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The Brazen Head

20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 9549
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“irish stew” (189 reviews)
“fish and chips” (118 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 2,634 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Best Guinness Stew we had on our trip. Great hearty food with good service. Incredibly busy with loads of tourists.

Thank Resh5291
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been here a couple of times for a late lunch and a pint. The staff are friendly and the pub is cosy. The food is a little above average, nothing too special but you won't be disappointed either. If you're going with a larger...More

Thank Julia V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited here recently and loved it. Full of tourists who seemed to love the place too, and I can see why. Authentic Irish pub in the heart of the city. Well worth a visit,wheyher you're tourist or not!!

Thank Pajoe2013
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a Guinness and stayed for lunch. Close to the river this place boasts to be the oldest pub in Eire. Food was lovely, pub grub. The seafood chowder chunky and fresh. Gluten-free toast available. The interior is cosy, quirky little rooms dotted...More

Thank nik700
Reviewed 1 week ago

Literally our first meal in Ireland. A step back in time is their slogan and no jokes it is! To think it's origins go back to 1198, adventuring through each section it seems that each patron has left a little something behind, unique conversation pieces...More

Thank Anthea C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really quirky old pub. With lots of different inside and outside bits to it. Really friendly. We sat upstairs for a meal and it was warm, welcoming and the food was amazing! Gluten free friendly too! Would highly recommend going :) Really friendly door man...More

1  Thank Daisy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Food, not too expensive for Dublin €15 for a mains, €5.50 for a Guinness. Got a table straight away which was unexpected for a Saturday but it was early (6.30pm) Great atmosphere, a real Irish pub

Thank cpevans5
Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard about the Brazen Head for being the oldest pub in Ireland, that also happened to be known for its bangers and mash. Sure enough, this cute pub did not disappoint with its food. Most of us got the bangers and mash, but those...More

Thank Nicholas K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool and cavernous pub. Claim to fame: the oldest pub in Ireland so it’s definitely worth a visit. Lots of seating but very busy so be patient. Staff is very friendly and service is good. Wish we had gotten to see one of the folklorists...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here because, well, it's the Brazen Head, and as a tourist, you have to go to the oldest pub in Dublin (or of all of Ireland?). I sat at the bar and there was a fire going in the corner—super cozy, but not...More

Thank Christina M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
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
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Dating back to 1198, The Brazen Head is officially Ireland's oldest pub.
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