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Irish, Bar, Pub, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews haddock soup lough swilly friendly service table by the window best fish chips local beer amazing views staff were lovely guinness ferry grub precautions kinnegar specials buncrana
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Reviewed 11 December 2020

We were a little unsure about this place on first glance, but it definitely did not disappoint food wise, food was unreal and excellent service, we were stuck for time as we wanted to get the ferry, the staff got our meals out us swiftly...enough, would definitely be back. Does gluten free food too.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 4 December 2020 via mobile

Called in today and was met at the door by a very friendly chap. I heard others call him Frank. He showed us to our freshly sanitized table and he explained the extra steps taken by the management to ensure our safety. We both just...had the soup of the day with a lovely fresh roll and stayed warm while Lough Swilly crashed outsite. The man I took to be the manager came over and chatted to us and we were made feel our custom was appreciated. We're driving near there on Sunday and we both decided that we would make a detour for Sunday lunch as the food that flowed from the kitchen looked delicious. I really enjoyed the experience and most importantly we both felt safe. It was just like the old times. Can see how you could ever go wrong in this place. Pleasant, relaxed atmosphere and a real Donegal welcome.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 30 September 2020

Always visit the beachcomber when in Rathmullan and never had a bad meal yet. The service is friendly and staff are taking all the necessary covid precautions. The only thing that could maybe be updated is the toilets but none the less the location is...lovely and the food very tasty and decent portions!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 8 September 2020

great bar and restaurant right on the water. had a delicious lunch, we both got the salmon and haddock dish it was epic. great service, very friendly and helpful staff. we got the ferry here fro Buncrana just to go to the restaurant and it...was so worth it!!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 29 August 2020

We sat outside on the terrace which had great views over Lough Swilly. Our table was well distanced from other tables. We ordered a variety of dishes - the chowder was lovely and full of fish, the beef stroganoff was lovely too. We ordered chicken...burgers which where just ok, the fish and chips portion was very small. The table near us seemed to get double the portion that we where served. Staff pleasant and helpful.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 27 August 2020

I have travelled the globe and happened to find myself in rathmullen, co. Donegal...visited the beachcomber with my wife and two friends. The fish was incredible..what can i say..beats mcdonaghs in galway city hands down.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 27 August 2020 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch of seafood chowder and soup. The chowder was packed with fish and I was well impressed. We also had dinner of beef and chicken burgers which were good. Try to get a table by the window with a fantastic view...of Lough Swilly.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 20 August 2020 via mobile

This is a regular haunt of mine and my partners when the ferry from Buncrana is up and running. Food is always good, limited now maybe because of Covid, but tasty and reasonable prices. There is a covered outdoor eating area which is normally always...warm with great views and it’s a non smoking area too. They also have a local beer Kinnegar in tap which is worth trying. Masks/shields are worn by friendly staff. Tables cleaned often. You can also bring your dog, a water bowl isn’t far away.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 5 August 2020 via mobile

Affordable food that was surprisingly tasty! Beer battered fish and delicious fries. Veggie in the group happy with his noodles. Setting is a little rough around the edges but very relaxed, which was perfect with three kids in tow. None of them left a scrap...behind. We felt like we were sitting on a boat cause our table was right next to the water. The staff were lovely too.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 29 July 2020 via mobile

Booked a table for a group of us last Sunday night. We were seated in the outdoor area, service was good, no complaints about the food, I had fish and chips and a few pints of Guinness... Guinness scored 7/10..

Date of visit: July 2020
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No. Only visit once a year. Have been going there for 20 years. Never got a bad meal
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Beachcomber Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5