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Badgers Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
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16-18 Orchard St Old City Centre, Derry, Northern Ireland
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There's very few bars in central Derry that can match this one. Lovely atmosphere great food and great guinness. Staff 100%. Perfect for a quiet afternoon pint.

Thank Alastair312
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had our work Christmas lunch/drinks here. Really good pub grub, nice Guinness and warm relaxed atmosphere. Overall...just a great pub.

Thank Jaks M
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place great food every time we have ever came it's delicious .nice staff and great atmosphere always busy . We love it have never been disapointed yet. Try it excellent food and very reasonable . Going to milleniium forum later it's just across the street perfect.

Thank Carol l
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Staff were so professional,we were made very welcome, food was superbly cooked and presented, nothing too much trouble.We will certainly return next time in Derry. Thank you

Thank Elizabeth B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Visited last night before a concert. Had been before and recommended it to guests as we had enjoyed it. It was the biggest disappointment of our visit to Derry. A long wait for poor quality food served by an impolite waitress. When we asked about the delay she told us we should have asked!! The adjoining table had a worse... More 

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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

This bar is right next to the shopping center and is pretty central to the eating and shopping district of Derry. Add to that an eclectic choice of menu items, like beef naan, and it is great choice for lunch or dinner. I had the beef naan, which is loads of marinated beef with caramelized onions and red peppers between... More 

Thank Victor P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Me and my brother stopped in here for a bite to eat and a pint last Thursday before doing our Christmas shopping,had chicken and beef enchiladas,top quality food and service,will definitely back!!!

Thank Mark M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Ive know this bar for decades. It has always been one step ahead of the competition. The staff are the epic and present the better side of this historic city.

Thank Jonathan C
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Friendly cosy bar - very welcoming and relaxing. Excellent service. Love the layout on different levels.

Thank pinada67
Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Called into Badgers today for lunch with my daughter. When we got in I was sure we would be asked to wait for a table it was so busy. But we were acknowledged almost immediately andseated very quickly. The menu is good, nothing overly fancy. I had chicken wrap with garlics and my daughter had chicken burger with garlics. Along... More 

Thank bluebells26

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-18 Orchard St Old City Centre, Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?