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The Red Door Country House

| Along the Wild Atlantic Way, Fahan F93 FV4Y, Ireland
+353 74 936 0289
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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| Along the Wild Atlantic Way, Fahan F93 FV4Y, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A truly unique setting on a sunny day, we enjoyed our lunch in this elegant restaurant. The staff were professional and friendly and the food was excellent. There was a great buzz in the room with a mixture of couples, families and groups. It's a...More

Thank madmartina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us enjoyed dinner here in August. We booked a table by the window and the view of the Swilly and Inch Island was beautiful. The Red Door itself is a very relaxing place, both inside and out. The food was excellent as were...More

2  Thank BananTi
thereddoorfahan, Director of Sales at The Red Door Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear BananTi, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed a nice table with a view. We only use tablecloths for formal functions such as weddings. We aim for a more relaxed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are a group of 7 bikers wet cold and very hungry, staff couldn't do enough to ensure we were cared for. Hung our wet jackets up and kept supplies of hot tea coming😀warm homemade soup and wheaten went down a treat. Beautiful spot even...More

1  Thank tomsbell
thereddoorfahan, Director of Sales at The Red Door Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear tomsbell, Thanks for your review of your visit on a wet Summer's day! It was our pleasure to look after you all and hope to welcome you again. Maybe next time we'll deserve a 5 star review. Best wishes, The Red Door team

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Took my mum and sister here for sunday lunch. delighted they were able to accommodate us without advance booking. initially service was excellent and very attentive. Food was really exquisite. we had cheese and chive scones pre meal which were to die for! myself and...More

Thank Aoibheann C
thereddoorfahan, Director of Sales at The Red Door Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear Aoibheann C, Thank you for your lovely review following your recent visit. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed all courses! Thanks also for your feedback on the delay between courses. We will be sure to take this on board and address it....More

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Having dined here before we thought it a great idea to take visiting relatives for Sunday dinner. While the setting is beyond compare the food was just ok and the service quite abysmal. Braised steak was tough & the cod was bland although the accompanying...More

1  Thank Emer M
thereddoorfahan, Director of Sales at The Red Door Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear Emer, Thanks for visiting us recently and we are very sorry to hear that your visit wasn't as enjoyable as your previous one. Hopefully you made your server aware of the food complaint so that they could let the kitchen know. If you can...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

To celebrate our wedding anniversary, my husband and I had a reservation for Sunday lunch, at this "exclusive" restaurant. We were greeted by a friendly waiter & taken to our table & our order taken by a very helpful waitress. For our main courses we...More

5  Thank review_0123
thereddoorfahan, Director of Sales at The Red Door Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear review_0123, Thanks for taking the time to join TripAdvisor and leave a review of your recent visit. We are pleased that you found our staff to be helpful and friendly but sorry to hear that you found your particular serving of lamb to be...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Enjoyed an extremely pleasant meal here with good service. Coquilles St ( scallops) that melted in your mouth. Pleasant sumptious furnishings that reduced noise levels.

3  Thank Lynda W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We attended a wedding reception here and were very impressed. The lake side location is stunning and Country House sits very well on it. The staff were friendly and helpful. The restaurant service was totally professional and the food and wine were of a high...More

2  Thank Gerry&Ros
thereddoorfahan, Director of Sales at The Red Door Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear Gerry&Ros, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your experience as a recent wedding guest. We hope we can welcome you again in the future. Best wishes, The Red Door team

Reviewed 7 August 2017

Last month I took the wife and father in law to this restaurant. There's no arguing that its setting on Lough Swilly and internal decor make it a fantastic backdrop for a top-notch meal. Indeed, the food is generally very good, but there are two...More

Thank AvidIrishReader
thereddoorfahan, Director of Sales at The Red Door Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Dear AvidIrishReader, Thank you for your kind comments of our setting, décor and food. We are pleased that you, ‘the wife’ and father in law enjoyed them. We are very sorry on behalf of your server that she poured water into your whiskey glass and...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

My family went here the other night for dinner. The food was very good. I got the lamb chops and they were good but the sauce that accompanied that wasn't that good with lamb.It was a gravy. Service was a little slow but not told...More

1  Thank Theresa R
thereddoorfahan, Director of Sales at The Red Door Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Dear Theresa R, Thanks for your 4 star review of your recent visit to The Red Door. We are very sorry if the sauce served with the lamb wasn't to your taste. We hope to welcome you again soon. Best wishes, The Red Door team

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Response from JAMES K | Reviewed this property |
They usually do but you need to contact them for the details.
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Wendy C
7 May 2016|
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Response from Quickbeam49 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think it's open on Tuesdays, maybe in the summer. They could email them
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Sara G
9 April 2015|
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Response from Iris M | Reviewed this property |
They have tables outside in summer im sure u could eat there with pet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26 - US$65
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Thursday
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Along the Wild Atlantic Way, Fahan F93 FV4Y, Ireland (Formerly The Red Door)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Fahan
  • Phone Number: +353 74 936 0289
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Description
Renowned for relaxed dining, luxury accommodation and breathtaking views, The Red Door Country House is nestled on a 4 acre site overlooking Lough Swilly in Inishowen, Co. Donegal in the North West of Ireland.Built in 1789, the tradition of a country house is today cleverly combined with contemporary luxury and style.
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