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The Brazen Head

) #56 of 2,062 Restaurants in Dublin $$ - $$$ Irish, , European
20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 9549
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (166 reviews)
“fish and chips” (110 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:30All hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 2,298 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ya it's cool to go to the oldest pub in Ireland but if you actually want good Irish food, walk 10 minutes away and don't use trip advisor reviews. So disappointed I'm almost in tears. We could have the same in any 3 star restaurant...More

Thank Carl C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited monday evening and restaurant was full of people. Nice, lively and noisy athmosphere! Service was fast and nice, food very basic pub standard but still good enough for good value for your money in Dublin.

Thank Ispe111
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked quite a ways to get to this pub. A pretty exterior. Interior too, although it didn't really look like it was built in 1198. It was very busy for 6.15pm when we arrived. Only one small table left. So, get there early. Lots...More

Thank Raynboz
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not just pub food. We were meeting a group later in the evening a decided to have dinner before meeting up. Food was wonderful, atmosphere was fun and easy going. Don't be afraid to ask a group to share a table, you have more fun...More

Thank mcdonough6
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped in for a beer and a t-shirt. To sit in such a distinguished and old place for a beer was probably one of my highlights of the trip. To think how old the place is and what Ireland was going through during it's...More

Thank ggld
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family attempted to visit on our first evening in Dublin, but the place was PACKED! So we tried again the next day at lunch time. There was no wait for a table and we were seated in a very interesting old room that looked...More

Thank redalley
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to Brazen Head for a pub style lunch whilst seeing the sights. Food was good and the beer was well poured so we could not complain.

Thank biocellar
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice location and interesting to visit. We only had a couple of drinks, but the food looked very nice.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited here for a meal and it did not disappoint. The food was excellent, the beer was good. Very quaint olde worlde pub. Staff were welcoming and friendly. They sell brazen head t shirts at the bar. Overall a very busy, inviting place.

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 5 days ago

If this weren't "the oldest pub", I don't think most people would bother with it. The place is very busy and it's a little difficult to get a table and service. Since I had already visited the Guinness Storehouse earlier in the day (5 stars),...More

1  Thank Hedthree G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are older children (9 and 14) allowed in during the day?
9 February 2017|
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Response from Nikole D | Reviewed this property |
Lindsey G
Is there an elevator?
15 November 2016|
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Response from Carleen S | Reviewed this property |
No, but everything seemed to be on one level. - I didn't see any stairs. Patio seating too. Wonderful spot.
Around how much are pints here (a general range)?!
20 July 2015|
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Response from Eli061690 | Reviewed this property |
Prices 5 to 6 euros - Great atmosphere & food! Google their website. They have a great one! Make sure you are clicking on the link for the Brazenhead in Dublin.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 00:30
10:30 - 00:30
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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