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The Brazen Head

Address: 20 Bridge St, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 0 1 6779549
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Ranked #15 of 249 Nightlife in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Activities: Drinking
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Owner description: Dublin's oldest pub is still kicking: a fun, friendly bar with lots of atmosphere.

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Trento, Italy
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The oldest pub in Dublin is the perfect place for a dinner and/or a pint of Guinness in a great location.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We, a family of four with adult children, spent a wonderful evening in the Brazen Head, at 20 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin, where we had booked 'An evening of food, folklore and fairies'. We did not know what to expect, but storyteller Ollie Grace offered us a wonderful evening, telling us stories between courses, singing ballads and having all of... More

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Boonton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Our group booked diner and entertainment at The Brazen Head for the last night of our 10 day tour of Ireland. We had a great time with Ollie learning about Irish folklore and fairies. He was a great story teller - highly entertaining. To top it off the food was wonderful and the beer kept flowing! Definitely a fun night.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Very cool to visit the oldest pub in Ireland. The beer was great, the food was pretty good. Unfortunately, the service was a bit slow and we were too early to enjoy any of the Irish music. Aside from the historical significance, it was just another good pub.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

When you visit Dublin The Brazen Head is a must Always busy due to it being the oldest pub in Dublin You need to book if intending to eat We were lucky in finding a table without a reservation The staff were very accommodating the food good and quickly prepared A room upstairs caters for customers wanting to listen to... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This inn is allegedly the oldest in Ireland it is an amazing place and definitely worth a visit initially we went for a irish evening which consists of a three course meal music and storytelling the food was great as was the whole evening loved it we then returned on another occasion during the day for lunch and we weren't... More

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Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This pub was opened in 1198 A.D. and is still operating today. The food and drinks were excellent, just make sure the tomato soup is not spicy if you do not like spicy. Very good time and great atmosphere.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We brought son-in-law and teenage grandchildren from the Uk thinking the evening would be an entertaining introduction to Irish mythology, food and music. First impressions should have alerted us: the interior, stairs and dining room were dark, dingy and dirty. The guy on mythology and food did give us information which I know was correct, but his manner was too... More

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Sunny California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Located away from most of the hustle and bustle but perfected placed along our route of touring the city we made a pint stop here and really enjoyed the experience. It certainly doesn't look like the oldest pub in Dublin but could you imagine if they never did any upgrades to the place? Met an awesome local out front who... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Booked an evening of Irish Folklore story telling - Music & Singing. The show lasted about 3 hours with a 3 course meal, the entree of Irish fish cakes was awesome. The cost was 40 Euro not including drinks. Meal can be ordered when you arrive as there is a selection also drinks (not included) probably 3 in the evening.... More

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