Whelan's

Whelan's, Dublin: Hours, Address, Whelan's Reviews: 4.5/5

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Whelan's is Dublin's original live music venue & best indie nightclub. First est. 1989, it has become one of the most important venues in Ireland for catching interntational and local bands. Open late seven nights a week!
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stretchella
Dublin, Ireland4 contributions
What a place
Dec 2019 • Couples
Great bar a must see when in Dublin always great live bands staff are so friendly from the door staff to the floor staff everybody is there to help you enjoy your nite.
Written August 17, 2020
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Aideen L
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Dan
Feb 2020 • Couples
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Written February 26, 2020
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Dng9214
County Donegal, Ireland70 contributions
Highly recommended
Dec 2019 • Friends
Visited here with family to attend The Coronas gig on their Long Way Hime Tour. It was unreal. Fantastic atmosphere, staff were amazing. The pub was packed as expected and no one was waiting to be served. There was one man taking two or three orders at a time. Great service from experienced staff. Well done Whelans. Would highly recommend a visit if in Dublin City.
Written February 11, 2020
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Brens
1 contribution
Gig
Jan 2020 • Friends
Whelan's was great.. comfortable warm great music.. plenty of space and even more Guinness. Definitely go to Wexford at again for a pint.
Written January 28, 2020
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brucestalker1
Poole, UK857 contributions
Magic place for a gig
Dec 2019 • Couples
Came to Whelans as it is a bit of a holy grail for Ham Sandwich and wanted to see them in Dublin, rather than London. So glad we made the trip. Good sized, if somewhat cosy venue with balcony as well as the ground floor to see bands. The ground floor is flat so if you are not that tall, recommend the balcony or small set of stairs at the back of the auditorium. There was a screen above the band as well. Went into the pub after the gig which stayed open late as was a good place to wind down after seeing the band. The venue is a little way out from the centre but we walked in and out in 30 minutes each way.
Written January 25, 2020
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Mark D
2 contributions
Unfair treatment from doorman
Jan 2020 • Friends
Visited on Sunday 12th with some friends and was turned away at the door, being simply told "not tonight, i don't need to give you a reason" and "don't lose sleep over it", with no explanation. We were civilised, polite, well dressed and completely sober at that point. The doorman seemed incredibly smug and enjoyed the power of being able to reject people for no reason. Embarrassing and disappointing experience.
Written January 13, 2020
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Jimjam
Dublin, Ireland6 contributions
New Years
Dec 2019 • Friends
Incredible venue. Always enjoy watching bands here. New Years was one of the best concerts I’ve ever been to.
Written January 2, 2020
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Michael The Count
Amsterdam, The Netherlands5 contributions
Lively venue
Nov 2019
really busy venue with good music and nice pints, they have different gigs on there and club nights afterwards, not the plcae for a quiet night as it can get very full it seems but a good place to go out
Written November 24, 2019
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Pancho S
5 contributions
Service bar none
Jul 2019
Was attending a gig at Whelans while I was visiting Dublin
and the staff were brilliant even reserving me a table and seat due to my disability
I had a great view of the stage gig was brilliant and Whelans after the gig was good fun
Written October 9, 2019
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Em_CO1216
Littleton, CO20 contributions
PS I love You Bar
Sep 2019
The bar had a fun atmosphere and good music. People were nice and it's the bar that was in PS I love you.
Written October 4, 2019
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Whelan's is open:
  • Sun - Sun 5:00 PM - 1:30 AM
  • Mon - Fri 2:30 PM - 2:30 AM
  • Sat - Sat 5:00 PM - 2:30 AM


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