Best places in Donegal

Discover the best places in Donegal, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 106 places in the city.

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Harvey's Point
Posh, classic suites with lake or mountain views plus walking trails and fine dining.
4.80 (2.4K reviews) (~5.96 km from centre)
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Blueberry Tea Room and Restaurant
👍👍 Absolutely delighted by my experience at this place! The food is delicious. Everything was incredible. The staffs are very friendly what added to the overall positive ambiance, and the desserts were nothing short of incredible. A must-visit for anyone seeking an amazing dining experience!
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4.80 (659 reviews) (~0.07 km from centre)
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The Reel Inn
👍👍 This is an amazing Pub with great music performance, everybody here is so friendly and authentic. We decided to change our schedule to be able to re-visit tomorrow. Special thanks to Casey (I hope I got that right, if not, my apologies) for her performance, I loved the song.
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4.80 (339 reviews) (~0.13 km from centre)
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👍👍 Best breakfast we’ve had in Ireland! Everything is fresh, well, priced, friendly staff and very lovely little restaurant. We enjoyed our little so much that we actually got a third menu item to share: the porridge. Easily the best prices we’ve paid for delicious food, we want to go back!
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4.80 (295 reviews) (~0.36 km from centre)
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Mill Park Hotel
Airy rooms in a genteel hotel offering a restaurant & a cafe/bar, plus an indoor pool & hot tub.
4.60 (1.1K reviews) (~0.77 km from centre)
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The Gateway Lodge,Donegal Town
Bed & breakfast
Down-to-earth rooms, some with chandeliers, in a casual inn featuring a restaurant.
4.70 (458 reviews) (~0.36 km from centre)
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McCafferty's Bar, Donegal Town
👍 Nice atmosphere with a great beer garden. Large TV outside covered tables if it rains and a great food truck if it’s open. Place was clean a tidy and large car park for the designated driver. Situated in the heart of Donegal town it’s well worth a visit.
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4.70 (405 reviews) (~0.06 km from centre)
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Furey’s Diner
😠 Never got to experience the food as we were asked after being seated to move to a table upstairs to accommodate a group that arrived after us. Didn’t feel comfortable with how we were treated and left before ordering.
$ $$$
4.60 (579 reviews) (~0.11 km from centre)
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Salthill Cabin
👍👍 Great little place for refreshments. Situated opposite Mount Charles Pier. It provides the perfect selection of hot drinks, ice creams, cakes and sweets that you can enjoy in their well presented outside area benches and parasols. There are toilets available on the pier opposite. There are a couple...
4.90 (168 reviews) (~6.7 km from centre)
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Olde Castle Seafood Bar
Seafood restaurant
Quaint boozer for unfussy pub grub and locally-sourced fish and seafood in an upstairs dining room.
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4.50 (1.4K reviews) (~0.08 km from centre)
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Quay West Restaurant Donegal Town
👍👍 We went to Quay West Restaurant as we were looking online for a place to eat in Donegal and were intrigued by the good reviews. And let me tell you, it did not disappoint! The service was very polite, attentive and fast, it was hard to choose from the fantastic menu, the food was delicious and the a...
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4.70 (280 reviews) (~0.2 km from centre)
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The Harbour Restaurant & Bar
👍👍 After being turned away from various restaurants for no reason apart from sheer laziness and obviously didn't want our cash, this was the only place that said we could have a table. Well let me tell you this place is a wee hidden gem, fantastic food ,fantastic staff and fantastic prices.still welcom...
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4.60 (413 reviews) (~0.13 km from centre)
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Grocery store
👍👍 Free 22kw charger through easygo app. What's not to like. Great in store bakery.
4.50 (701 reviews) (~1.52 km from centre)
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Donegal Castle
Restored castle built during the 15th & 17th centuries, with guided tours of its furnished rooms.
4.40 (2.5K reviews) (~0.11 km from centre)
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The Forge
👍👍 Still the best local in town, great atmosphere and friendly banter. Best Guinness and Thursday jam club is a great event.
$ $$$
4.80 (158 reviews) (~0.26 km from centre)
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Donegal Golf Club
Golf club
👍👍 If your a golfer and you want to enjoy a top quality and a reasonable priced golf experience. This is up there with the best links course in Ireland . I played this course the day after a major storm & I could not fault the quality of the course . The views of the surrounding lands and sea shore we...
4.70 (195 reviews) (~5.54 km from centre)
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Pets R Us Superstore
Pet store
👍👍 Great produce and reasonable priced. I came across the pet shop by accident. As I was passing through Donegal town going home. Place was well stocked and had everything I needed. Will call back again soon
4.70 (192 reviews) (~1.12 km from centre)
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Grocery store
Retail chain selling a range of grocery items, meat & dairy.
$ $$$
4.40 (698 reviews) (~0.18 km from centre)
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D's School Of Motoring
Driving school
👍👍 Having been to other instructors, Diane is by far the best in Donegal. A few months ago I thought I’d have to drive automatic as I couldn’t get used to the gears but Diane reassured me that I was capable for manual and I passed my test yesterday. I used to be a very nervous driver but Diane was alwa...
5.00 (94 reviews) (~0 km from centre)
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Marina’s Café & Wine Bar
👍👍 First time here, and love it! Went with work girls for a nice lunch treat, and from we entered the place until we left, we were made feel welcome and looked after. The staff were amazing, so friendly and helpful. When the food came out, wow, looked fab and tasted great! Generous portions, we all lef...
4.70 (165 reviews) (~0.13 km from centre)
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