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“Drink with the Locals”
Review of The Brazen Head

The Brazen Head
Ranked #61 of 2,571 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Dating back to 1198, The Brazen Head is officially Ireland's oldest pub.
Grand Island, Florida
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Drink with the Locals”
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This pub opened in the 1100's. The history is rich, the locals friendly. If you are looking for good craic, this is a good choice. Typical old pub, great atmosphere, great food. The stew and roast were awesome.I recommend sitting in the pub room just to the right of the courtyard. A taxi is most likely needed as this pub is located a distance from city center one bock off the Liffey.

  • Visited August 2014
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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Old can be good!”
Reviewed 31 August 2014

A very interesting tavern, good food and large portions. Service was very casual, nobody in much of a hurry and that can be good on vacation. Drinks were reasonably priced.

Visited July 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“very nice”
Reviewed 29 August 2014

A nice bar for tourists with traditional irish music in the evening. Everyone very friendly.We didnt eat in here but the food looked lovely. Lovely courtyard to sit out in.We spent 2 lovely evenings in here listening to the music and enjoying the Guinness!

Visited August 2014
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Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed some good food and beer at this famous pub. The place was packed when we arrived because of all the Penn State fans in town for the game. We found a seat and were waited on within a few minutes. The atmosphere is great and the service is fantastic.

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good food - Can't Pre Book a Table”
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Touristy but still a good experience. The food was tasty and well presented on the 2 occasions we ate there.

Only grizzle is that you can't pre book a table if your group is less than 6 - seems to be a standard thing in Dublin and it is annoying when you make the effort to go and you can't get a seat.

Visited August 2014
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