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Simpson's Bar & Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Tennent's Donegal Pub of the Year '98, '99. Black and White Donegal Pub of the Year 2000/2001. Simpson's Bar and Restaurant is an ideal place to spend a relaxing afternoon or a great night out with friends. Renowned throughout Donegal for excellent food and home cooking, the Bar is adorned with antique furniture where a luxurious atmosphere has been created. Delicious home cooked meals served 12 - late Mon-Sun. Music Saturday nights from 10.30.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went to Simpson's for an evening meal based on reviews on Tripadvisor and weren't disappointed. The bar/restaurant is extremely cosy and very homely. More importantly the food is delicious. I had the award winning 'old fashioned black and White's which is chicken fillet...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Paul J
Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

Came here while staying in a local hotel, we really enjoyed our main course but cheesecake for desert (which we took out), wasn’t great. Would still recommend, and would visit again if in the area!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pipmcn
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Had a amazing meal with the family and amazing atmosphere as well waiters Rebecca and Tricia made it a ever more welcoming place to stop by whal in Ireland.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank worldwidetravler2
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Our second time to visit this restaurant while driving through Donegal. Lovely friendly people and food fantastic. Owner Monica very welcoming and our waiter Michelle was so cheerful and helpful. Fish burger was so fresh and open prawn sandwich fantastic. Don't miss this great restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank theresa w
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The Food and Tricia were just gorgeous! I had the Award winning meal. If you like chicken and Beef... you will Love it. Tricia was brilliant. 👌🏼 thank you

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mrksbsslr
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Had a marvellous meal at Simpson’s last night. Everything was so delicious we spent half the meal sharing samples from each other’s plates. So full by the end I had to skip dessert (and I never skip dessert!). Genuinely used my butter knife to cut...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Leanne B
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited Simpson’s Bar and Restaurant while staying at Riversdale Country House just a short drive away. The menu had all the allergens listed and I found several main dishes to choose from. I had the duck. My husband had what is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lauragatz
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Here you find a friendly warm welcome. You can enjoy the craic at the bar or sit in comfort in a snug. You can enjoy a drink or the finest of food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gmoyne
Reviewed 1 October 2018

A local recommended it to us said they'd been going there since they were a child. Thought that was a great recommendation so went straight there. Anne-Michelle greeted us with a welcoming smile despite obviously being very busy. She then patiently guided us through our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TripsAndComments
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We found this bar by chance on the roadside, classic old fashioned pub but very clean, well kept and maintained. Service was very quick and friendly and food tasted great. Very varied menu with something to please everyone, portions were huge and price was very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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