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McDaid's

#537 of 2,004 Restaurants in Dublin
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South City Centre
Irish, Pub
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3 Harry Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 4395
Today
10:30 - 00:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:30
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146 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took some American clients here yesterday. We had some great fun with the bar man allowing one of the Yanks to pull his own pint of Guinness. Go here. You'll enjoy it.

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Thank Galen B
Kihei
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86 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located next to the Westbury Hotel and across the street from Bruxelles you are bound to run into this place if you are pub crawling. This is a nice quiet place to get a pint and the owner is very friendly.

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Thank southmauijim
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Stumbled on this pub during a night out on a stag doo. It's just a simple drinkers pub. Well at least it is downstairs. We stayed downstairs and had a bit craic with the locals. They were very friendly and happy to have a laugh with us. Go here to have a nice quiet pint with yer mates before heading... More 

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Thank chris e
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped while shopping for a pint of Guinness and a bud. No complaints damn good beer and pleasant surroundings

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Thank mark r
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100 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This bar was recommended to us by a local. We went during a non busy time and it was still busy. Drinks were good- comparable to your average bar here in Dublin. The inside was unique I believe.

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Thank Tracyturtle86
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79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Dropped in to McDaids before the rugby and it was packed. Traditional Irish pub with walls similar to a lovely Trinity college library and good Guinness. Small but very likeable little place

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Thank HospitalityHarry
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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321 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This typical irish bar looks as if time has stood still inside. Lots of great photos on the walls and a great atmosphere. We visited mid afternoon so it was fairly quiet but I'm told it gets very crowded so choose you times to visit. Its not big inside but being just off Grafton St its a must visit.

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Thank Maria M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you spend a few days in Dublin, this pub needs to be on the to-do list. It's one of those almost ancient pubs that have dark wood panelling everywhere bar the floor. Behind the bar are shelves full of Irish spirits as well as all the standard ones. Wherever you look is something to talk about and they've got... More 

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Thank steve w
County Dublin, Ireland
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Nice, old style pub with a decent pint. A busy spot most of the time. Pint is overpriced though so you won't be spending all night here.

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Thank 80bgt
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Dropped into this pub with some friends on a Thursday late afternoon there was a good crowd this would not be hard as the premises is small. Once inside you get the old Dublin charm of a pub stood still in time nothing has changed in the 25 years since I was last there. Pints are reasonably priced staff are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 00:30
Saturday
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Harry Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 4395

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?