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J. Curran's Shop Bar

Main Street, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1110
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First Stop on the Irish Pub Crawl

Friendly place but packed with standing room only. Interesting place though and a recommended stop... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2017
Kat F
Winter Park, Florida
A Must Visit

This pub is 130 years old and family owned. Understand 4th generation about to carry on the... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2017
Dayton, Ohio
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Main Street, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1110
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

Friendly place but packed with standing room only. Interesting place though and a recommended stop in Dingle.

Thank Kat F
Reviewed October 8, 2017

This pub is 130 years old and family owned. Understand 4th generation about to carry on the tradition. If you desire to sit down, have a beer and sit amongst the locals, this is the place to be. No food, just bervage and 130 years...More

1  Thank M S
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

If you get it you get it: Curran’s is the best pub in Ireland. Creamy pints, the best craic, and James the best publican in the country. Our first night we were alone with the locals - charming and funny as they switched between English...More

1  Thank dougalking
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Saunter up to bar, mind the uneven flagstone floor, order a pint. Sit in the snug, at the bar or behind the counter on the haberdashery side. You may come away with a nice flat cap, hey your in Ireland, don't question it. We had...More

1  Thank JCS07
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Me an the wife just had 2 nights in this pub absolutely brilliant best Guinness in Ireland , first night a chap and his wife were singing and what a night we all ended up drunk singing till late also have to give Gilbert a...More

Thank Derek L
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Was recently in Dingle for two nights. I went to Curran's because I heard there would be some great music, and a world champion Irish dancer who might treat us to a dance or two on the bar. My friend and I arrived and it...More

1  Thank chromosomeh69
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

I was so looking forward to going to this pub because of the Irish pub documentary that o watched. It was filled with very unfriendly local, no one spoke to us or ask if we wanted a drink. They simply starred at us like we...More

1  Thank Anne L
Reviewed May 5, 2017

I was taken here on my first night of a recent trip to Dingle. What a first pub to visit in Ireland ever. I had no idea that some pubs doubled up as a shop as well. What a great idea. And this pub also...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed May 5, 2017

This was the first experience I ever had of a pub in Ireland and is somewhere I will never forget. I am led to believe that this is the way some pubs have been for as long as people can remember where the building, which...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this pub by accident. Walked in to 4 older local gentlemen having a conversation which completely stopped as soon as my boyfriend and I stepped in. Like a record player scratching to an abrupt end. No welcome. Just awkward stares. We decided to...More

1  Thank Marcixo
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