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McSorley's is a Cooper Union landmark that first opened sometime around the Civil War. It is one of the oldest continuously operating bars in the city. McSorley's serves two kinds of beer, McSorley's Lager and McSorley's Cream Stock Ale, and they are served two mugs at a time. Inside, you'll find sawdust on the floor and historic bric-à-brac alongside photos and news clippings. The menu is simple, with appetizers such as hearty cheese plates. Just be sure to keep the pub's centuries-old motto in mind: "Be Good or Be Gone!"
It's not cheap, but this authentic Irish bar is worth a visit. The crowds are heaving when a big rugby or soccer game hits the huge television screen, but the cozy corner seats offer some privacy for chats and cuddling. Occasional poetry evenings are held in the bar area and of course St. Patrick's night is always a night to remember. Friday night is music night. The menu includes stews, potatoes and pies, followed by thick puddings and, of course, pints of Kilkenny.
If you're in London and looking for a joint to get a plate of fish and chips and a Guinness to wash it down, there are two options on the table. Either you hop on a Dublin bound ferry, or you head down to the Tipperary on London's Fleet Street for an authentically Irish experience. The Tipperary was established over 400 years ago and has earned the distinction of calling itself the oldest Irish Pub in London. Amongst time-tested standards like Fish and Chips, and Bangers and Mash, the menu includes a wide array of Irish Pub food favorites. The bar also stocks other English Ales and is included in The Good Beer Guide's annual list of high quality pubs.
City workers unite at this famous Irish pub located inside the Mercantile Hotel. On a Friday night the excited crowd can grow so large that pub goers hang out on the pavement in front of the bar, enjoying their beer and each others' company. Every week night live bands play in front of a cheering crowd. Come to mingle with the office workers during the week or to relax on a weekend afternoon at Sydney's oldest Irish pub. At lunch times the bistro serves up wholesome pub grub which you can wash down with a perfectly poured pint of Guinness.
Brendan Behan Pub is small, intimate and dark, and the atmosphere is as Irish as you can get without boarding a plane. Live Irish music 'seisiuns' entertain the loyal patrons, many of whom have a Dublin lilt to their speech as they down their pints of Guinness. A few bowls of chips line the bar, but you cannot buy food here. As you drink, admire the Irish wall decor, make new friends and maybe even dance a jig.
The interiors of The Lir Irish Bar are replete with a golden glow, while the charming beer garden allows patrons to enjoy gusts of fresh breeze while at this popular Irish pub. The bar counter has racks of sparkling liquor and wine bottles and guests are seated on comfortable chairs next to warm fireplaces. The garden is full of potted palms, creepers, old-style lamps and white garden umbrellas. Sip perfectly crafted cocktails and enjoy Irish snacks such as Connemara Chicken and Shepherd's Pie. The high-definition television screens showcase major football tournaments like Champions League, Premier League and the World Cup.
For a taste of Ireland in Icelandic city of Reykjavík, look no further than Boston, an intimate two-level bar. The lower level feels like a traditional Irish pub, though the food is a bit more eclectic than what is traditional found on menus throughout Ireland. Upstairs, patrons will find Victorian furniture and decorations that are both elegant and inviting. The spot is known for hosting live music events and for whipping up delicious cocktails.
Healy Mac's Irish Bar And Restaurant has been graced by the likes of Oliver Reed, the famous English actor. It is situated in a two-story cottage with the lower room housing the bar and the upper level reserved for private functions. This bar always dons a vibrant look and bustles with a buoyant crowd, who are attracted by the all day happy hours. Like a typical Irish bar, it is big on live music, sports and whiskeys. Tap your feet to popular tunes, cheer for your favorite sports teams and participate in the lively conversations that abound here. Sample liquors such as Russian Standard Vodka, Bushmills Irish Whisky, Tiger Draught and Balvenie Double Wood that has been aged for 12 years. You can also enjoy Irish classics like traditional lamb stew. For the best experience try the Full Irish Breakfast with hash browns, pork sausage and bacon.
The Kilkenny is located at the corner of Alvear and Reconquista. A great Irish Pub with a fine selection of imported beers and drinks to enjoy, Kilkenny is the perfect spot to either start or end your night. Hundreds of party seekers fill the place on a routine basis, which is tending to include a growing number of travelers. While the exterior facade is of traditional Irish style, inside the tables are arranged in an unconventional way that allows for a certain amount of privacy. The friendly staff at Kilkenny also adds to the enjoyable atmosphere.
One of the oldest Irish pubs in Amsterdam, Mulligans is always alive with cheer and fun. On the menu are Irish staples like Guinness and Kilkenny on tap, as well as a large selection of regional whiskies. Live performances, mostly Celtic based, provide the background music of the night. Occasionally they host open mic sessions that are open to amateur musicians. Their staff is friendly and the atmosphere mirrors that of a lively pub in Ireland. You know you are in for a good time when you are at Mulligans.