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Cedars Grill

Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, Donegal Town, Ireland
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Ranked #38 of 56 Restaurants in Donegal Town
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 11, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Duluth, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Stayed at the castle for a 3 night luxurious stay and the most I got was food poisoning! Ruined a whole week of my 2 week trip to Ireland. Will never return to the castle but will return to a Donegal.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I've just returned from holidaying in Donegal and we visited Cedars Grill for my birthday. Yes it was expensive but we all found the food absolutely delicious so I'm surprised by the reviews below. Just goes to show you can't please everyone. The staff were wonderful and friendly and even sang happy birthday to me! We ordered starters and mains... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Pros: Pleasant Setting, Friendly Knowledgeable Staff Cons: Over Priced food Visited this restaurant while staying in the Solis Hotel and came away disappointed. The disappointment came from the fact that by charging over €50 per head for a Table D'hote menu you expect something really good. This was not the case with this restaurant as I have had meals as... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This restaurant is a travesty of a mockery of a sham. At first glance, the menu seemed extortionately overpriced (starting at 55€ a head & with extra charges for sides), extremely limited and more suited to the dead of winter. Once our reluctant choices appeared on table our worst fears were confirmed. A so-called amuse-bouche consisted of little jars containing... More

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Stayed at Solis Loch Eske Castle 7th. November to 10th. Had breakfast each morning in Cedars Grill and found Service to be excellent from attentive staff. Tea or Coffee is served to the table and made use of the ample supply and variety of fresh fruits, Serials, bread etc. Passed on good selection of cold meets and opted for Cooked... More

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Headford, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

My second visit and was a surprise... was disappointed the first time by the quality off the food, have been surprise tonight, good food good product and most important polite staff. A little expensive specially the starter. Need to work on the finitions off the dish and the presentation.

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Ottawa, Canada
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11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Why are there no reviews on this restaurant. It has a beautiful decor, amazing food and excellent service. We almost avoided the restaurant because there were no reviews so I feel it is very important to send our thoughts. 5 star for sure

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Dublin, Ireland
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012 via mobile

I'm not sure if the first reviewer is talking about the right place. Cedars Grill is located within Solis Lough Eske Hotel. There are two restroom facilities equidistant to the restaurant (10 steps away!) and one of them have a disabled/changing facilities. Anyway, we had a meal there on three separate occasions, Oct 2011, jan 2012 and June 2012. It... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

We stopped here on a road trip to Glencolmcille and we were quite pleased with the menu selection. The food was good enough and the staff were nice. When we had finished our meal I took our child to the bathroom to change his nappy only to find out that there wasn't any changing facilities, now I could understand if... More

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