Browse Our Recommended Pubs

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The 108  Full menu available. WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2015

Yet another Galway Bay Brewery pub, the sixth in Dublin.


Mostly Irish craft beer on tap with a few international beers (all decent). 13 relatively fixed taps and 11 rotating. New upstairs bar open 6pm Thur-Sat. Tasters flights available.


Adelphi  WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017

Restaurant in the Abbey Hotel.


First Dublin pub of Galway Bay Brewery (sister pub to the newer Brew Dock and Black Sheep).


Another Dublin pub from Galway Bay Brewery in the Dublin Conrad Hotel. Sister pub to Against the Grain, The Brew Dock and The Black Sheep.


Anseo  Fred Honorable Mention Live Music WiFi available

Highly recommended dive bar on Camden Street Lower. About half the taps have craft beer. Good bottle selection as well.


Arthur's Pub  Full menu available. Live Music WiFi available

A traditional pub near the Guinness Storehouse, but lots of Irish beers, too. No TV.


Gastropub with some craft beer. Many beers from their house line "Brewtonic" brewed mostly by Rascals.


Barber themed bar where you can actually get a hair cut (by appointment)


Bar Rua  Full menu available. Live Music WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017

About half of their taps are from Carrig Brewing with most of the rest being other Irish craft breweries.


Yet another Galway Bay Brewery pub. Twenty taps, two thirds Galway Bay beers and the rest guests.


Formerly the Luggage Room, reopened with a new emphasis on craft beer and good music.


Another local pub with a decent craft beer selection.


The Black Sheep A Fred top pick  Full menu available. WiFi available Regularly has cask ale

Another Galway Brewery Pub. They have a good selection of guest beers as well as their own.


Pub attached to the Whelan's Live music venue. Irish craft beer on draft and a good bottle selection.


Sister pub to Against the Grain and The Black Sheep. Owned by Galway Bay Brewery but has a good selection of other beers.


Brewery Lane  Full menu available. Live Music WiFi available

Live music Friday and Saturday nights.


Modern "Gastropub" with some interesting beers.


Gastropub that is also a tap room for Brú Brewery


Downstairs is a steakhouse, upstairs is the "Butcher's Bar." WiFi requires a Facebook check in.


Lots of international industrial beers but a number of Irish craft beers makes this worth a stop. Some quality US beers as well.


Decent craft selection but caters to a younger crowd in the evening.


Famous for their traditional music they have also improved their beer range of late.


Wine bar with a good selection of Italian bottled beers. The Wallace's Taverna next door is run by the same people with the same beer list and a more extensive food menu.


Another recommended suburban pub.


The Forty Foot  Full menu available. WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2015 Open 11am or earlier Regularly has cask ale

The second (of possibly many) Wetherspoon's (a British pub chain) in Dublin. Draft beers seem to be mostly British and International. Irish beers are all bottles (as of Feb 2015). Not worth a special effort but worth a visit if in the area.


Gasworks Bar  Full menu available. WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2015 Regularly has cask ale

Another new Galway Bay Brewery pub in Dublin. On the ground floor of the Grand Canal Hotel, it is a bit more upscale than some of the other Galway Bay pubs.


The Hill Pub  Full menu available. WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2016

Old pub newly reopened as a "Gastropub" with a decent beer selection.


Cozy bar with a fireplace.


J.W. Sweetman  Full menu available. Live Music WiFi available Open 11am or earlier Brewpub.

Former Messrs Maguire location, under new ownership. Brewpub with 5 regular beers, a couple of seasonals and guest beers. Beers are much improved over previous incarnation.


Restaurant and pub. Also has an extensive selection of Whiskey (and Whisky). Mostly Irish Craft beer but some quality imports and British Ales on cask.


The Legal Eagle  Full menu available. WiFi available Open 11am or earlier New entry in the Guide in 2017

Primarily a restaurant but you can just drink.


Lemon & Duke  Full menu available. WiFi available Open 11am or earlier Pilsener Urquell tankovna pub

Restaurant with Pilsener Urquell Tanknova (tank beer). Also a selection of industrial beers on draft.


Neighborhood pub in the suburb of Dalkey. Surprising good selection of beer for an out of way place.


Famous for having one of the best pints of Guinness in Dublin, they have expanded their tap list.


Cozy corner pub, sister to 57 The Headline. Only food is pizza.


O'Neill's  Full menu available. Live Music WiFi available Open 11am or earlier

Historic old pub with large number of taps. 62 total taps, lots of international beers but a decent selection of Irish Craft brews.


New pizza themed pub from Galway Bay Brewery at the site of the former Beerhouse


Historic old pub near Trinity College. A good selection of Irish Whiskeys and a limited but decent beer list.


Traditional music bar with a decent tap list


Formerly the Bia Bar.


Large, two level pub. Different atmosphere than the original pub but similar beer range.


The Porterhouse A Fred top pick  Full menu available. Live Music WiFi available Regularly has cask ale

Ireland's first brewpub, now claiming to be the largest Irish owned brewery. Nightly live music. Usually about 10 of their beers plus 6-8 guest beers. Full menu.


Second location of the Porterhouse Brewing Company. Across from Trinity College.


Rascals Tap Room  Closed Monday Closed Tuesday New entry in the Guide in 2018 Brewery tasting room, may have limited hours. On the To Do List

Tap room for the Rascals Brewery, Pizza available. In suburban Inchicore, it is easily reached by Dublin Bus or LUAS.


Sin É  Live Music WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2018

Music pub with some interesting beers on tap.


Be sure and check out the taps in the back room, that is were a lot of the interesting stuff is.


The first (of possibly many) Wetherspoon's (a British pub chain) in Dublin. Draft (and cask) beers seem to be mostly British and International. Irish beer was all in bottles.


Basement bar with mostly Irish craft beer.


Urban Brewing  Full menu available. WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017 Brewpub.

Brewpub in the chq Building.


Formerly the Porterhouse North. Full range of Porterhouse beers.