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Mulligan's

#145 of 1,943 Restaurants in Dublin
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South City Centre
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8 Poolbeg Street, Dublin, Ireland
1-677 5582
Today
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 82
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Craic

It's been a while since I had visited this old haunt and it was great to see that the friendliness of the staff and the craic still remains. The buzz about the place was exciting and there was a good mix of locals and visitors. The TV was the only 'entertainment' but when that went off, the craic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Professor_Sparrow
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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Late Night
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Dublin, Ireland
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219 reviews 219 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

It's been a while since I had visited this old haunt and it was great to see that the friendliness of the staff and the craic still remains. The buzz about the place was exciting and there was a good mix of locals and visitors. The TV was the only 'entertainment' but when that went off, the craic kicked in... More 

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Howden, Yorkshire
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We called in here for a beer one night The choice of beers was excellent and they all tasted great The Guiness was excellent as well It was good to hear the landlord tell one of the customers some of the history of the pub and that it could not be changed in any way as it was like a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Friendly bar staff with a large selection of beers , real ales & the best Guinness in Dublin , the oldest original pub in town !!

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Melbourne,Australia
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27 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

.... John Mulligans is probably the best Boo-Hoozer in the world . Much copied much bandied about in conversation . I have been going there on and off since the late '60s and even though I don't partake of the ' falling down water ' anymore I still pop in when I am in Dublin for a White Lemonade and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Love this spot, best pint of Guinness in Dublin. Great atmosphere, nice old school pub vibe. great for meeting up and catching up with friends.

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Dublin, Ireland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

As a Dubliner I just love this pub. It has history and its a real Dublin pub. Drop in because its friendly, great choice of beers and stout and the prices are not too bad. Sit back and relax because you will enjoy

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I was with five others when we called in here - every last one of them attested that this was the best Guinness they'd ever tasted. The wine was Dublin standard, that is, small bottles. Normal Dublin prices. This is a proper pub - not a wine bar, not a gastropub. It's got plenty of locals drinking in it, it... More 

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London
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is a pub which you expect to see in Dublin. Old School with oodles of charm. Friendly traditional bar man and an excellent pint!

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Terrigal, Australia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

A typical Irish pub, not particularly stylish or remarkable. Go there because James Joyce used to drink there and enjoy the history.

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Dublin, Ireland
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25 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Mulligans is easily one of the best pubs in the city of Dublin. Any change I get to have a drink in Mulligans I jump at. The atmosphere is always fantastic, the staff are always friendly and chatty. The pints of Guinness are one of the finest in Dublin. One of the best places to go on a wet day... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Poolbeg Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighborhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: 1-677 5582
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 12:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?