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Irish, Bar, Pub, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
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Reviewed 26 January 2022

My wife and I went to this lovely restaurant today for a thoroughly enjoyable lunch.My wife had the goats cheese salad which she said was beautiful and we both had the to die for local cod in beer batter which was the best battered fish...I have tasted in years. The service was excellent and the bar was welcoming and the toilets were spotless clean. Claudina was a very attentive and professional waitress and we would highly recommend this restaurant which we plan to revisit ourselves soon to experience their evening menu. Thank you Claudina and compliments to the chef.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 27 September 2021 via mobile

It’s NOT the Loft bar anymore, it’s now called The Strand Road Bar and Kitchen. We never visited the Loft but Strand Road was excellent! The Burger was excellent, everything here is home made and local. It’s a lovely environment with a warming fire and...friendly staff.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 7 August 2020 via mobile

Very average and overpriced with little atmosphere. Ate here on the 5/8/20 and had the burger for dinner. The burger was bland and served with no salad or garnish just with chips. We were seated in the room to the left of bar with fireplace...and were left for an age without service. Also rang twice before our booking and phone went unanswered and messages not returned.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 2 January 2020 via mobile

New Years Eve meal. The staff were fantastic and very friendly. The beer was fantastic especially the Guinness We booked the table and had no problems with taxis. The food was great as were the portions. You could not ask for better Value

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 8 November 2019

Had a very pleasant stay at the Loft Bar, from an accommodation point of view the rooms are very clean and tidy, the bar is such a nice place to go to get food and drinks, the locals are very friendly and the bar staff...and food are top notch, highly recommend this place, there are a few other bars within a very close walk but once your settled in front of the warm fire and the craic gets going you won't want to leave.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 8 June 2019 via mobile

We stayed for a weekend with my two dogs and we couldn't have felt more at home! This place is a haven! Blissfully quiet even though the bar is just next door! We ate in the bar on both nights as the food was delicious,...reasonably priced and freshly made! The pints of guinness are the best I've had in Donegal! The location is brilliant, close to shops and there's so much to see and do all within a short distance. The owner and staff here are just the best, nothing is too much trouble, making sure the dogs were comfortable and catered for. I would whole heartily recommend a stay here, our weekend just wasn't long enough! We shall be back soon!More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

We had made an overnight stop off while visiting Donegal, had read reviews on here before visiting so thought we would try it out! It did not disappoint! Friendly staff and nice cosy pub, food was delicious and good value, would recommend to anyone visiting...this part of Donegal.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 25 September 2018

I had the Inferno Pizza as a main as I though I'd try something different for a change. My friend had the mussels as a main, they were SO tasty in a creamy white wine sauce- I stole quite a few! Our fellow guests had...the chicken curry and we had two garlic flat breads to share, the garlic flat bread was thee nicest I've ever had, it had rocket on top with some sort of buttermilk or ranch dressing that was delicious! Not sure what the white wine was and whether it was the house white or not but it was also very very nice. We didn't have a desert as we were quite full up but I will definitely be back for the pizza and garlic bread!More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Had an amazing time with fantastic staff especially the wonderful Joanna Her welcoming smile and wonderful laugh made you feel very welcome. The food was wonderful and and on two of the nights there was fantastic music. A place not to be missed.

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place. Great food and service. Staff so friendly and really make every one feel welcome. Many thanks to Joanne for making this such a great holiday with my family

Date of visit: September 2018
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The Loft Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5