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Cafés & coffee shops in Donegal

A trip to Donegal will not be complete without sampling our homemade scones and jam. We also do great coffee!

Donegal has a very unique café culture. Our coffee shops are often independently owned offering delicious homemade cakes and treats.

Biddy's O'Barnes

For over 150 years, nestled amidst the stunning Bluestack Mountains in Barnesmore Gap, County Donegal, The Inn has been a cornerstone of the community. Founded by Biddy and Denis, the spirit of warm Irish hospitality and friendly get-togethers has endured through the years. Whether you're a local or a visitor, we welcome you with open arms. Relax in our old bar with a refreshing pint of Guinnes…

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Curlew Cafe

Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Good for children Takeaway Delivery Catering Table service Outdoor seating

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Coffee Go Leor

Coffee Shop located on Main Street Falcarragh, serving Breakfast, Lunch, Sweet Treats, Cream Teas, Snacks, Home-Baking & lots of Coffee.

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Ards Coffee Tree

Ards Coffee Tree is a brand new Coffee, Tea, Ice Cream and Snack outlet. A family running business which is aiming to provide a relaxed and friendly experience for all the visitors to Ards Forest Park.

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Lily McGonagles Bar and Tea Room

Lily’s Bar & Tea Rooms, Malin Town, Inishowen, Donegal! Enjoy chilled creamy Guinness, a glass of rather good wine, a cool gin and tonic or maybe a delicious coffee. Whatever your taste the staff at Lily’s Bar will have a warm Irish welcome for you. Lily’s is a comfortable village Bar, homely and welcoming, open fires on cool evenings, the music and craic can just happen when you’re not looking…

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The Brew Box Donegal

The Brew Box Donegal is a family run, Rossnowlagh based vintage, barista coffee trailer run by us, a husband and wife team, Lyndsey and Joe Rodden. We are absolutely passionate about great coffee and how we can bring people together for beach adventures and chats over a warm cup of very tasty coffee! The Brew Box trailer is a lovingly restored vintage Horse Box and when our latch opens up it’s a…

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Simpson’s Bar & Restaurant

Simpson’s Bar & Restaurant is a Family-Run business situated in the heart of the Inishowen Peninsula, in Carndonagh. Established in 1911, The Restaurant is renowned for its Freshly Cooked Meals. The Bar is adorned with antique furniture where a luxurious atmosphere has been created. We specialise in Outside Catering, as well as boasting two function rooms for all those special occasions. …

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Dillons Hotel - Bar & Grill

The tempo of Dillons Bar & Grill is created by the busy restaurant, lobby and warmth of the family feel. Dillons Bar & Grill offers guests and locals alike an extensive menu served all day, with everything from light snacks to evening meals. Food service begins at 12noon and continues right through until 9.30pm (8.30pm on Sundays). Sourcing the best local produce, our Chef’s masterfully create …

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Caffe Banba

As the most northerly cafe in Ireland, Caffe Banba may have no roof or walls, but they do have staggeringly beautiful views of the spectacular Donegal coastline and mountains. Visit them at the top of the world for fabulous fresh roasted coffee, delicious home baking, decadent Hot Chocolate, freshest air and the warmest welcome.

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Tete a tete

French brasserie with a relaxed setting offering a selection of seasonal dishes with a contemporary style and Barista quality coffee.

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Flotsam & Jetsam Beachside Coffee

Experience quality Fairtrade artisan coffee and gourmet bites, al fresco style whilst admiring stunning views of the Dartry Mountains and Donegal Bay at Flotsam & Jetsam. Flotsam & Jetsam is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way at Tullan Strand, Bundoran, County Donegal. A beautiful stretch of sandy beach - one of the best surf beaches in Ireland. From here you begin the wonderful walk around the Ro…

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’Aroma’ Coffee Shop & Mini Bakery

At ’Aroma’ Coffee Shop & Mini Bakery we prepare and bake everything daily on the premises using only the finest and freshest ingredients. Delicious - made to order - salads, sauces and dressings combined with savoury and vegetarian dishes will tempt your palate. Our authentic Mexican ’Chimichangas’ and ’Quessidillas’ are popular with both young and old alike. Our famous Tom’s Brown Bread, ass…

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The Cosy Cottage

The Cosy Cottage has something for everyone from Hearty Breakfast, lazy lunch, light bites, treats a range of dinner options which you can enjoy with a glass of wine or a beer indoors or at our outdoor patio area.

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The River House

The River House, Dungloe offers Afternoon Tea consisting of freshly made finger sandwiches, a colourful array of homemade cakes as well as scones, served with cream and homemade jams and curds. 12 adult 6 for kids under 12 and under 4 free. Available every weekend from 2.30 to 5.00 pm

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The Courthouse Bistro

Set in what was once Donegal’s Grand Courtroom, in Lifford Old Courthouse, The Courthouse Bistro offers a unique dining experience. With modern Irish cuisine served Monday to Friday with everything from light snacks and main courses to delicious daily specials, you’re sure to find something for you. As well as traditional lunch menus, they cater outside of normal opening hours for conferences a…

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Thymeout at Alcorn's Garden Centre

Opening hours are Monday to Saturday from 930 - 5pm. The perfect place for lunch, ideally located with ample parking on the outskirts of Letterkenny. Thymeout is frequented by locals and visitors alike. A busy cafe but with seating inside and out. The food is all available for takeaway and daily specials are posted on Instagram and Facebook pages.

