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Harvey's Point

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Lough Eske | Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 972 2208
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Unveiled in early 2014, this new look Lakeside Restaurant at Harvey's...
Unveiled in early 2014, this new look Lakeside Restaurant at Harvey's Point is set to Wow new guests and regular guests alike! The creation of a new theatre style open kitchen allows you to 'come into' the Kitchen and view the gastronomic dishes being prepared. At the same time you feel like you are outside looking in with the magnificent vista across Lough Eske. Matched with the finest personal service, this gastronomic experience at Harvey's Point rivals any in the country. Our Restaurant team will assist you in choosing the perfect wine or champagne accompaniment to each course of your meal - the right wine can totally transform a dish. If you are looking for a romantic break- Allow us to provide the perfect setting for you!
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Visitor rating
  • 175
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Presentation and Quality

great food, beautifully presented and served. Wine and Guinness were excellent, as was the breakfast.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
FrDougalMaguire
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Kilfenora
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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243 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kilfenora
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

great food, beautifully presented and served. Wine and Guinness were excellent, as was the breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We just love Harvey's Point Hotel.. from it's location, high standards and superb service with great staff. Definitely THE place to check into when visiting Donegal. In fact, we love it so much I proposed there in November 14 and now we are getting Married in this wonderful and magical hotel this September! ❤

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Omagh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great food, service, and most of all the exceptional service with the owner taking time to speak to us.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beautiful presented and flavoursome meal, great fish & vegetarian options.. Chocolate flour free cake devine!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I loved the 4 Course Dinner and have seldom eaten as good. The Mushroom Soup with Truffel Oil was so delicious I could have eaten a whole bowl of it, The

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Hendrik, Many thanks for your lovely review. We are delighted that you were impressed with the dining experience at Harvey’s Point. This means so much to our dedicated team of chefs and servers. We look forward to being of service to you again sometime. Kind regards, Deirdre & Marc More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Great choice of wonderful food served in main dining room with lovely views of Lough Eske We were lucky to have a table at the bay window each morning and evening with brilliant views

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Judith, Thank you so much for your kind compliments following your recent dining experience at Harvey’s Point. It was our pleasure to welcome you to our Lakeshore Restaurant and to our hotel. We hope you will have occasion to return again sometime in the not too distant future. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel & Team. More 

Dungannon, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Another 1st class experience on a very busy Sunday.Service,selection and quality of food plus genuine caring efficient staff made it a memorable visit as usual.

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear John, Welcome back to Sunday Carvery Lunch at Harvey’s Point. It’s great to receive such positive feedback. Rest assured that we will maintain our focus on the quality of our food as well as our traditional Irish welcome. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel & Team. More 

Letterkenny, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We went for sunday lunch to Harveys point and we got one of the best meals we have ever had. Harveys point is set in a beautiful location which made having a meal there even better. From the starter to the dessert we couldnt fault anything and the choice was second to none. If you are around donegal you wont... More 

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear David, Many thanks for your lovely review in relation to your dining experience at our Sunday Carvery Lunch. It means so much to us when we receive positive comments. We are of course also open to guest feedback which assists us in improving our offering. We will proudly share your compliments with our dedicated banqueting team. On their behalf,... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The hotel's good-will ambassador Sean personally walked myself and my daughter in the dining area where were warmly welcomed and quickly seated. The wine selection was quite extensive and we enjoyed a bottle of special recommended Proseco which we found very much to our liking My daughter is a vegetarian, but there was much for her to choose from. The... More 

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was our pleasure to welcome you to Harvey’s Point and thank you for choosing our hotel as part of your trip around Ireland. We are always keen to listen to guest feedback, whether it is positive or negative as in this way, we can measure our performance as a business. We appreciate your kind reference to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I came to Harveys Point to celebrate my birthday and I've had one of the best meals of my life! Every single course was perfect. If I had to score my meal out of 10 I would truthfully have to give it a 15+. Anyone who does not like Harveys Point has no real taste. Long may Harveys Point continue... More 

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Bishop B, Thank you most sincerely for your kind compliments in relation to your recent dining experience in the Lakeside Restaurant at Harvey’s Point. It is most encouraging and rewarding to receive such positive feedback. We will proudly share it with our team of chefs. We truly appreciate your excellent recommendation of Harvey’s Point. Rest assured that we will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lough Eske | Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Donegal Town
  • Phone Number: +353 74 972 2208

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 44 - 60
  • Cuisine: French, Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients, Romantic

Description

Unveiled in early 2014, this new look Lakeside Restaurant at Harvey's Point is set to Wow new guests and regular guests alike! The creation of a new theatre style open kitchen allows you to 'come into' the Kitchen and view the gastronomic dishes being prepared. At the same time you feel like you are outside looking in with the magnificent vista across Lough Eske. Matched with the finest personal service, this gastronomic experience at Harvey's Point rivals any in the country. Our Restaurant team will assist you in choosing the perfect wine or champagne accompaniment to each course of your meal - the right wine can totally transform a dish. If you are looking for a romantic break- Allow us to provide the perfect setting for you!

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