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Owenea Restaurant

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Main St., Highlands Hotel, Glenties, Ireland
+353 74 955 1111
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the hill
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2013

Visited this hotel for the first time for a bite of lunch with my husband and two friends. Got menu and decided what we wanted. My husband went up to counter to order like everyone else but was told by waitress that she would be with us at the table in a minute. Twenty minutes past and she still hadn't... More 

Thank thewayitwas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2013

Absolutely horrendous. We only went in for lunch and that was more than enough. It wasn't that busy but both waitresses were running around like headless chickens. From behind me I could hear that mistakes were being made with orders as was the case with us. An absolute chaos unaided by the fact that one of the waitresses was sullen... More 

1 Thank Alrh
Northern Ireland
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2012

Staff are very nice and courteous, the food was plentiful and everything was well cooked, maybe old style but there was nothing wrong with this! We go back every year when here on holiday and are never disappointed

1 Thank AtmNorthernIreland
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

Nice food and the house wine is excellent. Would recommend if in the area, staff very friendly....chocolate cake was amazing!

1 Thank TazC
Belfast, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2012

The food in the hotel (I assume it comes from this restaurant) is surprising good, I'd highly recommend it...

1 Thank raffoIreland
Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2012

Steak was excellent Scampi was as good as you get anywhere

1 Thank JFHDublin_Ireland
co antrim
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2012

Steaks beautifully cooked, salmon and seafood fresh and first class, abundance of potatoes and vegtables

1 Thank sue d
Donegal Town, Ireland
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2011

I was working in the area & popped in for a coffee at lunchtime. The bar / lounge area wasn't v welcoming with tables & chairs plonked in the middle of the floor. I stood at the bar for 5 mins while 1 male member of staff was serving & was ignored. I was also ignored by a female member... More 

Thank Holly09Ireland
Co Mayo
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2010

My husband, our son and i visit Donegal frequently and the highlight of our trip is when we get to go to the "Highlands Hotel"in the beautiful Glenties. The "Owenea Restuarant" is beautifully decorated and the food is simply delicious,their meat is supplied locally and have a wonderful selection of seafood.(i know this because i enquired) The bedrooms are luxurious... More 

2 Thank CoMayoReece
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2009

I was visiting my Wifes family in Co Donegal and her aunt Kindly took us for a bar meal in The highlands hotel Glenties First of all the simple order two cheese and ham toasties , a cheese and onion toastie and two chicken salad sandwiches with 4 cups of tea and 1 coffee arrived piecemeal first the two cheese... More 

1 Thank melocactus

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: Main St., Highlands Hotel, Glenties, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Glenties
  • Phone Number: +353 74 955 1111

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