• Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
From USD $ 16.77 View price calendar

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Experience the vibrance of Dublin’s traditional drink and Irish music scene on this evening pub crawl through Temple Bar – the city’s cultural quarter! Accompany two friendly musicians on a fun and educational tour through the hip yet historic district, where you’ll visit classic pubs and bars, witness local drinking culture, and encounter Irish storytelling and music at its best. Sláinte!

Highlights

  • 2.5-hour pub crawl of Dublin's traditional Irish pubs and bars
  • Led by two talented professional musicians
  • Listening to traditional Irish songs and stories
  • Visit famous pubs and bars in the Temple Bar area
  • Extensive commentary covering the origin and importance of songs in traditional Irish culture

What You Can Expect

Dublin Traditional Irish Music Pub Crawl

Oliver St. John Gogarty's - your starting point for a night of Irish fun in Dublin!

Your evening pub crawl begins in Temple Bar, where you will meet your guides – two professional musicians! – and set off for the first stop on your 2.5-hour tour. As you stroll through the ancient quarter, admire the diversity of architecture, where centuries-old buildings commingle with contemporary spaces. Revel in your guides’ colorful commentary as you wind through cobbled alleys aside the River Liffey, passing art galleries, bustling cafes, theaters and eclectic shops.

Your tour includes at least two stops at authentic local haunts (see below for list of possible stops). At each establishment, you’ll enjoy private seating, traditional live Irish music, and tasty snacks and drink (at own expense). Benefit delightful commentary from your experienced guides on the origin and significance of music in Ireland. By the end of the tour, you’ll see why the Irish pub is a rare yet sustaining emblem of Celtic culture. 

Your tour concludes late, but with time to spare for more self-guided pub hopping!

Tour includes at least two of the following Irish bars: 

Oliver St. John Gogarty'sThe Ha'penny Bridge InnIsoldes TowerThe ChanceryThe Legal EagleThe Palace Bar

While all pubs are within short walking distance, please wear comfortable walking shoes. All pubs in Ireland are non-smoking.

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Customer Reviews

Victoria A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

A lot of fun!

John L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Highly recommend this! One of the highlights we experienced in Dublin. Two great, funny and musically talented guys had us singing along. We visited 3 great pubs and my husband even made his Irish debut by playing and singing a song! Marilyn and John Lawrie, South Africa

Taryn S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

LOVED, LOVED, LOVED this tour!

Darius D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

The musical pub crawl was a unique experience where not only did we get to visit three different bars, but we also got a window into Irish culture. We learned about the history of sessions and how Irish musicians come up with their lyrics. Our musicians were fun, witty, and knowledgeable. Also, Andy looks exactly like Colin Farrell so be sure to take a picture! This is a must-see experience and I would recommend this to anyone visiting Dublin who wants to hear great music and learn about Irish culture.

CATHY B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Fun time in private rooms listening to Irish music. It was 2 guys playing traditional instruments and singing, not full bands. Fun!!

Tammy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

I don't remember our guide's names unfortunately, but they were superb. they were funny, entertaining and excellent musicians. They allowed my 18 yo daughter, who is a champion Irish dancer, to get up and dance a slip jig and a treble reel. They helped make her dreams come true to dance to traditional music in an Irish pub. The pubs were excellent too. keep in mind if you book this tour, that there is a lengthy walk to the north side of Dublin so wear comfortable shoes and pack for rain.

Derek F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Loved it and informative! Made us feel like family!!
Please take this opportunity to do this!!
The music and dancing is first class and the beer speaks for itself!
Cheers

David S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Holy cow this was awesome! Brenda and Steve walked us us to a local pub with a separate room upstairs with a bar for a private class/concert/sing along and we had a blast. Our tour included a dinner so we went to the dinner show were they played again and brought in an Irish dancer who was fabulous. Food was excellent, atmosphere was great and we would do this again.

Natasha E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This tour was the best thing we did in Dublin! We had two musicians as our guides, a guitar and a fiddle player. They were absolutely amazing! So talented. We learned so much about Irish music and instruments. We will definitely do this tour again if we return to Dublin.

*more seating is needed.

Janet J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed . Well worth it .
Highly recommended.

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