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Sexy, engaging, warm, interesting Joshua-the-bartender...

...compensates for astonishingly mediocre “Traditional Irish Stew”. Unusually limited range of... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Princeton, New Jersey
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Authentic pub in the heart of Dublin with a special meal

Google translator! Also on my second visit to Dublin I did not miss the chance to go back to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heidelberg, Germany
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23 Wicklow Street, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 677 9250
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 May 2012

The people are fun the drinks are good and so are the prices. Upstairs they have local comedians and other shows as well as karaoke. If you want to hang out that is in a good area but not the typical tourist trap, The International...More

2  Thank chasre
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Reviewed 10 February 2015

This is a dirty kip, at least the bar on the ground floor is. On both occasions I visited there recently, I found the staff rude and grumpy, with one barman in particular proudly sporting a kind of cranky donkey demeanour. Horrible toilets, too. Best...More

3  Thank eddielennon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Google translator! Also on my second visit to Dublin I did not miss the chance to go back to the Interantional Bar. Why? Here you can enjoy Dublin in a cozy atmosphere and authentic flair. The pub is not too big, but not too small....More

1  Thank Barbarossacl371
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ask for Baileys tasted it know it’s not ask the girl what she served it’s similar to Baileys . Not sure had she ever tasted Baileys as it did not . Won’t be back if I call for a Baileys I want a Baileys or...More

Thank Teresa G
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Deliberately walked into area because the International had advertised a blues night event. Arrived a bit early so stopped into the downstairs bar for a drink first. Bar was almost empty. Asked if they did coffee and barman said no so started asking him for...More

3  Thank KFC911
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

...compensates for astonishingly mediocre “Traditional Irish Stew”. Unusually limited range of whiskeys includes 12-year Red Breast, always good. Similarly limited range of beers includes Guinness; so they have everything one actually needs in a corner pub. Just don’t order food.

Thank DrakeBaer
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We stumbled upon this bar and are happy we did. It's got great history, originating in 1838, and a fantastic atmosphere. Alan was our bartender and he went out of his way to explain the history of the bar, Guiness, Jameson, Midleton, and other traditional...More

1  Thank Deb L
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited here several days on our recent trip to Ireland and it was our favorite spot to end our day and stay until the wee hours. Great Irish Stew and ice cold Guiness. The bar tenders were the best. Will definitely...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The International shows it’s age, with few updates and a worn interior. Please take down the banners and show that great back bar.

Thank tomTmoney
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Bartender was busy but still had time to joke with us! Great environment but be prepared for joviality... if you can’t handle jokes, this isn’t your cup of tea. The three of us, all women, felt comfortable and enjoyed our drink in this lively place.

Thank dede076
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Great bar! Not expensive . Very cozy and located near very alive area with street performances. Recommend to all!!!!

Thank EsperanzaBY
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

In a pretty nice area. Good beers, and Shauna, the bar tender so kind, welcoming and with and an excellent taste of music. Totally recomendable the sandwiches, tasty. They do events at night, comedy, one mic... Just go!!!

Thank Miryampg
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Actually there are two toilets, the ground floor one was flooded, the basement one stank terribly and had no toilet paper, they were both in complete disrepair as was the gents. This is a total insult to their customers... More