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Dublin's oldest pub (maybe Ireland's too) from late 12th century! Lovely outside inside, especially... read more

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One of Dublin’s best Pubs

Great place for fish and chips and Irish Stew. The fireplace and local banter make this a truly... read more

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Dublin's oldest pub is still kicking: a fun, friendly bar with lots of atmosphere.
20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 9549
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dublin's oldest pub (maybe Ireland's too) from late 12th century! Lovely outside inside, especially the room with the fireplace and the large bar (there is a second fireplace, smaller room). We didn't go upstairs. The place was almost full on a Monday noon (maybe because...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for fish and chips and Irish Stew. The fireplace and local banter make this a truly authentic Irish experience.

1  Thank isattak
Reviewed 1 week ago

Geared more towards tourists from further afield than the UK but great fun - the band comes on at 9pm on Friday and they are brill - don't forget your wallet like the rest of Dublin!

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on last day of a 3 day trip to Dublin. Great atmosphere, plenty of character, great pint of Guinness.

1  Thank 773Stephen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely pub/restaurant which attracts a lot of tourists so is very busy. However, the ambience, food and service are all excellent. We were there in mid-summer so the hanging baskets of flowers really boosted the summer atmosphere. We stayed for a couple...More

1  Thank EcoBean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off here on the way back from the Guinness workhouse tour. Cosy little rooms to enjoy a pint and a pub meal. Would definitely go back again in the future.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Brazen Head is a brilliant vibrant busy establishment with abundant character that offers good tasty pub food, cold pints and excellent service. The interior is fascinating with its 'rabbit warren' of dining areas each with it's own pub ensuring fast efficient bar and waiting...More

Thank TonyJonesRSA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn’t on the list of our Dublin and Galway ‘must do’s” this week but so glad we took the tip of James a cab driver last night! Great bacon and cabbage (not quite like granny’s as she didn’t make parsley sauce!) and himself demolished the...More

Thank Michellelong19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here on a busy afternoon- had to wait a slight bit before sitting. Grabbed a few beers at the bar and enjoyed our break from sightseeing. It was very crowded, very noisy and smoky. Not our usual scene but for whatever reason, we enjoyed...More

Thank Melissa V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with a another couple, then met more people, we played a game (heads up) and told we were making too much noise!! (On a Saturday night). They then refused to serve us alcohol due to the noise we were making. Not once were...More

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6 September 2018|
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Response from Pelt321 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Im not sure, we walked there after our tour of the Guinness storehouse. Definately safe area, never felt unsafe anywhere actually.
26 March 2018|
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Response from Professor_Sparrow | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, if you can avoid driving/parking there it would be a better option. Although there maybe some parking available in the general area, you need to be very careful and selective about where you leave your... More
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3 October 2017|
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Response from Canadagoose2006 | Reviewed this property |
No need to make a reservation but if you don't you might have a little wait. Depends on the day I guess.