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The Brazen Head

20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 9549
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Wonderful music! Great atmosphere!

We highly recommend stopping in here for a pint on your travelers. They have live music every... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lindsay P
via mobile
A Must Do

We didn't prepare well to be tourist in Dublin (it was essentially a layover during an 11-week... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Heather T
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Dublin's oldest pub is still kicking: a fun, friendly bar with lots of atmosphere.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“the pub” (93 reviews)
“irish stew” (44 reviews)
20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 9549
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We highly recommend stopping in here for a pint on your travelers. They have live music every night, all traditional Irish. I do recommend planning ahead to do the Irish storytelling but it books up quickly. We were not able to get in, but have...More

Thank Lindsay P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We didn't prepare well to be tourist in Dublin (it was essentially a layover during an 11-week round-the-world trip. So it's quite lucky that we were at the Guinness Storehouse, decided to walk back to the flat we were staying at and then got lost...More

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Aside from the historical significance of this pub, it also has a great atmosphere. Actually consists on few different cozy rooms plus a central open air section. Visited in the early evening but there is live music every night.

Thank Domer90mom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Atmosphere, atmosphere, atmosphere and beers! After a lot of Bar-Surfing, Brazen Head is one of the best. You get good beer almost all over Dublin but this one is different. Atmosphere makes the difference. Oh yeah, great Fish & Chips, and a very tasty Bacon...More

Thank urimuri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Officially the oldest pub of Dublin! Not only the oldest but also a very cool one! Great traditional food was continually passing by and the pub was stuffed at all times. The patio was a pleasant place to have some cold Irish beers. The staff...More

Thank ccchefke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with several first time beer drinkers and the bartender was really friendly and gave some great recommendations. I'm a big time craft beer with heavy hop flavors and the bartender recommended a good local beer. The place is pretty packed and it's hard to...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on a Sunday afternoon to get a beer. The said it is the oldest pub in town and it could be but who cares. Nevertheless the atmosphere is very nice. Be prepared for lot's of tourist in this place but this is just...More

Thank MaxPeen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here for a drink whilst in Dublin for the weekend and liked it so much we stayed for lunch. Glad we did as the food was FANTASTIC, we had the Seafood chowder, beetroot & goats cheese salad and irish stew and everything...More

Thank ochthenoodle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since it was the oldest pub in Dublin (apparently) I had to go - had a great time. Music was good, as were my burger and pints.

Thank useakme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We brought a group of international guests here who were over in Ireland for a wedding the day before. We brought them to this pub as knew it had typical "Irish" food and folk music on a Sunday afternoon. Everyone was having an enjoyable afternoon...More

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Anita H
12 May 2017|
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Response from dmolloy | Reviewed this property |
Hi dinner served up until ten pm. Music times vary. Pub across the road. I sheas merchant has music all the time
24 February 2017|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
No, seems open to all. I'd imagine a family group would be welcomed. However, for comfort, warmth, good food and great evening live music, I would recommend an alternative - Darkey Kelly's on Fishamble Street. Only a short... More
10 November 2016|
Response from Lisa K | Reviewed this property |
I don't know.