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Foggy Dew

1 Fownes Street Upper, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 677 9328
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“central bank” (6 reviews)
“temple bar” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pm Hours
Bar, Pub, Irish
1 Fownes Street Upper, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were travelling as a group of seven and had reached the point where we were aimlessly wandering around looking for something to eat and not being able to decide where. We came across Foggy Dew and decided to give it a try! It was...More

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice bar with a great atmosphere. Found just outside of temple bar area but much cheaper and less crowded. Only thing missing was live music and it would have been perfect. Unsure whether that was just on the night I went or not. They...More

Thank rcb102017
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We only had drinks here, but we loved the ambiance. This was one of our first nights in Dublin and we didn't realize that you can't get food in most pubs after about 21:00. They offer a wide selection of beverages here. Stop by for...More

Thank JD28204
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

You have to go to this fantastic pub on a Sunday if you enjoy reggae and ska music. The atmosphere is electric and you will want to go back! There is a band called bionic rats and they have the place rocking. It gets very...More

1  Thank dolDublin
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Good spot for a few drinks. Very busy on a Saturday night but there's a great atmosphere about the place.

1  Thank lauralaura2017
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

It's good spot for drinks and music. But food wise a no go. We tried the burger and sandwiches and both were bad. They get food from some cafe close by, wouldn't go there either.

Thank iippa23
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Always a good place to meet people or pop into before a meal in town. It never gets too packed early evening and it's not too loud.

Thank Beanie14
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Went in Sunday 22nd October for drink with my husband, have been there a few time , we decided to order food , we had chicken wings and asked for chunky chips , when it came down the chicken wings were burnt black and the...More

Thank Tina F
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I've been to this pub almost everytime I'm in the city centre. The beer is always lovely and the music is rock,ska,indie northern soul. There's never any trouble and you meet some great characters here. It's wood decor looks the business and the staff are...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Been going here for decades ! Love it! No need to bang on about it, just go and soak up the atmosphere!

Thank Wes S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 15
Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Fownes Street Upper, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > Temple Bar
  • Neighbourhood: Temple Bar
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 9328
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Situated overlooking Central Bank Square in the heart of Dublin city centre, The Foggy Dew offers a charming blend of old world tradition fused with an appealing contemporary atmosphere.This historical bar is the perfect spot for a quiet afternoon pint or alternatively a great meeting place before heading out on the town.The major strength of the Foggy Dew is that it provides all the best qualities of a local bar coupled with a great city centre location. The cosy size means that you will never lose your friends although if you need to escape for whatever reason there are plenty of corners for you to hide behind!Whether dropping by for a friendly drink, settling in to watch the match or just enjoying the great music from the Foggy Dew DJ or a live band on a Sunday evening, we are sure you will find a warm welcome with great service in a comfortable setting.
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