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Address: 20 Bridge St, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 0 1 6779549
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Activities: Drinking
Description: Dublin's oldest pub is still kicking: a fun, friendly bar with lots of...
Dublin's oldest pub is still kicking: a fun, friendly bar with lots of atmosphere.
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What a fantastic day!

Went there originally for lunch and a few drinks, heard there was music on in the afternoon so stayed for that - AMAZING!!! Lovely lovely people, great atmosphere, smiled... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Went there originally for lunch and a few drinks, heard there was music on in the afternoon so stayed for that - AMAZING!!! Lovely lovely people, great atmosphere, smiled, laughed, danced, drunk, got emotional, fantastic experience. We then had tea there and waited for the night entertainment, also great. Ended up spending the whole day there and would happily go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We had an excellent meal, very generous portions, good traditional menu. Then we went through into another bar where there was live music. This was excellent with a mixture of traditional and contemporary songs. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Have been to Dublin many times and this is without doubt one of the best pubs we've been to. Such a great buzz with live music playing. Thoroughly enjoyable

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We popped in to this place purely because of its reputation as Dublin's oldest pub. It doesn't look like much from the outside but it stretches right back away from the street with a covered outdoor seating area and a nice traditional pub indoors. The prices for food and drink are about what you'd expect to pay for pub grub... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a cool place to visit. Oldest Pub in Ireland and it was just around the corner from our apartment. Live music, food & drink.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Did not meet my preconceived expectations of an historical icon. The area we sat in was scruffy, no ambience. No music when we visited. Perhaps it was the wrong time on the wrong day. Staff did not seem to be Irish!! More concerned about closing areas off for later groups.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great atmosphere and a must see, even if only for a pint or two. Oldest pub in Ireland but very comfortable. The afternoon we were there was during the rugby 8s and the place was full of folks watching the event but there are enough bars that we had no trouble finding a spot. Nice place to stop in if,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stumbled upon the oldest pub in Dublin on our last night - and it was a great way to end our vacation! The pub's ambiance was fun. There was an Irish traditional music session going strong and the musicians really got the crowd going. Lovely music with lovely vibes. Highly recommend a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Brazen Head is the oldest pub in Dublin. They offer story telling nights with dinner and music. What a fantastic night. I've visited the brazen head twice now for their story telling dinner nights and both times were great.The stories are funny, interesting and witty. The food is lovely and the music is entertaining. The room contains multiple round... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Randomly located next to buildings that don't look in keeping with the pubs older historic image this is a veune well worth tapping up. The food is great, and the Guinness is as smooth as....(insert own caption). It would be rude not to go here as you have come all this way to Dublin. A bit of a walk from... More 

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Address: 20 Bridge St, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 0 1 6779549
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin

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