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Had to visit the oldest pub in Ireland Very crowded as you can imagine Pub itself is amazing with... read more

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Said to be the oldest pub in Dublin, we walked along the Liffey to enjoy a pint there. the pub was... read more

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Dublin's oldest pub is still kicking: a fun, friendly bar with lots of atmosphere.
20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 9549
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Reviewed today via mobile

Had to visit the oldest pub in Ireland Very crowded as you can imagine Pub itself is amazing with its many rooms Lots to explore Stayed for dinner and the live music Food was delicious. Loved the beef stew Stayed for the music til 11:30...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Said to be the oldest pub in Dublin, we walked along the Liffey to enjoy a pint there. the pub was busy and had a great atmosphere. Nice pint of Guinness as well

Thank BramleyLoiner21
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Brazen Head founded in 1198 is the oldest pub in Dublin. It has been renovated and expanded in the recent years. In the past (30 years ago) it was mostly frequented by locals, now it is on the tourist hit parade. US dollar bills...More

Thank R Bruce D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this place. Every "room" offered something a bit different. Heard great music, tasted different bears and talked to fun people. Lots of locals and tourists.

Thank Tour728160
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here for their Folklore and Storyteller evening, with the three course dinner and evening show for €49 per person. SO. INCREDIBLY. WORTH. IT. The food was delectable. I had the fish cake starter, Guinness stew, and chocolate lava cake. All divine, all beautifully...More

Thank hjorveror
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a few great nights here lately - always good fun! Especially when the Rye River Band are on roughly once eve 2 or 3 Saturday nights....

Thank R1747RLjonathanb
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a true favourite bar of mine. It has a great mix of regular local people and tourists that pass through all the time. There has always been a really nice vibe every time I have visited and it's great to see the tourists...More

Thank Professor_Sparrow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waited in line, which was ok and understandable. We waited another 25 min without any type of service, not even water or any recognition that we were even there, even though the server passed us numerous times. We finally decided that we would leave before...More

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to the Brazen Head only once and it was on our first day in Ireland. We bought tickets to go to their dinner show that day (having discovered it only earlier, around 1pm). There were still some open seats available. We were, of...More

1  Thank Layla T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My god the food is sublime and the pub has such a good feel to it, I had the bacon and cabbage and a pint of the black stuff, so simple and cooked to perfection! My mum had the mussels and had to get extra...More

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5 September 2018|
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Response from Tgplus2 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Academy Plaza Hotel and took a taxi to the Brazen Head. It was worth the taxi fare
26 March 2018|
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Response from Professor_Sparrow | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, if you can avoid driving/parking there it would be a better option. Although there maybe some parking available in the general area, you need to be very careful and selective about where you leave your... More
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3 October 2017|
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Response from Canadagoose2006 | Reviewed this property |
No need to make a reservation but if you don't you might have a little wait. Depends on the day I guess.