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Pubs with phone charger boxes

  Sure, you can hand your phone in behind the bar in most pubs and it’ll be perfectly safe. But, there’s another option that means you don’t have to queue up or bother the bar staff when you want to check on your phones battery. A number of pubs in Dublin have a phone charger […]

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Pubs with pool tables in Dublin.

  It can seem like there aren’t a lot of pubs in Dublin with pool tables, but there are a surprising amount! We’ve put together a list of 23 pubs with tables. Where possible, we’ve put any details we know about the tables. We’ll add to the list as we find more tables.   1. […]

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How about a bit of wine and tapas on a Wednesday?

  MVP on Clanbrassil Street have, for such a small place, a very wide range of offerings, such as their delicious cocktails, and their very filling spud boxes. Now, they’ve got a bit of a deal on Wednesday’s for you. They’re doing a charcutterie board with wine for ‘Wine and tapas Wednesday’. The deal is, […]

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Pub opening hours on Holy Thursday

  We get so caught up in the ways to get around the Good Friday alcohol prohibition in pubs that we sometimes forget about how Holy Thursday is effected by it. On Holy Thursday, pubs can open and serve alcohol until 11.30pm only. That means all pubs, nightclubs, and bars. Since the night runs into […]

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Pubs opening for food on Good Friday

You might not be able to get a pint of beer or a glass of wine on Good Friday, but luckily, Dublin pubs have something else to offer these days too. Sure, they’d love to be selling you a pint, but they can serve you up some very nice food. Here’s a list of pubs […]

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One pub group commissioned their own Helles Lager

  The RHK bars group, who own and operate the Kiltipper Cafe Bar in Tallaght, The Paddocks in Clonee, Murphys of Leixlip, and The Monread in Naas, have developed and are now selling their own craft beer. They teamed up with the Rye River brewery in Celbridge to make their own ‘Hellfire Lager’. It’s a […]

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5 beautiful rooms in bars for a stylish party.

    Kennedy’s Station     Kennedy’s Station is the new room and bar downstairs in Kennedy’s on Westland Row. It’s a pub with longstanding historic connections in the area, and they celebrate this through some of the decoration in the new bar. It’s a very elegantly designed space with multiple private booths, snug-like areas, […]

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Getting a haircut in a pub. It’s not a gimmick.

  When we heard about The Barbers pub opening in Grangegorman we were naturally a bit skeptical. A themed pub can go either way. But, our fears were allayed on our first first. That first visit turned to a second, and then to a third, and now we’re real converts. So, we had tried the […]

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‘The President’s Snug’ in The Hole in The Wall

  The Hole in The Wall on Blackhorse Avenue is the longest pub in Ireland. They’ve got a gate right beside the pub giving easy access to the Phoenix Park, and they’re the closest pub to Áras an Uachtaráin, the President’s residence.   They celebrate this fact with ‘The President’s Snug’ to the left as […]

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7 ways to get a drink on Good Friday

So, it finally looks like the government will be lifting the prohibition on selling alcohol on Good Friday! It’ll still be in place this year though. So, if you throw an annual Good Friday party, this might be the last year of it. For now, we’re bringing you our annual list of options, as well […]

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Edible pubs: The baker who makes pub cakes.

  There’s been two big celebrations this year in the pub trade that we’ve attended. Both had a lot in common. They were both celebrating over 200 years in existence, there was plenty of history being remembered, and plenty of drink was flowing. The on other thing they have in common was some very inventive […]

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