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The Exchange

Exchange House | Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7127 3990
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Ranked #20 of 139 Restaurants in Derry
Price range: $13 - $31
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Exchange Restaurant and Wine Bar is a family friendly, informal restaurant located centrally near the Peace Bridge in the busy town centre. Established 10 years ago, we have become a well known attraction on the riverside. We serve a comprehensive range of good food, including vegetarian options, and quality wine. All of our food is locally sourced and freshly produced on the premises by professional chefs. The establishment has been awarded a Five Star hygiene rating.
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

This was my all time favourite resteraunt, yet last night I returned for a special occasion and can safely say it's the worst service I ever received! The waiter should rethink his career in working with the public...won't be back, there are too any eating establishments in this town keen for business!

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Dear Derrybhoy, I was very sorry to hear about your experience here at the Exchange. Customer service is very important to us. I would be very grateful if you would contact the restaurant so that we can investigate this further. Kind Regards More

IRELAND
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We usually eat here at lunchtimes and have found it very pleasant. Recently we ate here in the evening and found the menu very similar to the lunch menu but at almost double the price. I understand that you have to pay a little more for evening dining but almost double seemed a bit extreme. The good was good ...... More

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TheExchange, Manager at The Exchange, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. I was sorry to hear that you felt the evening menu was pricey, however it is a completely different menu to our lunch time one. http://exchangerestaurant.com/ Regards More

County Down, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We wanted a pre theatre meal and chose the right spot. The place has bags of atmosphere with lots of diners. However our orders were quickly taken and quality food delivered soon after with large side portions. The meal represented good value for money good selection of wine available by the glass. We would certainly recommend it and will return... More

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Dear Dick Many thanks for your wonderful review. So glad you enjoyed it and we look forward to seeing you again. Regards More

Omagh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is my favourite restaurant and the Louisiana chicken burger or chicken are my favourite items on the menu. Lunch is fantastic value and while the evening menu is a little pricey it's well worth it because you know you are going to get quality food and the portion sides are large. While most dishes include a side order sometimes... More

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Dear Margaret What a wonderful review! Exactly what we are hoping to deliver, quality food with quality service. Kind Regards More

Derry, Galway, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I or we sometimes in deciding were to go to eat forget about,Old Reliable which is on our doorstep and has been now for 15years and still going as Strong and As Reliable for not only the Great Food but for A Staff of excellence.Even as some leave and New arrive The Standard of Service is as Excellent as Ever.The... More

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Dear Brian Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of our restaurant. We could not ask for a better recommendation and look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards More

n.ireland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Probably the most popular restaurant in Derry over the last decade. Why? Consistently well prepared and presented food and decently priced wine by the glass or bottle, good service and attentive staff. Usually a good buzz about the place. Avoid beat-the-clock specials if you don't want overrun with kids. What's changed? Food presentation and quality not up to their usual... More

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write your review. It is unfortunate that you feel standards have slipped, I can assure you that staffing levels are kept at the same levels as always and that our glassware supplier and indeed the glass sizes have not changed since we opened in 2001. Kind Regards More

Derry, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went here Saturday night past. Lovely atmosphere and great staff...Girl who served us was more than helpful. My friend needed gluten free and no problem accommodating her. Food good, warm and tasty. Had to wait a while but relaxed and worth the wait. Would go back again.

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Dear Mary, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review. I'm glad you felt that you received good service and quality food which is very important to us. Kind Regards More

northern ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A group of us visited here for dinner on Saturday night. Plenty of choice on the menu, which at first glance seemed a little pricey, but actually given that each main includes an additional side order it turned out to be excellent value for money. Service was prompt and friendly, food was very nicely prepared and presented. Just wish we... More

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, great to hear you believed we provided good value. Kind Regards More

Ballyclare
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went here for dinner with my husband on a Saturday nite at the start of October. We were told the wait for a table was 40 minutes, so we had a couple of drinks to pass the time. The waiting area is quite small, and there were lots of people... we managed to get 2 bar stools when they became... More

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and your comments. Feedback is very important to us. Kind Regards More

Yorkshire
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88 reviews 88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Had a great dining experience here. Staff were very helpful and always attentive. Took drinks order almost as soon as we sat down-not something you get at every restaurant. Although it said opening time was 530 it had opened earlier and it was already very full and was filling quite quickly. Early bird menu is slightly cheaper and great value.... More

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Additional Information about The Exchange

Address: Exchange House | Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 7127 3990
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 13 - 31
Cuisine: European, Contemporary

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