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Top 10 Of The Best Dublin Bars

Traditional pubs abound in Dublin’s Old City, many of which include live Irish music. Here are some of the best bar Dublin


Dublin City combines contemporary European sophistication with old Irish charm. Traditional pubs abound in Dublin’s Old City, many of which include live Irish music. Here are some of the best Dublin bars in the city.

The Temple Bar

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The Temple Bar Pub

The Temple Bar is one of Dublin’s most popular bars, having won the Irish Music Pub of the Year award. There is no admission charge to the bar’s regular live music sessions featuring traditional Irish music. The Beer Garden, which is encircled by hanging plants, is a smoking place. There is also a covered place where you may get out of the rain. More than 450 whiskey types, as well as foreign craft beers, are available at the bar. Best bar Dublin? The Temple Bar!

The Baggot Inn 

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Baggot Inn

The Baggot Inn is a stylish pub where clients can enjoy drinks, making it ideal for a night out. The inn is a contemporary, elegant pub with beautiful leather seats and excellent lighting. The staff is very kind and goes out of their way to assist clients, such as booking tables for big parties. They’re also extremely efficient, and they’ll come over to the table and take beverage orders without even getting out of your seat!

The Brazen Head
 

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The Brazen Head

The Brazen Head is Ireland’s oldest bar, having been established in a coach house in 1198. Its weathered grey stone walls exude charm and character. The pub has hosted literary luminaries like James Joyce and Jonathan Swift, as well as well-known rebels like Robert Emmet and Daniel O’Connell. Famous personalities such as Van Morrison and Garth Brooks have been spotted at the pub to this day.

The Palace Bar

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The Palace Bar

The Palace, a lovely Victorian pub with stained glass skylights and a timeless atmosphere, was constructed in 1823. The interior décor is exactly the same as it was 189 years ago. On bright days, the stained glass windows cast shafts of light over the dark mahogany walls, making it one of the most enchanting pubs to visit. At the entrance of the pub, there are Romanesque arches and a little snug where Michael Collins is believed to have conducted meetings during the War of Independence.

The Brazen Head – Best Bar Dublin 

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The Brazen Head

Visitors can attend plays and comedy events in the theatre upstairs at this classic Victorian pub. The Victorian décor and charm of the pub has been preserved, featuring an elaborate, hand-carved reredos (an altarpiece) portraying Irish river gods. The pub is referenced in James Joyce’s Ulysses and is where the Irish band The Dubliners first met. Tommy Tiernan, Dara O’Briain, and Neil Delamere are just a few of the comedians that have appeared at The International Bar.

McGrattan’s Café Bar 

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McGrattan’s Café Bar

The walls of McGrattans Café Bar are covered with celebrity pictures. The pub is situated in the heart of Dublin’s core shopping district, and it hosts weekly events on Saturday evenings. A cocktail night is held on Thursdays, while a late bar and after-work party is held on Fridays. McGrattan’s has a sophisticated and opulent interior design with red walls, hardwood walls, and leather furnishings.

The Stag’s Head 

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The Stag’s Head 

The Stag’s Head is tucked away down a side street off Dame Street and seems like a hidden gem. The wrought-iron chandeliers, polished marble, and ancient barrels create a fantastic ambience that is ideal for impressing a first date. At the bar, there is a nice mix of tourists and locals, and the restaurant is warm, friendly, and comfortable. The Stag’s Head was used to shoot the bar scenes in Michael Caine and Julie Walters’ 1983 British film Educating Rita.

The Bank on College Green

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The Bank on College Green

The bright and elaborate décor of the Bank on College Green includes marble columns, beautiful, multicoloured flooring, and an elegant cream ceiling. Most evenings, there is live piano music, and the furniture is constructed of polished wood and green leather. The façade is Franco–Scottish in design and is one of Dublin’s few Scottish sandstone specimens. When the building was a bank, the inside was the primary banking room, and it is an amazing emblem of mercantile power.

Grogans

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Grogans

Grogan’s pub has an unusual and thought-provoking interior design. The walls are lined with artwork by local artists, and the walls are cleaned twice a year to be replaced with new works. Book readings and recitals are held in the bar for anyone who is interested. Grogan’s bar has been open since 1899 and is still a popular and enjoyable hangout. If you’re looking for a relaxing and peaceful drink, this is the place to go.

Market Bar

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Market Bar

The Market Bar, a Spanish tapas bar in Dublin, maintains a no-music policy to create a really relaxed and mellow environment. It’s ideal for lighthearted banter or serious catch-ups. The restaurant’s ceiling is lit by skylights, and the old red brick walls have a lot of charm. Visitors are seated at flower-adorned rustic wooden tables. While enjoying a pint or glass of wine, tapas delicacies such as baby potatoes with chorizo or goat cheese crostini may be purchased.

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