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Harbour Restaurant

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Quay Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 972 1702
17:00 - 22:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Pizza, lovely staff. Eat here often when in Donegal Town. Always has a high standard and great atmosphere.

Thank Shauna M
Holyhead, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a meal here tonight. The food was typically priced but the quality was Stunning. Absolutely stupendous. It took long enough to arrive that you know it's freshly cooked and I must say (and I'm quite particular) that this was stunning. I had naturally smoked haddock with a curry sauce. What seemed like a strange combination worked to perfection.... More 

Thank Ynys-Chickpea
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rainy week day night in February. We remembered a lovely meal we had here last summer, they were open, the place was cosy and welcoming, staff lovely. Food remains delicious and very reasonably priced. I had the cod on seasonal veg with THE best buerre blanc I've ever tasted, exactly the same as last time I went but it was... More 

Thank Gwyneth73
Management response:

Dear Gwyneth, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with others. It gives us great pleasure to hear that you really enjoyed the cod, it is one of our most popular dishes and we receive a lot of compliments about it and the sauce. We also appreciate you mentioning our staff. Hope to see you again soon Best Wishes,... More 

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394 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here whilst staying in Donegal town. Service was excellent. We both had steaks which were really lovely. I also had sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce. It was really delicious. We have dined here a few times and always leave happy.

Thank shelly-ann
Management response:

Dear Shelly-Ann, It was a pleasure to have you return to The Harbour Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you both enjoyed your steaks, and that the dessert was delicious. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future and we appreciate you mentioning about the service which you received. Warmest Regards, The Harbour Restaurant More 

County Donegal, Ireland
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal, steak was cooked perfectly & hubbys fish was delicious, pleasant surroundings & cheerful & helpful staff. Would highly recommend

Thank apcall
Management response:

Dear apcall, Thank you for choosing The Harbour as your restaurant for Valentines. We appreciate you taking to time to summit your review and sharing your experience with others. It is a pleasure to hear that you both enjoyed your meal dishes and everything was to your satisfaction. We will pass on your kind comments to our staff members. On... More 

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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The seafood is delicious, especially the cod fillet. The fish and its side vegetable were perfectly cooked and flavoured, and the server was very attentive and suggested a great local beer to pair with it. If you want great seafood in Donegal Town, check out the Harbour.

Thank Rob J
Management response:

Dear Rob J, Thank you very much for dining with us recently and taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled to read your subject line "Best Cod I've Ever Had" It gives us great pleasure knowing your enjoyed our dish which is extremely popular. I also appreciate you mentioning and recognizing our friendly staff member. Lastly on... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Went to the harbour restaurant for sunday dinner. The food was excellent. I had the smoked haddock & it was mouth watering & very reasonable. Will defiently be back soon.

Thank vodafo
Management response:

Dear vodafo, Thank you very much for your recent review and for dining with us at The Harbour Restaurant, Donegal Town. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the smoked haddock dish, and appreciate you sharing your experience with others. Looking forward to your return. Best Wishes, The Harbour Restaurant. More 

A TripAdvisor Member
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Went here for our evening meal. Food very average and service poor we gave up waiting for our dessert menu after 20 mins, paid up and left.There are better places to eat in Donegal. Disappointing.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for recently dining with us The Harbour Restaurant. Please be assured we have taken your feedback on board regarding the service and will be discussing same with staff. We are very sorry you did not receive the dessert menu promptly. All comments received are taken seriously in order to help improve our services. We are disappointed... More 

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Stopped by for something quick to eat and had an amazing bowl of seafood chowder and the kids had nuggets & chips. All was tasty and service was great.

Thank patriciadouglas
Management response:

Dear patriciadouglas, Thank you very much for your recent review and choosing to dine with us. Delighted to hear everything was to your satisfaction. We do hope you will return again in the future Best Wishes, The Harbour Restaurant. More 

Fermanagh, N. Ireland
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203 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

My wife and I visited here, after a break of a few years, for a pre New Years special meal. Booked for early evening via their Facebook page. Arrived and got shown to our table by a helpful waiter. All good so far. But unfortunately that was as good as it got. I ordered a beer battered seafood kebab; my... More 

5 Thank PartimeHolidaymaker
Management response:

Dear Sir, Happy New Year to you and your Wife. Thank you very much for dining with us and your recent review, all feedback is greatly appreciated. We are disappointed and surprised to hear that you both did not enjoy your meal as our main tag line is good quality food and service. We would love to have you both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Steakhouse, Irish, Pizza, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Street Parking
Good for
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Donegal Town
  • Phone Number: +353 74 972 1702
Award winning, fully licensed, casual-dining restaurant on The Wild Atlantic Way. Under the new management of Chef's Mary & Patrick

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