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The Singing Pub

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Clontallagh, Downings | Co Donegal, Downings, Ireland
+353 74 915 5176
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This pub has a great reputation hence it is always packed anytime we go but we always manage to get a table. The food is very good and they offer a great selection, even on the kids menu. The desserts are to die for and big portions so leave plenty of room if you can! The staff are really friendly... More 

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Thank Gillian B
Drogheda, Ireland
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were driving the scenic loop from Downings bay and came across this little place, wondering what all the vehicles were doing and curious to the name, the car park had facilities for camper vans etc, childrens play area etc, traditional small irish pub, separate rooms, what I think a restaurant to the rear, witnessed people waiting for table, food... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went here for dinner over the weekend. It could have been a disaster as they didn't have a record of our booking despite me booking it on Facebook messenger. We were a party of 5 and the staff who were lovely found us a table. The kids loved the playarea outside. The food was amazing, the steak on a stone... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this middle of nowhere pub!! The food is very good.. i had the surf n turf which was 6oz fillet served on a hot stone to cook yourself and the surf was prawns, crab claw and 2 scallops! A really impressive wine list and the guinness was good also!!

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Thank Mikeb666
Bangor, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great spot to stop off if nearby and always very welcoming. Food great and always live sport on for the men. Welcoming to all ages and a small playarea outside for the younger ones. Have yet to visit when the Live music is on but will make a point of doing so when I'm back up next week!!!

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Convoy, Donegal, Ireland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

lovely little pub good food and lovely staff. Great in the summer it has a kiddies little play park and has room if you are camping out back ... loved it

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Armagh
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Went here on Saturday evening for dinner.This pub is super cosy and the staff are very friendly.Food was lovely and fresh and great value for money.Eating dinner beside the lovely open fire was just perfect. I would definitely go again and recommend.

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Just love the singing pub food is absolutely amazing hear, If you love seafood, steaks, burgers this is your place 👍And the seafood chowder is the best I've ever tasted in the world and the standards never drop 👏👏👏😘

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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360 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the pub for a drink and dinner during the week. The Guinness was really awesome, possibly the best pint of it I've ever had! I had the Steak which was really lovely, my dad had the scampi which he really enjoyed! Not too pricey either for what we got.

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

To be fair we only called in for a bowl of soup When we arrived as I don't drink we just went and sat at a table, they have a great turf fire and an olde world charm which is somewhat destroyed by a massive TV screen blaring in the adjoining bar. Perhaps it was the fact that we did'nt... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clontallagh, Downings | Co Donegal, Downings, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Downings
  • Phone Number: +353 74 915 5176

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