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Old Orchard Inn

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Bar, Pub, European
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High Road | Letterkenny, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 912 1615
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donegal
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121 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As usual the Orchard Bar and Restaurant keeps up its high quality status and I've never had to complain about the food or ambience. There stir fries and noodle dishes are to die for as is their homemade burgers. The staff are quick, efficient and friendly. Prices are very reasonable and there are TVs everywhere if you like all forms... More 

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Thank marypatrica
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The museum across the road was closing for lunch so I called in for a mineral. Three staff messing with a till float behind the bar and I was ignored. I never got acknowledged or served. I'm not expecting table service, I stood at the bar. It's not like they were busy, only two customers watching horse racing. The pub... More 

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Thank Michael M
Wicklow, Ireland
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156 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Just a quick coffee and a peek over the fence at the new Courthouse, but the Orchard still has that old Irish pub atmosphere. Nice if you enjoy a genuine local tavern, with genuine local taverners. Good staff, good coffee, sun shining...we're getting to like this place.

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Thank 753John
Ireland
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

We went on Friday night, they have a new menu which is very good value. I got the bbq chicken wings, they were delicious. Everyone else was happy with their food and drinks. The cocktails are a speciality I would recommend getting one or two. great bar and good atmosphere

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letterkenny
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

We ate here last month very good food at a very reasonable price. There was 15 of us in the party and the service was very good.

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Thank scoobyLetterkenny
Donegal
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Met up with a group of friends on s Sunday evening and food was average at best. Ordered chicken Caesar salad but it was quite bland. Very little flavour. Ordered dessert which was baileys cheesecake which was the worst cheesecake I've ever tasted. Indeed the ice-cream wasn't much better. When we informed the waiter when he lifted our dishes he... More 

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Thank Guest1978
Letterkenny, Ireland
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Having worked in high road area for over a year the Orchard became a home away from home. I was a a regular for the lunch time carvery, and it was exactly what one would expect. Plenty of food, choice and at an excellent price. And the girls who work there are lovely, helpful and always served with a smile,... More 

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Thank Mr_BoBo91
Wicklow, Ireland
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156 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

I didn't particularly like the place but the staff made up for my initial grumpiness...helpful, friendly, witty. Food was good, atmosphere relaxed with the car safely parked out the back, I'm happy. Returned a day or two later with intent to park but this time to visit the excellent museum across the road...to find that the car park was roped... More 

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Thank 753John
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

We went to the orchard for the Wednesday night steak night. The food and service was excellent. I'd highly recommend it and we will be back.

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Thank Jonathan M
Letterkenny, Ireland
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

Great menu and not expensive. Service was very good. I had the roast beef which melted in your mouth , just the way i like it. I wasnt driving so was able to have a pint as well. My perfect sunday.

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Thank David M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Road | Letterkenny, Donegal Town, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Donegal Town
  • Phone Number: +353 74 912 1615

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?