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Bowes Bar

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31 Fleet Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 August 2014

When I was a young fella, [a long time ago], this was a great spot, and it was a favorite, of the after work, office crowd. We spent many a night here, and I can't remember ever having a bad one. And, as I was...More

3  Thank letterkennycaint
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Ended up here after reading some of the reviews on here and, if I'm honest, it was a very straight forward Whiskey Bar. The bar staff were friendly and fast bar service too which is always a bonus. We got there pretty late so there...More

1  Thank Daniel B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't like Temple Bar seen . Well this place is for you . Old School pub . Small Tv hardly switch on . Conversation is a must. Its somewhere to get lost in while waiting for someone or going somewhere... Its an older...More

Thank Desfin
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Great pub to chill in. No music playing. Great barman and Americans made welcome here. Also the only place in Ireland we found Mac Ivors cider on draft.

Thank DouglasP2145
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We wandered in a little tipsy in search of a particular whiskey. While the bar didn’t have it all the staff including the patrons were able to make suggestions. We loved the choices, the company, the ambiance. Highly recommend hitting this place up!

Thank Valerie G
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

They serve 260 different Wiskey's on hand and 15 beers plus, plus crafted beers and ham and cheese toaties best in town. If you looking for a nice place to settle in and drink and talk this is it no load music a very nice...More

Thank Kristine C
Reviewed 2 April 2018

When at Trinity College many years ago Bowes was my local as it was so near. Visiting it again after a long time away, I was surprised and very pleased to see it had hardly changed . While other pubs in the area have succumbed...More

1  Thank Seandelear
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Just away from the city centre we found Bowes Bar. A cracking little bar with plenty of character. Lots of locals here enjoying a drink - always a good sign. We only called in for one but it was a pleasant pub and we had...More

1  Thank Kazza9173
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This is one of my favourite pubs in Dublin, friendly staff, great pints and a large selection of whiskey.

Thank hutman1981
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

If Temple Bar isn’t your thing and you’d prefer something more authentic, then you have to go to Bowes. It’s incredibly friendly, and if you’re lucky, you might just catch some real, live Irish music being played around the bar. The barmen are very attentive...More

Thank Crinkly_soup
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Other than Grogan’s, the best pint we had. Much less crowded as well which was a plus. A bit of a funky smell but well worth it.

Thank kadct
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Ignore all the Temple Bar tourist traps and head to Bowes Bar, a perfect little gem of a traditional Dublin pub: dark, plenty of seating (at least when we were there), no unnecessary noise, reasonable selection of beer, friendly staff. On one side of us,...More

1  Thank JeepNYC
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