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Chaplins Bar

#946 of 2,141 Restaurants in Dublin
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1/2 Hawkins Street, Dublin 2, Dublin Dublin 7, Ireland
+353 1 677 5225
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Irish, Pub
1/2 Hawkins Street, Dublin 2, Dublin Dublin 7, Ireland
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We were suppose to have drinks and food previously paid for in advance while on my stag do. We were told we arrived on the wrong day which we weren't the staff/owner was rude and disrespectful to my group, I would recommend avoiding this place...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ben M
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We were supposed to be here on Sunday evening as part of a party to receive food and a round of drinks (previously paid for) when we got there we got a cock and ball story we should have been there on the Saturday even...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Dave M
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Went with a bunch of friends after work. Bar is in a great location, and decent selection but we all noticed the staff are very cranky and rude, maybe because we were the youngest group there (mid 20s), so we ended up leaving. Shame because...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank barryg89496
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Great beer, location and vibes with the comedy club being the cherry on top! I like to call this place the CCC - Cute - Comedy - Club. I would highly recommend for a slurp with your pals ... Bless you all. P.S. Be careful...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank maxhillier2018
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I love stopping in for a quiet one or two with my husband. It's intimate, has character, and friendly staff/patrons. If you're looking for a place to have a pint and watch the GAA, golf, or whatever, this is it. It's smack in the middle...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank bartcurlish
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We called in to Chaplins on the way home. A good sized bar with plenty of seating and has a very traditional vibe. Really liked this one.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kazza9173
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Good friendly city-centre pub with frequent comedy & other open-mike events upstairs. Didn't try the pizza, but looked very good.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Donal M
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

After walking through the dirty cobble streets of "templebar district" where many stinky and noisy tourist traps ("pubs") were avoided by us, we had a nice break with a cool drink (Sauvignon blanc and Ginger Ale) for a decent price (total around 8 Euros) Friendly...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank soinic
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Finally a authentic Irish Bar close to the Temple Bar area we are staying. We spent the first few nights getting robbed at the Temple Bar establishments...saw a American flag here and said what the heck. Once inside the bartender Martin, I believe, treated us...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank captaincalboy
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

A short boat for a few beers and memories brought back of being there with a dear friend who is now no longer with us. Great Tipp pub and friendly staff and customers.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank NigelinCheshire
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Irish, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/2 Hawkins Street, Dublin 2, Dublin Dublin 7, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 5225
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