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Peadar O'Donnells Bar

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Address: 59-63 Waterloo Street, Derry BT48 6HD, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 7126 7295
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11:30 - 01:30
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Sun 12:30 - 00:30
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Peadar O'Donnels, the home of Live traditional & contemporary music in...

Peadar O'Donnels, the home of Live traditional & contemporary music in Derry. On our premises we have 3 different bars – Peadar O’Donnells, the Gweedore Bar and Gweedore Upstairs. Peadars is known throughout the world and is a must visit location for the many tourists that flock to Derry in ever increasing numbers. We are famous for, among other things, our live music which is largely organised but has regular impromptu sessions from either local musicians or visiting performers. Whichever of our bars you would like to visit, you are guaranteed a warm welcome, a good time and the best pint of Guinness in Derry!

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Great bar

Friendly fun and busy. Sunday had live music from around 5pm and it was a great atmosphere all day. Staff great too well worth stopping in here

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
mags1888
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly fun and busy. Sunday had live music from around 5pm and it was a great atmosphere all day. Staff great too well worth stopping in here

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the live music, great bar for a couple of beers. Lovely atmosphere. I would definitely recommend if staying in Londonderry.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic bar right on the edge of the Bogside, packed to the rafters most nights and blessed with an absolutely electric atmosphere. The traditional music although starting late most evenings, bounces off the walls once it begins.

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Bothwell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Pub, great beers and friendly service. They have live music every night, and the bands are great! A lot of traditional Irish Music, but also modern music with an Irish Twist. Very nice atmosphere here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Went in to this wee bar recommended by my best friend and it did not disappoint everything about this place is brilliant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

In all 32 counties. We didn't go on a weekend, but rather a Monday night on a cold day and it was great. The music was perfect, the bartender poured a good Guinness. The bar is quintessential free Derry. Perhaps it's walls are a bit too politicized, but it makes you notice you're in Derry. If you're in town, make... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I am led to believe that on weekends you cant move in here so it was nice to have a bit of space on a week day night. Great place to be able to chat with the locals and the traditional music was a great finish to the night. Paul the barman is an absolute legend and looked after me... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Always a great pub to visit in Derry for locals and tourists alike. They have live music on Saturday and Sunday afternoons - great way to pass a few hours...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I have to start by saying I don't drink, so I can't speak at all to the quality of the alcohol. However, this place has fantastic atmosphere! A very friendly pub, popular with locals and visitors alike, they have traditional music every night. Going here after the Halloween parade and fireworks and making some new friends was the cherry on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Called in a few times during a recent trip to Derry. Always buzzing, a great bar with pleasant and helpful staff. Time your visit to catch the regular traditional sessions to get the full Irish bar experience.

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