Best bars in Dublin Ireland

Best bars in Dublin, Ireland

So you are coming to Ireland and you want to find the best bars? Look no further. Dublin’s bars and pubs are famous the world over.
Believe it or not there are also some bad bars in Dublin serving poor quality drinks at high prices. Here I will provide you with a list of the best places to drink a tasty Guinness.

Avoid Temple Bar!
Just have a stroll around but don’t drink or eat here. The vast majority of the bars cater only to tourists and so provide something generic and non-representative of the city.

The best pint of Guinness in Dublin:
(it tastes different in every bar and no one knows why!)

8 Poolbeg St, Dublin 1, Ireland
MapOne of the most traditional bars in Dublin

Long Hall
51 S Great George’s St, Dublin 2, Ireland
MapOld style bar

The Stag’s Head
1 Dame Court, Dublin 2, Ireland
MapCosy bar on 3 floors

O’Donoghues Bar
15 Merrion Row, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland
MapGreat bar, great pint, great live music

Best bars for music and fun:

The Brazen Head
20 Lower Bridge Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
MapTop class trad music, oldest bar in Dublin

O’Neills Bar and Restaurant
2 Suffolk Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
MapFood, trad music

25 Wexford Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
MapRock music bar and club

Best bars of Temple Bar:

The Palace Bar
21 Fleet Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
MapTrad music upstairs, writers and poets used to drink here

The Garage Bar
48 Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland
MapOwned by U2, unique bar

Oliver St John Gogarty, Bar, Restaurant & Accommodation
58 Fleet Street, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland
MapTrad music, expensive, full of tourists

Enjoy your trip to Ireland and make sure to see some of these famous bars.  Ireland is all about the welcome and here you will find it. Irish pubs offer wonderful live trad (traditional) music and a great atmosphere.