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Oak Cellar Bar

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Bar, Pub, European
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| Solis Lough Eske Castle, Donegal Town, Ireland
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Boston, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Loved this bar! Live music was authentic Irish. Good spirits. Food was tastey. A nice alternative to the fancier restaurant.

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Portadown, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Beautiful location with excellent service and first rate food. This restaurant is first rate and more and I Will definitely be returning.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Amazing restaurant and food -- as well as wine however the only constructive criticism is to get rid of the upcharges on the price-fix menu. We decided to go a-la-carte because what we ordered didn't have a surcharge and it made more sense. That said, the food was exceptional and the service was amazing, catering to our well-traveled daughter who... More 

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Thank EnchantingIreland
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250 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Not sure why this place had only reviews from 2015. We came here for dinner during our stay at the castle. The Cedars restaurant didn't have kid's menu or a TV for us to watch the Euro games. The food was good, especially the pan fried trout. Very very good. Not the best food, so 4 star, but I deducted... More 

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Thank nononesense
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146 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Had dinner here our 1st night at the Hotel. Much nicer than the main dining room. Good food and atmosphere

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Thank peter k
Gig Harbor, Washington
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241 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Stayed at the hotel and ended up eating in the bar. The food was good and so was the service. Limited menu but what they have is fresh and tasty. I would go back.

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Thank jdohare
Kew, Australia
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151 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

We arrived late in the day and were pleased to be able to eat in this area of the hotel. You can choose where to eat (there are several great rooms ), and the staff will accommodate your eating arrangements. We had the steak sandwich tasty and not too large. A gin and tonic and a restful night

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Sergeantsville, New Jersey
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This is an excellent pub in Lough Eske Castle. The pub menu and the afternoon "high tea" were both very good as was the homemade potato soup. Lough Eske Castle has a very nice restaurant also. The service was great throughout the hotel and the Irish staff was warm and friendly with a great sense of humor. A really nice... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Everything in this Castle is good....the building and history,the view. Food is excellent and matched with excellent staff who know their produce and how to satisfy

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Israel
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Liked the Lamb Stew and the fish. Warmly recommended. Also the seafood chowder and the mushrooms soups were lovely. Cozy place and was not noisy at all.

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Bar, Pub, European
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Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Solis Lough Eske Castle, Donegal Town, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Donegal Town

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?