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An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies

20 Bridge Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 218 8555
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Fantastic night of culture and laughter

We had a great time at the Food, Folklore and Fairies night. It was fascinating to learn about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gina M
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Enjoyable evening but not the food

Enjoyed the storytelling, great atmosphere. I hope this wasn’t a reflection of Irish food - heavy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Experience an enchanting evening of Irish folklore,storytelling and music while enjoying a candlelit traditional Irish dinner in Dublin's oldest Pub, The Brazen Head. Sit back , relax and let our renowned storytellers take you into a world of the imagination with wonderful insights and magical tales of Irish life in times past.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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20 Bridge Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 218 8555
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at the Food, Folklore and Fairies night. It was fascinating to learn about the mindset of the common Irish people of the past, very entertaining and informative. The food was great, we enjoyed the music, the stories and the friendly...More

Thank Gina M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the storytelling, great atmosphere. I hope this wasn’t a reflection of Irish food - heavy soup , goats cheese ( mass produced ) on overdressed salad and bought in apple pie. I noticed others on the table leaving their ‘ Irish stew “ and...More

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foodfolkandfairies, Owner at An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I am delighted you enjoyed the evening's entertainment but sorry you did not enjoy the meal. The food is cooked freshly every day and is a simple but wholesome traditional irish dinner that most of our guests really enjoy. I am sorry this was not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I attended the evening and were entertained by Michael. He was a great storyteller, entertaining, informative and fun. The musical entertainment (sorry for get their names) was really funny and the guys are talented. Great service and traditional food, really recommend this...More

Thank Derry W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were in Dublin for vacation the last week of December, and a tour guide recommended we check out An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies at The Brazen Head. The Brazen Head is wonderfully historic, so that got me interested right...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Above the fun and craic at the Brazen head, there is a private dining room where magic happens. Johnny daly is a glorious story teller, keeping the entire room enthralled with his stories of irish history and faerie folk lore. The musicians, Vinnie and Johnny...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I attended the folklore evening hosted by Ollie Grace. The night was fun, fascinating, and touching. We had a craic of a time listening to Ollie tell his stories and play and sing along to his guitar. An unforgettable night with many...More

Thank niklassalmi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family - 9 in all- attended Philip’s evening of tall tales and it was delightful! Food and service was great and the about our heritage was humorous, educational, and entertaining, A MUST SEE FOR ALL DURING THEIR TRAVELS!

Thank Siestatom6704
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I recently had a wonderful evening at the storytelling dinner in the oldest pub in Ireland, the Brazen Head. Our storyteller was Ollie Grace, who also sang some Irish songs for us. He is a gifted storyteller and talented musician. Some stories...More

Thank golfersue2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was decent, but the folklore stories/history were absolutely amazing and all takes place in the oldest pub in Ireland. Family style seating was fun as we got to meet and talk with a bunch of travelers as well.

Thank patrickdcolgan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a fun night of story telling and good food and Irish entertainment. Location was easy to get to.

Thank Grace B
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21 January 2018|
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Response from Almostgreynomad | Reviewed this property |
It's about 5km from the port to Brazen Head - but the cruise line will have transport into the city. You can easily walk from The Spire (city centre) to Brazen Head, but yes, a taxi or uber back to the boat would be... More
Lisa P
15 October 2017|
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Response from xxlindaxx05 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Dublin near trinity college, parked the car in a lot, and walked. It’s a nice 20-30 min walk but you get to see a lot of Dublin and get a feel for the area. Walk through Temple Bar. I don’t think they have a... More
5 October 2017|
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Response from gjolliffe | Reviewed this property |
I suspect you need to book in advance because dinner is part of the program and they would have to have a head count for the kitchen.