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The Brazen Head

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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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Loved visiting the oldest pub in Ireland

We went here as part of a group tour. Food was satisfactory, however the ambiance, history, and character made up for the food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We went here as part of a group tour. Food was satisfactory, however the ambiance, history, and character made up for the food.

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Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Oldest pub in Dublin. Off the Beaton path, but easy to get too. About a half mile from temple bar area. Very good food, large portion of fish and chips. Only sat in bar area by fireplace. Loved it. Would go there again. Another nice bar/restaurant across the street from the brazen head.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of the best things to do for an evening. Fun, delicious, educational, entertaining, inactive. DON'T MISS IT!

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Auburn, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A group of seven of us. Everyone had something different and everyone was impressed by the meal. Friendly helpful staff directing us to local attractions after our meal.

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Lake Geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Although most come to see the site where a pub has operated since 1198, this pub does have live music and food. The Guiness is good as nearly any in Dublin. The Irish beef stew is tasty with a hint of Guiness thrown in. Goat's cheese salad with rocket and beets is delicious. And, of course, there is the atmosphere.... More 

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Dublin Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

This is a great pub and it is very popular with locals and tourist. Anytime I visit they have musical entertainment so I assume it every night. They are always busy. The Brazen Head is a real Irish pub not like the tourist pubs in Temple Bar.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A lovely pub in a great atmosphere. We liked them very much, pud own brewery. Food reasonable, but pretty good pub food. Every evening a live band playing. Also worth a visit.

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This was the first pub that my wife and I went to in Dublin and it was a memorable experience. When I think of a traditional pub I think of candle light, dark, historic, varied seating and many places to squirrel away and enjoy your favorite pint. That IS the Brazen Head pub! With a history dating back to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It's hard to resist a visit to the oldest pub in Ireland, add music and story telling and we're in. The Brazen Head is much larger than it's appearance from the street would suggest, and the night we were there this event was held on the third floor. There was a good variety to the menu, and our entrees were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Stop for a pint, at least. It's an establishment worth visiting. We did participate in the Food, Folklore, and Fairies event and had a good time. The food was okay, but the stories were definitely worth it. It was touristy, but also fun.

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Address: 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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