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The Brazen Head

20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 9549
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish stew” (193 reviews)
“burger” (71 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first stop in Dublin for dinner on our way to the Jameson’s Distilary. It was super cool I loved the traditional atmosphere. There is a front courtyard and we were lucky enough to have the sun shining in so it was full...More

Thank angeladfitzpatrick
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in the early evening. I hate to think of what it's like at peak hours. We had one drink and escaped to the nice pub opposite (O'Shea's)

Thank Kaiser_Wilhelm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here in the early afternoon. We just got desserts to share. The warm chocolate cake is to die for! Sooo good. We also got the cheesecake and it was good, but just cheesecake. Cool atmosphere and great service.

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice place to eat. Sat by the fire place and had a meal and a few pints. Spoke to a couple of locals which made it a lot more interesting.

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with a large group for dinner and show. Service was slow, food was wrong and no flavor. Let's say that when another table is having their plates cleared from dinner and you still have not received your dinner, that is slow. Food...More

Thank cgrsmkn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This multi-room pub is full of atmosphere and just what we were looking for after doing the Guinness and Jameson tours and a lot of walking. The food was better than we hoped for, The Guinness beef stew was delicious and hit the spot on...More

Thank Lea L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drinks were substantial. Wings were very good. Cool place to see. Staff very friendly. Crowded. Reasonable.

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub dates back to 1198 .... can you just imagine that ! Soooo much history in those walls . At the time was called a coach house . It is lit by brass lanterns and has low ceilings to give the original pub feeling...More

Thank James V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Touristy type of place but it being the oldest pub in Ireland made it pretty interesting. Moderately crowded when we were there for lunch, but table service was still good. Variety of good food choices.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Why when you go to a restaurant and they are not real busy, the service is poor? We dropped in for a late 2pm drink and lunch as it was rainy outside. We had to literally wave down the help a couple times for any...More

Thank jssolberg
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Questions & Answers
March 16, 2018|
Response from hoosier63 | Reviewed this property |
We been to been so many places...But I think if you go early like 5:30 PM and then the later show is around nine or 9:30 PM. You have to make reservations for the storytelling/dinner You need to let them know in advance. The... More
January 28, 2018|
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August 3, 2017|
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Response from uncvcutraveller | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as they are out by 10 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 9549
  • E-mail
Dating back to 1198, The Brazen Head is officially Ireland's oldest pub.
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