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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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" Best customer service ever" :-D

We visited Peadars last week, originally for the cheap drinks but ended up getting so much more! Sitting at the bar we got local knowledge from the very friendly locals and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Derry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Called in with my friend for a couple of drinks. There was a traditional group playing at the time who were excellent would be perfect for visitors to the city. It was very busy and the atmosphere was great. Will definitely visit again soon look forward to it.

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Conna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We visited Peadars last week, originally for the cheap drinks but ended up getting so much more! Sitting at the bar we got local knowledge from the very friendly locals and the best customer service from Celina and Liam behind the bar!!! Thanks for a great night guys, Carol and Maeve, the Cork and Kerry girls!

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Peadar O, Manager at Peadar O'Donnells Bar, responded to this review

It was great having you here Carol and Maeve . I hope you will call in again if you return to these parts . More 

NEW JERSEY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stopped in on a Saturday night at about 7:30. The pub was busy but not overly crowded. The music was good and there was a lot of energy but most people seemed to be watching the football game on tv. The decor is interesting with flags on the ceiling from many countries and police badges on the wall.

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Peadar O, Manager at Peadar O'Donnells Bar, responded to this review

Thank for you for your kind words we really appreciate positive reviews . More 

Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Excellent venue for a few good pints and real music. Stopped in for a few hours one night and the place was jumping. A Thursday night too! Just real friendly and comfortable.

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Peadar O, Manager at Peadar O'Donnells Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to say a few words about us . We hope you will return some day . More 

Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Perfect spot to finish the night in Derry. The lively Trad band come on around 11pm each night and there is a good mix of locals and tourists. Good pints and great craic.

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Peadar O, Owner at Peadar O'Donnells Bar, responded to this review

Cheers Slapheado . Thanks for the comment . More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

If you're in Derry and are looking for the quintessential Irish pub experience, look no further than Peadar's. Great crowd, live music all weekend/some weeknights, good decor and craic that cannot be beat with a big stick! If I have friends from out of town visiting, Peadar's is my go to if I want to give them the typical Irish... More 

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Peadar O, Owner at Peadar O'Donnells Bar, responded to this review

Caolan , I'm glad you enjoyed you time at Peadar's and thank you for your positive review it means a lot to us . More 

The Villages, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Okay, so we stopped to rest our legs from Walking The Walls! It was afternoon, and the place was quiet. Had some delicious brews, enjoyed the ambiance, and boogied on. Wish we were there for evening action.

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Peadar O, Owner at Peadar O'Donnells Bar, responded to this review

Hi VG ,we're sorry you missed our evening entertainment . All the more reason for a return trip . More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We were on our first visit to Londonderry and my brothers wife who is from N Ireland recommended this bar as it has live traditional Irish Music. It was quite busy but coming from Liverpool I am used to bars being quite packed at a weekend so no problems here.This is a brilliant bar with really friendly locals and the... More 

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Peadar O, Owner at Peadar O'Donnells Bar, responded to this review

Hi Nakes , great to hear that you'll be visiting us again . Thanks for the review . More 

Las Vegas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I was in town visiting my cousin on my first trip to Ireland. She took my family and I to Peadar's to hear some great music and have a few pints. It was by far the best experience I've had on my visit. I'd defiantly recommend the bar if you are looking for a good time and to meet some... More 

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Peadar O, Manager at Peadar O'Donnells Bar, responded to this review

Hello paullv I'm glad to hear you had a great experience in Peadar's . Thanks for giving us a great review . More 

Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This Bar is so fantastic! It's on a bit of a hill but it's got to be the best bar in Derry. Live music usually start at 10:15pm. The bartenders are nice and the drinks are also nice and are not super pricey. This bar does not serve food but the atmosphere if one of a kind, true Irish experience.... More 

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Peadar O, Owner at Peadar O'Donnells Bar, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor member ,we are delighted to hear from you again and we really appreciate your kind words . More 

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