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Biddy’s O’Barnes

| Barnesmore Gap, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 972 2647
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Quick stop off

Stopped off for a quick refreshment with friends. The property has an excellent beer garden which... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ronan D
Dublin, Ireland
Hen Party stop

We stopped here both on our way and on our way back from Sligo with a bus full of hens. Be it... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Malin, Ireland
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“soup” (5 reviews)
“hen parties” (3 reviews)
“few drinks” (2 reviews)
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| Barnesmore Gap, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 972 2647
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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)

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 9 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 20 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 5 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
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped on way to Sligo for few drinks and get pic taken, had been in touch before and arranged for pint and bride to be to pull a pint, staff on day were very accommodating and we had great time when there, we also stopped...More

4  Thank Derrysbest
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Called into 'Biddy's' with my father who is in his 90's on our way home from a stay in Mount Falcon Estate, Ballina to allow him to reflect on past memories of times he used to stop on his way through the Gap. Very quiet...More

4  Thank Jomaliem31
Reviewed 2 October 2015

On our visit to Ireland, my wife wanted to go to Biddy's. Whenever her parents visited they would always make a stop at this pub. We went and discovered a real jewel in the middle of the mountains. As we arrived there was a tour...More

3  Thank John M
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