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Cobblestone Pub

77 King Street North | Smithfield, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 872 1799
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Ranked #78 of 1,826 restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Irish
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
Description: The Cobblestone is a Local Dublin Pub with Traditional Irish Music & the Backroom Venue. NOT A RESTAURANT. Crisps & Peanuts are our fare and some say the Guinness is like soup.
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Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Love this place, always a bit of craic and some banter and good music, had a load of different nights out here and not a bad one among them!

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Madison ct
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19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Would go every night if I were staying longer. Great, comfortable bar, real Irish music and just a place where locals hang out. No food, so don't go hungry, or make a meal of peanuts and Guinness.,

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My daughter has taken Wednesday group traditional music lessons here while we are visiting Ireland for the summer. Very welcoming group and only 5 euro per session. While she participated, we hung out in the front part of the bar and listened to trad music along with an enthusiastic crowd. It was a bit crowded for me, but this is... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our taxi driver recommended this little place to us because we wanted to visit an authentic pub that was no so touristy. We arrived early...around 4 o'clock in the afternoon. We grabbed a seat at the bar. There were traditional Irish musicians playing music. Within about an hour the place was packed! We stayed for several hours. If you are... More

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Chattanooga, TN USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Go early to get a good seat, but it would be worth it! A truly authentic Irish pub with great craic, music and drink. This is not a tourist attraction as it were, but a place where the locals go - hence, better. The girl and guy at the front desk of the hostel we were staying recommended it and... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We went here to hear traditional Irish music, however we couldn't! The bar was so packed that when we found a seat in the back (around the end of the bar), we couldn't hear the musicians at the front of the bar. It seemed a nice place, but I recommend getting there early if you'd like a good seat. We... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Went for the trad session, such a great atmosphere and the staff were great. Drinks are way cheaper than the temple bar let me tell ya! Perfect spot for a real session.

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great little pub, friendly staff. Reasonably priced drinks - especially in comparison with temple bar! Trad sessions on every night. There is a front and back bar, both with music and anyone can join in!! Décor of the pub is basic but the craic is good. be there early to get a seat near the band as it is sometime... More

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Manassas, Virginia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We thought there would be a band but it was a group of musicians that seemed to get together to play music. Like a jam session. However, it was so crowded and many loud conversations going on. It was difficult to hear the singing. We heard the instrumental tunes just fine. Plus, there were long breaks in between songs. There... More

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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Irish music everynight. Beer prices are not the worst but not the cheapest. A guinness and a coors light is 9.60 euro. The staff was very friendly.

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