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Almost don't want to review it

We stumbled upon this little place and it was the best decision ever. Very low key. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fort Worth, Texas
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Small but perfectly formed

Tiny but encapsulates all the features you want and need in a real drinking pub.Photos and pictures... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Steve C
Douglas, United Kingdom
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88 Marlborough Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 828 0028
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this little place and it was the best decision ever. Very low key. Lots of regulars downstairs. We went upstairs and could still have a conversation while live music and fun were being had below. Staff was fantastic. I will be back...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Came twice whilst visiting Dublin. Nice and relaxed, great atmosphere. Only gripe was the €5 difference we were charged on our drinks.. Exactly the Same drinks but €5 more expensive on our second visit???

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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Before leaving my home in Canada, and preparing for my first trip to Ireland, I googled up pubs in Dublin. This one sounded interesting and was only two blocks from my hotel so I strolled over to check it out. I wasn't disappointed! It's a...More

Thank Ric B
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Tiny but encapsulates all the features you want and need in a real drinking pub.Photos and pictures of the great and the good from Ireland's past plus a fine pint.Don't be deterred by the elderly locals hogging the barstools they won't bite.Love this place.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed August 31, 2018

With three boys under 12 touring with us for two weeks, we were wonderfully surprised by the warm welcome the bar keep Monica and her crew of regulars provided us last week. After our pre-pope visit of the cathedral next door, we had read about...More

Thank James N
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We were enticed to this pub by the excellent trip advisor reviews. There were a handful of people there and they all seemed to be regulars, it felt we were taking up seats the regulars would normally frequent. It was a very quiet atmosphere with...More

Thank Kath_NZ
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Nice little pub with friendly people. We almost walked past it only for the music which was good. The man with the white hair fantastic voice. It’s very tiny but some tools upstairs but we wanted to stand where all the music and action was....More

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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Small pub in the heart of Dublin. Staff very friendly and helpful. Nice little bear garden out back.

Thank bendee23
Reviewed August 17, 2018

I liked this bar. It is pretty small but it wasnt very crowded. They had live music up until an hour before closing. The drinks were fair prices too for beer. They only take mastercard and visa though. I only went here once but it...More

Thank Latravel1014
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Had a fantastic night there on my 50th birthday. myself and my husband planned to move on after a drink or two but ended up staying until closing. What friendly people Both Monica and her nephew , worked hard all night to make sure we...More

Thank Cherie C
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Pat S
April 25, 2018|
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Response from lsgurke | Reviewed this property |
Just Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
June 26, 2017|
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Response from David N | Reviewed this property |
no food severed here but as it is in the city centre there are alot of places to eat. I would recommend Thunder Road in temple bar
April 2, 2017|
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Response from Paulinetea | Property representative |
Our Guinness is €4.50 our prices do not change day or night