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The Reel Inn

Closed Now: 10:30 - 23:30
Open today: 10:30 - 23:30
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Traditional Irish music nightly! Always a great local and out of town folks! You are immediately... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Charming and authentic

Popped in for a quick drink. Nice Irish bar. Did not have time to stay for music but bar felt real... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
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The Reel Inn is Donegals No.1 venue for live Irish Traditional Music. A family run business providing live Irish music and entertainment 7 nights a week.
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Bridge Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 87 933 8456
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All reviews traditional music every night great night the pub irish dancing live music great atmosphere music starts friendly locals first night bar staff pint of guinness in town few hours musicians accordion craic
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traditional Irish music nightly! Always a great local and out of town folks! You are immediately made to feel at home and to participate!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bettyvan
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a quick drink. Nice Irish bar. Did not have time to stay for music but bar felt real and authentic . Would have liked to spend an evening there. Interesting wall of photos and memorabilia

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PennyMat
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Stayed in Donegal 3 nights and went to the Reel Inn each night, great music. An audience that appreciated the music made it 3 great nights. Each night we ate at the Harbour but made sure we were seated in the Reel by 8:30. Thanks...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank John S
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This is a very entertaining bar. It feels like a real throw-back. The owner plays the accordian and the music is wonderful. Lots of sing-a-longs and laughter!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patty J
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This pub was walking distance from our B&B and was recommended by our host for music. The musicians are in the back room and there are chairs there if you are early. We were lucky to find stools in the main bar area and could...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank visitor08Vancouver
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Called in mid week for some delicious Guinness! Sharon really looked after us. This is a proper pub and they offer traditional music every night! First night we were there you couldn’t get a seat so get down early! You will be well looked after!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Great sing along singing loads of Irish song meet loads of good people meet Joe a good coach driver...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mario13158
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Went after dinner while in Donegal town to listen to traditional music. Fabulous music, great atmosphere plenty of seats. Good drinks. Offer music every night

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cali-Em
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I'm a local, home on holidays, and had somehow never visited this pub before. It was an amazing night, great pints, great atmosphere, brilliant musicians, I would thoroughly recommend it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank edelparam
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Went here on my own on a Fri night. Great mix of locals & tourists, music & overall friendly vibe. Really enjoyed it! And the service & drink prices were great too!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jno100
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Shauna B
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Live music every night, great atmosphere