We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Davy Byrnes

21 Duke Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 677 5217
Review Highlights

We went to this Pub in May I was with my Family We would Not Go back near this Pub again Horrible... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Tina D
via mobile
Early lunch

Stopped here for an early lunch. Looks a small place from outside but just goes on forever when in... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
Read all 102 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
The pub frequented by Leopold Bloom, the protagonist of James Joyce's classic modern novel, "Ulysses."
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“james joyce” (6 reviews)
“brown bread” (3 reviews)
“famous pubs” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
21 Duke Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 677 5217
Write a ReviewReviews (102)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We went to this Pub in May I was with my Family We would Not Go back near this Pub again Horrible place Staff are not nice The Manager and Certain Member of staff were Not nice or Professional Horrible Place

1  Thank Tina D
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Stopped here for an early lunch. Looks a small place from outside but just goes on forever when in there. Seating outside too.Staff were brilliant, friendly and nice atmosphere. Soon got busy in there which is good to see. Food nice, lots to choose from...More

1  Thank jujufox
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Davy Byrne's is just off Grafton Street. It's a great pub with huge historical significance as Dublin's famous literature stars used to meet here. Art Nouveau in design. Worth visiting.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Not overly keen on Guinness - so was pleased to find a traditional Irish pub with a cocktail menu! Rasmopolitan was lush! Has the open prawn sandwich which was lovely and served on fresh soda bread. My husbands ham and cheese sandwich was a little...More

Thank Toftinator
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Three of us stopped by around 3pm on a Friday afternoon. We cames here because of the James Joyce connection. Son had the gargonzola sandwich, fries, and soup. Hubby had ham and cheese sandwich, fries, and soup. I had the cheese board. All were good,...More

Thank Bobkatevan
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I'd recommend Davy Byrnes for anyone looking for a peaceful break from the crowds. The staff are really good and the prices are very reasonable for the city centre.

Thank Beanie14
Reviewed 6 August 2017

As a group of friends we met up here at lunchtime and enjoyed our snack lunches all washed down with some great Guinness and lagers. The service was good with a nice atmosphere.

Thank Ciaran B
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Dropped in to one of Dublin's famous pubs, Davy Byrnes in the afternoon for a drink. Some regulars were there. There was good interaction between staff and customers. Didn't try any food. Thought the drink prices were a bit expensive. Nice spot and plenty of...More

Thank FlamboShambo
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Out celebrating our 21st wedding anniversary tonight and popped in to our old regular bar Davy Byrnes.Great service and food and we'll run establishment enjoyed the visit cheer frank, manager.

Thank eabcay
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We only came here to get lunch or a small snack. We ordered cheese cake and 2 sandwiches. My husband had the salmon sandwich and he really enjoyed that. The food was really nice. It looked fresh and tasted great. There weren't a lot of...More

Thank doepie1969
Nearby Restaurants
Lemon and Duke
208 reviews
.03 km away
374 reviews
.08 km away
Gotham Cafe
612 reviews
.09 km away
Marco Pierre White Steakhouse and Grill
1,091 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Grafton Street
3,573 reviews
.04 km away
Brown Thomas
136 reviews
.08 km away
St. Teresa's Church
77 reviews
.10 km away
Bewley's Lunchtime Theatre
77 reviews
.06 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Yvonne H
28 February 2015|
Response from Albert B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I don't know. We were there in the evening. Al Baumgarten