The Brazen Head | Dublin,
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The Brazen Head
Above Average based on 29 ratings
Type: Bar

20 Lower Bridge Street
Dublin, Ireland 8 [ print map ]
(0) 1 6785186

brazenhead.com

Hours: Open every day,12-10


Mayor: Baramba (1) | Taps: 4-6 | Bottles: several


The Brazen Head

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Beer Available At The Brazen Head (arranged by most recent)
Guinness Dublin Porter 31, Smithwick’s Pale Ale 38, Dingle Tom Crean’s 18/35 18, Harp Lager 24, Macardles Ale 20
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29 reviews for The Brazen Head
 Ambiance  83%
 Service  70%
 Selection  38%
 Food  70%
 Value  62%
 Overall  65%
 Rating  64%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Foxbush  (92) Richmond, Virginia | March 10, 2012
Our taxi driver said this is one of the oldest pubs in Dublin. The entance way was of stone. the small rooms were like some other pubs we visited. There was an outside area for warmer weather. We visited in March. Limited beer offerings to the standard taps for Guinness, Budwiser, Bulmers (hard cider) and Carlsberg.
64
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
Mathieu87  (181) Ganshoren, Belgium | March 6, 2012
Not the beergeeky place you’re looking for. But the oldest pub in Ireland got its charms. Food looked really great :p I recommend going over there for a quick beer at night.
68
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
MiamiRedhawk  (10) Downers Grove, Illinois | January 31, 2012
ok, i was here last year, probably the coolest place ever if you dont care about the food or service, guinness was flowing and there was a small band playing with instruments etc... it was a great little sunday afternoon. I go there every time i am in dublin
70
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99  (86) , Croatia | November 5, 2011
Stopped here for lunch, so it was not very crowded or full of tourists. The food was good but it didn’t seem like a place to spend an evening.
68
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 4/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
HopMasterFlex  (9) Carlsbad, California | October 4, 2011
Oldest bar in Dublin (1198) it was a nice place to drink and eat for lunch but I couldn’t see my self staying all night
56
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 4/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
delnoche  (19) Alamogordo, New Mexico | April 3, 2011
We went here for a storyteller dinner. We listened to tales of Irish history and fairies and some classic Irish folk music. The food was pretty tyical Irish fare. The beer selection wasn’t extensive but adequate. The pub itself is very cozy. It is a nice place but too crowded. If you’re in Dublin, I reccomend going so you can have a pint at the oldest pub in Ireland but you probably won’t want to stay long.
64
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
TrueTrue  (16) South Carolina | February 22, 2011
Visited on a Saturday afternoon in October; sat in the main bar area. It is a unique establishment with outside seating available. It has a cozy feel to it and the barkeep was attentive and relatively quick. Tyipcal selection of brews for an Dublin pub. Cool bit of history and worth a stop in to say you have been; probably not a night long session.
44
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 4/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 9/20
Countbeer  (213) Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, Netherlands | October 27, 2010
Wonder why... I had a stew which was ok, and a pint of something something. After I was done, I got out and had another pint somewhere else. No beer bar at all and for an old place it’looks fine, but it was too loud inside and (imo) too touristic.
52
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 2/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 12/20
rpm56  (8) Alabama | May 14, 2010
A very cool bar if tourists are absent. The selection is typical Irish brews. Go on the off season ;-)
44
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 2/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 10/20
jbrus  (167) Delft, Netherlands | October 20, 2009
First of all, this is a tourist trap. "Oh, wow, we are the oldest pub in Dublin!". Even for tourists: nice to walk by, have 1 beer and go! For the beerlover: I really think this shouldn’t even be on ratebeer. They have like 6 taps and all macro brewed.

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