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Browns on the Green

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Barnhill | Golf Course Road, Letterkenny, Ireland
+353 74 912 4771
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lamb starter” (2 reviews)
“trout” (3 reviews)
“ribeye” (2 reviews)
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Barnhill | Golf Course Road, Letterkenny, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Browns on the Green
1. Best Food in Donegal
"Food is amazing, service fantastic, ambiance perfect"
Johanne H
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2. Outstanding Service
"excellent service"
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3. Foodie offer Thursdays - 29.95
"delicious food and very friendly staff"
Leela V
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my fiancé eat at Browns in Town in Derry so were delighted to find this even closer to us. We are vegan so called ahead and were informed there was a separate vegan/vegetarian menu. The food was ok, the starters were the best...More

Thank Marie_Smith83
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Lovely restaurant. Food excellent. Service great. Staff friendly. Very comfortable. We have been there a few times and will return.

Thank rosebulger2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Browns for dinner during our stay in Letterkenny. The meal we had was absolutely delightful. We sampled complimentary breads which were beautiful. Both our meals were excellent. The staff were attentive and welcoming and made us feel at home. I...More

2  Thank Maria M
Carol G, Manager at Browns on the Green, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, we’re delighted you both enjoyed your evening

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Thursday lunch only people in restaurant do not understand as food was exceptional and reasonably priced.This is proper restaurant food not pub grub or cafe food Will definitely return

Thank nuttallManchester
Carol G, Manager at Browns on the Green, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you had a lovely lunch, thank you for taking the time to give us feedback also

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Best place is Ireland. Contemporary food. My favourite place to go. Very quiet and love to have a chat. Great views over the golf course and lake.

Thank Aaron N
Carol G, Manager at Browns on the Green, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback Aaron, delighted you recommend us so highly, hope to see you again in the future

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Was out for lunch last weekend and was very surprised that it was so quiet on a Friday lunchtime. Food is excellent as always but expensive. Used to get a very good lunch for a very good price but the prices are now same for...More

Thank Gerodonnell
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Ate here for the first time at the wknd and have to say I was delighted the restaurant lived up to all my expectations and more. The fact of being coeliac for the first time in a long wasn't an issue and staff did not...More

Thank Elaine P
Carol G, Manager at Browns on the Green, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit Elaine, thank you for taking the time to give us a review also, we look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 2 February 2018

I visited this restaurant last night with a party of 17 and had probably the best meal out in Donegal for many years. The service and food was amazing and I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who appreciates good quality food at a very...More

Thank givjngup
Carol G, Manager at Browns on the Green, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. So glad your group enjoyed your evening

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I attended here with a dinner party of 10 persons, majority had 3 course dinner with drinks. Food was excellent, waiting staff were friendly, attentive and could not be faulted. When the main course was served it appeared that one person had not received their...More

11  Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Myself and a friend had dinner here recently. Nice decor but It was very quiet - to the extent we could hear the other guests conversation, even though background music was playing. My friend had the venison, which she said was lovely. I had the...More

1  Thank aoifej
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Questions & Answers
25 January 2018|
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Response from Carol G | Property representative |
You can find all our menus on our website, some items are subject to change
Lee-Ann M
21 June 2016|
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Response from Mamamia2619 | Reviewed this property |
Not usually during the week
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Response from Imjustatourist2 | Reviewed this property |
5-8 mins drive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 19:30
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barnhill | Golf Course Road, Letterkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Letterkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 74 912 4771
  • E-mail
Browns On The Green is the only restaurant in Letterkenny recommended in the Michelin Guide. Sister restaurant of the multi award winning Browns Bonds Hill, the restaurant is situated on the outskirts of the town in Barnhill. Owned by Chef Patron Ian Orr who frequently appears on local and national television showcasing his culinary skills and was named Chef of the Year in 2013. He won Best Chef in Northern Ireland seven times. He has created a range of dining menus with an extensive drinks menu to match. Sunday Lunch is a tradition and the sumptuous three course menu is aimed a offering something for the whole family to enjoy. The restaurant enjoys access to its newly renovated next door bar, Barnhill Bar & Grill, where visitors can enjoy a relaxing casual main course and beverage served with the same Browns standard. Private functions can be catered for and Browns On The Green boasts spectacular views across Lough Swilly.
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