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The Brazen Head

#50 of 1,960 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
+ 353 (0) 1 677 9549
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 12:30 am
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Kansas City, Missouri
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We made reservations for the Irish folklore and storytelling night at the Brazen Head. It was great to do that the first night in Dublin because it gave us a bit of history and some funny fairy tales to think about during our entire stay in Ireland. Would definitely recommend this! Between each course of the dinner a lady came... More 

Thank kc_rambler
Milan, Italy
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42 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful place, well organized place, excellent atmosphere, tasty food. Of course it's a very touristic pub, but it's worth a dinner.

Thank rubina_du
Ruedesheim am Rhein, Germany
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was good Stout and beer better. The staff was super and the location was excellent Dublin is a wonderful city.

Thank wlwiggs1962
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were able to walk in about 1pm mid-week and seat a table for 12. The staff were great about splitting portions for our kids to share. Enjoyable lunch -- average food -- fair prices. All in all -- a good visit!

Thank jennifer h
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A group of us went to this wonderful atmospheric old pub and it was great! Those who had food said it was great, the service very good and they even gave us a private room and didn't tell us to shush when we got rather loud after several baby Guiness drinks!! The staff was so efficient and so nice! Very... More 

Thank cmoll
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there because it is a very old pub. They serve honest food, big portions, tastefull and fast. Wide choice of beverages, served how it should be. Not the nicest pub or diner in town though.

Thank Rudolf K
Charlotte, North Carolina
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114 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for my husband's birthday after so many friends had recommended the restaurant. A fun place for sure. Crowded, loud, and no reservations. Great place for a pint or see to a live music and hang out with friends. BUT, there are no reservations - it is first come first serve. At our table, people were "hovering" waiting for... More 

Thank HonestReviewNC
Louisville, KY
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice outdoor area...bar gets a little congested. Dinner was good, too. They have a nice upstairs room.

Thank LuckyfromKY
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This pub has many visitors every day, at least in the Summer, because it is oldest pub in Dublin but service there is below average, wait time to be served is very long (we waited for food about 50 min already sitting behind the table). My wife and our children ordered Irish burgers and burgers were test less and very... More 

Thank bosnyce
Crystal River, Florida
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lunch time visit while waiting for our staycity apartment (200yds). The menu is fairly expensive for quite plain fare and portions are nothing special. The drinks were equally pricey... but the pub looks great and has a history... so check the box and move on

Thank colin b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 12:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: + 353 (0) 1 677 9549

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?