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Beach House

Swilly Road, Buncrana, Ireland
+353 74 936 1050
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (31 reviews)
“ice cream” (13 reviews)
“hake” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Swilly Road, Buncrana, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had a reservation and had requested a window table. The food and service was exceptional. The menu has fish and meat choices. The food was very good and presented well. Service was very good and always with a smile on each server's face. Made...More

1  Thank 2travel039
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant with really great staff,thoroughly enjoyed our evening and will definitely return on our next visit to Buncrana.

Thank Dee D
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Our party were treated to a great meal in beautiful surroundings at the water's edge. The staff were neat, tidy, well-mannered and courteous. We hope to have a third visit when we are next in Buncrana.

Thank John J
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Breathtaking location, fantastic food and outstanding staff. Particularly enjoyed the Hake and exquisite seasonal vegetables. All cooked to perfection. Can't wait to go back.

Thank bluemike1676
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We actually ate here twice within 5 days! The fish, both cod and hake, were outstandingly prepared on our first visit. The first dinner had such wonderful ambiance and we loved how the restaurant was bustling, but quiet. There's a sense of intimacy when dining...More

Thank DEW0887
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Just back from a very enjoyable sunday lunch with my wife daughter and mother. We all enjoyed a tasty meal at a reasonable price. Lovely views over Lough Swilly loads of parking. The servic was prompt and friendly.

Thank PatrickCalry
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Went to the Beach House for lunch while passing through. We had the Mulroy Bay Mussels & Caesar Salad to start.. They are not huge portions, but great tasting dishes. For mains we had Fish & Chips & Fish Cassoulet. The fish & chips had...More

Thank Geraldinecybil
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I booked a table for Sunday lunch with my mum as she had been there a few times before and having had a poor experience the last time, she out it down to a "one off". On arrival, we were ushered upstairs where there was...More

2  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

A lovely find with amazing views of the sea. Really lovely welcoming and friendly attentive staff and a delicious lunch. Would love to come back when it's not raining.

Thank banner1234
Reviewed 25 July 2017

If the review covered only the food, Beach House would get 5 stars. However, since service is part of the experience, we give them 2 stars and do not recommend. For example, after we were seated the waitress bought us a carafe of water, but...More

1  Thank JaxAmerican
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Questions & Answers
16 August 2017|
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Response from DEW0887 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there recently, they did have a vegetarian option on the menu. The manager, Claire, is so pleasant and the chef so talented that I am sure they can accommodate your tastes!
26 March 2017|
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Response from buncranabeachhouse | Property representative |
Hi damhnait, we are closed on good Friday but open Easter Saturday. If you wish to make a booking just let me know. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swilly Road, Buncrana, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Buncrana
  • Phone Number: +353 74 936 1050
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