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Peadar O'Donnells Bar

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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
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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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I love this pub!!!

I think I was every night during my stay in Derry! It's like time stopped here, and there is also traditional music every night. It's a good mix of locals and tourists. We had so... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I think I was every night during my stay in Derry! It's like time stopped here, and there is also traditional music every night. It's a good mix of locals and tourists. We had so much fun every time we were there! I add a perfect pint of Guinness too!

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coatbridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here on Tues 19th July had a great night friendly staff and live music will definitely come back on our return to derry

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant place for cheep beer and entertainment traditional and friendly atmosphere good location with other bars all in walking distance

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This neighborhood bar was a very nice, quieter place to stop for a pint after some touring. The bar tender was great to talk with, the people in the bar were respectful and quiet. The hangings on the bar's walls and ceiling added to the atmosphere. They had a large selection of the regular commercial beers. Heard they had great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is billed as a music pub with a sign outside saying music every night. We deliberately waited until 10pm to arrive as we were told by locals that there's often a late start. The musicians eventually arrived at 10.40 pm and as we were so tired from travelling we had to leave as we were so fed up waiting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved this place, definitely a sure thing to visit while in Derry. From the lovely music to the decorations this place makes you feel better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I have visited this pub on many occasions over the last twelve years and it never disappoints the staff are friendly and the superb traditional Irish music is just brilliant for a good singalong its my favourite all time pub and I consider it to be the best pub in Derry so if you are planning on going to Derry... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This is the place, we're told, to see music in Derry. It sure is a lively place in the center of the action in Waterloo Street, but the night we were there, the bar was filled with football fans watching Liverpool lose to Madrid in a European final. No music. Lots of interesting stuff to look at on the walls.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

The last few times we've been in Derry we have came here for drinks.the staff have been brilliant and they have given us recommendations for places to eat. Definitely our first stop when we go back to Derry

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Had an incredible night out, met many lovely and many interesting people. Band playing traditional Irish music was fantastic! Staff were very friendly too

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