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With views over Lough Swilly, this country house has a restaurant run by a hands-on team. The series of dining rooms - including a sun room - have polished teak tables and smart linen napery. The menu shows a passion for local produce, along with sound classical training and bright modern thinking.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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1 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence

Confident modern Irish cooking by a lough

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The Red Door Country House
Fahan, Inishowen, DONEGAL, Co Donegal
Phone : 074 9360289

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 120
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Days Closed: Monday to Wednesday
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 4
  • Dinner served from: 5
  • Dinner served until: close
Food and Drink
  • Cuisine style: Modern, Traditional European

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About The area

Discover County Donegal

Even though it’s not part of Northern Ireland, Donegal is Ireland’s northernmost county. Likewise, although it’s part of the Republic of Ireland, it is also part of the Province of Ulster. The same political position applies to County Cavan and County Monaghan.

Like most Irish counties, Donegal is overwhelmingly rural, and most towns are small. Much of the coastline is cliffs and rocks, although there are some spectacular beaches, mainly in the Gweedore region, which also has a reputation as a centre for Irish traditional music. Clannad and Enya, both internationally-famous musical acts, are from Gweedore.

County Donegal has the largest Irish-speaking community (Gaeltacht) in Ireland, as you’ll notice from the road signs. The town of Donegal isn’t actually the county town, as that title has been awarded to Lifford, its administrative centre. Donegal is good for shopping, and seeking out the area’s most famous export – Donegal tweed.

Letterkenny is the largest town in the county, and is the only one with a Cathedral, the Catholic Cathedral of St. Eunan and St Columba – built in the late 19th century.

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