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Silkys Bistro

€€ - €€€Irish, Cafe,
37 Main Street, Dungiven BT47 4LD, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7774 1772
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (3 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Irish, Cafe, Diner, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
37 Main Street, Dungiven BT47 4LD, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Went here to catch up with friends. I wasn't impressed by the menu. It felt like they were trying to hard by adding an extra something that was totally unnecessary to each dish. However, we shared a cheesy garlic bread and a bruschetta which were...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We have been to this Bistro a few times, first visits food was excellent but on third visit we had to wait an hour to be served. The staff were very pleasant but on this occasion the food left a lot to be desired. I...More

Thank Brttybo
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Satay chicken very good n Panko chicken goujons lovely but portions were bit small. Steak very good however the pepper sauce was not nice. Staff excellent - Would recommend

Thank Olivias5
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

First visit to this establishment. Family dinner. Service was friendly and efficient. Staff were well informed on the dishes offered. Food could only be described as outstanding. My fellow diners were wowed by the carrot and thyme soup. Main courses did not disappoint. Desserts were...More

Thank Monica V
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

My sister’s 50th at short notice. Quirky decor may not be to everyone’s taste but ok we weren’t there to take in the architectural nuances of this particular building. Drinks served in short order while we waited on food. A nice range of starters and...More

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 5 June 2018

I was with a party of OAP's from Clanmil, on a trip to Dungiven area to see Abertachs grave and the Dungiven Priory, and after these visits, (which I thoroughly recommend 110%), we stopped off at a little Bistro, in Dungiven called "Silkys" … The...More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Called in for lunch. Décor was lovely, with plenty of room. Very nice atmosphere. The music was very loud - this was the only downside. I asked the waitress if she would mind turning it down. I think she may have - slightly! The service...More

Thank 921Jenny920
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We had two evening meals at Silky’s and both we’re excellent. Would happily go back in a heart beat.

Thank Luke H
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic spot! Brilliant short menu of classics & originals, dished up in a cool, friendly & casual setting. Great value for really top notch food (especially fish). Pickled rhubarb with perfectly grilled hake was a revelation! Staff were lovely with our 3-year-old too! Recommended!

Thank Oonagh T
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Called here for afternoon meal and was extremely impressed. The food was delicious and the staff very attentive and well mannered, will definitely be back, first class.

Thank Martin J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Main Street, Dungiven BT47 4LD, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Dungiven
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7774 1772
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A family owned and run restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Catering for small parties to large groups to romantic couple's dining, as well as children friendly.
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