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Cute + Cosy Bar.

So interesting. Lovely wee bar. Really enjoyed our visit here. Well worth a visit... only a 5... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Best Guinness

The Forge is a quaint pub near the castle with the best Guinness pour around. The owner and his... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2018
Perrysburg, Ohio
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Meetinghouse Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 972 5578
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All reviews in town eye catching wonderful person half door great atmosphere old world friendly barman a real irish pub before dinner pint of guinness return visit live music great night top class joe pubs sweeney
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So interesting. Lovely wee bar. Really enjoyed our visit here. Well worth a visit... only a 5 minute walk from The Diamond

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CarinaDublin
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

The Forge is a quaint pub near the castle with the best Guinness pour around. The owner and his daughter Annie are warm and welcoming as are the Tuesday night regulars!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

We had drinks here on Friday and Saturday night 23rd,24th November this pub has so much character it is a hidden gem the bar man on Friday was called Paul a lovely young man who made us feel so welcome will definitely be back

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mags M
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Just spotted it by chance walking into the centre of Donegal Town. A hidden jewel indeed. Old, authentic, interesting and qwerky with lots of choice items to check out and of course the best pint of Guinness in the town.Very friendly barman and owner Joe....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bernadette B
Reviewed October 6, 2018

We sat by the turf fire in this very old and cosy pub and had a delicious pint. Lots of atmosphere and a very friendly barman. We came back later for a drop of Jameson's. A great local pub.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Deceiving from the outside but once inside your made feel part of the Irish family where the conversations flow as easy as the beer. Excellent host Barman makes everyone welcome.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank paulod634
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Warm, inviting atmosphere. Extremely friendly bartender. Highly recommend. A return visit is a must!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jeg22018
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Nice wee pub full of character hidden across the bridge next to the river will visit again hopefully next year and a good pint of Guinness cheers

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank app4k01ubstm42quc578
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I'll start with the decoration, lots of historical artefacts with the eye catching something different every few minutes, I enjoyed our drinks and we chatted to the owner who was both engaging and very forthcoming with tales of the past. Husband also said pints are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dahubbz
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

This bar is very eye-catching....from the half doors as you enter to all the amazing memorabilia inside. The owner was very friendly and full of interesting stories. We loved our visit here. Don't miss it when you're in Donegal town.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JillLaois
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