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Dublin Literary Pub Crawl

From US$17,60
  • In-depth tour of Dublin's literary history with a guide
  • Find hidden gem pubs with literary significance
  • Listen to actors in each pub bring literature to life 
Dublin Literary Pub Crawl
From US$17,60
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Dublin Literary Pub Crawl
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Experience Dublin’s love of literature and pubs on this pub crawl. Leave the navigation to your guide as you head down the city’s charming lanes. Stopping into pubs that hold literary significance, listen to anecdotes and facts about local authors, and hear actors bring famous works to life. Purchase some pints and snacks to refuel before participating in a literary-themed pub quiz to test your listening and retention skills.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group of fellow book and beer lovers at a central location on Dublin’s Duke Street.

Stroll off down city streets, the sights and sounds of which inspired writers such as Brendan Kennelly, Paula Meehan, Eavan Boland, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, and Samuel Beckett.

Along the way, you’ll pop into pubs with literary significance, where actors will recite lines from famous works, bringing the literature to life. At each stop, feel free to purchase a pint or a snack; you’ll need your stamina for the literary quiz at the conclusion of the tour.

End your evening at your departure point.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
An evening of appreciation of the Irish prose and pint

We booked this as a 'filler' tour for our last evening in Ireland, and it stood out as one of the highlights of our trip. Although I consider myself well-read I learnt a huge amount about the more prominent Irish writers, their lives and works....More

2  Thank Jamie T
Colm Q, Owner at Dublin Literary Pub Crawl, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks very much for your review. Don't forget that we run every evening from now on until the end of OCTOBER. So that's Mon through Sunday. COLM

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Highlight of our visit to Dublin

We booked this activity after seeing the excellent TripAdvisor reviews and now we can see what all the fuss is about. From the very first second and throughout the evening, the hosts/actors displayed an infectious enthusiasm for the crowd. We were swept up in the...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great overview of Dublin's literary life and got to see some non touristy bars that were great as well. The actors were hilarious and entertaining.

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Literary Pub Crawl, March 2018

I wanted to experience this tour/crawl five years ago when I was in Dublin, but missed out, so I made sure to join in on my most recent trip. The tour included four historic pubs and a stop at Trinity College. It combined literature, history,...More

2  Thank hobrien2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Third time - still awesome

I’ve been to Dublin three times, and I’ve done this pub crawl each time — it never gets old. While the “cast” changes, the act/performance is the same each time and it’s always fun. I recommended this to everyone visiting Dublin.

Thank akacicz
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Response from akacicz | Reviewed this property |
The three times I’ve been on the tour, there’s been 20-30 people. Quite a full crowd.