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Flowing Tide

North City Centre
Irish, Pub
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9 Abbey Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 874 0842
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 12:30 am
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In our four day stay in Dublin we visited a lot of pubs, bars and restaurants and the Guinness served at The Flowing Tide was by far the best. Cold, crisp, smooth and not rushed just poured to perfection. Add to that friendly staff and a proper local pub look and feel and you've got a great place to enjoy... More 

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Cluain Dolcáin, Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

A great little old spot a stone throw away from the Abbey and by the Luas, which will improve travelling when the connection is complete between the Red and Green lines. A few TV screens but the sound is never too loud and you can have a normal conversation. Mixed customers of all ages and stories to tell. Try the... More 

Thank Alain M
County Meath, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Great pints and the best toastie in Ireland. Staff usually very chatty and friendly and good service Nice pint of Beamish

Thank RoyalMeath
Hamilton, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Our first night in Ireland we stayed just down the street at The Wynn`s. I like to go where the locals go when I travel and I wanted to have a pint a real Irish pub. This place is just the ticket. Friendly people, good service and authentic Irish. A great place for my first pint of Guinness in Ireland.... More 

Thank PandP88
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Been drinking here for years so its only fair to write a review :) Great little spot,always friendly staff and a good pint in a good atmosphere. They have lately added bar food to the menu which I havnt tried yet bit it's always a good idea. One of my favourite places for a quiet pint in Dublin.

Thank LeonidasDublin
Tredegar, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

This is only a small local pub but the staff are so friendly and helpful. The customers are mostly locals which make the atmosphere brilliant. And one of the best pints of Guiness I ever had in Dublin. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank ceri r
Dublin, Ireland
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

The pub has a nice feel to it but it's very small. Also the alcohol is very watery from the Guinness to the vodka- leaves one a little suspitious ....Overall It is ok though.

Thank lucia120
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221 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2015

Busy and buzzy, nice staff, good choice of beers. Popular with locals and tourists alike. Cosy on a winter's night and handy location on the Luas line back towards Heuston. A first and a final stop off for us when we visit Dublin!

1 Thank kirkgirl
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2015

Have been coming here for years--not often as I no longer live in the city, but whenever I am in Dublin I try to have one or two here--and recently brought my daughter here for her first ever pint on her 18th birthday. After discovering a fondness for Carlsberg and its attendant effects, my daughter told the barman it was... More 

1 Thank Kevin M
Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

I had a nice evening here with friends. An interesting mix of people and centrally located in Dublin.

1 Thank Emily G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
10:30 am - 12:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Abbey Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > North City Centre
  • Neighborhood: North City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 874 0842

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