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McDaid's

Open Now: 12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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Stop off for a pint

We stopped off for an early evening pint on our first evening in Dublin. This is everything you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Linzi862015
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great traditional pub with excellent IPA

We had a couple of pints there during an afternoon. Great ambiance with friendly staff. They had... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
forestnic
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Montreal, Canada
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' I am a drinker with a writing problem'...the words of one infamous McDaids patron, Brendan Behan, and if ever there was a quote to raise an ironic smile then this was it. McDaids is now considered one of the most iconic Literary Pubs of Dublin not...more
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3 Harry Street, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 679 4395
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to stop while on Grafton Street. We stopped in to have some drinks before dinner. Found a cozy seat on the back couch with the rugby game on tv. No problem ordering or getting drinks. Good service and great atmosphere.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off for an early evening pint on our first evening in Dublin. This is everything you want from a proper pub, for the staff were efficient and friendly. You take it as you find it and it won’t be everyone’s cup of tea...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Linzi862015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In Dublin every month for business. Frequent visitor to pubs in city, and surrounding areas. Went in on Saturday lunchtime for a beer, the place was freezing cold and a few people at the bar. The barman was far from friendly, and served the drinks...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

No fuss,no frills,no TV or music just somewhere small and quiet to go to for a pint or a little feller (preferably Jamesons or Bushmills).Hope it never changes.A breadth of fresh air and reality in these trivial,plastic unreal times.Every town city and village should have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve C
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Visited on an unfortunate unplanned clash with His holiness from Rome. He was not in mcdaids but most of his followers were milling about. Took the weight off in the back of the pub. Guinness arrived in seconds, still settling (not the way we culchies...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

Historic! McDaid’s looks like a traditional pub and it is! It is small, but friendly. Have a beer inside or stand on the street. Either way, it is the full Irish Pub Experience. A must stop by the Westbury.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank smitty237
Reviewed May 13, 2018

I hesitated to write as review but to summarize the bartender as someone popped in the door and took a photo, then departed! We are not a f-@#*ing museum! Lol.... love the local atmosphere. Great place to stop for a pint or two!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Curlygirl64
Reviewed May 7, 2018

We had a couple of pints there during an afternoon. Great ambiance with friendly staff. They had a great draught IPA (called Hope) that we found nowhere else. I would go back!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank forestnic
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Staff so funny & friendly. Real Irish Pub door the craic. In a great location. U go in for a quick pint & end up staying in there all day

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Adam P
Reviewed April 25, 2018

We went here on Sunday night for a few drinks and its was a great atmosphere. Few locals in there but we felt very welcomed and relaxed. The Guinness was poured with pride and with care and delivered to us by the friendly barman. we...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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