Seven Bars That Are Older Than The Ale Itself

by
Zohaib Ahmed
Organized establishments where people go to consume alcoholic beverages have existed for centuries. From bars to taverns to alehouses, their names may vary but the purpose remains the same, which is to get wasted there.

Organized establishments where people go to consume alcoholic beverages have existed for centuries. From bars to taverns to alehouses, their names may vary but the purpose remains the same, which is to get wasted there.

Here we bring to you seven of the oldest bars that we know of:

Brauhaus Sion, Cologne, Germany – est. 1318

Kyteler’s Inn, Kilkenny, Ireland – est. 1324

Ye Olde Man & Scythe, Bolton, England – est. 1251

Brazen Head, Dublin, Ireland – est. 1198

Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem, Nottingham, England – est. 1189

The Bingley Arms, Leeds, England – est. 953 AD

Sean's Bar, Athlone, Ireland – est. 900 AD

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