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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%
Travellers talk about
“fish stew” (193 reviews)
“burger” (71 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 2,703 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Stopped off here for a few drinks. Nice little bar. Didn’t have food so can’t rate it but the food that was coming out looked great, will have to go back and try it😀

Thank Jade R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is a reason that this is the oldest pub in Dublin! We had our best meal here - mussels were amazing, hamburgers juicy, and buffalo wings were crispy and spicy!

Thank dohistory
Reviewed yesterday

Came here for a spot of lunch, to my surprise they offered gluten free options! They had quite a few options for gluten free, I ordered the chicken breast in cream sauce with mash and potatoes - lovely! Nice vibe in the pub, with loads...More

Thank TaylorsTeaPot
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ate here with the family on a busy Saturday afternoon. The service was brilliant despite it being busy and the food was superb! I’d strongly recommend the Irish stew, an adventure for all the taste buds!

Thank kittykat9292
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really enjoyed the vibe in here. Definitely has the authentic feel of an Irish pub, indoors and out. Salmon was delicious. Would've been a 5 if the waiter was a little friendlier.

Thank tslam7
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just for a beer and some appetizers, we enjoy this traditional irish pub. Staff is very quick. Suggested!

Thank Claudio L
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is claimed to be the oldest pub in all of Dublin dating by to 1199. This is not the original building but more the site of where the first pub was. Regardless, this place has lots of nostalgia and character. We arrived on a...More

1  Thank fespo7888
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in here for a drink and to get out of the cold. Has a very cool entryway and amazing decor. The room we were in had police and firefighter badges all over the walls. Didn’t have any food so can’t judge on that. Would...More

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great little pub and the prices seem to be cheaper than other places in the area (down the street in Temple Bar). Added to this is its history, which makes for a good night of drinking.

Thank Mozzermarr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This pub is full of character and the staff were super friendly. We had dinner here and the food was just fantastic, the portion sizes were generous and the food was very tasty. I had the bacon and cabbage, it was so tender and flavoursome....More

Thank Kerryben2016
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Questions & Answers
16 March 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
29 January 2018|
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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