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Gap Coffee Co

Gap Coffee Co a unique coffee outlet in the North West, centrally situated in Bridgend. Just the perfect place to meet up with friends and colleagues, where you can relax in comfort and catch up with the world using our free wifi or get a coffee to go.

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Letterkenny - The Church Restaurant, Bar & Cafe

The Church Bar & Restaurant is located in the much loved restored Bar & Church building dating back to the early days of the Irish Army’s presence on the estate grounds of Rockhill House just outside Letterkenny. Situated in its own garden space overlooking parkland just outside the gates to Rockhill House the space comprises a relaxed bar & restaurant with blazing fires, a south facing covere…

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The Wheelhouse Cafe

Located along the Wild Atlantic Way this funky café has something for everyone. From being pet friendly, to having a variety of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options, we pride ourselves in providing the best dining experience there is. With lake views, indoor and outdoor seating and takeaway options, our list is endless. From vegan smoothies to creamy milkshakes and the tastiest coffee aroun…

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The Hatter Tea Room

An Alice in Wonerland themed tea room, with excellent coffee, tea, fresh food and homemade goodies. Relaxing atmosphere and quality service, perfect for a quiet Chat or a quick bite. Takeaway and free wifi available. Opening Times: Monday - Friday: from 8am till 6pm Saturday: from 9am till 6pm Sunday: from 10am till 6pm

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Blas Cafe

Blas is a family run cafe serving fresh coffee and homemade cooked food daily. The finest ingredients are sourced locally using local traders. Blas take pride on giving customers good food and drink in a relaxing atmosphere. With a location just outside Donegal Town centre on the Killybegs Road. Open daily for Breakfast and Lunch and Brunch on Sunday. The cafe is also available for private evening…

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Wild Atlantic Tae

Wild Atlantic Tae is located beside the most recognisable lighthouse on the Wild Atlantic Way, Fanad Lighthouse at Fanad Head. Based in a cool custom made coffee wagon, Wild Atlantic Tae offer award winning coffee, freshly roasted, freshly ground and expertly brewed to bring you the amazing coffees, awesome teas and comforting hot chocolate , plus scrumptious homemade baking and homemade Italian …

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The Olde Glen Bar & Restaurant & Tearoom

The Olde Glen bar, restaurant & tearoom is a quaint Pub, restaurant & tearoom that is welcoming to all visitors.

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Caifé an Ché

Caifé an Ché is Bunbeg House’s Cafe-Bar which is open all day right through the summer season, it is available to all residents and the general public. There is much to offer on our menu from home made pizza to chowder, wraps, and a tasty range of desserts, which can be accompanied with your choice from our range of drinks at the bar. Take in the ambiance and the atmosphere of the …

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Donegal Food Tours

We are a food tour company running food tours from Letterkenny to Downings and Donegal Town to Sliabh Liag. Tours usually run 1pm - 6pm. You will get to see some of the beautiful Wild Atlantic Way, meet producers, taste real Donegal food, experience cookery demonstrations and many other things. This tour is an experience for the senses.

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The Glen House

A word from Owner & Manager, Sonia McGonigle My husband, Martin purchased the house from Ms Russo in 2005 and carried out a full refurbishment of the original house and added a 7 bedroom extension and of course the conservatory which now houses our very popular Rose Tearoom. Over the last few years we have gradually added new additions to The Glen House including a decked area which sits…

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The Food Hall at The Market House

The Market House Restaurant at The Abbey Hotel lies in the heart of Donegal Town facing onto the iconic Diamond. Widely renowned for fine cuisine and true Donegal hospitality their motto is “Laughter is Brightest where Food is Best”. Open seven days a week, offering every class of fare; breakfast to fuel up for the day ahead, a hearty and healthy lunch and a premier evening dining experience spe…

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Ahoy Cafe

Ahoy Cafe is family-run and is located at the harbour in the busy fishing port of Killybegs. A perfect stopping point on the drive to Sliabh Liag. Enjoy expertly-made coffees, specialty teas, and freshly baked scones and cakes. They serve breakfast, sandwiches and daily specials, highlighting some of the best local produce around. Try a bowl of seafood chowder and some homemade wheaten bread. Ope…

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The Mulberry at Radisson Blu

Savour the best of Donegal and the North West at Letterkenny’s newest dining experience: The Mulberry at Radisson Blu Letterkenny Winner of an AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence Indulge in the freshest seafood, juicy steak and burgers, as well as signature dishes. Enjoy a delightful cocktail, wine, or craft beer from the extensive offering, while you relax in the ambience of The Mulberry res…

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The Gallery Restuarant & Coffee House

The Gallery Restaurant & Coffee House is known for its relaxed atmosphere, chic decor and most importantly - great food! Located on Navenny Street, Ballybofey, this hidden gem is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat, have a date night or catch up with friends. Fancy a date night? Our Steak Nights every Friday are perfect! Unwind after a long week with two steaks & two drinks for €25 or sw…

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Arnou Cafe & Gourmet Burger Bar

Arnou Cafe & Gourmet Burger Bar is right besdie Arnolds Hotel in the heart of Dunfanaghy, opposite Killyhoey Beach and Sheephaven Bay on The Wild Atlantic Way. This bustling cafe serves freshly cooked breakfast and lunch during the day featuring the finest local produce, as well as a selection of delicious home baked sweet treats and gourmet coffees. At night, this popular eaterie transforms int…

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