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O'Donoghue's Bar

15 Merrion Row, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 660 7194
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An unpleasant experience

My family and I have traveled to Dublin, and spent time in O'Donoghue's many times. Always we have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alisha L
Excellent atmosphere and friendly staff

I have been to this pub many times; we visit every time we are in Dublin! Lovely pub with friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Dublin's most popular pub, known for its great live music.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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15 Merrion Row, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 660 7194
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My family and I have traveled to Dublin, and spent time in O'Donoghue's many times. Always we have left the pub having felt that we had an " Irish" experience, and really fond memories. The bartenders are fast, attentive, and serve healthy pours. The music...More

Thank Alisha L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this pub many times; we visit every time we are in Dublin! Lovely pub with friendly staff and a great atmosphere; we especially like visiting on a Sunday when you can sit in the beer garden and listen to live traditional...More

Thank kmillar1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a few hours here listening to music and watching the Waterford-Kilkenny hurling match. Quick, friendly and attentive bartenders and friendly clientele made it a wonderful evening. Great pours of Guinness!

Thank irisharpe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in after arriving in Dublin and had a great time at the bar with the bartenders who served us great Irish Stew, Guinness and a sampler of Irish Whiskey. This is a fun place that is loud and boisterous. We met a young lady...More

1  Thank RERD09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An old, authentic, and very packed pub with live music in the two main rooms, (two separate lots, playing at the same time). We enjoyed the experience.

Thank mrandmrs111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to O'Donaghue's because we wanted the old pub experience, and we were not disappointed. The bartenders were excellent and the patrons friendly.

Thank Bernie O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great pub that has music start aroun 9 PM and is a total pick-up game. The night we were there 8 folks sat down and played. Most played multiple instruments and all sang. The patrons literally sit with them and sing along. If you are...More

Thank ScottCalder
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We stopped by after a morning tour. We were on a cruise and were leaving in the early afternoon. Stopped in so that the men could have another Guinness before we left Ireland. Place had a fun atmosphere as we sat in the back section...More

Thank Kmemme
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This bar is so full of character and characters that makes it a place that anyone visiting Dublin must visit. Staff are greaT and although it always looks busy you can normally find a seat.

Thank GardenerBuff
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in after this place was recommended by the guys who took us on a horse and cart trip. So glad we listened. What a quaint place full of Irish charm. I tried my first ever guiness here and it was ace! Ordered more and...More

Thank PaulaJayHarv
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Michaell T
3 July 2017|
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Response from cornwall666 | Reviewed this property |
I can't think it would be too busy that early. You could contact them and ask.
23 June 2017|
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Response from Fiona S | Reviewed this property |
Don't actually know but I presume it depends on the participants. It's a casual affair.,people just turn up and jam!