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Waterloo Street

Derry, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #11 of 22 Nightlife in Derry
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Drinking
Description: Every night, party people head over to this street, which is lined with the city's wildest pubs and clubs.
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Rockhampton, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We went into the Rocking Chair for a drink after dinner. The small public bar was full of every-day people singing some traditional and some not so traditional songs. We grabbed a drink and joined in the chorus. One of the barmen - Dermott - made himself known to us & looked after us like we were long time locals.... More

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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212 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Waterloo Street runs from William Street up to Butcher's Gate, and you won't be stuck for a pint, if you happen to find yourself on it. It has a total of six bars, all on the right hand side as you head up it. Starting with Tracy's, Peadar O'Donnell's, The Gweedore, The Dungloe, Bound for Boston, and finally The Rocking... More

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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

You will find some of the best musicians in the City playing in these bars here every night of the week. Keep an eye out for the trad band in Paeders and also the lads who play in the Dungloe on thursdays and Tracys on Sundays/Mondays

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

This steep street in the City Centre is quite off the "beaten track" for tourists and visitors to the City, however it is a must visit for night time revellers seeking good craic and a traditional pint of the black stuff! The street is packed with bars of all different shapes and sizes and live Irish music most nights in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2004

i think that the waterloo is the best bar in the town, the nightlife in this street is some of the best nightlife i have ever seen and i have been in new york, london and amsterdam

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2002

Waterloo street is the nerve centre of night life in Derry. Situated within Derry's city centre the strret is filled with many pubs and bars, for example, The Dungloe, The Gweedore, Kate's Paedar O'Donnels, the Bound for Boston and The Rocking Chair and that's only naming a few! Every night is party night in these bars! Most are traditional Irish... More

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