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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/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 8
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  • 13
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  • 9
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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
Very good!

Service brilliant, polite, accommodating, friendly... Couldn't ask for better... Everything was great!! Thank you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Service brilliant, polite, accommodating, friendly... Couldn't ask for better... Everything was great!! Thank you.

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County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

just back from having a very good meal, did'nt have the carvery this time though it looked lovelly, we decided to have from the menu, meals very reasonably priced staff where brilliant and very friendly. Have been a few times with family and friends will definitely be back again.

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omagh
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10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

First visit to the Belfray for a light lunch -  Very impressed. Excellent food, service and staff in a nice relaxed and warm atmosphere. Will definitely return.

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

Dear AndrewG Thank you for your kind comments in your review and I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Look forward to welcoming you back and thank you for choosing us to have lunch. With best regards Rodney More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Dined at the belfray on Sunday night and what an amazing experience. We were the last to dine in the hotel, however this wasn't an issue as the staff were so attentive to us and all our needs were catered for. My boyfriend is coeliac and the food choice was still amazing as most dishes have a full gluten free... More 

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

Dear Emma Hughes92 Many thanks for your kind comments on your review after your recent dining experience with us. I am glad that you like our food especially the House Fillet which is very popular. I appreciate your comment on the coeliac options as when we create our dishes we try where possible to offer a coeliac option. With regards... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Had incredibly high hopes for The Belfray, was recommended by many people, however we weren't impressed by the food or service. We queued to pay for two courses, we then were told to move along for our main and got a ticket for dessert. I had never been before and didn't understand the process, however no member of staff communicated... More 

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

Dear DarylC90 Thank you for your recent review and i am saddened by your comments. Due to the high volume of numbers we do on a Sunday in our Bistro carvery, we have had to adapt our service which is why all food and drink is ordered at the bar, a ticket for the carvery is given and customers then... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Had a lovely Sunday lunch today. Food was fantastic and the service was excellent. Daryl was very attentive and nothing was any trouble. Thank you

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

Dear TaramcI Thank you for reviewing your dining experience with us and nice to hear that you enjoyed the food and service in particular from Daryl with whom i will share your kind comments. Look forward to welcoming you back. With best regards Rodney More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Had business lunch here few weeks ago. I travel a lot and eat out all over Ireland and this place is def in my top 3. Great service, tasty food and lovely atmosphere. I know were I'll be eating when I'm in Derry!!!

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

Dear malachyf88 Thank you for rating us in your top 3 places to eat and for your kind review. Your comments are greatly appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. With best regards Rodney More 

Derry, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We have ate in the bar and bistro of this hotel a few times now and I can not fault it in any way. The food is to die for (just melts in your mouth) and is excellently presented. The service in the bar and bistro is outstanding and the waiters are very efficient and well mannered. Graham was our... More 

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

Dear Michelle850 Many thanks for our kind review and thank you for your continued support. It is pleasing to read that we are being consistent in our food quality and service. Your comments on our staff are much appreciated as they genuinely care about delivering good, personal customer service to ensure that all guest leave with a memorable impression of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

OMG what lovely food - We are a family who rarely leave anything on our plates but the portions are so generous we simply could not finish them. 1st class food in beautiful surroundings. Extremely friendly and attentive staff - Will definitely be back, hopefully for an overnight stay.

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

Dear Jamie W Thank you for your kind review and I am glad that you enjoyed our food, service and surroundings. Your comments on our staff are much appreciated and we all look forward to welcoming you back soon. With best regards Rodney More 

County Londonderry, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

As always had another amazing afternoon in the ballroom for sunday lunch to celebrate my parents wedding anniversary. Brian Loughlin Proprietor never fails to impress us on each on every visit.. first class food, staff and entertainment. Theee only place to dine in our wee town.

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

Dear Christine Thank you for your kind review on our food. service and atmosphere. I am pleased to read that you all enjoyed the Belfray Experience and I will pass on your kind comments to Brian and the rest of the team. Also thank you for choosing us to celebrate your parents wedding anniversary, your business is much appreciated. With... 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 - 36
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Bistro, Family Fare, Brasserie

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?