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Railway tavern | Fahan, Donegal Town, Ireland
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a lovely little restaurant some food is cooked on an open grill much bigger than I expected great atmosphere cosy a delight to eat in

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Thank caroline t
donegal,ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Visit here annually and the steak is a must. Lovely wee restaurant and the steaks are cooked in view of customers. Would highly recommend. Good price too.

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Thank Nuala P
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

We had great night here at short notice we were lucky to get the last table booking. Friendly and busy great pub grub!

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Thank barbie064
Dublin
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146 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

We visited , as guests, on a business trip. There was a group of 9 and we were catered for in an excellent fashion. The food was fantastic but, first, the premises. This is an old rail-way station on the very water's edge of Lough Swilly. The location is really impressive, even if the building itself is 'ordinary' from the... More 

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Thank skindiverDublin
London, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

A hidden gem, great food, great service. A bit smoky but that is part of the charm. Quirky decorations but it works. Has it's own flare. If you want good food with excellent staff this is the place. But not if you are looking for dainty, pretty haut cuisine portions

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Thank Pitadub
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

Was invited here for dinner last night. Great location, great atmosphere, great pub. The scallops & steak which I had was cooked the perfection. The steak melted in my mouth. The best place I have been to in Ireland since moving to England over 25 years ago. A place everyone should visit.

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Thank Ali D
Winnipeg, Canada
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

Went there for supper on a recent visit from Canada. Very nice atmosphere and the food was good, plentiful and fresh! Liked the friendly, prompt service. Enjoyed.

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Thank Sharon S
Donegal Town, Ireland
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

third visit here & never disappointed. popped in on the way back from Derry on bank holiday Monday, they were fully booked, but managed to sit us at a table,(very small), but did the job!! food good, steaks very reasonable on early bird menu, staff good as well!!! sure i'll be back for a 4th visit!!

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Thank spenny40
Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Beautiful meal. Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. Located well near buncrana. Not far too much on menu so easy to pick and each dish we picked was very tasty and good portions. Also good value for money

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Thank michelle m
Derry, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

Went to this restaurant with my wife and mother who was visiting from England. Had been recommended this restaurant by a client and have to say was not disappointed! The atmosphere was so friendly and old pub style...really hard to find these days. The tables are quite close together which is not a problem as you don't feel like you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Railway tavern | Fahan, Donegal Town, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Donegal Town

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?