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7 Harry Street, Dublin 2

Map: l49o51 O51
677 5362

Trendy, two-storey pub close to Grafton Street. Bustling day and night. Regular jazz sessions.

Cafe en Seine
40 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

Map: p49s51 P51
677 4369

Designed to be like a French cafe. Renowned for its cosmopolitan ambience. Live jazz on Sundays. Great coffee, good bar food.

Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2

Map: l55o57 N55

This authentic Dublin pub is popular with Gaelic footballers. American president Bill Clinton sampled a pint here when he visited in 1996.

Ha'penny Bridge Inn
42 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2

Map: l46o48 N48
677 0616

Busy, friendly, traditional pub. Live gigs Tuesday to Saturday. Provides trad sessions, comedy, folk, country and jazz and blues nights and a good pint. What more could you want?

Hogans Bar
35 Georges Street, Dublin 2

Map: l49o51 N51
677 5904

A great bar for an early evening coffee or drink. Popular and fashionable, attracting pretty much the same crowd as the nearby Globe. Late night bar Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Serves great coffee in a lively atmosphere.

9 South Anne Street, Dublin 2

Map: p49s51 P51
677 8312

Many serious drinkers' favourite pub, with great snugs. A great place to spend an evening. Many poets, playwrights and novelists have frequented this place. The toilets are, however, a little difficult to get to.

La Cave
28 South Annes Street, Dublin 2

Map: l49o51 O51
679 4409 Fax: 670 5255

Oldest French wine bar in the city. Cosmopolitan and vibrant atmosphere with an excellent wine cellar.

3 Harry Street, Dublin 2

Map: l49o51 O51
679 4395

A famous literary pub very popular with the tourists. It was once the city morgue and was later converted into a chapel hence the Gothic decor. Brendan Behan was a regular. Provides Jazz and Blues music. Late licence.

MJ O'Neills
2 Suffolk Street, Dublin 2

Map: l49o51 O49
679 3656 Fax: 679 0689

A very famous, traditional style pub. There has been a pub on this spot for 300 years. Good food.

Mornington Cellar Bar
Merrion Hotel, Merrion Street, Dublin 2

Map: h43k45 G38

Occupies the cellar of a couple of Georgian houses, this is definitely one worth trying.

15 Merrion Row, Dublin 2

Map: p52s54 Q52
660 7194/676 2807

Famous as a haunt of the Irish traditional group, The Dubliners. Enjoyable, impromptu music sessions are held here. Normally very packed so get there early.

Octagon Bar
Clarence Hotel, 6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2

Map: l49o51 M49
670 9000

Great seating and good staff. This is a delightful bar with superb cocktails.

The Brazen Head
20 Lower Bridge Street, Dublin 8

Map: h43k45 G38
679 5186/677 9549 Fax: 670 4042

Dublins oldest pub. The place is immersed in centuries of history. It's a collection of low rooms connected by low passages. Live music every night keeps the place buzzing.

The Dawson Lounge
25 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

Map: p49s51 P51
677 5909

Opened in the 1940s. Perhaps the smallest pub in Dublin, this is a tiny, downstairs lounge at the bottom of a corkscrew staircase. The atmosphere is great and the service faultless. Cosy in winter and cosy in summer.

The Hairy Lemon
Lower Stephens Street, Dublin 2

Map: l49o51 N51

Normally packed at weekends. Interior is somewhat eclectic, with years of memorabilia, a ballroom that holds ten people and a sitting room that is suspended in mid air. hotel reservations accommodation booking
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