Places to Eat in Letterkenny

Restaurants

  • There are numerous good Restaurants in the town.
  • Gleneany House (Click Here), is located beside the station roundabout in the junction between the Port Road and Pearse Road Letterkenny. This is a very popular place to eat in Letterkenny. The food is second to none in the town. The restaurant very reasonable, with friendly staff ensuring you enjoy your visit. Highly recommended.
  • Tin Tai Chinese Restaurant (Click Here), is located at the bottom of the Back Road in Letterkenny, very close to the Ramada hotel. This is the most popular Chinese restaurant in Donegal, and a lovely place to dine. The restaurant is also very reasonable, with excellent staff ensuring you get your delicious food on time.
  • Black's Steakhouse (Click Here) Mountaintop, is located on the road to Dunfanaghy, about 2km from the Hospital Roundabout. Service and attention to detail. You will dine in one of the best restaurants in the northwest and can visit the vibrant yet traditional bar all without leaving the restaurant.
  • The Brewery (Click Here) A full lunch Menu brassiere style is served daily with a tantalising Bar Food Menu available from 3.00pm. After dark, a mouth-watering meal awaits you in the Restaurant.The Restaurant is a haven of good food, offering a relaxing setting with friendly and efficient service. Highly recommended by locals.
  • The Lemon Tree, located on Lower Main Street, is a pleasant, mid-priced place to eat. Main courses around €15.00 to €20.00.
  • The Yellow Pepper , Lower Main Street, is also well worth a visit, with consistently good service.
  • The Oak Tree on the Port Road, is a sister restaurant of the Lemon tree which also has a nice atmosphere and good service, with similar prices. They have an "early bird" menu form 17.00 to 22.00 hours.
  • Strawberry Garden Restaurant - Mount Errigal hotel (Click Here) The inviting intimate surroundings of The Strawberry Garden Restaurant is a must for that special social or business rendezvous.Buffet Breakfast, Carvery Lunch, A La Carte and Table D'hote menus available daily. Enjoy an extensive selection of fine wine to compliment your meal.
  • Radisson SAS Hotel (Click Here) The TRIBECA Restaurant is dedicated to the finest, seasonal Irish ingredients - impeccably executed.The Restaurant is a respite from the overly complex. Imaginative combinations of light and shadow, food and wine, play in a lively décor with beautiful woods, etched glass, colorful mosaics and candle light tables.
  • Silver Tassie (Click Here) Excellent food, a la carte restaurant. Carvery lunch every day. Second to none for quality of food. Located about 4 miles outside the town on the Rathmelton Road. Highly Recommended.
  • Milford Inn (Click Here) Located just 10 kilometres from Letterkenny deep into the most stunning countryside. Excellent food and service, delivering the famed Blaney hospitality, food, drink and welcome.
  • Water's Edge (Click Here) Highly recommended, "simply stunning" is true understatement. Words cannot describe the beauty, warmth, welcome and simply special Waters Edge. It is an experience to treasure, an experience to share.
  • The Moneytree, Chinese restaurant, is located on the main Street in Letterkenny, opposite CK Locksmiths. Great lunch menu, at a very reasonable price, and nice location in the evenings.
  • Shapla Indian Restaurant on the main Letterkenny to Derry road. If you like indian food, you'll love this restaurant. Great Food, lovely atmosphere. It is superb.
  • Catch-Up Restaurant is a funky new restaurant in Letterkenny offering affordable, tasty, nutritious food sourced locally and prepared freshly onsite by top chefs. Catch-Up’s interior provides a warm, relaxed dining experience in a comfortable, friendly environment and houses a stylish bar.
  • The Lemon Grass Restaurant and Asian Food Bar is the First Multi Cuisine Asian Restaurant in Letterkenny. Our chefs have over 35 years experience in the creation of beautiful Asian food and have worked in restaurants all over the world including Dubai, Isreal, UK, North America and now Letterkenny!

  • Booking is advisable for most of these restaurants if you are visiting at high season or holiday weekends.
  • Cafes / Pubfood

  • Cafés and Snackbars

    There are many nice cafés in Letterkenny that serve great Food and Snacks all day at reasonable (€5.00 to €10.00) prices:
  • Café Renaissance - Mount Errigal hotel (Click Here) The continental feel and décor, as well as the fashionable bistro atmosphere of the award winning Café Renaissance make it a lively entertainment venue, popular with all age groups. Music, live sports and an extensive menu ensure all tastes are catered for.
  • The Quiet Moment (2 outlets, one at Upper Main St. and the other at Lower Main St.)
  • Munchies (Pearse Road)
  • Subway (Upper Main St.)
  • The Bakehouse (Main St.)
  • Charlie's Café (Pearse Road). Prior winner of THE BEST CHIPS IN IRELAND Award !! We'll say no more ....
  • Café Blend (High Road ...Very child-friendly, with a special menu avalable)



  • Pub food

    There are several Bars in Letterkenny that serve Bar Food and Snacks all day at reasonable (€5.00 to €10.00) prices:

  • The Old Orchard Inn (Click Here) is hard to beat for value and quality, main courses starting at around €8.00 . Carvery lunches served 12.00 noon to 3.00 pm. Located on High Road Tel: +353 (0)74 9121615
  • Café Renaissance - Mount Errigal hotel (Click Here) The continental feel and décor, as well as the fashionable bistro atmosphere of the award winning Café Renaissance make it a lively entertainment venue, popular with all age groups. Music, live sports and an extensive menu ensure all tastes are catered for.
  • The Voodoo (Click Here) Lounge Club, Opposite Library on Main Street, New bar serving excellent food all day, Highly recommended.
  • The Brewery (Click Here) A full lunch Menu brassiere style is served daily with a tantalising Bar Food Menu available from 3.00pm. After dark, a mouth-watering meal awaits you in the Restaurant. Highly recommended by locals.
  • Fast Food

  • Fast Food lovers are spoiled for choice in Letterkenny.
  • McDonald's 200 metres from Main St.
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken Drive-thru, not suitable for walkers as it's outside the town on the Derry road.
  • Abrakebabra Located on the Main Street.
  • Mr. Chippie across the road from the Bus Éireann terminal, excellent for Fish and Chips.
  • Pat's Pizzas Two outlets, one on the Main St. and the other on the Market Square)
  • Four Lanterns The Donegal version of KFC, located in the Market Square and also on Port Road.
  • Domino's Pizzas The worldwide franchise has a branch on the Pearse Road.