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Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
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All reviews salmon mash sea bass great food my other half lovely evening couldn t beautiful fresh fish the early bird menu staff were friendly fantastic value carvery child veg
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by for dinner with the family. Nice buzz about the place. Food was excellent. Service was very efficient and super friendly. Can vouch for the Fajitas, Enchiladas and Chicken burger, all receiving much praise from the family. Nice Guiness too. Very impressed with the...outdoor setup Highly recommend it .More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Liam Farren, Manager at Simpson's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi tmac31a, Thank you for taking the time to leave your kind review, we really appreciate your kind feedback, we are glad you and your family enjoyed it. We hope to see you in the near future again.

Reviewed 14 September 2020

I visited Carndonagh as part of a group cycle trip around north Donegal. We had a delicious evening meal in the restaurant and I hope to get back there again sometime.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 12 September 2020 via mobile

Very friendly staff great craic great food have booked to go back couldn’t find any fault lovely evening

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 9 September 2020 via mobile

We visited on a dull Tues about 5pm. 4 adults , 1 child. Great big restaurant upstairs, which we thought would be dead, but it got busy with a really nice crowd and lots of space so no problem . The staff were very friendly...and efficient. It's the food that really stands out though. Beautifully presented, tasted fantastic and terrific value. Parents went with the roast beef which came with lots of mash , veg gravy and all for €11! Delicious, well presented good, efficient, friendly staff and comfortable clean surroundings. What more could you want?More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 22 August 2020 via mobile

Dropped in today and was recommended to try the carvery. The 4 of us really enjoyed our meals and the value was brilliant. Massive portions of really great food and superb service. Recommended.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 27 July 2020

Five seniors enjoyed a delicious lunch here last week. We were able to sit outside and the staff could not have been more helpful even bringing a dish of water for the dog. We had the lunch and the food was excellent. What a lucky...find. Would highly recommendMore

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 9 June 2020

I have been to Simpson’s many times- a great little spot. Food is of incredible value and I always really enjoy it. Staff are very friendly. Takeaways are also excellent. Thank you.

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed 12 February 2020 via mobile

We were travelling back from Donegal and stopped in at 8.35pm and asked if they were still serving. The very pleasant waitress checked with the kitchen and they said yes. The menu was good and plenty of choice. I went for the sea bass and...my other half had the gammon. I have to say the sea bass was just melt in your mouth delicious. It reminded me of a trip to Portugal and having beautiful fresh fish. I ordered mash as a side and the two pieces of fish were simply delicious. The gammon and pineapple and chips went down a treat too. Super food and nice service.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 11 February 2020

Stopped here on an evening while passing through Carndonagh. We ate from the early-bird menu and it was fantastic value. Staff were friendly and attentive and the food was really good.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 27 August 2019

Had lunch on a recommendation when passing through Carndonagh. Good wholesome food freshly cooked and served by attentive friendly staff. One of the best Sunday lunches I've had in quite a while. This is a well run bar and restaurant with prompt service and a...relaxed friendly atmosphere. Price was very reasonable and restaurant offers value for money. Definitely worth a visit.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Simpson's Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5