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Maddens Bridge Bar & Restaurant


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*When booking you get a choice of "indoor" or "outdoor"(Heated & Covered) dining depending on availability and time of year.

Our Max table size is Strictly 8 persons including Children, To enquire about larger groups please use our contact page. There is no option to join the tables and all bookings are taken separately. Even though we always endeavour to fulfil Special Requests it is not always possible, due to the limited number of Outdoor, Sea view, Upstairs or Bar seats available in requested areas or the availability of multiple tables close to each other, especially over very busy sittings.

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About Maddens Bridge Bar & Restaurant

Maddens Bridge Bar & Restaurant sits proudly on The Bridge in The Center of Bundoran, Renowned as a Surfers Paradise, Children's Sandpit & Walkers Delight. Uninterrupted Views of Donegal Bay and World Renowned Surf Spot "The Peak", from our Restaurant Dining Room, Quirky Bar & Outdoor Front Row Sea Facing Seats.. Our 9 Bedroom Contemporary Style Guesthouse Boasts Two Large Seaview Rooms and A promise of a Breathtaking Vista of Our Magical Slice of The Wild Atlantic Way as you emerge for Breakfast each Morning and Epic Sunsets from Pink to Burning Red with everything in-between to help you relax and unwind, sleeping in comfortable beds and eating simple, well executed food that runs with the rhythms of the season and the coastal landscape.

HotelsCombined recognizes Maddens Bridge Bar & Guesthouse amongst the best hotels in Ireland.

HotelsCombined is a hotel price comparison website that was recognized as Best Hotel Booking Site two years in a row for 2020 and 2021 by Frommer's.

HotelsCombined owned by KAYAK, has selected Maddens Bridge Bar & Guesthouse to receive the official Recognition of Excellence Award. This selection has come from HotelsCombined’s extensive surveys using data from millions of guest reviews for a wide range of accommodation within Ireland.

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Maddens Bridge Bar & Guesthouse has consistently produced a high satisfaction rating among guests and travel industry experts.

Maddens Bridge Bar & Guesthouse now joins an elite group of hotels around the world that have been awarded the HotelsCombined Recognition of Excellence. This exclusive collection of highly-rated accommodations has been chosen using a strict set of criteria such as the quality and consistency of reviews, the absence of recurring or unresolved issues with customers, popularity of the property and of course, the overall resulting score.

"We are thrilled to be working with the best hotels in Ireland. Maddens Bridge Bar & Guesthouse has proven its place among them with this award and its commitment to providing high-quality services to all guests," said Melinda Balazs, Hotel Awards Program Manager at HotelsCombined.

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Bundoran is also a gateway to the North-West, bordering Sligo, Leitrim and Fermanagh, making the Bridge Bar the ideal base for touring the North-West of Ireland.
Throughout the day and night, tourists and locals mingle in the warm friendly ambiance of this lively pub. In true Irish style this pub is full of character and designed with a mixture of church and country-style decor adorned with wood and bric-brac.

Bundoran runs for a mile along the coast road and has a fantastic beach along with some of the finest scenic coastal walks in Ireland. Surfers from around the world descend on Bundoran throughout the year to catch the epic swells rolling in from the Atlantic. Bundoran is known among the surfing community to have the best surfing coast in Europe.


"This is a hidden gem! From the welcome to the comfy beds and the food it’s just fab. If you are looking for somewhere clean, comfy and quiet this definitely the place to stay. Will definitely be back! 5*"

Sharon C

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"Spent a few days at maddens during Easter week this year. Rooms were clean and comfortable and had a lovely view of the wild Atlantic way. The food was outstanding and the staff were very helpful and attentive, especially the bar staff one called David and a girl with fantastic knowledge of gins but can’t remember her name. Will definitely be back. Great job guys!"

Elaine M

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"Maddens was a stop on our mystery bus tour last night, had finger food ready for us on our arrival and an area was reserved for us, Maddens was very accommodating and staff were great, music (Connie and James) was just fantastic. Thanks for a great night, will definitely be back again!"

Deirdre R

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"It's been nearly 20 years since I was in this bar, fantastic staff, excellent food and drink, there was a one man band there last night, great music but you could still have a conversation. Highly recommend it!"

Michael C

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