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The Belfray Country Inn Bistro

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Vegetarian, Bistro, Family Fare, Brasserie
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171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7130 1480
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 223
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  • 9
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great location for a wedding

Great location for a wedding - room is a fantastic shape with a bar included in the room Staff were very friendly and allowed us to sample the beer on tap before we ordered it

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Fíona H
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Derry, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
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English first
Derry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Great location for a wedding - room is a fantastic shape with a bar included in the room Staff were very friendly and allowed us to sample the beer on tap before we ordered it

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Tyrone
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

My husband and two daughters called in for breakfast. They were greeted by a friendly receptionist who advised they could get breakfast. After twenty mins the bar man, who saw my husband look at his watch, came and took a drinks order. At half past eleven they placed their order, only for the "cook" to appear from the kitchen saying... More 

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belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear kmactyrone Thank you for reviewing your husbands experience with us & i was most concerned to read your comments about the service provided. I would have welcomed the opportunity to have spoken with your husband on the day. We pride ourselves on good customer service as your fellow reviewers have commented on. On a positive note i thank you... More 

County Londonderry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Boy's Brigade 80th dinner. food and service were first class. would thoroughly recommend for such an occasion. have been back twice for the excellent Sunday carvery.

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belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Jeff and Gillian C Thank you for your kind comments and glad that u all enjoyed the food and service. With best regards Rodney More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Went for the carvery but found most of it pretty brand so won't be rushing back for the same or anything else from the menu. Decor is pretty tacky, I don't know what type of setting it was going for. On a positive note, as like in most derry restaurants, the staff were very friendly even when it was coming... More 

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belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear John M Thank you for your review. If you dined with us on Sunday 10th May (as i have no way of telling) we did over 300 covers in the Bistro with no complaints. As you are stating you found the food to be bland, I would have welcomed your comments on the day so that I could justify... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Lovely food. Lovely staff. Lovely everything. Great meal for a great price and the staff were always so helpful. We would go back again and again. The setting is beautiful and convenient, well worth the visit!!!

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belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear SN123459 Thank you for such a nice review following your recent dining experience with us. I appreciate your comments on our food, staff and setting and am pleased that it was worth the visit. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. With best regards Rodney More 

Derry, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A brilliant, fun evening :-) Great food and service, extremely friendly and efficient staff, and a lovely atmosphere. We shall be back soon. Thank you Marty, Nicola and Holly for making our Thursday night memorable :-)

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belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Sharon M I am glad that you enjoyed your evening with us and that we where able to make your dining experience a memorable one. Thank you for your kind comments on the food and service and I will pass on your thank you to Marty, Nichola and Holly. Look forward to seeing you again soon. With best regards... More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

My Family held a Birthday Meal here on Saturday Night!! This place should be 5 star!! From start to finish.... Perfect.... Food was beautiful and very pleasing with generous portions. Plenty of choice on there extensive menu which caters for every pallet! Desserts are out of this world.. From "old school days desserts to new style and traditional.. Brilliant wine... More 

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belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Visitor00000 Thank you for such a wonderful review and your 5 star recommendation. The team work very hard to ensure we that all our guests receive the best possible service and food. I am glad you enjoyed the variety of dishes on offer and that you particularly enjoyed the desserts. I will be delighted to pass on your kind... More 

Derry, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

I booked a family meal here for my daughters confirmation because the menu had a great selection to suit all. We had a great waiter John and he was very attentive.All courses were tasty and enjoyed by all.

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belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Annon629 I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your daughters confirmation meal with us and that you enjoyed the food and service. I will pass on your kind comments to John and the rest of the team. With best regards Rodney More 

northern ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone.Staff were extremely polite and pleasant and the food was to a very high standard.They have a great selection on the menu for gluten free which isnt always the case in a lot of restaurants.Prices were reasonable for the quality and quantity of the food.

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belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Likethesun1 Thank you for reviewing your recent dining experience with us and thank you for your kind comments on our food, staff and service. I am pleased that you liked the selection of dishes on our menu and that you found it to be reasonably priced. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. With best regards Rodney More 

Ballymena
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Last time I dined here was a few years back when known as Inn At The Cross. Big changes and all for the better. My wife and I were staying in area and decided to have evening meal on Monday 13th April 2015. Warmly greeted and promptly seated. Drinks order taken and promptly delivered. Our waiter was Clive who was... More 

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belfray, Owner at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review our Bistro. The menu has many choices and you happened to pick the complete meal section,which indeed has no side order .The other choice have a side order of your choice. We pride ourselves on using prime ingredients and this is indeed reflected in the price. Out of that pricing we must take... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7130 1480

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 37
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Bistro, Family Fare, Brasserie

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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