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McDaid's

Open Now: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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Another pub for the holy grail trail!

Another venerable establishment for your Dublin pub crawl. It has all the essentials - location... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
richardcI9593JM
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice pub

Nice pub and as it is slightly away from temple bar it is a little cheaper €5.30 a pint of Guinness... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2019
CharlieAnne1966
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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' I am a drinker with a writing problem'...the words of one infamous McDaids patron, Brendan Behan, and if ever there was a quote to raise an ironic smile then this was it. McDaids is now considered one of the most iconic Literary Pubs of Dublin not...more
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3 Harry Street, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another venerable establishment for your Dublin pub crawl. It has all the essentials - location, character & taps!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank richardcI9593JM
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

A bit decant place. The top floor was very lame. Not noise and plenty of room to sit on the top floor

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Nice pub and as it is slightly away from temple bar it is a little cheaper €5.30 a pint of Guinness so better than temple bar. Mind you wine was more expensive. No music though ... good stop off for one!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CharlieAnne1966
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Busy pub and noisy. Long way up about 30 steps to the toilet!!! Great location just off Grafton Street. Nice pints of Guinness. Very Irish bar! Fun.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

Dave was a great help served me so quick gave great craic excellent Mark was also great will come back again thank you

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chloe M
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

A great place to stop while on Grafton Street. We stopped in to have some drinks before dinner. Found a cozy seat on the back couch with the rugby game on tv. No problem ordering or getting drinks. Good service and great atmosphere.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank simplyuprooted
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

We stopped off for an early evening pint on our first evening in Dublin. This is everything you want from a proper pub, for the staff were efficient and friendly. You take it as you find it and it won’t be everyone’s cup of tea...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Linzi862015
Reviewed November 12, 2018

In Dublin every month for business. Frequent visitor to pubs in city, and surrounding areas. Went in on Saturday lunchtime for a beer, the place was freezing cold and a few people at the bar. The barman was far from friendly, and served the drinks...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BonoVox1970
Reviewed September 3, 2018

No fuss,no frills,no TV or music just somewhere small and quiet to go to for a pint or a little feller (preferably Jamesons or Bushmills).Hope it never changes.A breadth of fresh air and reality in these trivial,plastic unreal times.Every town city and village should have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve C
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Visited on an unfortunate unplanned clash with His holiness from Rome. He was not in mcdaids but most of his followers were milling about. Took the weight off in the back of the pub. Guinness arrived in seconds, still settling (not the way we culchies...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank designermommie
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