Na Slamníku, (one of ) the oldest bar(s) in Prague.

Na Slamníku has served alcohol for over 400 years, putting it well within the perimeters of oldest bar, a hotly contested and uncertain badge of honor in Prague. A bar that encourages local bands, entertaining nightly through the weekends, this decent eatery and good bar provides entertainment while still serving fresh beer. The outside boasts... Continue Reading →

Ye Olde Starre Inn, York.

Ye Olde Starre Inn, 1644, is the oldest licensed public house in York. Serving craft ale on tap and displaying a few photographs and art from times gone by, this pub has lost a little of its character through refurbishment but some remnants of its age old beginnings do remain. Aging stained glass separates the... Continue Reading →

Bar Magenta, Milan

  Yet again, the oldest bar is a hotly disputed topic for most cities, so we chose this one as it happens to be the birthplace of the Aperitivo. Meaning opener, the Italians love this age-old tradition, an alcoholic beverage to whet the appetite. The entire reason that Campari was invented, this light snack/nibble session... Continue Reading →

The Brazen Head, Dublin

Supposedly the oldest bar in Ireland, although as always, such things are fiercely contested. The Brazen Head, established 1198, has hosted such greats as Van Morrison, Garth Brooks, James Joyce and, as legend goes, Robin Hood. Whilst in Dublin this place is a must with its low roof, charming fireplace and aged feeling. With authentic... Continue Reading →

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