Cottage Bar
Cottage Bar
4.5
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David B
Dublin, Ireland3 contributions
Couples
This was one of the best little pubs iv been to, felt like I was in an old traditional pub in the 50s, great character, we enjoyed our stop in and probably the best Guinness iv ever had
Written 6 February 2022
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Chris S
Belfast, UK172 contributions
Couples
Great pub, really cosy, quaintly decorated and a roaring fire.

Good service from the bar staff and a great pint.

Somewhere out of the ordinary worth a visit.
Written 1 February 2022
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angie
Belfast, UK12 contributions
Couples
Loved the quaintess of this bar. How far do you have to travel to find an old fashioned pub that reminds you of your youth ? The innocence of your grandad having a glass of stout and you having a brown lemonade ? Love the memories this place stirs up, the old tea cups etc are memory jerkers. Great smithwicks, good gin selection and lovely fire with great staff. I'd prefer to have a drink here rather than the many, many 'disco music' bars packed with teenage drinkers !!!!
Written 13 September 2021
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14DLB
Wolverhampton, UK671 contributions
Business
Recommend bar by the hotel. Roaring fire, good beer interesting decor with pots and pans hanging from the ceiling, popular with American tourists
Written 7 February 2020
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Katie D
1 contribution
Solo
I'm a transgender woman, I used to frequent this bar perhaps once a month, never had an issue with it until tonight. Went into the bar are ordered a pint of Guinness, and was met by why the bar tender nodding her head side to side saying "no" thought perhaps the Guinness was off or something. I said "have you got anything else to drink" she went on to say she wasn't serving me. I said "perhaps it's because I'm transgender" TYPICAL she said she "didn't know that". Then a male customer became involved. He went on to say "this is trish's pub and what Chris says goes". I asked what I had done, her response was... "You Know.. a couple of incidents away back". This is no way to treat people especially people from vulnerable minorities.
Written 29 November 2019
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Seamus Murphy
Letterkenny, Ireland752 contributions
Couples
I haven't been in here for ages and a work night out took me here. I came willingly as I wanted to see if the pints of Guinness were still the best in Letterkenny. I can confirm that they are.
This is what would be termed a "quaint pub". It hasn't changed much in the 34 years I have lived in Letterkenny. The family that own and run it seem to be happy to leave it unchanged.
It is a case of " if it is not broken don't fix it". The bar is like an old bar with a low Ceiling and so has the lounge. It has an open fire which is nice in the winter time.
The staff are all friendly and helpful.
The ceilings and walls are adorned by all sorts of old junk including a bicycle. All in all a grand pub. There is a smoking shelter out the back for those people who can still afford cigarettes. Enjoy.
Written 24 October 2019
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Derek F
Grange, Ireland2 contributions
Friends
Awful, one of worst pubs I have ever been in. It’s a dump do not go there. Not even a pub really. Old women behind bar was not friendly and was visibly miserable, everybody in there seemed unhappy because of it. We were staying locally and had a lovely meal and pint in McGinleys.
Written 24 May 2019
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karendebra
4 contributions
Couples
Fabulous wee spot. Def visit if in the area. Craic good and fire amazing. Real traditional bar. Tea cups on ceiling class.
Written 21 March 2019
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masseydub
38 contributions
Couples
I was in there twice with my wife last weekend.real old school pub.lots of old stuff hanging out of ceiling.fire was lighting very cosy. The Guinness is top of the range.I would definitely recommend people to go there and have a few Guinness
Written 2 October 2018
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marty7611
Milltown, Ireland3 contributions
Friends
A genuine Irish bar. Service is slow and cash only but atmosphere is great. Would highly recommend for anyone who wants to experience the local drinking scene.
Written 4 July 2018
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