Well this is the place for you - we're building a definitive list of quiet pubs which don't have a DJ, nor a big-as-your house TV and certainly don't play dance music on a Sunday afternoon.
Dublin is where the quiet pub was born. Home to pubs where reading the paper and slowly drinking a velvety Guinness is as close to nirvana as you are going to get.
London has some fine quiet ale houses and pubs. There are little gems hidden in the city as well as some fine local establishments in hipster drenched Shoreditch.
We've been travelling the world discovering quiet watering holes in far flung locations. There are quiet pubs in Quito, blissful bars in Bogota and fantastic shebeens in Frankfurt