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Address: Bridge St., Donegal Town, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 86 251 2004
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Description: The Reel Inn is Donegals No.1 venue for live Irish Traditional Music. A...
The Reel Inn is Donegals No.1 venue for live Irish Traditional Music. A family run business providing live Irish music and entertainment 7 nights a week.
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Fun pub

Cute little pub in town. Great music. Very cozy place to hang out. My friends had a great time as well

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Sandra J
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Cute little pub in town. Great music. Very cozy place to hang out. My friends had a great time as well

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had a 3 night stay in Donegal and spent each night in here. Bar staff are really friendly and the Guiness is wonderful. Music every night...the highlight being the 5 piece band on Wednesday...superb entertainment if you like traditional Irish music. It's not the biggest of places and can get a bit crammed but that lends itself to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Great spot for a few drinks with traditional Irish music every night. John the owner is great craic. After work he will sit with the musicians and play his button accordian great craic. Just give it a go and enjoy

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Just a typical little cosy Irish bar and the place to be if you love Irish folk music. Spent both nights of a midweek break in here and loved it the musicians were amazing playing a great mix of old and more modern Irish tunes...go you'll not be disappointed.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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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

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
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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

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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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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