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Old Orchard Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, European
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High Road | Letterkenny, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 912 1615
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Wicklow, Ireland
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154 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Just a quick coffee and a peek over the fence at the new Courthouse, but the Orchard still has that old Irish pub atmosphere. Nice if you enjoy a genuine local tavern, with genuine local taverners. Good staff, good coffee, sun shining...we're getting to like this place.

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Thank 753John
Ireland
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016

We went on Friday night, they have a new menu which is very good value. I got the bbq chicken wings, they were delicious. Everyone else was happy with their food and drinks. The cocktails are a speciality I would recommend getting one or two. great bar and good atmosphere

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letterkenny
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2015

We ate here last month very good food at a very reasonable price. There was 15 of us in the party and the service was very good.

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Thank scoobyLetterkenny
Donegal
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Met up with a group of friends on s Sunday evening and food was average at best. Ordered chicken Caesar salad but it was quite bland. Very little flavour. Ordered dessert which was baileys cheesecake which was the worst cheesecake I've ever tasted. Indeed the ice-cream wasn't much better. When we informed the waiter when he lifted our dishes he... More 

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Thank Guest1978
Letterkenny, Ireland
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

Having worked in high road area for over a year the Orchard became a home away from home. I was a a regular for the lunch time carvery, and it was exactly what one would expect. Plenty of food, choice and at an excellent price. And the girls who work there are lovely, helpful and always served with a smile,... More 

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Wicklow, Ireland
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154 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015

I didn't particularly like the place but the staff made up for my initial grumpiness...helpful, friendly, witty. Food was good, atmosphere relaxed with the car safely parked out the back, I'm happy. Returned a day or two later with intent to park but this time to visit the excellent museum across the road...to find that the car park was roped... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

We went to the orchard for the Wednesday night steak night. The food and service was excellent. I'd highly recommend it and we will be back.

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Thank Jonathan M
Letterkenny, Ireland
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2015

Great menu and not expensive. Service was very good. I had the roast beef which melted in your mouth , just the way i like it. I wasnt driving so was able to have a pint as well. My perfect sunday.

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Thank David M
Luton, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2014

Mid-day. 9 people in our group - didn't book!! Expected to have to wait, but were able to sit in a booth in the bar area (not far away from the buffet area). Friendly, smiling staff and nice atmosphere. The food is well cooked and is a typical buffet style service except that the portions are huge and good choice.... More 

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Thank Tony A
Downings, Co Donegal
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2014

Average Pub Grub. Staff and Service excellent. A lot of children running about which is a problem in a lot of establishments.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Road | Letterkenny, Donegal Town, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Donegal Town
  • Phone Number: +353 74 912 1615

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