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The Brazen Head

#100 of 2,196 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€Irish, , European
20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 9549
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish stew” (202 reviews)
“burger” (73 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:30 Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped off here after visiting the Guinness factory. It was really busy and we had to wait a while for a table. Once we found a seat we ordered food as it looked amazing. I ordered the Guinness beef stew and my partner the...More

Thank angelnortheast
Reviewed yesterday

Talk about a history lesson. Also great appetizers and cold beer. Plenty of co mingling tables to have fun and enjoy fellowship.

Thank Derekanddoc
Reviewed yesterday

A nice spot in an historic pub. It was crowded but we were able to get a table and eat relatively quickly. It's worth checking out, it's been there since 1198.

Thank KevinT1781
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love this little pub. Great food and great traditional music. Sunday afternoon seisuns are the best with Joe and Johnny. Venue is small but always busy. Plenty of craic. Other musicians join in making it a truly fabulous afternoon.

Thank wifie88
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a real gem. The place is an authentic Irish pub. We sat for a couple drinks and took a tour of the place. Room after room of old artifacts and collections. Such an interesting place to see. The charm is in all the...More

Thank hotsally
Reviewed 2 days ago

We so enjoyed the atmosphere and the history of this place. The bar was so friendly and the food was very good. Even though it is a tourist destination it is a great place to hang out.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 2 days ago

We must have timed this perfectly as a table opened up just as we arrived at this busy pub. The walls are adorned with so much memorabilia, it's just entertaining to look around. The place is crowded and there is very little room between the...More

Thank 24vacation
Reviewed 2 days ago

The character of the Brazen Head is well worth the visit. We had great pints and enjoyed the quaint rooms and spaces. Lunch was not bad, Bangers and Mash, Irish Stew and Fish and Chips. We would definitely go back for a pint or two....More

Thank TravelBoomerang
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ambiance is fantastic and the history of the pub is pretty neat. Service was terrible. Lunch was even worse: fish (fish & chips) was DRIPPING in oil. Could not eat it. My son's burger was so hard we had to cut it with a knife...More

Thank christigpa
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited on a Saturday afternoon. It wasn't very busy and we easily found an empty but uncleared table on the patio. As soon as we sat down, a server came over and cleared some of the dirty dishes and glasses but he did not...More

Thank kendall68
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They accepted credit cards.
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16 March 2018|
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We been to been so many places...But I think if you go early like 5:30 PM and then the later show is around nine or 9:30 PM. You have to make reservations for the storytelling/dinner You need to let them know in advance. The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:30
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 00:30
Saturday
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 9549
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Description
Dating back to 1198, The Brazen Head is officially Ireland's oldest pub.
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