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The James Joyce Irish Pub

The James Joyce Irish Pub is Prague’s oldest original Irish pub. On 5th of November 1993 at 5.59 pm., the first pint of draught Guinness poured in the Czech Republic, was poured here. It prides itself on its authentic ambience, excellent food, and some of the best draught Guinness outside Ireland.

  • restaurant
  • English
  • Irish
  • burger
  • beer
  • good food & beer
  • capacity ≤100
  • outdoor seating

Opening hours

    • January – December
    • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun
    • 11.00 – 00.30
    • Fri, Sat
    • 11.00 – 02.00

Practical information

In addition to a number of draught beer, the drinks menu features 50 types of Irish whiskey alongside Scotch and American bourbon. In terms of food, you can choose from among burgers, lamb and beef specialties, chicken wings, and fish and chips. Word on the street has it that the local fries are among Prague’s very best.

The bar was visited by a number of celebrities, including Bob Geldof, Denis Hopper, Liam Neeson, John Hurt, Richard Harris, Sean Bean, Jason Fleming, and Elijah Wood.

Beers on tap: O’Haras Porter Stout, Guinness, Kilkenny, Kingswood apple cider, Magners Cider, Gambrinus, Pilsner Urquell, Velkopopovický Kozel
dark, and unfiltered Gambrinus

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  • The James Joyce Irish Pub
  • U Obecního dvora 4
  • 11000 Praha 1- Josefov
  • +420224818851

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