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The Forge

Meetinghouse Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
074-9725578
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Ranked #1 of 9 nightlife in Donegal Town
Type: Bar/ Clubs
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We popped in for a quiet pint before dinner but had to return after it because the Guinness was amazing. We ended up having pints and chat with the owner and a local and stayed late to enjoy the live music. The owner even offered us a round of drinks. Great little pub, our favourite in Donegal town and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We came here for a couple drinks as a recommendation from our cab driver. It is a very quaint yet eclectic little pub with more history packed inside of it than you could ever think possible. Wonderful atmosphere and a friendly owner named Joe, I believe. Definitely a must see!

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belfast
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This little pub is wonderful. It is the traditional irish pub and Joe the bar man with keep you entertained, for of fun and criac

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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This is a wonderful pub from times gone by. We got a really warm welcome, and a great pint of Guinness. Put this on on your list of places to visit!!

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is off the beaten track ever so slightly but thats not a bad thing, its worth the walk along the bridge and down past the church to a distinctly different public house than the norm in Donegal town. Joe and his staff will treat you as one of their own and at the weekends there is always some music... More

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Castlebar, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

This is a great bar with lots of character & history. Lovely half door as you enter. Lots of old newspapers and original bits & pieces inside the bar. They serve a great pint of Guinness and the bar girl was very friendly and filled us in on the history of the bar. Pubs like these are few and far... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

Gr8 night life gr8 drinks gr8 people gr8 starff . A very friendly place cant wait to go back good music too the whole town is fantastic . A must when ever you yet the chance

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Nice cosy wee pub and there was a great sing song the night we were there. Full of character and friendly

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is one of the best bars in town always has a good atmosphere and a great pint and the bar staff are very friendly and attentive.

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This is the best bar in town. During the week or weekend, you're always guaranteed a good night with good craic and good company. My husband says they serve the best Guinness in town too!!

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