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Peadar O'Donnells Bar

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Address: 59 - 63 Waterloo Street, Derry BT48 6HD, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44 028 71267295
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11:30 am - 1:30 am
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Sun 12:30 pm - 12:30 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Activities: Nightlife
Description: Peadar O'Donnels, the home of Live traditional & contemporary music in...
Peadar O'Donnels, the home of Live traditional & contemporary music in Derry. On our premises we have 3 different bars – Peadar O’Donnells, the Gweedore Bar and Gweedore Upstairs. Peadars is known throughout the world and is a must visit location for the many tourists that flock to Derry in ever increasing numbers. We are famous for, among other things, our live music which is largely organised but has regular impromptu sessions from either local musicians or visiting performers. Whichever of our bars you would like to visit, you are guaranteed a warm welcome, a good time and the best pint of Guinness in Derry!
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Good place for music

A nice, lively atmosphere in the heart of Derry (or Londonderry, depending on your political leanings). Comfortable place to hear live Irish folk music and watch soccer (sorry... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

A nice, lively atmosphere in the heart of Derry (or Londonderry, depending on your political leanings). Comfortable place to hear live Irish folk music and watch soccer (sorry, football).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This place is a great place for traditional music and meeting locals!! The staff were nice enough but to busy for a good chat. It's small but great for mingling

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Great traditional Irish pub. Went in for a drink and ambiance. Great dive bar as we refer to in the states.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Cool bar with a traditional look and an eclectic decor. Nice vibe across a very diverse range of locals and visitors and a genuinely friendly atmosphere. The traditional live music was great - really high quality session accompanied by some spontaneous and extremely energetic dancing! Great conclusion to a great first visit to Derry and I will definitely be back.

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County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

visited here with family in august the staff was friendly as were the locals. Lovely pint and they have traditional music on who were fantastic lovely place will be seeing more of us now we have moved here :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Had two great nights in o Donnells bar in Derry at the weekend,it was packed but staff were well up to looking after the crowd, music was as good as you would get anywhere, but on like Dublin they did not rip of people, keep it up o Donnells hope to be back soon.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Great atmosphere, interesting items all over, nice staff and a good pint. Loved it and everyone was so friendly and happy to chat. There are loads of flags on the ceiling; Spain, Germany, Wales, Norway, even Bangladesh, but no English flag. Considering the number of English visitors that go there it would be nice to see the cross of St... More 

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Derry city
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10 reviews 10 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A brilliant traditional Irish pub in the city centre of derry,great live Irish music sessions every night,top class musicians,very friendly bar staff who have a wealth of local knowledge,some great local characters in the pub who will make you feel very welcome A very well run pub,bright and lively P.s the guinness is quality

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Seems to be a popular spot. It was packed but some kind locals made room at a table. Drinks came quickly. The bar has lots of random stuff hanging all over, which gives it a lot of character.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We met family and friends in her for a catch up, brilliant pub with great music, lots of history in here, love it.

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