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The Palace

#23 of 286 Nightlife in Dublin
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Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: 21 Fleet Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Authentic Dublin

Probably the best bar in Dublin with some of the friendliest patrons around. Superb pint of Guinness

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Probably the best bar in Dublin with some of the friendliest patrons around. Superb pint of Guinness

Thank garywalshe2016
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure I want to let others know but this is probably not a Dublin secret anyway! If you're looking for a quiet, old fashion Dublin Pub, without the hordes of tourists or hen/stag parties during the day, then this gorgeous place has everything you could wish for. Friendly barstaff, great authentic beer and a wonderful atmosphere. A little piece... More 

Thank Simonnash61
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Friendliest Pub in Temple Bar. Always meet a local willing to chat. Not cheap, but worth the experience. A "must do" for at least one drink.

Thank p7804
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had a couple of drinks upstairs. When we arrived, there was a very friendly English bar man on who chatted to everyone as they ordered. A short time later, he was replaced by a very unfriendly bar man who made no effort to chat to anyone. We had a lovely seat at the bar and were able to have... More 

Thank Beanie14
Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The bar staff know there customers well.The bar is small in size compared to the other pourhouses but the ambience more than makes up for this.The locals and the tourist alike enjoy the main dish on the menu which is conversation. No live music spontaneous singing etc, but apparently l have heard that the Welsh Rugby team supporters are allowed... More 

Thank WillieC4
Rye, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The Palace is one of my favorite pubs in Ireland. It was featured in the Irish Pubs documentary, and I had the good luck to meet the owner, who was extremely nice -- so nice that he let me have my Guinness for free after I shook his hand and told him how much I enjoyed watching him in the... More 

Thank NHjo
Dunchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We try to visit the Palace Bar whenever we are in Dublin. Traditional pub at the edge of Temple Bar with a 'local' clientele and a number of journalists. Good atmosphere! Recommended.

Thank Roadstechno
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful local pub. Some tourists but also plenty of locals. Great beers and whiskeys. Lovely seating area which helps to invite visiting between tables and chairs. A gem of a place!

Thank Toadhollowtravellers
Euclid, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

So we stopped here on a Sunday night in Dublin after going to Temple bar We walked by it earlier before going to see the Book of Kell's. I loved the look of this place so i wanted to stop back and we did. We traveled with 10 people we came back for drinks and the downstairs was crowded so... More 

Thank Linda H
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is one of the original Dublin pubs, in short it's the real thing. Good drinks and some nice whiskeys and a nice atmosphere. It's hard to believe that a lot of visitors pass this place by on their way to Temple Bar. Locals know all about this pub.

Thank M_Rooney2011

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