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Cove Restaurant

Bistro-style restaurant in an amazing location overlooking Hornhead, Sheephaven Bay (our holding tank for Crab and Lobster!) and the distant hills and fields which provide the best quality, fresh produce for your enjoyment. Elegant relaxed surroundings, attentive unobtrusive service, and attention to detail are our hallmarks.
US$22 - US$45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Fusion
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a good place near Dunfanaghy for a family birthday meal. We had a couple in the group with slightly restricted tastes so I called Peter at the Cove to see how it would suit us. He really could not have been...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 369MarkB
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Well I would like to think that I have frequented some very good , fine dining excellent restaurants around the world. This restaurant beats them all for friendliness, with a cosy bar upstairs for a drink or two prior to dining. The staff are great...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Peter W
Reviewed 7 September 2018

a slick operation run by a charming host serving delicious food in a great setting. This place has it all. The owners enthuiasm, Peter and his passion for great food and service permeates the whole way down through his staff - excellent.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank keencookie
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Had booked table for 6 family birthday event. On arrival while waiting for staff to appear to greet us my sons shirt caught fire from an open candle which was placed on a shelf adjacent the wait area. He ended up with blistered fingers and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Sioslach
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic meal in a beautiful setting! Great service, waiters excellent attention to detail , explaining the menu & dishes, would highly recommend, thanks

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ncronin
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This was our holiday treat and it was lovely. Lots of seafood options. Lovely setting with helpful staff.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lmcc219
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The best dinner I had during a recent week's stay in Dublin and Donegal: wonderful cooking, and we all enjoyed the rhythm of the evening, with pleasant drinks in an upstairs lounge before dinner downstairs. Maybe a slight whiff of fussiness and impatience upstairs about...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gitful_nedboc
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The outside is unassuming. The inside is filled with bustling friendly waitstaff and flavorful unexpected flavorful menu selections. Reservations are necessary and there is a cheerful buzz as the tables fill up. I had called and spoke with Peter and they were booked on one...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AliFromBedford
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My fiance and I had a wonderful night here- highly recommended. Try the Muff gin and definitely leave room for dessert

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rionam2014
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Had a fabulous meal here last weekend the menu is so different the service excellent and very friendly dessert to die for the only negative thing is the price of the wine found it too expensive.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank marianne h
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Enid M
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Response from Vix_70 | Reviewed this property |
It's an intimate space over two floors so it's difficult to say possibly 30-40? But they will be happy to advise I am sure!
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