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Rural Pub Tours

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Rural Pub Tours
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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...more
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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 1 week ago

Shane guided us to 6 unique, wonderful pubs in the gorgeous Irish countryside. He shared his immense knowledge of the area, the beverages, and the people and taught us a few songs as he drove. As a solo traveler, I couldn't have had a better...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank dani413
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not a big beer drinker and was more than a little annoyed when I found out that my husband booked the 9-hour tour without talking to me (especially after finding out that there was a shorter tour, at that). In fact, I was expecting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anmar312
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could not recommend this tour more. I only had a few days in Dublin so I planned to stay near downtown, this was my only time getting out of the city. I chose the Sunday afternoon tour. Shane picked us up in a very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank jessikawesome
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With so many tour options in/around Dublin, it's hard to know what to go for. But this tour is absolutely legit and a must do in my opinion. Spending just over 4 hours to visit 3 pubs outside Dublin was excellent. Shane was our guide...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GulliverTom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A highlight of my trip...arrived in Dublin in the morning and hopped on the small van at 7:00pm Was greeted by Shane (the best part of the tour!) and he quickly got all 11 of the group connected and ready to roll (4 from South...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Barb F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is a reason for the 5* rating! This was so much fun, Shane makes it interesting and FUN! Thank you for a wonderful and unforgettable Sunday afternoon. A must do if you are in Dublin!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank marchmakena
Reviewed February 6, 2019

We took the Sunday Afternoon PubTour and really enjoyed it. I'm a bit of a curmudgeon and dislike group tours, but I'm incredibly happy my wife added this to our schedule. Shane was fantastic and provided a great blend of history, local traditions and humor....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MikeD767
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

Well what can you say except book one of the Tours Shane or Rocky do. Both Guys are so friendly and Knowledgeable. The whole experience is well worth the money you pay. The food in Glenmalure Lodge was fantastic. The Guinness and Ales were also...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Russell P
Reviewed February 5, 2019

I meet these guys regularly in the Bluelight Pub or Johnnie Foxes. Always lifts the Pub when Shane or Rocky arrive with their group. All enjoying the tour. Chatting to the people on the tour in the bars they are always in great spirits full...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Gary-Mul
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

This was my boyfriend’s third time on this tour, he had built it up as THE thing to do in Dublin so I had high expectations and I can gladly say it did not disappoint! Shane is the most wonderful host, such a personable and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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May 24, 2018|
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Response from tricia62123 | Reviewed this property |
It's the Wicklow Mountain tour which starts at 2pm. on the ruraltours ie website. Can't post the link because Tripadvisor won't allow it!
May 24, 2018|
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Response from ruraltours | Property representative |
Hello Darvette You can sign up via our website Rural Pub Tours
May 11, 2018|
Response from ruraltours | Property representative |
Hi khabliston Yes advance booking is essential as its a small group tour max 16 people. Bookings can be made via The Rural Pub Tours website