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Rural Pub Tours

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Address: Dublin, Ireland
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+353 1 495 8111
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Rural Pub Tours offers visitors to Dublin the opportunity to escape the...

Rural Pub Tours offers visitors to Dublin the opportunity to escape the city for a day & take in the beautiful countryside whilst visiting traditional country pubs.Enjoy live traditional Irish music on a day out not to be missed.

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Authentic Irish pubs, great craic!

Loved this tour! We visited three pubs, all offering something different and allowing us some insight into pub-life outside Dublin. All three were lively and served great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved this tour! We visited three pubs, all offering something different and allowing us some insight into pub-life outside Dublin. All three were lively and served great Guinness. Live music in two of the pubs. Great way to meet people and get off the beaten track. Tour leader was extremely knowledgeable (recommending drinks for the non-Guinness drinkers!) and friendly. Central... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great time with Shane! 3 pubs. We didn't want to leave any one of them. Friendly folks. Great beer and whiskey. Lots of fun.

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Konigswinter, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

This is the second time this year we joined the tour. This was a great night visiting three different pubs outside of Dublin. First stop was the Blue Light, next Johnny Foxes, and finally the Harbor Inn. Brandon and Liam (guide and driver) made this tour a fun night. However, we missed Shane :)

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ruraltours, Owner at Rural Pub Tours, responded to this review

Hello TravelingDs1998 It's was an honor to have you back on tour with us again so soon & we're delighted to read you enjoyed our Rural Pub Tour just as much the second time round. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thanks a million for your repeat custom & of course for taking time to review... More 

Howell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

This was a great night visiting three different pubs outside of Dublin. First stop was the Blue Light, a small pub with a cracking fireplace and friendly locals to enjoy a pint with. Next off to Johnny Foxes, a large pub with several rooms. Last was the Harbor Inn. This pub was insane with several rooms all packed, each with... More 

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ruraltours, Owner at Rural Pub Tours, responded to this review

Hello Gerzeygurl We wanted to thank you for sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor and we appreciate you taking time to review your Dublin Mountain Pub Tour with us. It's great to hear you loved all the pubs we visited & that you really enjoyed all the advice you were given to get the most out of the experience.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

I would give this amazing tour a million stars if I could! I took my second and third tours with Shane and RPT last week while I was in Dublin and they were the highlights of my trip. We did the Friday night tour and had so much fun we did the Sunday afternoon tour as well! Shane is the... More 

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ruraltours, Owner at Rural Pub Tours, responded to this review

Thank you MissTara73 for your detailed review and of course for coming back to us on your recent visit to Dublin. It was wonderful to have you out with us again and not just once this time, twice in 3 days. We are extremely happy to read such a positive review and we are thrilled you love what we do.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

I'm on my 5th trip to Ireland and had the opportunity to experience the Dublin Rural Pub Tour on this trip. I regret not having found out about this earlier!! Shane is an amazing guide- he'll take you to some of the most incredible pubs where you'll experience the best in hospitality, music, and (of course) drink!!! Get on board... More 

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ruraltours, Owner at Rural Pub Tours, responded to this review

Thanks you for reviewing your experience with us and isn't it great even on your 5th visit to our fair city you still found new fun things to do. Best of all we run more than 1 type of Rural Pub Tour so on your next visit you can try something different. Hoping to having you on board in the... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

An absolute MUST do! This is one of the best tours I have ever done. I did this in April of this year - and the tour guide was absolutely fantastic. We had enough time in each place and sampled many different types of beer. Very highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Great day trip. Did the mountain pub crawl! Tour guide Shane awesome guy! Great beer,great pubs, awesome views!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

This was one of the highlights of my trip to Ireland. Shane emailed me a few days early to see if I could switch dates as a bigger group is more fun. I appreciated that, and ended up having a fantastic time. Shane has a gift of talk and makes everyone feel at ease. He's an endless source of knowledge... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Recommend this tour to everybody visiting Dublin who are looking for a great experience! Ég og kærastinn höfðum pantað okkur kvöldtúr á laugardagskvöldi, en vegna lítillar þáttöku þá var okkur boðið í að fara í sunnudagstúrinn í staðinn sem stóð frá klukkan 13-18. Við vorum soldið efins með að fara á pöbbarölt klukkan eitt á sunnudegi en létum til leiðast... More 

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