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O'Donoghue's Bar

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15 Merrion Row, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 660 7194
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Genuine Irish pub

The perfect pub experience if you look for good music and genuine, happy, singing pubvisitors. My... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vasteras, Sweden
via mobile
Friday evening at the pub

The pub culture in Dublin is full steam ahead on Friday evenings. Many commuters into town take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Dublin's most popular pub, known for its great live music.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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15 Merrion Row, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 660 7194
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The perfect pub experience if you look for good music and genuine, happy, singing pubvisitors. My son, MY SON! (We are swedish) actually sung "Rocky road to Dublin" a real tongue-twister with the genuine players (guitarr and banjo) that I don't remember their names but...More

Thank Hassber
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pub culture in Dublin is full steam ahead on Friday evenings. Many commuters into town take public transportation on Friday AM so as to avail themselves to an evening at the pub. Almost every pub has overflow onto the sidewalk in front of the...More

Thank Doubleeagle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I loved the atmosphere of this genuine and authentic Irish pub! Great music, lively crowd, wonderful bartenders! The staff was absolutely incredible! Very attentive, provided healthy pours, and even gave us coasters and post cards to take home. The live Irish music...More

1  Thank mhutch5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here with friends for one of them's 70th birthday/wake (not dead yet). We got there about 8 pm and although the music had not started we got some drinks in and managed to find a table to sit at. Service was quick and friendly...More

Thank DavidJackson2112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I have traveled to Dublin, and spent time in O'Donoghue's many times. Always we have left the pub having felt that we had an " Irish" experience, and really fond memories. The bartenders are fast, attentive, and serve healthy pours. The music...More

Thank Alisha L
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I have been to this pub many times; we visit every time we are in Dublin! Lovely pub with friendly staff and a great atmosphere; we especially like visiting on a Sunday when you can sit in the beer garden and listen to live traditional...More

Thank kmillar1
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Spent a few hours here listening to music and watching the Waterford-Kilkenny hurling match. Quick, friendly and attentive bartenders and friendly clientele made it a wonderful evening. Great pours of Guinness!

Thank irisharpe
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Stopped in after arriving in Dublin and had a great time at the bar with the bartenders who served us great Irish Stew, Guinness and a sampler of Irish Whiskey. This is a fun place that is loud and boisterous. We met a young lady...More

1  Thank RERD09
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

An old, authentic, and very packed pub with live music in the two main rooms, (two separate lots, playing at the same time). We enjoyed the experience.

Thank mrandmrs111
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Went to O'Donaghue's because we wanted the old pub experience, and we were not disappointed. The bartenders were excellent and the patrons friendly.

Thank Bernie O
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Michaell T
3 July 2017|
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Response from Kmemme | Reviewed this property |
Ahhh love a good G & T I did not see food there either. I think there are nibbly things. Great atmosphere and lots of fun. I tried red breast whiskey .. and it was amazing Sorry I did not get your email sooner
23 June 2017|
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Response from Fiona S | Reviewed this property |
Don't actually know but I presume it depends on the participants. It's a casual affair.,people just turn up and jam!