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Biddy’s O’Barnes

| Barnesmore Gap, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 972 2647
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Wonderful place to stop.

Biddy,s sits halfway along the Barnsmore Gap in a perfect location. We were on our way home from... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
County Londonderry, United Kingdom
via mobile
Quick stop for a pint

This was a great pit stop on our way from Letterkenny to Donegal town. Denise was bartending and... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Eileen P
Becker, Minnesota
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This Famous Pub is nestled at the foothills of the Blue Stack Mountains, on the Banks of the Lowerymore River, nine miles from Ballybofey and six miles from Donegal Town. Biddy's was originally an Inn, dating back to the 18th century, a time when the Coach was the main form of transport, here was a stopping point, where horses were rested, and travellers relaxed before the next stage of their long and tiring journey through the Gap. Biddy's O'Barnes, to this day remains a stopping point for today's traveller. People from all over the world now pass through these doors. Pub grub served daily. However you spend your time with us, we hope you enjoy your visit.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“soup” (5 reviews)
“hen parties” (3 reviews)
“the gap” (2 reviews)
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| Barnesmore Gap, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 972 2647
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Biddy,s sits halfway along the Barnsmore Gap in a perfect location. We were on our way home from Rossnowlagh and stopped for a rest. Very busy that day as the weather was great. Staff were busy but still attentive and chatty. As the driver I...More

Thank TONY S
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This was a great pit stop on our way from Letterkenny to Donegal town. Denise was bartending and she was friendly and helpful with suggesting other stops. We were the only patrons since it was early afternoon. It is a quaint old establishment.

1  Thank Eileen P
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Love this pub . A must if you are in Donegal. We were staying in the gap lodge so we popped in each night for a quick pint of Guinness . Very warm welcome friendly barman and great atmosphere.

1  Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Stopped off for a quick refreshment with friends. The property has an excellent beer garden which provides stunning views of Barnesmore Gap. The staff are friendly and provided a warm welcome. I would recommend stopping off to take in the views (and the excellent stout)

1  Thank Ronan D
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped here both on our way and on our way back from Sligo with a bus full of hens. Be it Drinks,soup,sandwiches tea or just a toilet stop then Biddys has everything you are looking for. Both times it was busy with people eating...More

2  Thank Catglack
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Great little pub to stop for a quiet drink. It's been completely updated/decorated since my last visit two years ago. Lovely setting overlooking river. Very friendly staff/service.

2  Thank Monica B
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great location for a quick bite to eat or a few drinks. We arrived at around 11 in the morning and even then the atmosphere was great. We ordered 6 soups with rolls, ham toastie and ham and chicken sandwiches. All of...More

4  Thank adambeales2
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Family drove us to this place very popular with hen parties as proven with the many photos on hall walls. Great pint of Guinness and soup of the day was superb. Staff nice and friendly overall a nice experience will definitely return

4  Thank Bernie K
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a bite to eat because I'd heard so many people talking about it. Entered the bar where there was a man sitting at the bar swearing very loudly (this was about 2.30 on a Monday afternoon). So we asked if there was...More

3  Thank Flyin_5
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Had a quick drink with family as we were passing, and had a friendly welcome , great scenery around the pub and very reasonable prices :)

3  Thank Mark G
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