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The Forge

Meetinghouse Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
074-9725578
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Ranked #2 of 9 nightlife in Donegal Town
Type: Bar/ Clubs
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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
13 helpful votes 13 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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Belfast, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I long to get back to Donegal and the Forge Bar. Joe & Co. are lovely and welcoming, the atmosphere is relaxed and it's a bar you could sit in for hours and not notice the time going past. It's simply the best pub in town. If there's a big group of you, there's the upstairs rooms (literally like living... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013 via mobile

The forge had a fantastic atmosphere with great music and great friendly customers, the staff were also lovely which was a main reason for why it would be the first pub I visit on my return. Adam & Cal

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Best pint of Guinness in town, good acoustic sessions, upstairs is basically a living room, you wont leave it until they stop serving in the small hours, its somehow impossible to do! definitely worth a visit if looking if on holiday, you wont find many pubs like it

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