before. You can certainly order bar snacks at any of the stops. Hope you get to do this. Awesome time! Enjoy!!
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