Bars in Letterkenny

  • The Old Orchard Inn (Click Here) High Road. Tel: +353 (0)74 9121615. Generally a vibrant atmosphere with a mix of clientele of all ages. Two excellent outdoor smoking verandas. Recently completely renovated and Well worth visiting.
  • The Cavern Bar (Click Here) Lower Main Street Tel: +353 (0)74 9126733 Great atmosphere both for sporting events and nights out. Regarded as one of the number 1 party spots in Letterkenny. Check out the European style Smoking veranda, it's second to none.
  • The Voodoo Bar, Lower Main Street Tel: +353 (0)74 91 Letterkenny's newest bar, no expense spared in new design. Regular live piano music and bands. Highly recommended.
  • The Brewery Bar & Restaurant. (Click Here) Good atmoshere and worth a visit, good local bands play regularly.
  • The Central Bar (Click Here)Main Street Tel: +353 (0)74 9124088 “The Central” oozes with character & local Characters. Has a lovely whitewashed, heated courtyard, resurrected to cater for smokers since the Smoking Ban came in, well worth a visit.
  • The Glencar Inn Circular Road Tel: +353 (0)74 9129151 A locals kind of a bar, good entertainment at weekends.
  • Josie's Bar Lower Main Street Tel: +353 (0)74 9120800 A very Classy, Upmarket Bar. Entertainment aimed at over 40 age-group at weekends.
  • The Cottage Bar Main St. Built to look like an old Irish cottage, with an open turf fire, worth a visit.
  • McGinleys Bar Lower Main St. Old-Style Pub with open turf fire and live music every night. Fantastic place for quiet drinks during the week or lively entertainment at the weekend.
  • Tír Na nÓg Ballymacool Tel: +353(0)74 9168883 Out of the main stream, very quiet area.
  • Mc Clafferty's Bar Main Street Tel: +353 (0)74 9121581 Celtic supporters bar, aimed more at locals than tourists (unless you're a Celtic fan !!)
  • Arena 7, Ramelton Road, Letterkenny (Click Here)
    Tel: +353 (0)74 9128853 Email:info@arena7.ie Family orientated bar, let your children bown or play game while you have a quiet pint in the bar.
  • The Drum Bar Lower Main St Tel: +353 (0)74 9121961 Locals only !
  • Dillons Bar(Part of the Letterkenny Court Hotel) Main Street Tel: +353 (0)74 9122977 Lots of stag parties and noisy hens on weekends!
  • Blake's BarMain St. A quaint bar with plenty of character, and characters!
  • Prices for the traditional pint of stout are about €3.70 to €4.00. Most pubs have no cover charge for music, and these sessions range from the mediocre singalong type of bands, to rock outfits and traditional Irish music sessions.



  • Night Clubs in Letterkenny

  • The Voodoo Club (Click Here)(Main St.) has an earlier discobar starting around 9.30 pm and a new late night club with top class big name DJ's, a superior sound system and a smoking area that is second to none in the country.
  • The Old Orchard Inn (Click Here) High Road. Tel: +353 (0)74 9121615. Generally a vibrant atmosphere with a mix of clientele of all ages. Two excellent outdoor smoking verandas. Recently completely renovated and Well worth visiting.
  • Milan (Click Here)(Upper Main St.) is also a recent addition to the town's nightlife and is a late-night disco as well. A very high tech place.
  • The Central Bar (Click Here) Enjoy the Musical Entertainment on regular nights throughout the week and round off your night with a dance in the newly renovated nite-club.
  • The Golden Grill (Port Road) is one of the longest established nightclubs in letterkenny, known then length and bredth of Ireland, opening from 11.30 pm until 3.00 am.
  • The Pulse Nightclub (Click Here) (Port Road) is very popular with the Students from the local College and locals alike, definitely worth a visit on a Thursday night, open 11.30 pm to 3.00 am.
  • Entry prices for nightclubs range from €10.00 upwards, depending on the night you go there. Midweek special admission prices of €5.00 can be available at certain times. Drink is much more expensive in the nightclubs than in the ordinary bars, especially for spirits.