Judge Roy Bean’s
Located at the bottom of Grafton St, Judge Roy Bean’s is a popular spot with everyone. With soft lighting and lots of atmosphere there is normally a DJ playing all the latest hits, Judge Roy Bean’s is a good place for a loud night out.
The Knightsbridge Bars
The medieval Knightsbridge Bar boast genuine fixtures and fittings, which have been salvaged from old buildings. With live Irish music and dancing, the atmosphere is very welcoming.
Located in Rathmines the Savannah is another recent addition to the Dublin pub scene.Savannah is perfect venue for a relaxing cup of coffee during the day, or just enjoying yourself and watching the world go by.
George Frederic Handel’s
On Fishamble St, close to Temple Bar, Handel’s is a fashonable bar. In the tradition that has been kept up ever since Handel’s “Messiah” was first performed there, the bar plays music in a modern setting.
The Turk’s Head
This popular late bar in Temple Bar is a lively venue. With loud music and youngish crowd its bound to burn up all your energy. There’s a large softly lit central bar, and quiet comfortable corner areas,
The Bailey is one of Dublins most exclusive bars and neat dress essential. It is bright, with modern chrome decor and lively atmosphere. It is most certainly the place to see and be seen, The Bailey is a must.
The Hole In The Wall
Purported to be the longest pub in Europe, the famous Hole In The Wall pub is over 100m long. It has a Tudor style exterior which is also evident inside, along with a host of various Guinness memorable arranged around the bar. One wall of the pub adjoins the Phoenix Park, and it’s name comes from a tradition of serving drinks to the army garrison stationed in the park, through a hole in the wall .
The Temple Bar
The Temple Bar, in Temple Bar, is deceiving with an old fashioned shopfront and modern, trendy and lively interior. It is a very popular pub which draws a large crowd as a result it can become cramped early. Situated right in the heart of Temple Bar, the atmosphere is vibrant, almost electric.
Johnny Fox’s Pub
Allegedly the highest pub in Ireland, Johnny Fox’s is situated in the hills of Glencullen, south of the city. Famed for its “Hooley Nights” Johnny Fox’s specialises in seafood. The traditionally Irish hooley nights offer a fantastic insight into Irish tradition. Along with traditional live Irish music there is the restaurant and dancing. A must before you depart.
The Porter House
Both a restaurant and a pub, it serves ‘own’ brad beers along with some imported labels. The Porter House was opened in 1997, a brightly lit two storey pub with a restaurant upstairs, serves also as a brewery with brewing vats visible from the street outside.
Located in fashionable Temple Bar, and boasting Dublin’s largest big screen screen, has a cosy traditional Irish atmosphere, free entertainment, set dancing five nights a week and traditional Irish music. Fitzsimon’s is a must for everyone,
The most notable gay pub in Dublin, the George is a lively disco bar located on South Great George’s St. The George hosts many events including the unusual, for a pub, bingo on a Sunday night. For the quieter atmosphere the front bar is the ideal venue in which to enjoy a relaxing pint of Guinness and a chat.
Located in Temple Bar, along with a host of other pubs, this is a traditional Irish pub and like most traditional pubs a favourite with both locals and tourist alike. It takes its name from Dublin’s Viking heritage and its decor from the Victorian era, and claims the notoriety of mention in numerous literary works by such famous Irish authors as James Joyce.