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#431 of 812 Irish in Dublin
#757 of 2,118 Restaurants in Dublin


Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar

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North City Centre
0.2 km from O'Connell Street
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent city pub with a great local feel. Had gone prior to reading any reviews and was greeted with a warm smile and a fine pint of Guinness. Had 3 visits over 3 days and each was superb, as were the drinks on each occasion....Not pretentious, not elaborate, not a wine bar, just a fantastic pub.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect watering hole after a great day/night in Dublin on ‘The Black Stuff’ ! Very local feel - yet made very welcome. Bar man was so friendly.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 20 September 2021

Would highly recommend stopping in here for a few beers if Temple area is too full for you. Very welcoming and friendly really well priced, Robbie made our trip all the more enjoyable what a guy.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 February 2020

extremely busy in here, no where to sit. Ordered a few pints of guinness of which my partner couldn't finish his as he said it tasted disgusting.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 6 November 2019

We were there three times (3x) between October 26 and November 3, 2019. It was a nice and friendly place that we enjoyed visiting. It certainly was a much needed break from the tourist-filled nonsense of the Temple Bar area insanity. It might not have...been the most exciting place in Dublin, but it was welcoming and relaxing and the staff were extremely pleasant. I would definitely go back.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 20 August 2019

A cozy, comfortable old-fashioned pub where they remember your name and treat you like family. They offer tap beers not normally featured, such as O'Hara's Stout, and they are kept in fine condition.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 3 August 2019

Firstly the staff are friendly and courteous and the pub has a nice atmosphere. In our 40 minute visit before the theatre we observed the following... The only white wine they have is pinot grigio, the only food is toasted ham and cheese and this...was handled without gloves by the same staff that handled the money. while we were there a customer returned a bottle of cider because its best before date had expired.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 24 July 2019

Nice old Dublin pub, with a good mix of local regulars and tourists alike, a relaxing ambiance, easy to find a seat and to start the chat with other customers, it's that kind of friendly pub.......no pretensions........ Ordered a Franciscans Red Ale, was ok, served...fine and fast. Nice bar, and was good to take a breather with a cold beer, while we rested the feet.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 22 July 2019

A fantastic place to sit and have a pint while waiting on a friend. The staff were all friendly and made us feel very welcomed.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 19 June 2019

It is a long time since I walked into a pub with a proper ‘Pub’ feel to it. However on entering the Flowing Tide I was taken back in time to when you walked into a boozer and made to feel welcome by the la...doors whether you were a regular, or like my mates and I, paying our first visit. The vast selection of beers on offer is excellent, but what made it was the friendly nature of the place and the guvnor not being in a rush to chuck us out at closing time. When I am next in Dublin I will pay a visit, for the ambience, the excellent host and also the reasonable prices compared to other parts of the city. This is the DNA of the perfect pub, someone needs to find a way of cultivating it....More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Response from D6658OSlouiseg | Reviewed this property |
This pub was redecorated around the F1 -(downstairs) was a few years since - but i think it shows it.
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The Flowing Tide is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5