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Great traditional pub with excellent IPA

We had a couple of pints there during an afternoon. Great ambiance with friendly staff. They had... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Nicolas F
Montreal, Canada
Great Dublin bar to spend time!

We went here on Sunday night for a few drinks and its was a great atmosphere. Few locals in there... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
London, United Kingdom
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' I am a drinker with a writing problem'...the words of one infamous McDaids patron, Brendan Behan, and if ever there was a quote to raise an ironic smile then this was it. McDaids is now considered one of the most iconic Literary Pubs of Dublin not...more
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3 Harry Street, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 679 4395
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No fuss,no frills,no TV or music just somewhere small and quiet to go to for a pint or a little feller (preferably Jamesons or Bushmills).Hope it never changes.A breadth of fresh air and reality in these trivial,plastic unreal times.Every town city and village should have...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on an unfortunate unplanned clash with His holiness from Rome. He was not in mcdaids but most of his followers were milling about. Took the weight off in the back of the pub. Guinness arrived in seconds, still settling (not the way we culchies...More

1  Thank designermommie
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Historic! McDaid’s looks like a traditional pub and it is! It is small, but friendly. Have a beer inside or stand on the street. Either way, it is the full Irish Pub Experience. A must stop by the Westbury.

Thank smitty237
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I hesitated to write as review but to summarize the bartender as someone popped in the door and took a photo, then departed! We are not a f-@#*ing museum! Lol.... love the local atmosphere. Great place to stop for a pint or two!

Thank Curlygirl64
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We had a couple of pints there during an afternoon. Great ambiance with friendly staff. They had a great draught IPA (called Hope) that we found nowhere else. I would go back!

Thank Nicolas F
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Staff so funny & friendly. Real Irish Pub door the craic. In a great location. U go in for a quick pint & end up staying in there all day

Thank Adam P
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We went here on Sunday night for a few drinks and its was a great atmosphere. Few locals in there but we felt very welcomed and relaxed. The Guinness was poured with pride and with care and delivered to us by the friendly barman. we...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018

This bar has been my favourite for many years a really classy Dublin bar for of great atmosphere the minute you walk in with a really professional bar staff and a great pint of Guinness Upstairs has a great feeling when there is a band...More

Thank kevinclintonbyrne
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I have always enjoyed a night out in McDaids. One of the best pints of Guinness in Dublin and service is always excellent. Could not fault it.

2  Thank jjjotoole
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Bring an obnoxious bar man in McDaids is instilled into you from the manager. In last night for a few drinks, Jameson whiskey served in hot glasses straight out of the washer, said it to the bar and he said it was not his problem....More

1  Thank Richard9012
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