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The Exchange

Exchange House | Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #22 of 136 Restaurants in Derry
Price range: $16 - $30
Cuisines: European, Contemporary
Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

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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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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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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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

Derry, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Arrived as always to a packed restaurant, the main thing to remember about planning to eat at exchange is that reservations are not accepted and it's a first come ,first served basis. As usual we were told there was a half hour wait for a table which allows enough time for a pre dinner drink at the bar. We were... More

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderfully positive and informative review. Customer service is so important to us together with the quality of our food, and I'm delighted that you received both on your visit. I will be passing on your comments to all staff. Many Thanks More

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8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Food is beautiful and service is fantastic. Reasonably priced. Had a fantastic evening. Would highly recommend to anyone

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, I will pass your comments on to all staff and hpe to see you in the Exchange again. More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Looking for something close to the City Hotel, the Exchange looked the best of a number of similar places. Essentially it is somewhere between a bar and a restaurant. Instructions said to order food from the bar although in fact we were served at the table by the friendly and keen to please staff. The menu is good but we... More

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review (and great description of a couple of our dishes). Delighted that your experience was such a pleasant one. Kind Regards More

Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

On a Wednesday night the place was packed! Very tasty food, great atmosphere and very good value. Really enjoyed it.

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us at the Exchange, Many thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review. Kind Regards More

Derby, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The Exchange is centrally located close to the river. It is spacious but gets very busy and is popular with the locals. It offers a good selection of different dishes to suit all tastes. Service was great, all the staff were very friendly and the food quality excellent. Prices were reasonable and portion sizes quite large. I would definitely recommend... More

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TheExchange, Owner at The Exchange, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your recent experience in the Exchange. It is only through customers positive experiences, like your own that we remain as popular as we are. Many thanks More

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