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John Kehoe's

Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: 9 South Anne Street, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 1 677 8312

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A fine example of a Victorian bar

Little snug at the front then a couple of rooms in front of the bar. Also has a lounge on the first floor. Friendly service and well kept beer. If you go in look at the stuff... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 December 2016
Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would love to know why the barman refused to serve me a Whiskey and Coke, but had no problem with me ordering them separately! I didn't bother asking for a 2nd round.

Thank MunSterEire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Old school boozer with plenty of charm. Visited with my missus and parents. Mobbed of an evening with a variety of people. Being from Glasgow we related to the place really well. Cracking Guinness and very sharp staff with great memories! Highly recommended.

Thank billspeen
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

First Guinness in Ireland on arrival for 2 days and one night visit, usually go here on nights when it's full to the rafters, so unusual to see it empty but for some regulars barman very witty. Toilets need a bit of TLC but only complaint,

Thank lozzz63Brum
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Great pub- staff very friendly, Victorian pub & just like a time capsule. Always busy whatever time you go in....a good sign & the Guinness is very good- what else can you ask for!

Thank An_Englishman_in_NY
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Little snug at the front then a couple of rooms in front of the bar. Also has a lounge on the first floor. Friendly service and well kept beer. If you go in look at the stuff behind the bar as you go in. Real old fashioned hand pumps, an old till, mirror and glass light sconces. A little oasis.

Thank Brenda_Trevor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

As one of the oldest pubs in Dublin You must visit this place. According to history the founder lived upstairs, and you can still see his living room. A lot of pub atmosphere in this place.

Thank Banditb2b2
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Another great old pub we visited on our pub crawl. Of course you have to try the Dublin made Guinness and drink it the proper way...letting it settle and get black.

Thank LPLoveToTravel
Sleaford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Kehoes should be on the to do list of any serious drinker visiting Dublin. An authentic bar with a great atmosphere, excellent selection of Irish Whiskies and friendly, knowledgeable staff.

Thank fmc999
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Wipe your feet on the way out , although not in the same league as the "international bar" around the corner the pubs must surely be "related". P.S the less said about the toasted sandwiches and the 7.20 euros a pint the better.

Thank greedeee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a more traditional kind of Irish pub with a good atmosphere away from temple bar area then this is a good bar to go to! Most people tend to sit outside and spill out into the street and that's where the best of the atmosphere tends to be.

Thank Belfastguy

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