36 Hours in Dublin

Anthony Bourdain finds that Dublin’s food scene is keeping up with its famed drinking scene. From sweetbreads and lamb to a home-cooked bowl of pork stew, Tony covers all of what Dublin does best in a few ...

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This brilliant, old boozer was established in 1782 and has barely changed over the years. It has one of the finest pints of Guinness in Dublin and a colorful crew of regulars.

8 Poolbeg St
Dublin, Ireland

O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel

A great location close to Trinity College, this hotel is located in Merrion Hall, built in 1863 for the Plymouth Brethren religious group. From the outside, it looks like a fine Georgian townhouse, even though it was originally a church.

Lower Merrion St
Dublin 2, Ireland

The Palace Bar

The Palace Bar is known for being unspoiled and unperturbed by the passage of time, providing a very important bridge between the 19th-century Victorian pub and Dublin’s great traditions of literary hostelries.

21 Fleet St
Dublin, Ireland

Roma II

The agreed-upon late-night food in Dublin after a heavy night of drinking is fish and chips. Roma’s is a "chipper" that is open until 5 a.m. and caters to hungry locals looking for a fix.

28 Wexford St
Dublin 2


Joe Macken’s other venture is based around grilled pizza. All the featured pizzas are named after the mothers of various staff members.

19 Crane Ln
Dublin, Ireland

Slattery's Bar

Tony and Paddy go to Slattery’s Bar, one of only 7 remaining “early houses" -- pubs that open at 7 a.m. and serve booze alongside breakfast (or dinner, in the case of the night owls).

129 Capel St
Dublin 1, Ireland

Winding Stair

The Winding Stair became a famous landmark in the 70s and a popular meeting place for writers, musicians and artists. The cafe kept the ambiance of the building and serves up simple, high-quality, organic Irish cooking with an extensive wine list.

40 Lower Ormond Quay
Dublin, Ireland


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