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Stag's Head

1 Dame Court | off Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 671 3701
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Amazing pub!

A great environment to meet new people or have a great time with friends. Incredible staff! All are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Recife, PE
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Must stop in

This local watering hole is an absolute must. We drank a few whiskey drinks inside this inspiring... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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The Stags Head is a historical Dublin pub featured in Dublin Pub tours renowned for it's hospitality and famous pint of Guinness! You truly capture a sense of the hidden Ireland when you accidentally stumble upon The Stag’s Head. Finding it is akin to discovering a rare treasure as it is concealed through a narrow passageway off Dame Street, although access can also be gained through Exchequer Street or Georges Street. When you enter inside this feeling of discovered booty is greatly intensified as a virtual paradise of culture and old world values confronts you. This is probably Dublin’s best preserved Victorian pub - and everything here is of authentic Victorian origin. Take time to look around and savour the sumptuously carved Victorian mahogany fittings, the mosaic marble tiled floors and granite tabletops. Visiting the Stag’s Head is a wondrous experience wether you call when the premises is cosy, warm and glowing at night time, or in early morning when this is old repository of liquid culture is radiantly illuminated by wafts of sunlight filtering through the stained glass windows. The mahogany bar, capped with red Connemara marble, follows the classic Victorian architectural pattern, being long and punctuated by exquisite partitions that divide into private compartments or stalls.
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1 Dame Court | off Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 671 3701
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great environment to meet new people or have a great time with friends. Incredible staff! All are very attentive and friendly! I had the opportunity to have unforgettable moments at the Stags Head during my stay in Dublin! (I.e.

Thank Thayza29
Reviewed 6 days ago

This local watering hole is an absolute must. We drank a few whiskey drinks inside this inspiring business. We love the Stag Heads and the homely feel you get inside. Great photo ops as well.

Thank paulh9876
Reviewed 1 week ago

An authentic and beautifully preserved Victorian pub, with mosaic marble tiles floors, hand carved mahogany furnishing, astonishing glass stain windows and the fact that Penny Dreadful was filmed here, never mind the aeons of history to this 1780 old pub. Didn't eat but the pub...More

Thank Anthea C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely swing by for a pint. Cool and cozy little pub that's in the Temple Bar District, but not full of crazy tourists getting drunk. Very enjoyable.

Thank Erin T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Irish coffee with a visitor. Lovely. Decent bar staff. Well trained professionals. . Pity the sandwich was so tasteless

Thank wainsfortmanor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I came here for our last lunch in Dublin. We were looking for somewhere 'traditional' and this looked like the right place. I ordered the vegetable soup and a side of chips with 3 dips. The chips were made with red potato...More

Thank clamlo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I passed through Dublin twice on recent trip, so I wanted to hit the Stag's head twice (diff nights, weeks apart, was curious about the comparison). The first was in early January on a Wednesday night. I was on the main level. It was lovely...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in for a pint of Guinness whilst exploring Dublin for the day. Nice and quiet when we arrived at 1.00pm on a Monday and served straight away - constant flow of punters whilst we were there - sat in the snug area Very...More

Thank LAD63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit Dublin often and each time I visit this pub. You always get a faultless pint of Guinness and you are always served very quick; even when it is very crowded which is often.

Thank Vinnie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up coming back here several times during our visit to Dublin. Proper pub with good beer, good food (chowder was 👌) and you can have a right laugh with the staff. What a proper pub should be like.

Thank Sllea
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Tanya C
7 May 2017|
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Response from Lawrence T | Reviewed this property |
They are very efficient and manage to get food and drink to people pretty quickly. Dont expect a hostess and a wait list. You go in and find yourself a seat. Someone will find you and take your order.
Janine D
25 April 2017|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, children are welcome. They had several families present when we were there!
Kyle W
12 January 2017|
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Response from mikhel | Reviewed this property |
It was 5 euro just before Christmas. A great pint too.