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The Brazen Head

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , European
20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 9549
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (189 reviews)
“fish and chips” (119 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the pub people dream Irish pubs across the land could be. It’s fun, it’s weird, it’s confusing, and it’s a historical landmark. Every room seeps with a story to be told and pint to be drank. We loved our short time here and...More

1  Thank Darthharvey
Reviewed yesterday

The Brazen Head claims to be the oldest pub in Dublin. In any case, it is what you would expect from an Irish Pub. There is a loud and happy crowd filling multiple rooms. We had dinner and their fish and chips were first rate...great...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolute must!! Fun place with a great outdoor seating area. Bar inside is small and old and fantastic. Fish and chips were amazing. Bartender was friendly and helpful with recommendations for local things to see and do that were off the standard tourist line.

Thank Lee O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’m always skeptical of claims like this, but from what information I could gather, it appears to be true! It’s a building that has obviously been added onto numerous times. It has a bit of a frantic personality because of that, but it’s fun, the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Brazen Head had a really fun vibe. There was a central outdoor area where a lot of people were hanging out. Inside we walked around for a bit to find an empty table. It was packed! We ordered the Irish Stew, which didn’t disappoint....More

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s not everyday you get to drink at an 800 year old pub. The food here is fantastic. While there is no bar service in the dining room, and the bar downstairs is semi-outdoors (read: cold), you can get drinks and bring them up to...More

Thank akacicz
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went in a non busy early afternoon, and the place had a fair amount of people. Great selection of pints, knowledgeable bar staff and history and decoration as Ireland’s oldest pub. Definitely a must visit while in Dublin.

Thank Chase V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ordered onion rings and the guiness stew, the service was very very slow, but it was woth it! Local very nice

Thank Carlaest5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Heard about this on the internet - live Irish ☘️ music on st Patrick’s night can’t ask for more . Made up of little rooms of a cobbled entrance . It was covered over to accommodate more people. Great atmosphere would highly recommend . The...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 6 days ago

The dinner show upstairs was sold out the night we were there but we had dinner their anyway. The Irish stew was delicious as were the bangers and mash. They claim to be the oldest pub in Ireland dating back to 1198.

Thank FlamingoAZ
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16 March 2018|
Response from hoosier63 | Reviewed this property |
We been to been so many places...But I think if you go early like 5:30 PM and then the later show is around nine or 9:30 PM. You have to make reservations for the storytelling/dinner You need to let them know in advance. The... More
29 January 2018|
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Response from uncvcutraveller | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as they are out by 10 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 9549
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Dating back to 1198, The Brazen Head is officially Ireland's oldest pub.
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