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Temple Bar

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Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Address: 2 - 5 Wellington Quay | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 17030700
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Dancing, Dining, Drinking, Nightlife, Shopping
Description: Funky shops, eclectic cafes and hordes of stylish young Europeans have...
Funky shops, eclectic cafes and hordes of stylish young Europeans have made Temple Bar one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city.
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Tourist area, nice pubs, and mostly semi tourist traps, the prices are a lightly higher to eat around and the quality is slightly below average, the bar scene is ok, so take a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Nuremberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Tourist area, nice pubs, and mostly semi tourist traps, the prices are a lightly higher to eat around and the quality is slightly below average, the bar scene is ok, so take a visit to some of 5 he pubs to hear live bands playing each night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited mid-early morning and received great service and a perfectly poured pint along with a traditional Irish breakfast. Also had a delicious Irish Coffee and an awesome crossaint.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The Temple Bar in Temple Bar is a Dublin institution. It's a maze of different smaller bars that are all interconnected. There's also a stage with live Irish music every night with no cover charge. They boast to be the bar with most number of whiskeys in Ireland - if not the world. They also hold the Guinness record of... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

its a living entertaining street... but its toooooo crowded! so its not the perfect place for a meal or drink! just for a walk before getting back to the hotel to sleep.

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Kildare Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Temple bar receives millions of visitors each year because of its reputation. Is there any need to charge such mark up on drink? After all locals use it too and its very off putting when you can buy a pint much cheaper up the road. I think it would attract more visitors too or at least encourage the existing ones... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The Temple bar area is absolutely worth a visit, but we found other places with even better atmosphere and different music (= Irish). It is a rather crowded area, but with a good ´variety´ of bars and pubs - and prices!

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Norfolk, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

On St Patrick's night seeing drunken mayhem, obscenities and a scene from hades, we did a U turn out and found a quietish bar off O'Connell Street. Having been before I had to convince my party that this mayhem is a one off due to the days events. We went back the next day and the whole area had been... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Visited as part of a large group Nice pubs friendly atmosphere and seemed to be problem free Most pubs had live music all very busy as it was St Patrick's day weekend Lots of shops on side streets

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Absolutely loved the atmosphere of The Temple Bar area. saw no trouble, no fights. Loved the horse and carts. plenty of pubs and restaurants to choose from. Will definitely visit this area again if we have another trip to Dublin

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Mountain View, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

If you are over 25 you may not enjoy Temple Bar at night, (although the Irish Film Institute was great, loved the cafe, film schedule looked interesting). With that said in future will avoid Temple Bar (stayed at the Clarence which was fine but noise from the revelers hard to avoid). It has become party central, lots of drunk teenagers... More 

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