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The Singing Pub

Clontallagh, Downings | Co Donegal, Downings, Ireland
+353 74 915 5176
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (41 reviews)
“seafood” (23 reviews)
“mussels” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Clontallagh, Downings | Co Donegal, Downings, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible food, fantastic atmosphere not to mention the turf fire. So cozy... Highly recommended!!!

Thank JJzsazsa1967
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited one evening after seeking out Murder Hole Beach, not too far away. Bar was very busy with lots of people eating, nice table setting’s and all the food looked good. We just enjoyed a drink while listening to the live music. Only thing is...More

Thank MissJen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok atmosphere with welcoming real fire. Have been a number of times and consistently the service and food is just ok. It's the sort of place you will find used empty mayo sachets in the condiment basket plus many of the gin's in house menu...More

1  Thank RMC1970
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We took a walk up to this pub mostly to get away from the awful caravan site we were staying at in Downings so really wer'nt expecting very much. We were blown away by the fab atmosphere and buzz and ending up staying for hours...More

Thank Kim-Olphert
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Had the absolute pleasure of dining here recently. Im not local to the area but heard so many fabulous reviews I was eager to try it for myself. Thankfully this restaurant did not disappoint. I had the soup to start which was deliciously homemade. I...More

Thank bubbles1984
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Called in for a light lunch and were impressed by the attractive exterior, the quaint interior and the friendly staff. Good, wide ranging menu using fresh and local produce; wish we'd had time for a main meal.

Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Great wee pub staff are really friendly, lovely food and weather permitting a lovely play area for the kids outside. Would definitely come here again.

Thank AnnetteMaeve
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Four adults,two kids and all dishes excellent. Particular favorites were the fish and chip.The mussels are nearly always daughters choice and they were delicious. We visited on a Wednesday evening and restaurant area was full so we were seated in bar area which wasn't a...More

Thank The_Gilpins
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The Singing Pub should be on the list for any visit to the Rosapenna Hotel or the Carrigart or Downings area.

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here for lunch. 2 lovely bowls of mussels, we also shared crab claws, which were lovely but a bit small, and also shared Calamari, which was ok. Lovely pint of Guinness, beautiful old pub, nice young staff. All in all a great spot...More

Thank bobmcIreland
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Questions & Answers
Jayne H
25 June 2017|
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Response from Magsdoc1978 | Property representative |
Hi. we start food at 1 on Sunday. sorry about that.
Jayne H
25 June 2017|
Response from Gwyneth W | Reviewed this property |
Hi...sorry, but I only visited the pub in the evening as I was staying at the campsite nearby. They do offer camping van parking though, so it would make sense to offer breakfast. Might be a good idea to phone them.
Clair F
13 June 2017|
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Response from Kevin H | Reviewed this property |
3.5 kilometers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clontallagh, Downings | Co Donegal, Downings, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Downings
  • Phone Number: +353 74 915 5176
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