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The Belfray Country Inn Bistro

€€ - €€€, Irish, European
171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7130 1480
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pavlova” (8 reviews)
“ham” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Grill, Irish, European, British, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent afternoon tea, my daughters took my mother and myself for my mums 85th birthday, the staff as usual were lovely, even singing happy birthday with a sparkler in a pavlova for mum, the sandwiches and selection of pastries and cupcakes were out of this...More

Thank eileenmontgomery
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a fabulous carvery Sunday lunch at the Belfray. The whole experience was exceptional, superb food and service. Martin gave us 5 star service from start to finish and totally went the extra mile to make the meal and experience for our daughters!...More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice dinner there with my other half... food was beautiful.. starter was massive, the main was so nice 2. Will be back for sure!

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a Sunday carvery. Food and service was brilliant.....except they tried to squash as many in as possbile which ruined the experience. Love it off peak....winter /autumn, but they don't value their all year round customer's who come back. Just want bum's on...More

Thank Glenrandel
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

At belfray inn I received the carvery which was piled high and tasted lovely, my friend received the chicken goujons and chips, her chicken however tasted rubbery. The atmosphere was quite uncomfortable only one member of staff {Ryan} smiled during my service and the rest...More

Thank Aoife C
Reviewed 1 September 2017

stopped at this restraunt for lunch on the way to Buncrana, and were pleasantly surprised. The service was friendly and the surroundings pleasant. Both meals that we ordered were excellent (my wife tells me it was the best ceaser salad she has had in a...More

Thank mikeBelfastTripper
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I would have preferred less noise from a large party of people who seemed to think they were the only guests but that is not the restaurant's fault, I suppose. What I was most impressed by was the wearing of gloves as the staff brought...More

Thank b037
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Don't get me wrong the venue is lovely, albeit still the same old layout from the Inn at the Cross days. Service was good and staff very pleasant...... Ordered the 19 oz fillet steak with pepper sauce and garlic fries and given the hype about...More

Thank DarylWatton
belfray, Front Office Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Dear "DarylWatton" Thank you for taking the time to post your review, wether they be positive or negative we use the comments to bench mark our standards. There have been subtle changes to the building by the previous owners from the Inn at the Cross...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Had several trips to The Belfray whilst my mother was a patient in Altnagelvin. I had different members of the family with me each time. The food and service was excellent, whole experience first rate. Thankfully my mother is better. The little trips to The...More

Thank ruth h
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Sunday carvery is extremely well organized. The restaurant easily manages to handle the large numbers of people who come to enjoy their Sunday lunch or dinner at the Country Inn. There is a choice of roasts, plus a number of side dishes. Diners' plates...More

1  Thank DerAlteBach
belfray, Front Office Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Dear DerAlteBach, We @ the Belfray Country Inn appreciate you taking the time to post your review following your recent visit to the hotel. We are renowned for our Sunday Lunches, which ensures that we have repeat business. We all look forward to you revisiting...More

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Questions & Answers
3 February 2017|
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Response from Sinead H | Reviewed this property |
I think the main menu has gluten free options
Vera M
20 October 2016|
Response from belfray | Property representative |
Hello Vera M, I would be happy to email you the buffet options. Regards Rodney
Vera M
20 October 2016|
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Response from Martin M | Reviewed this property |
hi sorry I really don't know but I assure u it will be very good and u won't be disappointed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$33
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7130 1480
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Enjoy the country hotel dining experience in the relaxing comfort of our informal bistro. Whether you want a light lunch, a midday carvery or a fabulous evening meal our bistro is perfect. Our popular carvery is served daily until 3:30pm but the bistro remains open with an extensive menu catering for all tastes. Why not sample our extensive wine list to compliment your meal. Just a short distance from the city centre we offer you perfect convenience, beautiful surroundings, great food and a service that is affordable and high quality. We are more than a hotel, The Belfray Country Inn has a reputation for its fine food and great atmosphere.
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