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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the time I stepped foot in this small, character filled pub, I was in awe. The sound of traditional Irish folk songs filled the bar coming from a group of men playing instruments and singing. It was evident the band had a relationship as...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had been to this place before, but this was the first time eating here. I know the Guinness is great and the food didn’t disappoint either. Just some light bites this time round but I’ll definitely be returning to this historic piece of Dublin.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed April 19, 2020

We went to Brazen Head the night Rafferty played. The music was fabulous but the band members made it even more fun with their wonderful personalities. They each were extremely talented and the spoon player was especially good at getting the audience involved. It was...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed April 14, 2020

We stumbled on this place somewhat by chance, and we're glad we did! Some of the tables are pretty low and the stools aren't the most comfortable, but we were served quickly and had a great lunch! Our server was a little inattentive, and I...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 17, 2020

After a long day on excursions, we came across this pub. The place was packed!!!!! We tried to go in and wait for a table (which you do by yourself, with no help from a host or anything...). After waiting for about 20 minutes in...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 17, 2020 via mobile

Thought we would call for a pint on our last day. Very busy pub, lots of little rooms. Food that came out looked good, will have to try next time if the planes ever leave the ground again.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 12, 2020

My wife and I attended an Irish Folklore Dinner there on our last trip. Local stories, music, legends mixed with traditional irish dishes and Guiness. This was one of the light lights of our trip.

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed March 11, 2020

Great pub for food and Guinness. We were looked after by Fiona. An asset to The Brazenhead. Fiona helped make our stay more enjoyable. Guinness and lunch. Perfect lunch time.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

We were not able to get our family of 4 in on a Sunday night. It was just WAY too crowded. If you’re taking the kids, go early. Looked like a cool place, but there was no way we were getting in.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 3, 2020 via mobile

We came here as a family,and left as individuals, our bowels havn't been the same since our vist,oir entire 2 day trip to Ireland ruined by the man in charge on tuesday night who just didnt care,so sad

Date of visit: March 2020
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March 20, 2019|
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Response from Sandra H | Reviewed this property |
An informal music gathering.
October 11, 2018|
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They accepted credit cards.
March 16, 2018|
Response from hoosier63 | Reviewed this property |
We been to been so many places...But I think if you go early like 5:30 PM and then the later show is around nine or 9:30 PM. You have to make reservations for the storytelling/dinner You need to let them know in advance. The... More
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