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Grogan's Castle Lounge

15 South William Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 677 9320
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The Dublin pub is dead and gone

Decided to take a trip down memory lane to what I had always thought of being one of the few pubs... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
The real thing

Wonderful atmosphere and staff. Great variety of beers. I discovered this place in 2012 and I pop... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Salvador A
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“dublin pub” (8 reviews)
“proper pub” (3 reviews)
“bar flies” (2 reviews)
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15 South William Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 677 9320
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to take a trip down memory lane to what I had always thought of being one of the few pubs in Dublin to survive the late 1990s sell out of the traditional Dublin pub. Was so disappointed to encounter superficial rude staff that have...More

Thank Review-Phil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere and staff. Great variety of beers. I discovered this place in 2012 and I pop in everytime I come to Dublin. Grogan's is a must!

Thank Salvador A
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Had a Sunday afternoon Guinness in this very busy yet relaxed bar. Bar staff and bar flies were friendly and chatty. Atmosphere was excellent. Food options don't extend beyond toasted sandies but plenty of food options nearby.

Thank RubixOnTheRoad
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Very hard core locals Pub. Decor is simple , but it's obviously old. Lots of bar flies sitting around and drinking beers. We were only tourists in there... Taps are good and Guinness tastes delicious ! They serve simple sandwiches .... ham and cheese I...More

Thank Slipless71
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I said to my friends who live in Dublin that I wanted to go to a traditional bar and this one didn't disappoint! Great beer, great atmosphere, great location. It was VERY busy but it was a rare hot day in Dublin so expected. Would...More

Thank bumbags
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had an afternoon in Dublin before a week in County Clare and stopped here after walking around Grafton Street and St Stephen's Green. We had read about this pub online and expected it to be crowded on a Sunday lunchtime. It wasn't. It wasn't...More

Thank floridachik
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Went out last night with friends to celebrate my results and I've never Expirience that bad Service. Firstly I would recommend them to put a sign on the door say they don't take cards and Secondly the man who served me really need to more...More

1  Thank Sergio C
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Really nice sunny afternoon. Sitting outside at the front door Not blocking anyone. Owner told us to stop blocking the f××k××g front door. Won't be back.

1  Thank Dermot M
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by the assistant manager of our hotel as the best pint of Guinness in Dublin. It is an unpretentious bar just off the main shopping area, no sawdust on the floor but fairly close to that ilk. The Guinness was divine,...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Dropped my own pint, entirely my own fault and they replaced it free of charge. Great atmosphere lovely staff!

Thank eimcon94
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