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Fagan's Pub

#293 of 2,013 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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146 Lower Drumcondra Road, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 837 5309
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Ennis, Ireland
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed December 17, 2016

it has a nice atmosphere to it ! you could spend all day in it if you wanted to its that nice inside

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Thank Trucks20
Hexham, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Go through the plain front door and first unassuming bar of this pub and you will find a lovely large bar and restaurant offering a welcoming atmosphere and very comfortable place to sample the local ales and food. Lots of history on the walls with pictures of celebrity guests and visiting politicians.

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Thank Geraldine L
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Called in pretty late (8pm) for some late night food. Got the steak baguette with chips and peppered sauce. Was reasonably priced at €12. Few pints also, the Guinness was good.

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Thank Liam L
Wells River, Vermont
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85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2016

OK if you were going in for a beer and to watch sports - there were 3 bars available. The food though, was not that great, especially for the money. Too expensive.

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Thank Dorothy31359
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Decided to lunch here with pals but was v disappointed. We ordered from the carvery and the offer was poor to say the least. Portions were small and we all had to ask for extra veg. Also made the cardinal mistake to order coffees in a bar and once again it was confirmed, pubs / bars should stick to selling... More 

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1 Thank Michael M
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We went there for lunch on our arrival in Dublin, recommended by the host of our B&B. It was a very good choice, good food and value for the money.

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Thank manuotur
austin, tx
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284 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2016

We were directed here by the concierge of our hotel, and he did us a solid. The building itself is magnificent, the décor perfect and just what was expected. We just wanted a light snack to fend off our jet lag and the buffet was the perfect solution for a few sides of veggies and some chips (French fries). An... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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133 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

We visited here on a pub crawl with the wife to celebrate an occasion. We pass by here all the time as live quite near and must admit sorry we never visited before,Food was amazing and the staff courteous and attentive.The pint was amazing and the crowds waiting for free tables tells you everything. great spot.

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Thank ruud1
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

THE STAFF MAKE IT! Extremely nice!!! It's hard to fault what Fagans do at lunch. It's a carvery lunch no frills but a lovely meal to say the least. Exactly what you want, plenty of food, and a delicious pint! The Smithwicks is the nicest I've had in Dublin! Will be back without a shadow of a doubt!

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Thank Whosthatguy
Fort Worth, Texas
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016

So we went to another pub first because we were told it had good food, turns out they didn't sell food at all but that bartender and two other guys at that pub said we had to go to Fagan's pub for the best irish food and they were right!!! We both had the best fish & chips ever and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Lower Drumcondra Road, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 837 5309
Description
This is an extremely popular restaurant in Drumcondra - former taoiseach Prime Minister) Bertie Ahern frequented it regularly-- can't believe you don't list it. Has an excellent menu

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Derry
over a year ago
St Columb Major, United Kingdom

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?