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Reel Inn

Address: Bridge St., Donegal Town, Ireland
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Type: Piano Bar, Theater & Concerts, Nightlife
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Type: Piano Bar, Theater & Concerts, Nightlife
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Good music .Friendly staff and customers. Very near our hotel .Recommended by our bus driver,who had been in Donegal before.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

The pub it self is one of the best pubs in donegal. Music is the sole and life of the pub but the bar staff make it a warm cosy place and make everyone welcome. Don't think you could find a harder working barman than jamie (Jimmy) to most people :) can't wait to visit it again !!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We were promised traditional music, waited over 2 hours only to hear there weren't enough people to play. I have no problem if they decide not to play, just stick to what you said a few hours earlier. So maybe it is a great place, just double check things for yourself & don't just take their word for it

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South Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This pub offers traditional Irish music at its best! The musicians were all locals with amazing talent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

A wonderful pub with great traditional music everyone is made so welcome i felt like it was my local pub. I cannot wait for the next visit to donegal snd the reel inn:-)

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Ankaran, Slovenia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We found this pub by "accident" and we loved the athmosphere of the first night, so we were going there for the rest of our holidays. Staff is very friendly, every night there is a live traditional music with local singers...it's a must if you're in the area and you want to hear the traditional irish music in a pub.

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Susan Weckbaugh
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124 reviews 124 reviews
34 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Place packed with locals so you know it's good. Everyone was so friendly. We loved the music and all the different artists that kept coming in and sitting down and singing or playing. Please have Guinness when you're in Ireland. It doesn't taste anything like the schlock we have in America--it's creamy.

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Columbus
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

If you're interested in listening to genuine Trad music in a true Irish pub, this IS the place. We were there on a Friday evening and the Reel Inn was a mix of locals & tourists. The regulars couldn't have been nicer & we felt right at home, as the collection of musicians lit the pub up.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Thanks to our CIE tour bus driver, Dominic, we found the most amazing little pub that was packed to the gills with happy, friendly locals and tourists. No food here but the drinks were cold and the music hot. The owners act as welcoming committee, bartenders and band. The Irish music is just fantastic. By the time you leave, John... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We were there 2 nights for the Irish music performed by locals. It's very busy so best to get there by 9 pm for a seat.

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