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An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies

20 Bridge Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
+ 353 1 2188555
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Ranked #6 of 281 Attractions in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Dinner Theaters
Owner description: Experience an enchanting evening of Irish folklore,storytelling and music while enjoying a candlelit traditional Irish dinner in Dublin's oldest Pub,... more » Owner description: Experience an enchanting evening of Irish folklore,storytelling and music while enjoying a candlelit traditional Irish dinner in Dublin's oldest Pub, The Brazen Head. Sit back , relax and let our renowned storytellers take you into a world of the imagination with wonderful insights and magical tales of Irish life in times past. « less
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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The food was good, the people around us were friendly and in fact, chatted with a family that lives not far from us in Ontario. Helena's stories were interesting and engaging - enjoyed learning about the history of Ireland and the fairies. The seating was a little cramped but still comfortable. Really enjoyed the traditional music too - did a... More

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Mercer Island, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

What a great way to experience the oldest pub in Dublin! My husband loved the stew, and claimed it was the best that he'd ever had. The way the stories were told really drew you in, and the musicians were entertaining.

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Broadlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the night of fun stories and good food at Brazen Head Pub. Johnny really brought the history of Ireland alive. Great experience!

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Over the course of the evening we got to hear a multitude of faerie tales as well as some background Irish history and a rough idea about the lives of the common people. The storyteller was very good, the music was lively and the food very tasty.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Second time returning to Dublin, I believe it is an absolutely magical place ... This evening was the cherry on top of the cake, delicious three course meal, wonderful music that gave me goosebumps and brought tears to my eyes, and amazing stories about the ordinary folk of ireland! xx

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I was also expecting more storytelling. The evening cost $61 per person not including tips (which were encouraged) or drinks (except water and coffee/tea at the end). The dinner was average. The storytelling was lame. The presenter was Johnny, who spoke in a very tiny voice to a packed room. Every time he turned his head to speak with one... More

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foodfolkandfairies, Owner at An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies, responded to this review

I am sorry that you did not enjoy your experience with us. It would have been great if you had let me know you had difficulty hearing the presentations as I would have made a greater effort to make it easier for you to hear. The first presentation is not just a history lesson but an exploration into how our... More

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening of entertainment and were glad we chose this for our final night in Dublin and Ireland. Helena is fantastic storyteller and she had a wonderful way of weaving together facts about Irish history and the day-to-day life of the Irish people in days gone by. The meal was served family style with people seated around... More

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This is a fun way to learn a bit about Irish history, without all the wars!! Food was good too, and our young storyteller's voice is amazing!

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

A great night. Good food . Good cheer. Wonderful storytelling. We were graced by having Philip Byrne as the storyteller the night we were there. I'm confidant they are all great. The music is traditional and great fun. Even if you're not Irish, you'll find your toes tapping and hands clapping. A must stop on your visit to Ireland.

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Westfield, IN
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

I guess that I was expecting so much more...the story-telling was OK, the music was not. The food was plentiful and the servers were delightful. I felt like it was terribly "touristy." i would not recommend it.

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foodfolkandfairies, Owner at An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies, responded to this review

I am sorry you did not have an enjoyable experience with us but hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Ireland. More

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