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9 of the best pub pool tables in Dublin

Fancy a game?

SOMETIMES, ALL WE need is to beat a stranger at pool.

Do it in these places, or y’know, play someone you know.

1. Bernard Shaw, Richmond Street South

This is often referred to as a ‘hipster joint’, forget that, as you can’t beat the big pool tables out in the smoking area for a good hustle. There’s usually someone lurking about to give you a good game, with a little audience to boot.

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2. Fibbers, Parnell Street

The music is loud, and the sound of people hustling is even louder. Beware of what you get yourself into during their €3 drink nights, but always a banging atmosphere to have a game with friends. Just don’t expect to be able to hear each other.

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3. Ryan’s, Queen Street

Solid craic and potting of pool balls to be found in this Northside gem.

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3. Generator, Smithfield

This hostel is always top quality craic, and you can find yourself embroiled in a game of pool with all sorts of nationalities.

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4. The Palace, Camden Street

Getting ready for a big night out? Start with a game of pool in The Palace pool hall, there’s so many tables, you definitely won’t be left waiting.

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5. The Long Stone, Townsend Street

Their pool table is located in one of the finest hidden gems of a beer garden in Dublin city. Heated, cosy, spacious, and of course, great for a game of pool.

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6. Hacienda Bar, Little Mary Street

If it’s good enough for Ed Sheeran, it’s good enough for us.

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7. The Black Sheep, Capel Street

This craft beer pub is SO dedicated to its craft beer, even the pool table is branded.

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8. The Hideout, South William Street

They don’t technically sell beer, but it’s BYOB for €2.50 which is potentially even better. The pool tables are the best in the city, there, we said it. The use of a table for an hour time €12 though, so you might want to stay somewhere free.

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9. McGrattans, Fitzwilliam Lane

Great pub food and snug settings. Excellent spot for an after-work pint and a game of pool.

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Written by Nicola Byrne and originally published by DailyEdge.ie.

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