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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.

Arnolds Hotel Restaurant

Arnolds Restaurant now offers guests a stylish and contemporary dining experience overlooking Sheephaven Bay on Donegals Wild Atlantic Way. As proud members of the Donegal Food Coast, the a la carte menu showcases the finest selection of local ingredients from land and sea including fresh seafood from Sheephaven Bay, local Horn Head lamb and pork and seasonal garden vegetables from local farms and…

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Aughrus Restaurant @ The Allingham Arms Hotel

The warm and inviting Aughrus Restaurant overlooking Donegal Bay provides the perfect setting for any culinary occasion. Our renowned restaurant will provide you with a dining experience that is second to none with our carefully selected and locally sourced Menu. The Aughrus Restaurant is the perfect location for any occasion, why not book that Sunday Lunch or Evening Meal and enjoy the beautif…

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Backstage Bar & Grill

Welcome to Backstage Bar & Grill a fresh concept creating a space for you to relax, wine and dine with friends before a movie or alternatively unwinding over a delicious meal whilst the children experience our wide range of play facilities on offer at Century Play. To make a reservation, please call us on 074 912 1976

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Castle Grove Country House - Restaurant

This Georgian house overlookes Lough Swilly and welcomes you into a relaxed atmosphere of comfort and hospatility. First impressions of this grand old house are justified with elegant drawing rooms offering a warmth of comfortable informality; log burning fires enhanced by antique furnishings and paintings. Castle Grove restaurant offers excellent cuisine that is prepared with dedication and ca…

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Cedars Restaurant, Lough Eske Castle

Cedars Restaurant is a casual and relaxed, yet elegant restaurant that offers an extensive grill menu. As one of the few restaurants in County Donegal that offers contemporary dining, our restaurant incorporates local produce, meats, and seafood in a fusion cuisine.

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Chandpur Indian Restaurant

Chandpur Restaurant in picturesque Donegal Town is a family owned restaurant, situated on the Wild Atlantic Way, Rana who is Chef/proprietor and Susan his wife, dreamt of owning their own restaurant for many years and with their extended family consisting of Ranas, cousins and nephews in the kitchen and their long standing team on the on the floor, they are very proud of how far their restaurant h…

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Danny Minnies

Visitors to Danny Minnies experience a world of antique nostalgia complete with hanging prints, tapestries and paintings on a background of oak panelling glowing in the warmth of a duo of fireplaces. The restaurant offers a wide a-la-carte menu (summer months) and dinner menu (all year), specialising in locally caught seafood and quality Irish meats. Danny Minnies has several en-suite guest be…

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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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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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Foyle Hotel by chef Brian McDermott

Step off the street, and youll find yourself in the heart of the Foyle Hotel eatery and wine bar. In too many hotels, food is an afterthought, says chef Brian. Here, food is at the centre of everything we do. That care is evident in the eatery, where Brian has designed the menu to make the most of Donegals seasonal specialities. With the harbour at Greencastle only a few kilometres away, seafoo…

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Gallery Bar, Lough Eske Castle

The Gallery Bar is a firm favourite of Donegal locals and guests alike. Perfect for meeting up for a pint of Guinness and glass of wine or an informal bite to eat from our Bistro menu, the Gallery Bar offers a classic list of cocktails, aperitifs, after-dinner drinks, Irish coffees, European wines, and a collection of over 90 fine whiskies. Our creative bistro menu uses the freshest and finest …

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Harveys Bar and Terrace

Harvey’s Bar & Terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed all day dining experience, sample some cocktails or sip a perfectly made Lavazza coffee. Sitting in the shade of the parasol with unsurpassed views of Lough Eske, the Terrace gives a real feeling of being on holidays at Harvey’s Point. Harvey’s Bar & Terrace Funky Octagonal Bar Terrace with views over Lough Eske Cocktail Menu La…

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Harveys Restaurant

Food is central to the Harvey’s Point Experience. Blessed with a magical location on the shores of Lough Eske, our restaurant is the heart and soul of the hotel. The drama of the theatre style open kitchen is balanced by the calm waters of Lough Eske, often with swans gliding by while you dine. Our Lakeside Restaurant is elegant and formal without being fussy. Restaurant Manager Orhan and his …

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Kealys Seafood Bar

’It’s a low-key little place where simplicity has always been valued and, even if it’s just to pop in for a daytime bowl of Tricia Kealy’s Greencastle chowder and some home-baked brown bread, don’t miss the opportunity of a visit to Kealys - if we did an award for seafood chowder, Kealys would take the prize! The approach to seafood is creative and balanced, seen in dishes, which are modern in …

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La Bella Donna

The first of its kind, this establishment gives a new meaning to eating in style. With its elegantly furnished interior, two spacious bars and ambient atmosphere, everyone will feel at home in this little corner of Italy down by the river. You can choose from an extensive selection of pasta, pizza, salads, steaks, chicken, and seafood. The latest addition to the La Bella Donna experience is the Be…

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La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant

Donegals most authentic Mexican Restaurant in the heart of Donegal Town. Serving the freshest Mexican food around!

