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All 139 Derry Restaurants

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: $12 - $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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Restaurant details
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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English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had always heard about this beautiful restaurant in Derry and was pleased to actually get to sample the food last night. A waitress attended to us as soon as we went in and got us set up immediately. The restaurant was extremely busy due to Christmas parties which meant we had to wait a little longer than expected but this... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Go here and have a drink before the food. We had the starter and main but couldn't finish it all. If you're going to have a starter then share one. Only thing that was wrong was the steak, asked medium rare, came out medium to well done but other than that, was absolutely delicious. Would definitely go back.

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Cushendall, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Booked this restaurant for Christmas dinner for our staff, and there was no hassle in the booking process - and even though I had to downsize the numbers for the meal no one complained! The sitting was @ 7.30, and we were seated just after that - and the menus were provided with excellent choices for starters, main meal and... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Huge portions, great value for money, always busy, great food, cheap drinks and brilliant service this is a regular haunt for me whenever I am away on Business.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The exchange never let's us down always first class meals every time .Although you cannot book it thr waiting time flies by with brilliant efficient friendly staff !!!!

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UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

For some reason, I always associated restaurant's daily special as one whose ingredients are nearing its used-by-date and needs to move out of the pantry asap. A direct result of kitchen economics that leaves a bad aftertaste. But there's no bad taste in the one I got from The Exchange. In fact, it's rather delicious. That day's special was simply... More 

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1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
Senior Reviewer
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 

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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 12 - 31
Cuisine: European, Contemporary

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