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Savour food made by passionate people who are proud of their local ingredients, and chefs who deliver everything from traditional Irish dishes to contemporary Irish cuisine.

’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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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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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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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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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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Biddys OBarnes

Biddys OBarnes one of Donegals most iconic pub located in the scenic Barnesmore Gap. A true, rural, family-run pub, its a refuge to the weary traveller, retaining a lot of the characteristics of yore with wooden beams and a stone floor. As a break from a tiring journey, Biddys provides tasty pub grub and great toddies. Local legend also tells that its Unlucky to Pass so best not to chance it.

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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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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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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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Castle Grove Country House

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 Grill, Lough Eske Castle

Cedars Grill 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Irish Food Tours

Specialists in Arranging Food Tours of Ireland. Tour Operators can now Offer a New Guided Coach Tour Package (20 guests maximum per tour. Larger tours can be divided). Visit Artisan Food Producers and Chefs & Eat in the Best Irish Local Food Restaurants while Touring Ireland! Irish Food Tours can provide tour operators and corporate groups with itineraries suited to their requirements for those wh…

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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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Kitty Kellys

Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian-Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options.

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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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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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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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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 Café Bar & Coolmore Bar @ The Allingham Arms Hotel

Situated in The Allingham Arms Hotel in Bundoran this stylish yet modern Café Bar was designed with comfort in mind. It offers a coffee by day or premium drinks menu by night. Bar Food is served from 12pm - 8pm on Friday, Saturday & Sundays whether its a Light Bite or a Full Dinner are Bar Menu covers it all.

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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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Slowfoodco Artisan Bakery

In keeping with the Slowfoodco. ethos they have followed classic, centuries old wood-fired methods to bring Real Bread back to life. The craft breads range from rustic country whites and overnight sourdoughs to traditional Irish wheaten and sodas, French- style baguettes to spelt and gluten free. All are healthy, local and fresh. The aim is to reintroduce an understanding of the importance of p…

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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.

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Stakes Bundoran

Stakes Restaurant ideally and conveniently located on Main Street Bundoran.

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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 Ceili House Bar

The Ceili House Bar is a Traditional Irish Music pub in the beautiful heritage town of Ardara, Co. Donegal They have Traditional Irish Music sessions 7 nights a week during the summer season (May-September) and at weekends during the winter. All musicians are welcome to join the open session starting at 9.30pm. Free Wifi-Beer Garden-Bar Snacks Accommodation also available.

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The Cosy Cottage

The Cosy Cottage Cafe/ Bed & Breakfast is situated in the seaside town of Moville on the Wild Atlantic Way across the road from the beautiful green that runs from Moville to Greencastle near the kids Play park and Inishowen Adventures. We have 5 bedrooms en suite with guest control heating, Free Wi-fi, LED Tv,s, Tea/ coffee facilities, Alarm Clock, Hair dryer, use of washer dryer and iron. Safe L…

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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 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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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 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 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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The Lemon Tree

Situated in the heart of Letterkenny along the Wild Atlantic Way since its establishment in 1999, this family run restaurant offers an intimate, relaxed ambience where customers can experience classically inspired dishes. 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 ou…

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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 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 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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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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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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