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oldest pub

Dating back to 1198, The Brazen Head is Irelands oldest pub. There is a palpable sense of history within these timeworn walls. If you are looking for the true Irish pub experience then The Brazen Head should be your first port of call.

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Reputation For Great Food

The Brazen Head has a well-deserved reputation for great food, serving both traditional and contemporary dishes. Famed for our traditional stews of beef and guinness and Irish stew, these hearty dishes combine all the ingredients in one bowl.


Our extensive menu has something for all appetites. Food is served daily from 12:00 to 21.30. No reservation required, you have to take us as you find us.

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For groups of 10 or more we suggest you email us and we will look into making a reservation for you.

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Live Music & Story Telling

The Brazen Head hosts the very best of Irish Traditional music. Musicians from all over Ireland come together to share their love of music. Depending on the night you visit, you may catch a traditional session or a more contemporary band playing well known ballads. 

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The Brazen Head is a short walk from Christchurch Cathedral, The Guinness Storehouse and The Jameson Distillery.


The Brazen Head,
20 Bridge Street Lower,
Dublin 8

Opening hours

Monday 10:30 – Midnight
Tuesday 10:30 – Midnight
Wednesday – Midnight
Thursday 10:30 – Midnight
Friday 10:30 – 00:30
Saturday 10:30 – 00:30
Sunday 12:30 – Midnight

Closed 24th - 26th December

Serving food 7 days a week
12.00 - 21.30

T: +35316795186

Other venues

Make sure you take the time to check out our other venues around Dublin including The Foggy Dew and M. O'Briens.