The 5 best pints of Guinness in Dublin

1) Guinness Storehouse

Unfortunately you can’t just walk straight into the Storehouse and start drinking delicious pints of Guinness. It is well worth booking online to avoid the queues and we recommend you take your time and enjoy a full day out here. Alongside the tour and museum there is the Gravity Bar, the Connoisseur Bar, the 1837 Bar & Brasserie and, of course, Arthur’s Bar.

2nd floor Guinness Storehouse

2) Mulligan's

Writers Seamus Heaney and James Joyce used to frequent Mulligan’s. This classic Dublin pub is so well-known for its Guinness that some have said it’s the ‘home of the pint’. That’s up for debate perhaps. Yet this is a fine establishment to drink a very fine pint indeed.

front side Mulligan's

3) Neary's

Neary’s has long been associated with the arts due to its close location to the Gaiety Theatre – many famous faces have come through here in the last 130 years. Try and grab the cosy snug through the left-hand door and enjoy a perfect pint of Guinness.

interior Neary's

4) Hartigan's

There’s nothing flash about Hartigan’s. There are framed pictures of the good old times and little else in the way of knick-knacks, which is refreshing. It’s a plain and simple bar that happens to serve one of the best pints of Guinness in Dublin city.

interior of Hartigan's Pub

100 Leeson Street Lower

+353 (0)1 676 2280

5) Kehoe's

Right bang in the heart of Dublin, just off Grafton Street, is this terrific looking and extremely popular pub. Depending on the time of day or night, you may have to stand while drinking, inside or outside, but that’s a small sacrifice for the enjoyment of a great pint and the energetic atmosphere.

front side Kehoe's

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