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Joey's Pub

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2 S M Das Road | Opposite Rink Mall And Post Office, Darjeeling 734101, India
+91 354 225 8216
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Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Joey's is a wonderful escape for the noise and crowds. A cosy old fashion Pub built for the poms back in the day.

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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

The interior of the pub was completely changed. The ambience of the new place was not up to mark. Heard that, it was because of a fire. If so, it's understandable. Yet, we had the best night in Darjeeling and love joeys for it.....

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Alas !!! I could not meet Puran Daju, the founder of this pub. He passed away this Feb. Located right beside Rink Mall, this place has an old world charm. Don't expect anything funky here. Liquor is pretty cheap here, but they don't serve any food. I would like to suggest them to start serving some finger foods.

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Thank AvishekT
Kolkata
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Reached there with a lot of expectation but was rudely shocked to see that its a tiny space with 4 tables and a separate smoker zone and a bar. Nothing else. No music no buzz. Felt like a place dedicated to hard core boozer who comes to drown themselves in booze and more booze. Big turn off...

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Thank Andydey
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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195 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Joey's pub has become iconic with Darj specially with its affable owner Puran at the helm.Unfortunately,Puran is no more & the place is closed for now but will be back on shortly,hopefully.

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Thank ghoshs1
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Nice ambiance in the place. Had a wonderful time with my friend over beer. It's a small place, but I kind of liked it for the same reason :P But the rest-room is pathetic. Definitely need to improve on that.

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Thank Ratnavel S
Hyderabad, India
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We visited Joey's pub after a lot of recommendations. The place was so cozy and hosted only a handful of people at a time. It's décor is old-school and comforting. The place is perfect to hang out with friends over a pint of beer!

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Thank KrishnakoliDas
Pune, India
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

A must visit place. It's been renovated now, however when I first visited this place in December 2000 I fell in love with it. Alcohol from all over the world, dim lights, wooden tables. An all in all an amazing place and must visit. It's the best place to relax and unwind. It has a TV now and the seating... More 

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New Delhi, India
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Feels like you've gone back 50 odd years. Self service, tiny, crowded, awesome!!! They don't have a kitchen the wait staff have no qualms about getting you food from outside. Open till 1030 PM. Must must visit if in Darjeeling

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Kurseong, India, Asia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Named after the former owners son. Located in central darjeeling. You are sure to meet with foreigners here. The music is great . The options for drinks somewhat limited. The service is poor. This Pub is geared to quench the thirsty foreigners. Unless you are a Page 3 star as an Indian you are bound to be somewhat neglected.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Pub, British
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Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 S M Das Road | Opposite Rink Mall And Post Office, Darjeeling 734101, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Darjeeling
  • Phone Number: +91 354 225 8216

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?