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So Friendly

Was there In February just for the weekend. We popped in a number of times and were made feel very... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Philip F
Friendly pub right beside bus station

Friendly and helpful staff offering the best of Irish hospitality. Great spot for a reasonably... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 Jun 2017
“So Friendly”
28 May 2017
“Friendly pub right beside bus station”
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5 Shipquay Place, Derry BT48 6DH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 2994
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Was there In February just for the weekend. We popped in a number of times and were made feel very welcome. Had the best craic with the staff and half the taxi men. Really hope to get down again!!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Philip F
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff offering the best of Irish hospitality. Great spot for a reasonably priced beer and a bit of banter.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

As an old work colleague of Finn i called in one day for a cup of tea and a chat! His service is second to none he is a gentleman! Hopefully its not too long before im in again! Friendly Bar with lots of locals....More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

£3.00 for a proper pint. Great service and friendly, good cliental and its obvious they run a good bar.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Des T
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Called into the Gainborough Bar today, a lovely little pub full of locals ready for a chat. Very friendly bar staff and patrons, happy to chat to visitors and welcome them into their city.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

ordered an Irish whiskey as a take away so I wouldn't miss my coach. they were very understanding and fast. the patrons were also fun and all wanted to shake my hand.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

My partner and I discovered this gem during a two night stay in Derry at Easter. We were immediately made very welcome by locals and staff, and can't praise this great wee pub highly enough. Deffo well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Markcathymagill
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Right on the corner of Guildhall Square nestles this delightful public house. As soon as you open the door, a welcome smile and greeting awaits you. Naomi and staff put their patrons at ease straight away. On my first of many visits, within minutes I...More

Date of experience: October 2014
3  Thank sean804
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We had passed a number of bars, before we reached the Gainsborough Bar at the side of The Guildhall. A small bar on a corner, just outside the City Wall and before the land rises away from the river. What drew us to it was...More

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank Alan D
Reviewed 23 August 2013

The Gainsborough Bar is across the road from Foyle Street bus station, and handy to kill some time, waiting for your bus. It's not a big bar, but it's got hearth, and if I lived in Derry, it could easily be my local. On my...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank letterkennycaint
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