Guinness Storehouse / Gravity Bar | Dublin,
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Guinness Storehouse / Gravity Bar
Above Average based on 82 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

St Jamesís Gate
Dublin, Ireland [ print map ]
353 1 408 4800

Mayor: BobyFischer (4) | Taps: 3 | Bottles: 3

Guinness Storehouse / Gravity Bar

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Beer Available At Guinness Storehouse / Gravity Bar (arranged by most recent)
Viven Porter 97, Gulden Draak 99, Guinness Draught 87, Guinness Special Export (Belgian version) 97, Guinness Foreign Extra Stout 96, Guinness Blonde American Lager 23, Guinness West Indies Porter 83, Guinness Dublin Porter 32, Smithwickís Ale 43, Kilkenny 36, Guinness Draught 3.5% 15, Guinness Mid-Strength 36
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82 reviews for Guinness Storehouse / Gravity Bar
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  71%
 Selection  34%
 Food  72%
 Value  63%
 Overall  70%
 Rating  64%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois  (773) The íSham, England | February 2, 2013
Visited here in April í09 at the end of the brewery tour. A non beer person friendly tour I must add which I took with my girlfriend. The tour gives you a voucher for a pint at the top (of the pint!). There are always folk who donít want a pint so you may be offered a voucher or two if you fancy it! Great views of Dublin from up top. beers available are obviously from Guinness.
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 1/10   OVERALL 8/20
Braudog  (761) Traveling the USA, Missouri | September 19, 2009
September 2009 -- OK, so you have to go here once. Itís a major ripoff if you ask me, and swarming with tourists. But itís a fun-enough brewery visit and its the easiest place to find the sometimes hard-to-find Extra Stout and even Foreign Extra Stout.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 4/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick  (751) Columbus, Ohio | January 1, 2013
(Visited 11/2012): The Guinness tour at the Storehouse ends in the Gravity Bar on the 7th floor. It is located on Thomas Street at St. James Gate and is on the route of a couple of the hop on-hop off buses.

The bar offers a 360į view of Dublin. Vouchers for a pint that are part of the tour cost are redeemed at a small bar in the center, and there is seating around the perimeter plus several standing tables.

Not surprisingly the selection here is limited to Guinness. Despite not wanting to reinforce a cliche, it does taste better from the source.

Service at the bar was good, and they obviously take the whole "perfect pour" philosophy seriously.

We did not try any food during our tour.

Overall whether a fan of the beer or not, the tour is well done and the view is incredible, making this a worthwhile stop in Dublin.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
DiarmaidBHK  (737) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | October 5, 2013
It doesnít look like much has changed since the last time I visited a decade ago. Still have the museum tour thatís more about the brand than the beer. Thereís a big souvenir store plus the pints. Of course it was less than a fiver my last time here. Not a beer destination but a visit to Dublin feels incomplete without a trip here.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 3/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
GT2  (613) San Diego County , California | July 22, 2011
A giant tourist trap, but the tour is very well put together; lots of history and you get to try three types of Guinness during the tour: normal, extra stout, and foreign extra stout. With the beer samples you get snacks like smoked salmon on pumpernickel bread. It sort of has a museum feel going through here. The finally is Gravity Bar, which is a glass floored cylinder high above the brewery looking over the Dublin skyline. You get at least one pint of Guinness here for free. Overall, a crowded by well done Guinness museum with Guinness samples throughout. Gravity Bar at night could be a pretty posh venue if youíre up for it. Admission fee I remember was pretty high, but itís a neat experience. So for a craft beer place, yeah low score. But itís a fun thing to do in the afternoon and then later you can Temple Bar District it up.
bhensonb  (493) Woodland, California | August 6, 2007
Something of a rigid schedule to get to the bar. However, the information is interesting, and the process is complicated enough to be entertaining. The Guinness you could get anywhere nearby, but the view is unique. It is worth the money to have the experience.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah  (392) Utah | October 22, 2009
Great tour, donít miss this if you are in the Dublin area. The gravity bar was a great end to the end of the day. The first time Iíve had the Extra Stout and Foreign Extra Stout, they opened my eyes to what Guinness can do. Iím not a fan of nitro beers, these were a pleasant change.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR  (379) Los Angeles, California | April 30, 2012
Forgot to add the rating from the last time I was in Ireland. Obviously a classic place to visit when in Dublin. A fun little walk around tour of the museum with plenty of memorabilia. Very cool interior architecture. A real gem is the gravity bar where you have a 365* panoramic view of Dublin. I remember pricing being a bit on the high side
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham  (366) Halden, Norway | November 7, 2011
a really good pint of Guinness!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 4/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
visionthing  (321) Oslo, Norway | October 11, 2011
Of course itís a tourist trap, but itís not the worst one. Great view over the city.

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