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Grogan's Castle Lounge

15 South William Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 677 9320
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Traditional bar

I said to my friends who live in Dublin that I wanted to go to a traditional bar and this one... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
the best guiness ever

We had an afternoon in Dublin before a week in County Clare and stopped here after walking around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
port st. lucie
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“dublin pub” (7 reviews)
“for sale” (4 reviews)
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15 South William Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 677 9320
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I said to my friends who live in Dublin that I wanted to go to a traditional bar and this one didn't disappoint! Great beer, great atmosphere, great location. It was VERY busy but it was a rare hot day in Dublin so expected. Would...More

Thank cazerous
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an afternoon in Dublin before a week in County Clare and stopped here after walking around Grafton Street and St Stephen's Green. We had read about this pub online and expected it to be crowded on a Sunday lunchtime. It wasn't. It wasn't...More

Thank floridachik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out last night with friends to celebrate my results and I've never Expirience that bad Service. Firstly I would recommend them to put a sign on the door say they don't take cards and Secondly the man who served me really need to more...More

Thank Sergio C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice sunny afternoon. Sitting outside at the front door Not blocking anyone. Owner told us to stop blocking the f××k××g front door. Won't be back.

Thank Dermot M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by the assistant manager of our hotel as the best pint of Guinness in Dublin. It is an unpretentious bar just off the main shopping area, no sawdust on the floor but fairly close to that ilk. The Guinness was divine,...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Dropped my own pint, entirely my own fault and they replaced it free of charge. Great atmosphere lovely staff!

Thank eimcon94
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We visited for the traditional pick the of Guinness - well it would be rude not to wouldn't it? On a Thursday night this is a lively place with business folk starting the weekend early. Didn't see much of any food but they did serve...More

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Lunch here consists of ham & cheese sandwiches toasted behind the bar with lashings of mustard and mayo - a throwback to the 80s (except it may have been salad cream back then) - perfect with a beer. Great bar - no pretensions, definitely worth...More

Thank Sheila K
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Like stepping back in time. Inside it's 1982. Friendly, welcoming and the Guinness is perfect. Don't miss the cheese and ham toastie with mustard.

Thank DMT_12
Reviewed 19 February 2017

First time visiting this pub. Will never visit again. Very long waits a the bar with staff over looking customers to chat amongst themselves. After a 10 minute wait for service i finally made my order and then was given the wrongs drinks. When i...More

Thank frohandmusic
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