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Joey's Pub

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2 Dr S M Das Road | Opposite Rink Mall And Post Office, Darjeeling 734101, India
+91 354 225 8216
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The bar is pretty small with four five tables to accommodate guests. The pub carries a lot of heritage but I felt they are not really using the heritage to their benefit. I had asked for gin & tonic, and when I asked the waiter for a lime slice, the bar attender showed a lot of concern back to the... More 

Thank bagchi_samrat
Kolkata, India
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Excellent Atmosphere, Good Food but the staffs are horrible. The staffs judge people by their money.

Thank gnc1986
Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Joey's is a wonderful escape for the noise and crowds. A cosy old fashion Pub built for the poms back in the day.

1 Thank Zane C
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The interior of the pub was completely changed. The ambience of the new place was not up to mark. Heard that, it was because of a fire. If so, it's understandable. Yet, we had the best night in Darjeeling and love joeys for it.....

Thank Avishek P
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Alas !!! I could not meet Puran Daju, the founder of this pub. He passed away this Feb. Located right beside Rink Mall, this place has an old world charm. Don't expect anything funky here. Liquor is pretty cheap here, but they don't serve any food. I would like to suggest them to start serving some finger foods.

Thank AvishekT
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Reached there with a lot of expectation but was rudely shocked to see that its a tiny space with 4 tables and a separate smoker zone and a bar. Nothing else. No music no buzz. Felt like a place dedicated to hard core boozer who comes to drown themselves in booze and more booze. Big turn off...

Thank Andydey
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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220 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Joey's pub has become iconic with Darj specially with its affable owner Puran at the helm.Unfortunately,Puran is no more & the place is closed for now but will be back on shortly,hopefully.

Thank ghoshs1
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Nice ambiance in the place. Had a wonderful time with my friend over beer. It's a small place, but I kind of liked it for the same reason :P But the rest-room is pathetic. Definitely need to improve on that.

Thank Ratnavel S
Hyderabad, India
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

We visited Joey's pub after a lot of recommendations. The place was so cozy and hosted only a handful of people at a time. It's décor is old-school and comforting. The place is perfect to hang out with friends over a pint of beer!

Thank KrishnakoliDas
Pune, India
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118 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

A must visit place. It's been renovated now, however when I first visited this place in December 2000 I fell in love with it. Alcohol from all over the world, dim lights, wooden tables. An all in all an amazing place and must visit. It's the best place to relax and unwind. It has a TV now and the seating... More 

Thank Bharti L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Pub, British
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Dr S M Das Road | Opposite Rink Mall And Post Office, Darjeeling 734101, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Darjeeling
  • Phone Number: +91 354 225 8216

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