The cheapest and most expensive pints of Guinness in Dublin, ranked

Looking to price your next pint in the capital? Look no further, for we have detailed the cheapest and most expensive pints of Guinness in Dublin.

Guinness is perhaps the most famous alcoholic drink to hail from the Emerald Isle. The Guinness Storehouse in the Irish capital, which offers the Guinness Brewery Tour, is one of Dublin’s most iconic and visited tourist attractions.

Indeed, a pint of Guinness is the first choice of many pub-goers across the Emerald Isle, and the quality of an Irish bar is often marked by the quality of the pint it serves.

In this article, we’ve rummaged through the bars of Dublin and decided to reveal the cheapest and most expensive pints of Guinness in Dublin.

The cheapest pints of Guinness in Dublin 

Where to find the cheapest and most expensive pints of Guinness in Dublin.
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The only problem with a drink in Dublin city is that the cost of alcohol can often be high. Moreso, there can be quite a variation in prices when it comes to the cost of a single pint.

However, if you venture far enough and look hard enough, you’ll be able to find a pint of the black stuff worth a fiver note or less. 

5. The Lark Inn – the first entry under five euros

In fifth place on our list of the most cheapest pints of guinness in Dublin is the Lark Inn.
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The Lark Inn, found in Meath Street, was forced to remain closed for longer than most bars and pubs in Dublin as the bar’s roof fell in just before Covid-19 restrictions came into force.

Our first entry on the list of the cheapest and most expensive pints of Guinness in Dublin; head to Dublin 8 and take a sip for under five euros.

Price: €4.80

Address: 80-81 Meath St, Merchants Quay, Dublin, D08 A2C7, Ireland

4. The Hideout – a city-centre pool hall

In fourth place on our list of the most cheapest pints of guinness in Dublin is the Hideout.
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Next on our list of the cheapest and most expensive pints of Guinness in Dublin and coming in at ten cents cheaper is The Hideout.

This is a Dublin city centre pool hall that is perfect for relaxing with a few pints of the black stuff.

Price: €4.70

Address: 49 William St S, Dublin, D02 FP49, Ireland

3. The Snug Bar – for trad music and Guinness

In third place on our list of the most cheapest pints of Guinness in Dublin is the Snug Bar.
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The Snug is a very cosy bar in Dublin city that serves a great pint of cheap Guinness. We recommend the trad night on Thursday for your next pint at under five euros.

Price: €4.70

Address: 8, 15 Stephen Street Upper, Dublin 8, D08 ADW4, Ireland         

2. Downey’s – have the craic with your pint of Guinness

In second place on our list of the most cheapest pints of guinness in Dublin is Downey's bar.

The joint cheapest pint of Guinness in Dublin we found was in Downey’s, where you will get 50 cents in change from your fiver.

Downey’s shows all major sporting events at the weekends, on top of karaoke, bingo, and general craic the rest of the week.

Price: €4.50

Address: 89 New, Cabra Rd, Dublin 7, D07 A025, Ireland

1. The Auld Triangle – a tribute to the beautiful Irish song

The Auld Triangle is one of the places for the cheapest pints of Guinness in Dublin.
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The Auld Triangle is an original, friendly, and intimate bar in the city centre and serves an excellent pint of Guinness for only €4.50.

With friendly staff, long conversations, and a taste of authentic Dublin, this is the place for your next Guinness fix.

Price: €4.50

Address: 28 Dorset Street Lower, Mountjoy, Dublin, D01 TH93, Ireland

The most expensive pints of Guinness in Dublin

While there is an array of places dotted across the capital that will serve a fantastic pint of Guinness for less than five euros, there are some that will smash that fiver ceiling. However, treat yourself to some of Dublin’s top bars and pubs.

5. The Auld Dubliner – one of the best bars in the Temple Bar area

In fifth place on our list of the most expensive pints of guinness in Dublin is the Auld Dubliner.
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It is just hard to beat a night in the Temple Bar area, and this is undoubtedly one of the best bars on the street, which offers a great customer experience.

While almost seven euros, it is worth the drink and the atmosphere.

Price: €6.60

Address: 24 – 25 Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland

4. Norseman Pub – in the heart of the Temple Bar

In fourth place on our list of the most expensive pints of guinness in Dublin is the Norseman Pub.
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The Norseman can be found in the heart of the Temple Bar area, and you will need between seven and eight euros to secure a pint of Guinness here.

This Victorian Bar is undoubtedly one of the best in the area.

Price: €6.90 during regular hours and €7.80 after midnight

Address: 28E, Essex St E, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

3. Oliver St John Gogarty’s – one of the most expensive pints of Guinness in Dublin

In third place on our list of the most expensive pints of guinness in Dublin is the Oliver St John Gogarty's Pub.
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Another addition to our list of the cheapest and most expensive pints of Guinness in Dublin is the third addition from the Temple Bar area.

While the late-night price doesn’t shift radically, it is still costly enough.

Price: €7.60 during regular hours and €7.80 for a late pint

Address: 18-21 Anglesea St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 RX38, Ireland

2. The Merchant’s Arch – the payday treat

In second place on our list of the most expensive pints of guinness in Dublin is the Merchant's Arch.
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The Merchant’s Arch is home to the most expensive pint of Guinness on this list at over eight euros served late.

Another Temple Bar staple, make sure it’s payday if you want a rake of Guinness here.

Price: €7.10 during regular hours and €8.10 for a late pint

Address: 48-49 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 EY65, Ireland

1. The Temple Bar – Dublin’s most famous pub

In first place on our list of the most expensive pints of guinness in Dublin is the Temple Bar.

Perhaps the most famous pub in Dublin, the buzzing Temple Bar is a sure addition to this list, with pints costing just under eight euros.

However, all who have been here can testify to the uniqueness of their experience, and a pint of Guinness here must be on any Irish bucket list.

Price: €7.60 during regular hours and €7.90 after midnight

Address: 47-48, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 N725, Ireland

Other notable mentions

You need to shop around to be aware of the cheapest and most expensive pints of Guinness in Dublin.

The Clock: The Clock Bar in Thomas Street has just missed out on the list, as a pint of Guinness here is only €4.90.

Bridge Tavern Summerhill: Same as above, the Bridge Tavern is a great city bar that serves pints for €4.90.

Café en Seine: The stunning Café en Seine in Dawson Street will likely cost you at least six euros for a pint of Guinness.

FAQs about the cheapest and most expensive pints of Guinness in Dublin

What are the cheapest pints in Dublin?

As mentioned above, The Auld Triangle, The Lark Inn, The Clock, and others, such as Dicey Reilly’s Bar and Kavanagh’s, serve the cheapest pints in Dublin.

Where is the cheapest pint of Guinness in Ireland?

The Rocking Chair Bar in Derry serves the cheapest pint of Guinness in Ireland at only €3.38 (£3.00).

How much is a pint of Guinness in Dublin?

Pints of Guinness in Dublin can range from anything between €4.50 and €8.10.

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