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Restaurants in Donegal

Don't get us wrong. Donegal does great fish and chips, locally sourced and available straight from our bustling seaports in Greencastle or Killybegs. But that's half the story. We have some of the finest restaurants offering excellent food, from budget to fine dining. All of this served by Donegal people, welcoming and warm and to the highest standard. Check out our eclectic mix of eateries here.

Market House Restaurant

The Diamond,Donegal Town

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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 specialising in Steak and Seafood.

As evening time approaches, the Market House is transformed into an intimate dining room. With a spacious interior setting, traditional with a twist of modern décor and cleverly divided by glass, dark wood and signature blue leather booths. The Market House makes the most of the exceptional locally grown and farmed foods along with the abundance of fresh seafood from the Wild Atlantic Way coastline. Integrating locally sourced produce into the menus is a passion for Ann Boyle and her culinary team. This shines through in a variety of popular dishes such as Rockhill Aubrac Fillet Steak on the Stone, Burtonport Scallops & Black Pudding, or Head Chef Pavel Babik’s speciality – Grilled Killybegs Black Sole.

For the added enjoyment of guests, The Market House also hosts many events and themed nights throughout the year such as their acclaimed Jazz Evenings and Fashion Events

Best known for

Our Famous Steak on The Stone Experience

Dietary range

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarian

Food types

  • Alcohol Served
  • Light Bites
  • Seafood
  • Tapas


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