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Mary's Bar & Hardware Shop
Ranked #396 of 2,700 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish
Description: Mary's Bar and Hardware Shop is located just off Grafton Street. It feels like you're stepping right out of the city centre and right into a pub in rural Ireland. Wooden floors, a full stock of hardware available to purchase, trad music on the occasional night, pints of plain and platters of toasties.
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Description: Mary's Bar and Hardware Shop is located just off Grafton Street. It feels like you're stepping right out of the city centre and right into a pub in rural Ireland. Wooden floors, a full stock of hardware available to purchase, trad music on the occasional night, pints of plain and platters of toasties.
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Marys's bar is a few steps from Grafton street, just opposite side door of Brown Thomas store. Walking in is like stepping back in time, hardware items hang on one wall opposite the main bar, don't be intimidated by small space as you enter, just keep going back or downstairs , lots of space and food served downstairs also (Burger bar).

The staff are incredible, so friendly to everyone, full of locals and tourists mingling over pints and the two Shanes behind the bar kept the banter going throughout the evening. The hardware items are not just for fun, they actually sell everything on the shelves, so if you are in need of a hard hat or a box of nails you will be able to get them get them on your way out after your pint!

We were there on New Years eve which was unfortunately a wet night in Dublin but Shane Snr. allowed us borrow an umbrella to get us back to our hotel, we returned it the following morning and the two Shanes were still there smiling and still full of banter.

There are many very nice pubs in this area of Dublin city but it would be hard to find one with the character of Marys or the personality of the staff here, pay it a visit.
It will definitely be our local when in the city!

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1  Thank Maireadnewlands
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Only in Ireland can you buy a pint Guinness, jubilee clips and a bag of tie wraps at the same time. A really fun place for a drink. Great atmosphere.

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Great place! Was here last night and despite it being crazy busy the bartenders were super nice, having a laugh with customers and still getting everyone served quickly,, they make the place

3  Thank Shauna P
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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this great little bar while taking a break from Grafton Street! You could nearly walk past without seeing it, great Guinness, barman super pleasant, bit of work going on downstairs, but did nothing to ruin the experience, very quaint.

1  Thank Stevie121
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

What an experience, out first visit to the place and I loved it, great craic, great beer and great staff, a true Irish pub experience, our new local in the city

Thank TanyaFitz3
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