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McCafferty's Bar

Mountain Top | Mountain Top, Letterkenny Donegal, Ireland
+353 87 927 9292
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Old style Bar but strict

This is an old styled Irish Bar and has no T.V. No music live or on Speakers from C.D's etc. No... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland
Relaxed atmosphere

We go here on Friday after work drink with friends. Best Guinness the lads in group tell me. Great... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Aisling G
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McCafferty's Bar is an award winning pub just two miles from Letterkenny town centre. It has unrivaled views over Glenveagh National Park and of Errigal and Muckish mountains in particular. With a westerly facing aspect it is a perfect spot to watch the sun go down when the weather allows. Inside there are two open fires and traditional decor with an impressive array of irish antique pub mirrors gathered over the decades. You will find a warm welcome and a perfect pint awaits. In short - this is great place to meet up and have the craic with your friends.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Mountain Top | Mountain Top, Letterkenny Donegal, Ireland
+353 87 927 9292
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old styled Irish Bar and has no T.V. No music live or on Speakers from C.D's etc. No Hen or Stag Parties are allowed in as are tour buses or large groups of people in case they may disturb the regular punters....More

Thank seamusmurphy
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

We go here on Friday after work drink with friends. Best Guinness the lads in group tell me. Great for a chat as no music blaring. Winter time there is always a fab wood fire blazing. Sitting outside in summer has breath-taking views. Staff are...More

Thank Aisling G
Reviewed July 20, 2017

I would consider retraining some of your staff members. Terrible experience with what I assume is the owner - extremely discourteous and unfriendly to a small group of professional women having a quiet drink. Bar itself is clean but uncomfortable. Guinness was poor. Save your...More

Thank tinamchugh4
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place. Laid back atmosphere with a fire and old school traditional decorations. Classy simple paired down cocktail menu needs to be tried. Moscow mule is hard to beat. Great spot for indoors on winter nights next to the fire, or outdoors in...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Excellent place for a drink (always served in the proper glass). Lovely open fire in the Winter months. Spotless. Friendly staff - Perfectionists. Comfortable, relaxing environment. Best pub in town for a relaxing drink.

2  Thank eugeniamoran
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Mark McCafferty was a wonderful help in sending me McCafferty's Bar hoodies for my husband, daughter & brother-in-law, McCaffertys all, for Christmas gifts. Cool logos! Montana thanks you!

1  Thank Gail S
Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic traditional Irish pub with open fire and amazing sundowner views over Muckish and Errigal. Have just seen it done up for Christmas. So nicely decorated, really Christmassy! Cocktail menu is absolutely amazing..... drinks are really tasty and pack a punch! One of the only...More

Thank MissFitzz
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Want to watch TV? Want to listen to loud music? Then try another hostelry because here it's fireside chats, friendly staff and conversation... with the fire absent during the current heatwave. Park just outside the door and enter an old-style Irish pub, with the bar...More

1  Thank 753John
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Great little pub, owner needs to appreciate customers. Has a bit of attitude, narcissistic personality. If customers are having any kind of fun which results in any volume of noise the management takes the opportunity to order you a taxi and then informs you when...More

1  Thank licannon
Mark M, Owner at McCafferty's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2016

Dear Mr. Cannon, Thank you for taking the time to review our premises. We would like to convey our sincerest apologies that your experience fell short of expectations on the night you visited. Your review raises some salient points to which we should like to...More

Reviewed April 26, 2016

this place has a lot of character (and some characters) decor is brilliant , cosy fires , just a little background music. Fantastic staff and good beer and a great range of premium spirits. Don't expect sing songs,sport on TV. just a pub and why...More

Thank dylanman58
Mark M, Owner at McCafferty's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2016

Thank you for the excellent review!

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