McDaids

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McDaids
3 Harry Street, Dublin 2 Dublin City
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Tel: +353 1 679 4395

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Serving drinks since 1779 this historic pub is as popular with literary tourists as it is thirsty locals

McDaids

Established in 1779, McDaids more recently achieved fame as one of the great literary pubs - and its association with Brendan Behan, especially, brings a steady trail of pilgrims from all over the world to this traditional premises just beside the Westbury Hotel.


Dubliners, however, tend to be immune to this kind of thing and drink there because it's a good pub - and, although its character is safe, it's not a place set in aspic either, as a younger crowd has been attracted by recent changes.


History and character are generally of more interest than food here, but sandwiches are available.

Open Mon-Wed,10.30am-11.30pm; Thu-Sat, 10.30am-12.30am; Sun 12.30-11. Closed 25 Dec & Good Fri. abbreviations
Last Updated: 06-07-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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