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Lake of Shadows Hotel

Here in the Lake of Shadows Hotel, we are famous for providing delicious, new and 'old favourites' dishes on out brassiere style Bistro menu. Using as many locally sourced ingredients as possible, we serve the finest quality, freshly-prepared food. We offer a choice of dining options to suit any occasion. From a light snack in our Bistro to a sumptuous Sunday Lunch served in our Restaurant, w…

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Leo’s Tavern Bar and Restaurant

Leo’s Tavern is renowned for its music being the birth place of world famous musical talents Enya, Clannad and Moya Brennan. The proprietor Bartley Brennan is Leo Brennan’s youngest son and Leo himself continues to entertain the locals and tourists regularly. There’s always something going on at Leo’s Tavern so drop in for a great nights entertainment and food. You never know who might be ther…

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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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Logues Bar

A lovely wee traditional pub on the edge of the Rosguill Peninsula, boasting open log fires, they specialise in Irish bottled & draught craft beers.

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Market House Restaurant

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 speci…

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McGarrigles Restaurant Bundoran

Family run business for the past 24 years, has recently had a makeover to keep up with modern demands. Opened 7 days 10.00am- 9.30pm.

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McGrorys Hotel

The Front Bar is renowned as one of Ireland’s most popular pubs, and more importantly, one with a distinct Irish feel. The open fire, the live musicians, the range of Irish craft beers, a collection of authentic vintage signs and fittings – The Front Bar is the mainstay of the Hotel for over 30 years. With vintage timber reclaimed from old Derry dock pilings gracing the room, and an open fireplace…

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Nesbitt Arms Hotel - Dining

The Nesbitt Arms operates four busy dining areas; the traditional Ramblers Bar, for the more formal party, Upstairs @ Ramblers, for private dining, The Conal Haughey Suite and for big events, Weavers Suite. Our Chefs use only the finest of fresh and local produce where possible. Our friendly team excel at delivering great food with friendly service, check out our TripAdvisor Page for further info…

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Nirvana Restaurant

Nirvana’ – as it’s namesake suggests is a perfect place of peace, happiness, and tranquillity. A fine dining, family-run restaurant located within the heart of historic Ballyshannon, on the Wild Atlantic Way.

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Poets Corner

With warm finishes and vibrant colours, the contemporary interior makes Poets Corner an ideal venue in Letterkenny. Visit on Sunday for a special five-course lunch buffet.

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Port Bar & Grill

At Port Bar & Grill Letterkenny, you can enjoy bar food favourites in a casual dining environment. Dig into a steak, our specialty Port Bar burger or fish dish, paired with a drink from our extensive menu of wine, craft beer, draught, and spirits. Menus: Our full bar menu is available daily until 9pm, and the Night Bites menu is then available until 12am. Child-friendly atmosphere: Port Ba…

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Quay West Restaurant

Welcome to Quay West Restaurant Donegal Town, situated opposite Donegal pier. This waterside restaurant offers stunning views of Donegal Bay and of Belle`s Isle in a cosy contemporary environment that whispers coastal chic in an unassuming manner. The name Quay West evolved from their Quay Street location and their west facing windows which frame a beautiful Donegal sunset out over the bay. Award…

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Restaurant Sage

Sage sets out to serve the highest quality ingredients sourced from local suppliers within a 20 mile radius. Food is served in a contemporary but very relaxed setting. With our exciting head Chef Martin Hernandez running the kitchen and Owner Garvan Gallagher taking care of front of house, we aim to provide a full and varied dining experience. Our team is made up of young, vibrant and enthusiasti…

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Roadhouse Bar and Restaurant

Roadhouse Bar is a landmark pub & restaurant. They are well known for fresh cod and homemade chips and very reasonably priced bar menu. Very clean and warm premises. Free WiFi, Sky Sports and beer garden with seats and umbrellas. Large parking area available. Opening hours 12pm to 8pm seven days a week.

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Rosato’s Bar & Restaurant

When visiting Moville or north east Inishowen Rosato’s is a must visit. Famous for its food, atmosphere, craic and live music you will not be disappointed. The two log fires and friendly staff will guarantee you the warmest of welcomes.

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Salmon Inn

A Hidden Gem located along The Wild Atlantic Way on the Edge of the Atlantic Ocean serving up the Best Dishes Donegal Offers ..call us on 074 97 34040.

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Smugglers Creek Inn

Nestled on the clifftop overlooking the fantastic Rossnowlagh Beach & Donegal Bay, we offer tasty food, drinks, accommodation & good craic. Come visit, well be glad to see you. Smugglers is taking a break, re-opening on Friday, 20th December at 12 noon. You can still contact us to make reservation for after 20th Dec. Just give us a call on +353 71 9852367 or email us on info@smugglerscreekinn.c…

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Stakes Bundoran

Stakes Restaurant ideally and conveniently located on Main Street Bundoran.

