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The Brazen Head

20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
+ 353 (0) 1 677 9549
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Ranked #144 of 1,845 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Irish, Pub
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Horten, Norway
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

It might be a coincidence, but this place served me the best fish and chips I've ever had. Attentive and friendly service, food served in a flash (like the time it takes to fry the stuff) - and of course excellent beer. The place was packed (there was a big football match in Dublin tonight), but that didn't affect the... More

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Noduwez, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Having the title of "Oldest pub in Ireland" (or was it Dublin they are boasting about) makes you notorious in terms of popularity amongst tourists. We were part of those "tourists" and hence decided to visit that place. It IS a lovely place to be, but it has kind of lost it charms: thousands of dollar bills, other foreign currency,... More

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Setauket, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

We stopped in a pub for lunch. We decided on the Guinness stew and and a traditional Irish stew, both were very good. There is not alot that can be said about pub food, it either hits or misses the mark, this was on target. t was served with an exceptional brown bread ( a soda bread) which properly completed... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Happened by Brazen Head while sightseeing in Dublin. Service was not very good here. It was just after lunch but still quite busy. The waitresses seemed overworked and not very happy. It took quite a while to be served and receive our order. Food was average bar food, nothing to write home about. Guinness as always was great.

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Boise, Idaho
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

This was a fun, friendly pub - and quite busy when we arrived around 2:00. We stopped by after our tour at Guinness Storehouse. Lots of cozy rooms and bars and covered outdoor seating. Nice menu and friendly servers. We had the fish cake with salad, three bean chili and the burger - all very good. I'd go again.

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Sublimity, Oregon, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

What's not to like about a pub that has been in business since the 12th century. We particularly liked the history of the place, the lively crowd, and the good food.

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Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

We attended an evening of Story Telling at The Brazen Head. We were expecting a pleasant evening, but were REALLY surprised how entertaining and interesting it truly was. If we had another evening to spend in Dublin, we would have repeated the event. We thought the Irish musicians (guitar and accordian) were below average, but fortunately, they only played 15-20... More

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This is a pub with several rooms downstairs in which to eat. Some of it is outside. You just find a table and seat yourself. We only went twice, but both times we found a seat with help from the staff who seemed to know who was just about to leave. It was quite crowded and noisy, but still fun... More

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Were in Dublin for a guided tour and part of it was dining and entertainment in the oldest pub in Ireland (I believe it's been there since 1198). We didn't get to the bar itself so I can't tell you about that specifically. The private dining area was set upstairs from the pub and for some the stairs could be... More

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New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We came on the recommendation of a waitress at the Winding Stair, and are so glad we did! The fish'n'chips were awesome, as well as the Bailey's cheesecake. Of course, the Guinness and Kilkenney beers were delicious, and around 9:30 we watched and drank as The Hussies took the stage. It was a very memorable evening!

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