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Cool place

This place has some very cool and quirky vibes from the decor to the staff it’s a really fun place... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Northmead, Australia
via mobile
Blackbird singing in the dead of night

Really cool place. Great selection of beers and games. They have arcade games too inc. Time Crises... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
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  • Average4%
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  • Terrible12%
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“nice pub”(3 reviews)
“south dublin”(2 reviews)
“smoking area”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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84 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin, Ireland
+353 85 801 6804
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Completely disgusted with the treatment myself and my boyfriend revieved here last night from the bouncer. I have never been to a pub and felt threatened and intimidated when myself and my boyfriend are quiet people that would never ever look for trouble. I live...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Go to Blackbird for sure. It is a must visit. When visiting Dublin with my two adult children, we stayed in Rathmines which is an excellent choice. We could easily walk to the Blackbird. My kids went several nights. The staff and other locals were...More

1  Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I can't address the food as I didn't have any & quite honestly don't even know if they serve it. Great young staff who are friendly, fun and work hard. Loads of beers & ciders to choose from. Choice of white wines is non existent...More

Thank IRL48
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This place has some very cool and quirky vibes from the decor to the staff it’s a really fun place to be. There isn’t much choice in regards to food but pizza but a pizza and a pint does go down well!

Thank 97jesse
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Really cool place. Great selection of beers and games. They have arcade games too inc. Time Crises and a pool table albeit squeezed into a small space - in fairness they provide a children’s queue to make up for it! Look out for the smoking...More

Thank StAlfonzo
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I visit blackbird on a regular basis. The decor is a mash up similar to Cassidy’s and pmac’s in town. Staff are very friendly and with that form a great atmosphere to enjoy a drink solo or with friends. The smoking are is well set...More

Thank Gordon E
Reviewed 27 April 2018

very nice pub, i take a beer and it was very good. People very nice inside the pub, the toilet is crazy. The pub is strange.

Thank AlessioMilano83
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Nice atmosphere, good music and more importantly a terrace where you can smoke a good cigar :). Friendly staff, it is the perfect choice for "warming up" before a party or you can party right there. Ideal for they who stay in the neighborhood.

Thank bogdana509
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The staff in general is very nice and attentive but there is one person working here that we found very threatening and rude. He even lied about my friend making a complaint against another customer which he 100% didn't do. I wouldn't feel comfortable going...More

Thank Emilia_1981
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

This was our favorite pub until today. My husband was trying to get us drinks. First of all a woman bartender took orders from people who came later than us. Then while he was oredering she exactly said’ don’t gave orders in between it is...More

2  Thank 633sedak
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