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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/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Romance
Special occasions
Scenic view
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 163
    Excellent
  • 35
    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
Harveys Point Restaurant and bar

Food was fantastic and very reasonable. Service was friendly and first class. Great selection and great portions.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
gdonn
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
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229 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Went for a birthday meal and left very disappointed. Overpriced for such bad quality and staff were not friendly enough considering. We were charged €32 for a stir fry that was 98% rice noddles. When the waiter heard that we didnt like it, he only said sorry. Called back the next day and the manager said there must have been... More 

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

Dear Guest, Please accept our most sincere apologies for failing to deliver an excellent dining experience on the occasion of your recent visit. Rest assured that we will communicate your constructive comments to our kitchen and service teams. We take all guest feedback very seriously, especially if it highlights areas for improvement in terms of food quality, value for money,... More 

Newtownabbey
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Was looking forward to my birthday meal but left feeling hungry and disappointed. My partner had scallops and i had chicken liver pate for starters. Food was lovely but portion size was tiny. Pate came with brioche which turned out to be two tiny discs, not enough to eat the pate with. For the next course we had the pork... More 

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

Dear Guest, Please know that we share your disappointment in relation to your recent dining experience at Harvey’s Point, especially on the occasion of your birthday celebrations. Our chefs work hard to create dishes that are cooked with attention to taste but also balanced to ensure adequate portion size for our discerning diners. I am sorry to hear that you... More 

Dubai
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The service was mechanical and to the point of being nonexistent. We had to way a few good minutes for someone to notice us and guide us to a table. the took their time to take our orders. The food selection was limited; fish and chips, burgers, few salads, pasta. I had a mushroom risotto which was under-cooked. The waiter... More 

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

Dear Claudia, I am so sorry to hear about your disappointing dining experience at Harvey's Point. It is such a shame that we failed to deliver our usual high standards of food and service on the occasion of your visit. Please be assured that I will personally follow up on this with our management team. There can never be an... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Food was fantastic and very reasonable. Service was friendly and first class. Great selection and great portions.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind compliments following your recent visit to Harvey’s Point. It was our pleasure to welcome and serve you. Hopefully you will have an opportunity to return again sometime in the not too distant future. Kind regards, Deirdre & Marc More 

Enniskillen, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I have been at Harvey's Point several times and every time it has been a fantastic experience and the food is out of this world.

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

Dear Keith, We sincerely appreciate your continued loyalty and we thank you most sincerely for your fantastic review. It’s truly great to receive such positive feedback. We hope you will come and visit us again soon. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel & Team. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Good choice in menu, good food, well presented; an excellent sommelier more than happy to advise and guide; wonderful attentive staff who obviously take considerable pride in ensuring that the experience was as good as it could be.

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

Dear Hubert, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Harvey’s Point in February. Thank you for your kind compliments which are genuinely appreciated. Please be assured that we will share them with our dedicated team of chefs and servers. We look forward to welcoming you back again sometime. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel &... More 

San Francisco, California
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I ate in the Carvery a few weeks ago with my friend.I was so looking forward to it for ages. We arrived early ahead of our booking but were seated right away. We waited around 10 mins before our server came over to us, no greeting no nothing just looked at us as if to say ill take your order.... More 

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

Dear Guest, Please know that we share your disappointment in relation to your dining experience at Harvey’s Point. On behalf of the Gysling Family, Noel our General Manager and the entire Team, may I please extend our most sincere apologies to you and your friend. Rest assured that we will make a full investigation into this unusual and yet unacceptable... More 

Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

From start to finish,from food,room,location ,attention to detail and friendliness and helpfulness of staff we had a wonderful time

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

Dear Joan, Thank you for your kind words of praise following your recent visit to Harvey’s Point. Your comments are genuinely appreciated. We hope to have the pleasure of your company again sometime in the not too distant future. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel & Team. More 

Donegal Town, Ireland
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Had Sunday Carvery lunch here on Mother's Day, a very busy day but you would not know that while dining here. Service and food as good as any other Sunday, proving how professional and experienced this hotel is. I had made a reservation for the family over the phone and mentioned that my mother in law from Dublin was also... More 

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to write of your dining experience at our Sunday Carvery Lunch on Mother’s Day. It was our pleasure to welcome you on such a special occasion. We are delighted that you all enjoyed your visit and while it was indeed a very busy day, our Team went the extra mile to ensure... More 

Donegal Town, Ireland
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A visit to harveys point is a must for any one going to donegal town. The welcome is genuine. The staff do their utmost to ensure that all goes well with your visit. Great menu, great food, great atmosphere. I cannot fault this hotel. Even the scenery is beautiful. Harveys point is a must visit. A faultless visit.

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

Dear Mary, Thank you so much for your lovely review and high recommendation of Harvey’s Point. We really appreciate the great support we receive from our locals. Rest assured that we will keep focussed on maintaining our high standards in food, service and customer care. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Deirdre & Marc 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 43 - 60
  • Cuisine: French, Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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