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Badgers Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
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16-18 Orchard St Old City Centre, Derry, Northern Ireland
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really friendly staff, good menu selection very fast service I had the chicken curry it was delicious lovely traditional vibe

Thank starfire1984
Derry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice staff Fish was cold and batter was soggy Asked to have it re heated but was given a fresh fish which was hot batter was no better was not haddock just whiting or some tasteless white fish I ate some of the fish discarding the batter My partner had chicken pieces which were hard by overcooking Side salad... More 

Thank bmclmar46
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Constantly in here with my partner for lunch and never have I been disappointed! Lovely staff really tasty food!

Thank Beth N
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a late lunch, friendly welcome, quaint interior, small and welcoming. Reviewed a decent menu, opted for the chicken goujons and a side of chips. Partner opted for the chicken fillet burger. I was disappointed when they arrived, small frozen type, same a the chicken burger, again fresh from frozen! The sides were pretty on the side, again... More 

1 Thank alan m
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There's very few bars in central Derry that can match this one. Lovely atmosphere great food and great guinness. Staff 100%. Perfect for a quiet afternoon pint.

Thank Alastair312
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Had our work Christmas lunch/drinks here. Really good pub grub, nice Guinness and warm relaxed atmosphere. Overall...just a great pub.

Thank Jaks M
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I love this place great food every time we have ever came it's delicious .nice staff and great atmosphere always busy . We love it have never been disapointed yet. Try it excellent food and very reasonable . Going to milleniium forum later it's just across the street perfect.

Thank Carol l
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Staff were so professional,we were made very welcome, food was superbly cooked and presented, nothing too much trouble.We will certainly return next time in Derry. Thank you

Thank Elizabeth B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Visited last night before a concert. Had been before and recommended it to guests as we had enjoyed it. It was the biggest disappointment of our visit to Derry. A long wait for poor quality food served by an impolite waitress. When we asked about the delay she told us we should have asked!! The adjoining table had a worse... More 

2 Thank shonahk
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This bar is right next to the shopping center and is pretty central to the eating and shopping district of Derry. Add to that an eclectic choice of menu items, like beef naan, and it is great choice for lunch or dinner. I had the beef naan, which is loads of marinated beef with caramelized onions and red peppers between... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-18 Orchard St Old City Centre, Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry

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