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Stag's Head

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Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Address: 1 Dame Court | off Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 1 671 3701
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The Stags Head is a historical Dublin pub featured in Dublin Pub tours...

The Stags Head is a historical Dublin pub featured in Dublin Pub tours renowned for it's hospitality and famous pint of Guinness! You truly capture a sense of the hidden Ireland when you accidentally stumble upon The Stag’s Head. Finding it is akin to discovering a rare treasure as it is concealed through a narrow passageway off Dame Street, although access can also be gained through Exchequer Street or Georges Street. When you enter inside this feeling of discovered booty is greatly intensified as a virtual paradise of culture and old world values confronts you. This is probably Dublin’s best preserved Victorian pub - and everything here is of authentic Victorian origin. Take time to look around and savour the sumptuously carved Victorian mahogany fittings, the mosaic marble tiled floors and granite tabletops. Visiting the Stag’s Head is a wondrous experience wether you call when the premises is cosy, warm and glowing at night time, or in early morning when this is old repository of liquid culture is radiantly illuminated by wafts of sunlight filtering through the stained glass windows. The mahogany bar, capped with red Connemara marble, follows the classic Victorian architectural pattern, being long and punctuated by exquisite partitions that divide into private compartments or stalls.

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Cosy authentic old boozer

Comfy and cosy old pub recommended to us by an actual Dublin resident, which must be a good endorsement. A feast for the eyes, as the barman told us that pretty much everything is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Comfy and cosy old pub recommended to us by an actual Dublin resident, which must be a good endorsement. A feast for the eyes, as the barman told us that pretty much everything is original except the electrics (incidentally claims to be the first pub in Dublin to get electric lighting!). Staff very friendly and attentive. We enjoyed a tasty... More 

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Milwaukie, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stopped here for lunch while doing a walk through the city. The pub is historic, dark and cozy. Seafood chowder made for a delicious lunch on a cool Dublin day.

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Brantford On
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the time with so many pubs to pick from. Good service nice atmosphere. We just had a pint and relaxed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great old pub for friendly packed fun and great service. Take in all the architecture from the stained glass to the old oak carvings.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this pub on Monday evening as we were advised a comedy show was on. Good show ad also free ice cream what more could you want.

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Thank Agnes P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of beer, if you're there on the right night, the top floor changes to a music festival with guitars, ukuleles, singing and lots of fun. Just go :)

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Thank kbojar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though to be fair, I've not been to too many "real" pubs. That said, the guys and ladies behind the bar are efficient, funny, and kind. I was in Dublin for work and was going around by myself. I sat at the bar and was quickly served and engaged in conversation by several of the employees, as well as other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good @ lunch time, better in the night for dance:) Pure Dublin! I'd the Pulled Pork sandwich: sensational!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the mahogany, granite, marble and even the Stag's Head that is mounted over the bar! Great place... next time will spend a bit more time here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It might be like ould Dublin b ut it is very much a modern pub.It has very freindly staff that give the thousand welcomes.

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