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Thai Fusion at Chapman's Restaurant

”Chapmans Restaurant offers an Asian Fusion Menu with an intimate dining experience” Chapmans Restaurant is the perfect place for an intimate evening dining experience. Open from 6:00pm Daily offering an Asian Fusion menu that focuses on local produce, prepared with pride and bursting with flavours. Open from 6pm Daily Contact us to Book your Table T: 074-97-21027

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The Beach House Bar & Restaurant

’Winner of Georgina Campbell’s Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year 2013’ Sitting right on the edge of Lough Swilly, practically in the water, the award winning Beach House is a delightful treasure & with spectacular views over Lough Swilly an enchanting & romantic destination. We are passionate about food & serve the freshest local seafood & best Donegal dry aged steaks in the Inishowen area.…

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The Boathouse Bar & Restaurant

Whether you are local to the area, or a Visitor to the Inishowen Peninsula, & are in search of somewhere New & Vibrant to enjoy Sunday Lunch or an Evening Meal, then The Boathouse in Redcastle, should tick every box for you. Nestled on the banks of Lough Foyle, with commanding views of the water, and passing ships of all descriptions, our restaurant decor and food has been inspired by these very v…

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The Butterbean Restaurant

Modern irish food situated in relaxing surroundings

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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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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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The Harbour Inn Bar & Restaurant

For top class home cooked food, served in beautiful comforts, The Harbour Inn, Buncrana has what you need. From a quick snack, to a full night out, this Gastro - Pub has it all. In the Bar you can relax and enjoy some bistro style food using locally sourced produce. There is also 4 large plasma screens to show all those important live sporting events. With live entertainment every Saturday night …

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The Lemon Tree

Situated in the heart of Letterkenny, Co.Donegal since its establishment in 1999, this family run restaurant offers contemporary, seasonal dishes in relaxed surroundings. The passion to source local and sustainable produce can be enjoyed from fork to glass, from the local garden herbs and vegetables to the selection of Donegal brewed beers. All our meats, fish and poultry are Irish sourced eve…

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The Lobster Pot Seafood Bar & Restaurant

Sporting a HUGE lobster on the side of the building, this is a pub not to be missed!!! Family run business, sports bar, restaurant, barfood served all day.

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The Loft Bar & Restaurant Falcarragh

Small Bar located in the Heart of Falcarragh. Live music every Thurs, Fri & Saturday. Restaurant open Friday- Sunday 4.00-9.00pm. Large Beer Garden & Attic Cocktail Bar.

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The Manhattan

A modern restaurant with an eclectic mix of influences. Using locally sourced produce to provide beautifully cooked and tasty food in a warm welcoming, casual setting.

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The Mill Restaurant and Accommodation

Welcome to the Mill restaurant and Accommodation, a small award winning restaurant with 7 individually decorated bedrooms. Offering a unique blend of old and new, we provide a warm friendly welcome and ensure a very special stay with us. They provide a relaxed mixture of excellent food, comfortable interiors, local craft beer and good wine in a stunning rural location. Rooms seven bedrooms are i…

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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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The Railway Tavern & Firebox Grill

Located close to Fahan Marina, the Railway Tavern & Firebox Grill, which was formally the Station House of the Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway Company (L&LSR), is a popular venue with locals and visitors. Warm and welcoming with big open fires and railway memorabilia it serves great freshly prepared dishes using local produces such as Donegal crab, mussels and lamb. It is famous for its steaks …

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The Red Door Country House

Renowned for relaxed fine dining and breathtaking views, The Red Door Country House is nestled on a 4 acre site. It overlooks Lough Swilly in Inishowen, Co. Donegal between Derry and Buncrana, along the Wild Atlantic Way. Built in 1789, the tradition of a country house is today cleverly combined with contemporary luxury and style. Beyond the landscaped surroundings are extensive vegetable and her…

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The Tap Room, Rathmullan House

The Tap Room, renovated from the original kitchens of Rathmullan House is the perfect place to relax with friends and enjoy local craft beer and quality food. The focus here is on real stone baked pizzas from the outdoor wood fired pizza oven, plus a selection of Irish craft beers on tap from Kinnegar Brewery. The relaxed atmosphere and friendly service, make this the ideal location to wind down …

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Ubiquitous Restaurant

The Ubiquitous is owned and run by chef Steven McDaid and is ideally situated on the Main Street, Buncrana. They serve excellent quality local produce at affordable prices, with old favourites such as sizzling steaks, Tandoori chicken bang bang and a range of local seafood. Ceoliac menu available.

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Woodhill House

Woodhill House is an historic coastal manor house dating back in parts to the 17th century and formerly the family home of the Nesbitts, local landlords and Irelands last commercial whaling family of the 19th century. The house which overlooks the beautiful Donegal Highlands is set in its own grounds with an old walled garden. It is half a mile from the sea and a quarter of a mile from the coast…

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Yellow Pepper

Located in the former McIntyre Hog and March shirt factory, dating back to the 19th century, this historic building was restored by the current owners Carol Meenan and Kieran Davis in the early ‘90s and opened as the Yellow Pepper in 1994. There are two dining areas, a cheerful café style room for daytime and a more comfortable, slightly more formal one with a bit of a sense of occasion for the…

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