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Hidden Gem

Just spotted it by chance walking into the centre of Donegal Town. A hidden jewel indeed. Old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bernadette B
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Cosy bar

We sat by the turf fire in this very old and cosy pub and had a delicious pint. Lots of atmosphere... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
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Meetinghouse Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 972 5578
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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.

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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.

Thank Paulo D
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

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

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

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

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.

Thank JillLaois
Reviewed June 19, 2018

When entering this pub you are stepping back in time! It is crammed full of interesting Artifacts and the landlord gave me a history of this quaint but historic building.The ale is very good too.-If you stay at the Gateway do yourself a favour and...More

Thank rickarch
Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

A warm and cozy little place that was thoroughly enjoyed by us. A truly authentic experience complete with a wonderful family running it

Thank PinkTravel1910
Reviewed December 9, 2017

It's a very comfortable atmosphere, low-key with lots of local patrons and a good share of visitors who are looking for a quiet setting

Thank CharlieMcGrane
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