Top 5 Traditional Bars in Dublin

The followings are top five traditional bars in Dublin you might like to visit when you are in Dublin:

The Stag’s Head

Address : 1 Dame Court, Dublin 2
Phone    : 679-3701
Built in 1770, the Stag’s Head has earned the rare distinction of featuring on an Irish postage stamp. The pub has changed very little since it was remodelled in 1895, with a granite-topped bar, lots of carved mahogany, and eight stained glass window promoting the stag theme. If you can’t get a seat in the main bar, you can go to the back room with its stained glass ceiling. The pub grub is plain, simple and delicious and includes old favorites such as Irish stew and bacon and cabbage. Downstairs open at weekends to cope with the extra custom.


Address : 8 Poolberg Street, Dublin 2
Phone   : 887 2400

Built in 1782 and has changed very little over the years, even retaining its gas lighting. It serves the best pint of Guinness in Dublin.  Former patrons include John F Kennedy who used to drop in while working for Hearst newspapers after World War II. The pub has been immortalised on film, featuring as the local in My Left Foot.

The Palace

Address   : 21 Fleet Street, Dublin 2
Phone      : 677 9290

Just like a small palace which has changed very little over many years. This is a great  little pub with a grand wooden bar, tiled floor and attractive leaded glass.

Doheny & Nesbitt

Address  : 5 Lower Baggot St, Dublin 2
Phone     : 676 2945

Nesbitt’s is very much the genuine article when it comes to an early Victorian pub, right down to the bare floor boards, smoke stained ceilings, and a bar complete with wooden partitions. Situated around the corner from the Irish Parliament, this is a favorite watering hole for lawyers, politicians and the press pack, but it manages to overcome these drawbacks with considerable ease.

The Long Hall

Address    : 51 South Great George’s St, Dublin 2
Phone       : 475 1590

Victorian gems which successfully combines the kitsch with the traditional to create a bar which is a real delight. The staff are friendly ad eager to satisfy the thirst of their customers.

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