The Brazen Head is a pub in Merchant's Quay, Dublin. It was built as a coaching inn in 1754, on the site of a merchant's dwelling dating back to at least 1613. Local tradition claims that the site has housed a tavern or alehouse since 1198, although there is no documentary evidence to support this. Kelleher claims it first received a licence to sell ale in 1661, and the first mention of it as an inn occurs in 1668.Arrange your visit to The Brazen Head and discover more family-friendly attractions in Dublin using our Dublin trip planning tool.
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The Brazen Head Reviews
What an incredible place to come and eat. Such a warm feeling in the brazen head. It’s the oldest pub in Dublin and it’s oozes history. The food was also the best meal we had through out our trip to..... more »
After visiting numerous Dublin pubs it was a wonderful experience to visit the Brazen head. Food was good but my review was about Fiona the barmaid she pulled firsty a great pint but her friendly... more »
We found a table quickly but it was the absolute last one available. It's always very busy. We ordered fried brie, Guinness beef stew and fish n chips. All of the food was pretty good but not exceptional. It's cool that it's the oldest bar in Ireland. Gives you bragging rights as a traveler. It's worth a visit.
Advertised as Ireland's oldest pub. Was very good. We had to wait to get a table but once we got a table, service was prompt and food was delicious. I got the Irish stew which I would recommend. It is a little pricey (compared to pubs in England outside london) but for the whole Irish pub experience was probably worth it.
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