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Rural Pub Tours

10/11 Castle Street | City Hall building end of Castle street, Dublin D02 K062, Ireland
+353 1 495 8111
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Great Day Out!!!

Could not recommend this tour highly enough!! Shane is an amazing guide and great character! He... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rebecca H
Amazing night

What a top night me and my boyfriend where over from England for my birthday and we would recommend... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jade M
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Experience true Irish pub culture, visit the pubs the locals visit. Take in some of Ireland's most picturesque scenery as we make our way from pub to pub. Rural Pub Tours have put together exciting tours which takes you out of the City and straight to the countryside to have a real taste of rural pub life. So let us take you on an unforgettable journey through some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery as we visit many of Ireland’s most famous pubs and some of Ireland’s not so famous hard to find pubs.
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10/11 Castle Street | City Hall building end of Castle street, Dublin D02 K062, Ireland
+353 1 495 8111

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could not recommend this tour highly enough!! Shane is an amazing guide and great character! He could not have been more accommodating to everyone on the trip! No request was too big or too small. The pubs were all spot on with great atmosphere, views,...More

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a top night me and my boyfriend where over from England for my birthday and we would recommend doing this tour while in Dublin. Shane was such a good laugh and you can tell he enjoys his job which makes you feel welcome and...More

Thank Jade M
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Every time I go to Dublin I just have to go on this amazing pub tour, because I know Shane will not disappoint. He didn't. I had been on this tour more often so I knew the general layout of the tour but my travel...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

We had the most amazing Rural Pub Tour on our recent holiday in Ireland and so glad we decided to do the tour. Shane is a most amazing host, nothing was too much trouble for him; he goes out of his way to make sure...More

Thank Val B
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

This would not have been something I ever decided to do on my own but we got swooped in with some friends and went along. It was a blast. The three pubs we busted were all great and Shane was kind, attentive, energetic and enthusiastic....More

Thank kadct
Reviewed January 2, 2018

This rural pub tour was the highlight of our short stay in Dublin. Shane took us to three different pubs, each with its own character. During the drive, he gave great suggestions on what to drink. He even introduced us to some Irish songs that...More

Thank metito4s
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend this trip for anyone visiting Dublin, great atmosphere in all the pubs, traditional Irish music and dancing everyone so friendly, our tour guide shane was brilliant, keeping us entertained with many a story and a sing song,

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

Such a fun experience! I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Dublin. It’s a great way to get out of the city for a few hours to see another side of Dublin. Our tour guide Shane kept us entertained the whole time. It’s...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed November 28, 2017

Believe all the reviews! We had done one of the regular tours in 2012 and loved it so much that it was the first choice on our return trip in 2017. Shane and Rocky are fun and accommodating hosts who really know the area and...More

Thank BDardeen
Reviewed November 20, 2017

we've done the big tour twice (2016 + 2017) but in 2018 we're coming in Feb. so the big tour is not available. We'll take the shorter (3Pubs) tour. If you go to Dublin and don't take this tour you'll definitly miss something.

Thank brandenburghd
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August 31, 2017|
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Response from Steve Y | Reviewed this property |
Recommend eating before. You can certainly order bar snacks at any of the stops. Hope you get to do this. Awesome time! Enjoy!!
May 2, 2017|
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Response from Sean Q | Reviewed this property |
We took the longer tour that ran for 7 hours. This is a perfect tour to experience the countryside and enjoy the stops along the way. We enjoyed delicious food, libations and Celtic music. Your guide Shane will ensure that... More
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Gerzeygurl | Reviewed this property |
Just click on the website link from the Trip Advisor page. They offer three different tours and the pricing is shown with descriptions of each tour. Easy to book. The best time you will have in Dublin!!