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Things to do in Letterkenny

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Place to eat
“Half price Ruby Tuesday cinema tickets. Great spot for some good simple food and seeing a movie”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Hidden away next to the shopping centre but our choice restaurant in Letterkenny. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“Great food in the restaurant and bar while the children love the bowling and play areas.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Pub
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“Our favourite pub in Letterkenny. There is often live music and a great atmosphere.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Has Tesco for groceries, Penny's for clothes and some other smaller shops, chemist, clothes shops, gift shops, sweet shops, Oasis bar for food and drinks, Pound/euro shop, trax restaurant, mobile phone shops. All within the one building.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Theater
“Excellent theatre with range of shows -- check their website and see what's on.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great Italian located in the market square area of the town.Probably be a good idea to call ahead and book as it can be busy especially at weekends. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“Derek Hill's house and paintings are on display in his former home. Tours are available throughout the year. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Nightclub
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  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Yellow Pepper is a very popular restaurant with locals and it would be advisable to book ahead especially at weekends.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pub
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“Nice friendly Bar with a nice mixture of mature and young customers. Ideal to relax in for a quiet drink after a long day walking or sight seeing”
  • 3 locals recommend
Zoo
  • 2 locals recommend
Bus Station
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Hidden away next to the shopping centre but our choice restaurant in Letterkenny. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Great Italian located in the market square area of the town.Probably be a good idea to call ahead and book as it can be busy especially at weekends. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Yellow Pepper is a very popular restaurant with locals and it would be advisable to book ahead especially at weekends.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Respect for our community, a love of live music and offering exceptional food in warm surroundings has been the founding philosophy of the Brewery Bar & Restaurant, ever since local men Enda Nicholls and Niall Doherty took over the running of the popular Bar & Restaurant in 2015. The business quickly built a reputation for the quality and exceptional service. Our restaurant is open daily serving carvery lunch Monday to Friday (12pm – 3pm) and great value set menus – while also serving a la carte menu accompanied by a comprehensive wine list, carefully created by our head chef. We pride ourselves on a warm welcome and friendly service, whether you are here to enjoy a quick snack, lunch with”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends

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