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VERY Crowded Pub, But Great Ambiance

We enjoyed a couple of beers before heading to dinner. The place is very crowded--a mixed group of... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2015
RichardinOhio
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Williamsburg, Virginia
A MUSICAL GIFT

We walked out of the recommended O'Donohue's Pub because it was too crowded to be in the same room... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2015
cowmeadow
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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

We enjoyed a couple of beers before heading to dinner. The place is very crowded--a mixed group of business people, tourists, and working folks. We had to go nearly to the back of the ground floor to find four seats, but it was worth the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 17 July 2015

We walked out of the recommended O'Donohue's Pub because it was too crowded to be in the same room as the musicians of traditional music we had come to hear. Nearby we heard some music coming from down a long hall. We followed our ears...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

Lunch with a friend - very enjoyable and another evening with 5 friends - Guinness flowed. Friendly service - paying a little extra than normal was worth it.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

I have to admit this has been one of my favourite Dublin bars for a long time and I had to revisit when recently in Dublin for a couple of days. Great traditional bar downstairs that also has plenty of space upstairs when busy. I...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

Old school pub not too far from the city centre. Great pint of guiness, friendly staff and Irish music. ighly recommended

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Stumbled upon this pub on the way to the Scotland game at the Aviva and it was so good we came back after the game. Bar staff were first class and such a varied and interesting clientele. Actually transformed itself from a cosy boozer to...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 11 June 2015

This pub had come highly recommended and lived up to its praise. The food was excellent, especially the Irish Stew! Atmosphere was great, service attentive------lots of locals-----------much nicer than those places around Temple Bar. Main bar area was lively while upstairs was quieter--------in a lovely...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Went for mid week business lunch, very busy but staff found us a table, good atmosphere. Very friendly and efficient service and good menu with decent prices. Friend had bangers and mash which looked great, I had chicken burger special, was tiny bit dry and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

This is a REAL Irish pub; forget your Temple Bar honkey-tonk. The band were great and really got the patrons in the bar going.... the bar staff were quick-witted, and friendly. Having a few drinks in that pub made me realise how much I miss...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Gaillimh1983
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

This is a bar worth visiting whilst in Dublin, great atmosphere, friendly staff, prices far better than temple bar !! Much bigger inside then first impressions. Good place to watch rugby

Date of experience: March 2015
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