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Good bar/lounge with experienced staff

This is a nice place for a drink if you happen to be in the area. The place has a bit of character... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Michael M
Dublin, Ireland
Great live music

An authentic Dublin pub with great live music (blues, jazz etc.), just over the canal from the city... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
Toulouse, France
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24 Mar 2018
“Good bar/lounge with experienced staff”
4 Aug 2017
“Great live music”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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148 Leeson Street Upper, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 660 3816
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

This is a nice place for a drink if you happen to be in the area. The place has a bit of character and the staff are pleasant and experienced. While there wasn't any music when I visited I understand they do lively music sessions...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed August 4, 2017

An authentic Dublin pub with great live music (blues, jazz etc.), just over the canal from the city centre.

Thank RowanL706
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

I frequented this lovely bar when I was in Uni-glad to see it's still kept its character. Staff still fab and coffee great!!

1  Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Visited this neighborhood place upon recommendation from a guitar shop owner, specifically to hear the band Los Paradiso on a Wednesday evening. Nice "local" feel and the band was great! Drinks were reasonably priced, staff was welcoming. Just wish they would have stayed open a...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Myself and my wife used to live directly across the road from this place and it was almost like an extension of our living room. Sadly, we moved several years ago but everytime we come back it's like coming home again. The jazz is top...More

Thank JM B
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Jazz over Guinness, a combo I had not thought of but it works well. Clean club, proper stage for a couple horns, drums, bass and lead guitar

Thank Mashoe
Reviewed June 12, 2016

We had a quick drink here before we went for dinner and as it was a nice evening we opted for a table out side. Nice enough pub lots of seating at the bar or comfy chairs and a few table outside. Great atmosphere the...More

Thank missdcrippin
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Great night last Friday in the Leeson Lounge South Dublin City watching Gavin Povey and his band - up dancing all night. Definitely a must-go if you like Rocking Boogie music. Nice venue and friendly staff.

Thank wembleyfats
Reviewed June 9, 2016

The most amazing jazz gig takes place at the Leeson Lounge every Tuesday night from 930pm till 1130pm , Dublin's best kept musical secret . I love attending there and am transported to Jazz heaven every time . Playing some amazing Jazz standards to suit...More

2  Thank TomDuffy1969
Reviewed April 16, 2016

The Leeson Lounge presents top quality, non touristy contemporary Irish music in all genres. The week I visited Dublin in April 2016 the venue presented 50's jazz, blues/rock, country and ska beat played by serious, top professional artists. The music sounds great and is brilliantly...More

1  Thank jaol2016
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