Rural Pub Tours
Rural Pub Tours
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Bar, Club & Pub ToursOther Food & DrinkBeer Tastings & ToursNight ToursDay Trips
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
About
Experience true Irish pub culture on our small group tour (maximum 16 people), visit the pubs the locals visit. Take in some of Ireland's most picturesque scenery as we make our way from pub to pub. Rural Pub Tours have put together exciting tours which takes you out of the City and straight to the countryside to have a real taste of rural pub life. So let us take you on an unforgettable journey through some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery as we visit many of Ireland’s most famous pubs and some of Ireland’s not so famous hard to find pubs.
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

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Samuel H
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Super fun trip, and Shane is super entertaining and energetic. Shane never had a moment where we weren't having fun and we learned some Irish songs.
Written 12 May 2024
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Thanks for taking the time to review your trip with us & its fantastic to know you had a super fun trip. Many thanks Rural Pub Tours Team
Written 13 May 2024
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Bridget W
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
For anyone visiting Dublin this is a must do activity. I went with my friend and we met some lovely people and had the best afternoon. It really was the highlight of our trip. Shane is a great tour guide. I would not hesitate to recommend this tour to all my friends.
Written 3 May 2024
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Thanks for taking the time to review our tour, Love to hear our tour was the highlight of your visit and you made many new friends. Kind regards Rural Pub Tours Team
Written 13 May 2024
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Cindy D
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Wonderful and memorable experience! We did the Dublin Wicklow pub tour. Our host was Shane and he was so knowledgeable and so much fun, we could have just stayed in the van all day without stopping anywhere. We visited several pubs on the tour, each with it's own charm and history. Some had really nice craft beers too. The two stops that we enjoyed the most was Johnnie Fox's and The Blue Light. The Blue Light was our last stop where we were able to participate in a live music/open mic session. It was small and cramped but cozy. People made room for us. Loved it. As we were sitting there, all of a sudden the most amazing beautiful voice came out of nowhere and starting singing. Literally stunned us with her voice. I will never forget that moment and it was a perfect way to end the night.

If you are looking for a unique experience while in Dublin, take the rural pub tour. It was amazing! You will make new friends and come away with lovely memories.

Thank you Shane!!! (Oh.. and thanks for the great recommendation on where to get a kebab lol)
Written 30 April 2024
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Jonathan D
Bristow, VA5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
Great tour. Guide was very conversational and made sure that everyone had a great time. The places on the tour truly had the authentic Irish Pub feel. I would strongly recommend to anyone who wants to get a feel for what Irish life is like outside of Dublin.
Written 30 April 2024
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A P
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Amazing experience! The tour is well thought out, planned, and executed. When we go back to Dublin we will book a tour again. Having Shane as a guide was great, he was on time, made the drive to the country pleasant sharing stories and history. Shane being a local himself, his overall experience, and network at the pubs made it a truly one of a kind authentic experience. Our group felt like locals outside the city and having pints with the townsfolk. Our group was great and we were able to make new friends.
Written 30 April 2024
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Michael J
Atlanta, GA3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Genuinely the best European tour I’ve been on to date. Can’t say enough about the tour guide, Shane - absolutely great tour and amazing experience! Thank you much for such a memorable time!
Written 19 April 2024
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Wow Love to hear our tour is the best you've taken in Europe and it was an amazing experience. We appreciate your custom & review. Thank you Rural Pub Tours Team
Written 2 May 2024
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Chris R
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
I cannot recommend this tour enough. Shane is an excellent tour guide - it felt like being shown around by an old friend. The pubs we visited were all very unique and the views were breathtaking. I went on this tour for my birthday and Shane made sure it was one to remember - nothing like having an entire pub sing Happy Birthday to you. Next time I'm in Ireland I will probably do the 8 hour version of this, it was that much fun.
Written 16 April 2024
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Thanks Chris for taking the time to review your experience with us on your recent visit. It's great to know you'll never forget your birthday in Ireland. Slainte Rural Pub Tours Team
Written 2 May 2024
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megleach
Huntsville, AL60 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This was a perfect tour to get out of the city and explore pubs in the Dublin mountains. Shane is a fantastic guide. He added a little history and humor to his stories and encouraged everyone to interact and have fun together.
Written 14 April 2024
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Heather W
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Shane was an amazing tour guide. The locals were friendly, and the whole experience was extremely fun. Shane’s knowledge and sense of humor made the entire trip even better. Also, with the small group of 15, we got to enjoy getting to know the other passengers. We would definitely think of booking again on a future trip. Highly recommend!!
Written 14 April 2024
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Jon B
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
The tour was fantastic. I can highly recommend it to anyone. One of the best tours we have been on. We would do it again. Shane is amazing!! A very knowledgeable, witty character. He makes the Tour Great.
Written 15 March 2024
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Hi Jon, glad to know you had an amazing time on our tour & we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Many thanks Rural Pub Tours Team
Written 25 March 2024
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