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The George

#38 of 286 Nightlife in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: Great George's Street, Dublin D02, Ireland
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+353 1 671 3298
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14:00 - 02:00
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Sun 14:00 - 01:00
Mon - Sat 14:00 - 02:00
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The George is not just any bar or any gay bar. It is the first port of call...

The George is not just any bar or any gay bar. It is the first port of call for young gay people in Ireland, it is the venue where gay and straight people mix together and where international visitors stop to check out the gay scene in Ireland. The George has been the lynchpin that holds Dublin's gay scene together. Having been around for 30 years it has been a home to the development of the social evolution of gay Ireland.

"A mix of styles with a sprinkling of fairy dust thrown in", The George features two bar areas; the front bar affectionately known as ‘Bridies' after one of the bar's longest serving staff members; with its low lighting and leather clad barstools is the perfect spot for a quiet drink and a chat. The main club venue has been graced by the presence of some of the hottest international acts including Alexandra Burke, Daniel Johnson, The Saturdays and Bananarama. It is also where you can see some of the best weekly performances in the city Space'N'Veda, Davina's House-Party and featuring International Cabaret Artiste Extraordinaire TM and former child-star Shirley Temple Bar at Sunday night Bingo!

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Really great club, but watch your purse!

Me and a friend of mine went to the George on st Patrick's day. Was really fun except for the fact my wallet was stolen within 5 minutes of entering the club. Would still... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
sydneylast
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place to go for a night out. Staff are brilliant and the entertainment and music is fabulous. Will always be back

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Thank cooling1973
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best fun had at the George, Everyone friendly. Came with a group of girls for a laugh and that is just what we got. Can't wait to come back again when visiting Dublin.

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Thank jayne k
Windsor, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in dublin over Eurovision weekend. This place was heaving with it being broadcast. Service was quick and handsome too! Drink prices great for town centre too

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Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disaster of a bar, staff are rude arrogant and absolutely disgraceful, do not spend your hard earned cash in this travesty.

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Thank Dubliner1984
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked into The George on pure luck and it turned out to be one of the best bars I've ever been to. Watching Win, Lose, or Drag was a great laugh, and then dancing the night away made everything that little more perfect. The toilets were clean, and drinks were perfectly poured every time. The smoking area put the back... More 

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Thank Sarah Jane M
Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Me and a friend of mine went to the George on st Patrick's day. Was really fun except for the fact my wallet was stolen within 5 minutes of entering the club. Would still recommend!

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Thank sydneylast
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We popped in after the St. Patrick's day parade and had a wonderful time. The service was awesome and all the people were chatty and friendly. The music was great. I would definitely stop in again the next time we're in Dublin.

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Thank Mike S
Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Chatty atmosphere in the small bar next to the big venue. Highly recommended for an afternoon pint. Mixed LGBT crowd, very suitable not only for twenty somethings

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Thank indigoeyes111
Perth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Initially we didn't know this was a gay bar until we had got in and ordered our drinks but we are both glad we stumbled across this place. Atmosphere was great, music was really good and upbeat so great for a night out. Entertainment was on when we were there which was amusing. Would definitely go back

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Thank Scoops_DC
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were reccomeded the george by friends and was not disappointed good selection of beer and spirits fun staff lots of crack has the Irish say

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