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The Exchange

Exchange House | Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7127 3990
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Ranked #21 of 137 Restaurants in Derry
Price range: $13 - $33
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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Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed a lovely meal at the Exchange after somebody in town recommended the restaurant to me. The setting was smart but dressed casually I didn't feel out of place. I had to wait half an hour but just sat with a glass of wine at the bar and people-watched quite happliy. I had the roast duck and it was... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stayed in Derry for 2 nights and on both occasions we ate at the Exchange. We found the menu to be very extensive and the food was of a high standard and very good value. It was a bit noisy on the first night and we had to wait half an hour to get a table but it was... More

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Dear Noel, Thank you for taking the trouble to write such a positive review. We seem to have ticked all the boxes. Feedback is very important to us and I will certainly pass your comments on to all staff. Hope to see you again next time you are in Derry. More

derry city
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

After a two year lapse,my wife and i returned to the exchange and delighted we did.It brought back fond memories,as usual the food was excellent,the staff friendly and attentive.A special thanks to Rachael for her kindness and remembering us.No doubt we will be back,a great restaurant.

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Dear Katey, Thank you so much for your lovely and personal review, I will certainly pass on your compliments to Rachel and her team. We look forward to seeing you again More

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Best place to eat in Derry! Best thing is to book in advance as this place is very popular. If you booked and arrive early sit in the bar and enjoy some nice drinks. The menu has great variety and the food is very tasty as well as very well presented.

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of the Exchange. So pleased that you received friendly customer service and enjoyed the food. Hope to see you again. More

Derry, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Its been a wee while since I ate in the exchange and as always keeps its stantards quality freshness of veg meat bread was excellent staff are well trained and know how to look after customers

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review and for taking the time to describe your experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the Exchange. More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ate here again for my Birthday. Thoroughly enjoyed our meals and drinks. Excellent value for money. Short wait at the bar for a table, which we didn't mind, had a drink while we waited. Didn't feel rushed at all and enjoyed our experience.

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TheExchange, Manager at The Exchange, responded to this review

Dear Gleann Thank you for your wonderful review, delighted that you felt we offer value for money together with good service and great food. More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Had a weekend away with friends great food and friendly staff in a busy restaurant .................................

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TheExchange, Manager at The Exchange, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review. More

Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Genuinely one of the best burgers I have ever eaten, and I eat a lot of burgers. The quality of the meat was exceptional. Great portion sizes and definitely worth the money, not overpriced at all. Baileys geese cakes was fantastic also!

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Dear Emma, Delighted to hear you had a great meal at the Exchange. Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive review. More

Dumfries, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We visited The Exchange for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed it. We arrived around 12:30 and were glad we did as by 13:00 the place was understandably packed. A pleasant waitress showed us to a table and asked to take a drinks order which I declined in favour of the wine list. There was plenty of choice by the bottle and... More

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Dear Adam, Thank you so much for your wonderful review, Delighted to hear you had such a good lunch and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I've just recently celebrated my 29th birthday in The Exchange with around 8 friends. The Exchange never fails to impress visitors to Derry in terms of fantastic food and crisp cold pints! Friendly staff and value for money, I celebrated my 18th here a decade ago and look forward to coming in every time I'm back in town.

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Dear Graham, Thank you so much for your glowing review. We are so glad that we lived up to the memories you had of your 18th. Consistency in the service our customers receive together with good food is very important to us at the Exchange. Happy Birthday. Kind Regards More

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