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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bar
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“Award-winning Gastropub popular with locals and tourists. Family run for generations and offering a very warm welcome”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
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“In an authentic 19th century converted barn and a quirky and innovative restaurant/bistro. Great for lunch and cakes and of course their world award-winning seafood chowder. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“A little bit of France in the heart of Donegal. Excellent food and a welcoming / relaxing vibe in such a quaint setting.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“This place not only serves up their own craft beers but they also have a fantastic menu, with great views over the Peace Bridge. You may need reservations, so get in touch with them if you'd like to go!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Only half hour drive to gain a wonderful food experience you will want to repeat. You will love the tiny tarts that came out to tease you when waiting for your starters and the warm breads and soft butter are irresistable. The set dishes were so beautifully presented you will want to photograph them. I won't go on and I just ask that you don't miss out on delicous food! Make sure to book!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A bit of the beaten track but worth a visit. There is a lovely welcoming fire to sit around and enjoy a glass of Guinness after a brisk walk.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Beautiful location on the sea serving excellent food. Enjoy the lovely gardens and original style bar”
  • 6 locals recommend
Hotel
“The Tap Room is the culmination of this thinking, with three local businesses – Kinnegar Brewing, Sacarpello & Co and Rathmullan house, working in unison to provide a memorable dining experience. The focus here is on real stone baked pizzas courtesy of Scarpello & Co. from the outdoor wood fired pizza oven, plus a selection of Irish craft beers on tap from Kinnegar Brewery.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Very popular Bar & Restaurant located up on a cliff-top with breath-taking views of Rossnowlagh Beach and Donegal Bay. And fantastic seafood! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Historic Bar and Restaurant along Railway Road, Buncrana. This transformed railway station house now provides a cosy atmosphere, great food and plenty of craic to all who enter its doors”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a busy restaurant, lot of buzz about it, good food & cocktails and of course very experienced friendly staff ( have to mention staff as my son works here) lol”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Award winning seafood restaurant using fresh local produce and fish straight from the boats on Greencastle Pier.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 7 locals recommend
Tea Room
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“Lovely place with a cost atmosphere which is ideal for breakfast or lunch. The cream cakes are a must. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“Leo's Tavern home to Clannad and Eyna is a family run pub and restaurant famous for its live music and its sometimes celebrity cliental. The bar food is very good and very reasonably. It has live music most nights during the summer season and you could easily find yourself performing on that famous stage.”
  • 7 locals recommend