The Catalina at Lough Erne Resort

“Big flavours and fantastic views” - AA Inspector



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With spa treatments, exemplary golf facilities and views of the Fermanagh Lakelands, Lough Erne is one of the jewels of north-west Ireland. Of the dining options, the pick is the Catalina restaurant, named after the seaplanes once stationed on the lough. Views over the 18th hole make for a beautiful setting to enjoy creative dishes such as a deep-flavoured roast artichoke and kale tart with sea buckthorn and caramelised hazelnuts. It might lead on to pan-fried chicken breast, roasted cauliflower, potatoes, truffle, sea lettuce and chicken jus. End with lemon verbena pannacotta, white chocolate and blackberry sorbet.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

3 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Catalina at Lough Erne Resort


  • Seats: 72
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 36
  • Wines over £30: 70
  • Wines by the glass: 13
  • Cuisine style: Modern, Traditional
  • Vegetarian menu

About the area

Discover County Fermanagh

Running right through the middle of County Fermanagh are the two parts of Lough Erne, the Upper and the Lower. The Lough’s shape has been likened to a leaping dolphin scattering a shower of broken water drops behind it.

At about 50 miles long, but only around 5 miles wide, Lough Erne is very shallow. The surrounding soil has resisted agriculture and remained a mixture of moorland, forest and marsh. The monastery established by St Molaise in the 6th century stands on Devenish Island, in the Lower part of the Lough. Here you’ll find a tall round tower, built by monks around 1120, the ruins of the beautiful little 15th-century abbey church and a fine high cross.

The largest town in Fermanagh is Enniskillen, set on an island in the middle of Lough Erne. The long main street is lined with shops, and features the historic Buttermarket, filled with local crafts, many of which you can see being made. Some of the many attractions in town include the castle with its regimental and county museums. There’s also Cole’s Monument in Forthill Park with a splendid view over the town.

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