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Beer garden is great for a warm evening, even with no Sun. Could do to have a small bar menu like... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Sandratcduffy
,
Kildare, Ireland
via mobile
Buzzing bar, brilliant craic.

There is always a friendly vibe in McDonnells it hasn't lost its old fashioned Irish pub atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
suzdow
,
newbridge
via mobile
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19 Jun 2018
“Great spot”
18 Nov 2016
“Buzzing bar, brilliant craic.”
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Beer garden is great for a warm evening, even with no Sun. Could do to have a small bar menu like toasted sandwiches etc. Cocktails are a favourite and atmosphere and bands at weekends are great too

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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

There is always a friendly vibe in McDonnells it hasn't lost its old fashioned Irish pub atmosphere even though there is a top class beer garden, huge in size outback with a bar. Some good live acts play here. Huge range of beers and spirits....More

Thank suzdow
Reviewed 28 June 2015

hopping atmosphere great live music in bar outside beer garden is top class, days or nights always friendly banter with locals, sport on tv especially racing.

Thank sonya-cohlin
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Very nice pub. Sports on the TV, several TV's. One of the best smoking areas I have seen. And a beer garden that's second to none.

Thank Paulos1967
Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

Hands down the best pub in Newbridge, great music on the weekends, staff are friendly, shows all the soccer, darts, horse racing on the telly/big screen. Beer garden is great jukebox outside which is a plus. Great place!

Thank Collins201
Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

A great pub with a great atmosphere. Superb beer garden and friendly staff. Music at weekends and always sport on the many TV's. The best pub in Newbridge.

Thank Poxyeagle
Reviewed 14 May 2014

The pub is always busy and has the hum of good banter. weekends the bar have live music and its can get busy. On weekends the local team Moorefield are playing and win the place can be thronged but all in all its a good...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 25 September 2013

A great spot rather it be summer or winter. Always busy and a good atmosphere. good location. Brilliant customer service

Thank Niadhbh
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Best pub in Newbridge for any football game. A great atmosphere to be had on each visit but especially if Kildare is playing in the Newbridge pitch.

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