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“Great food”
Review of Olde Castle Bar

Olde Castle Bar
Ranked #3 of 69 Restaurants in Donegal Town
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $48
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Donegal’s finest traditional old Irish Bar & Restaurant offers a warm welcome to visitors to Donegal Town and locals alike. The Olde Castle Bar and Restaurant Donegal is home to the finest Donegal seafood, steaks, beers, wines & whiskies – served by the O’Toole family and their team, with a smile and a Cead Mile Failte!
Northern Ireland
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed February 20, 2013 via mobile

If you are looking for a really nice bar that sells great food then this is the place to go in Donegal town.
We arrived in for a quick drink but the food leaving the kitchen looked great so we asked for the menu. I ordered the venison pie and mash and I must say it was the nicest pie I had ever eaten.
I only wish I lived closer and could eat there more often.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Perfect Night - Excellent Food”
Reviewed February 17, 2013

Amazing place with so much character ! Food was Divine - Delishhhh. We had Seafood platter - All I can say is " cant wait to go back and have another one - promise to take a picture and post it the next time. My husband had the monkfish with crab cake and mussel broth - Absolute 5 star food with a lovely bar. Must Visit when in Donegal

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Chimney needs cleaned”
Reviewed February 16, 2013

Lovely place, nice atmosphere but seriously smokey.. Chimney badly needs cleaned, smoke would cut the throat of you.. Staff nice and friendly

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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“Owner always up front”
Reviewed February 13, 2013 via mobile

Can't beat this place for lunch in Donegal town - or Dinner either.
As regular customers we have never been disappointed

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“excellent”
Reviewed February 11, 2013

excellent service tonight. very friendly girl serving behind the bar and a very friendly and funny lad serving us. Just had main courses of lamb shank and salmon (botj excellent) and shared a banoffi pie whicj was tasty.
overall brilliant pub, food and service.

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Thank Seamus1980
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