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Harvey's Point

Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
074 9722208
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Ranked #10 of 55 restaurants in Donegal Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $72
Cuisines: French, Irish
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Harvey’s Point is renowned for the exceptionally high standard of its cuisine and the restaurant has achieved high rankings and many accolades in good food guides over the years. In the stylish and elegant restaurant overlooking the waters of Lough Eske, diners can enjoy fine food prepared and served by a highly professional team. Local and organic Irish produce is used where possible and crisp white linen, fresh flowers and sparkling glasses add to the sophisticated ambience. Whether dining in the evening under glittering chandeliers or enjoying the mouth-watering array of dishes at the famed Harvey’s Point Sunday Lunch, guests can be assured of a dining experience not to be forgotten. Member of Good Food IrelandListing in Michelin GuideAA Two Rosettes for culinary excellence
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My partner and I ate here on the first night of our stay at this marvellous hotel. The dining area faces the lake and is absolutely beautiful in the late evening. The quality of the food is amazing and it is delicious. We did find the menu was very limited and was very very pricey, however, when you factor in... More

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

Dear Patrick, Thank you most sincerely for taking the time to share your comments following your recent visit to Harvey's Point. It was our pleasure to welcome you and your partner to our hotel. We are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable experience and we will take your comments on board in relation to the menu content and... More

Worksop, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Lovely hotel and surroundings, smart and friendly staff. Well worth the visit if you holiday in Donegal Town fabulous meal and non stop 1st class cabaret throughly enjoyed every minute of it

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

Dear Guest, Thank you most sincerely for your kind compliments about Harvey's Point - our staff, our food and our cabaret. We are thrilled that you had an enjoyable experience and we hope you will have occasion to return again sometime in the future. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel & Team. More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Originally planned to stay for 2 nights at this fabulous hotel but enjoyed the hospitality and ambience of the place so much we stayed for 4. will most definitely return.

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

Dear Steve, It was our pleasure to welcome you to Harvey's Point and we are truly delighted that you had a wonderful experience. Thank you for your lovely compliments and we look forward to extending another warm Donegal welcome to you on your next visit. In the meantime, we send you our very best wishes and kind regards, The Gysling... More

Monaghan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I would with out doubt recommend Harvey's point...the setting and the hotel is out of this world..already planning my next trip back..

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

Dear Ciara, Sincere thanks for your high recommendation of Harvey's Point. We really appreciate your kind compliments and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, The Gysling Family & Team. More

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Finally managed to visit the restaurant in Harveys Point and was not disappointed. Beautiful table overlooking the majestic Lough Eske and a wonderful meal. Service absolutely excellent - very pleasant staff. Great value for money for food of the quality we were served. Would rush back again at every opportunity.

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

Dear Derek, We are delighted that you have discovered the Lakeside Restaurant at Harvey's Point. It was our pleasure to welcome you and we look forward to being of service to you again in the not too distant future. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel & Team. More

Leicester, England
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A beautiful setting on the edge of Loch Eske. This is a must for food and friendliness. We will be back many times!!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words following your recent visit. We appreciate your compliments and your continued loyalty. Looking forward to welcome you back on your next visit. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel & Team. More

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Lovely restaurant with beautiful views over the lake. Food was excellent. Service was good. Also stock local craft ales in bottles which is great if you fancy a pint in the bar. Taxi fares are reasonable from Donegal town centre. To be recommended.

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

Dear Craig, Sincere thanks for your kind compliments following your recent visit to the Lakeside Restaurant at Harvey’s Point. It was our pleasure to welcome you. We appreciate your high recommendation of the dining experience at our hotel and we hope you may have occasion to return again someday. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel & Team. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This was our first visit to Harvey's Point restaurant. We visited with friends on our stay in Southern Ireland. We were greeted by an absolutely charming and welcoming manager, Noël cunningham who just so happened to share our surname. We had booked for the Sunday carvers which at 30 euros per person was excellent value for the standard of food... More

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

Dear Linda, Many thanks for taking the time to share your comments in relation to your recent dining experience at Harvey’s Point. We are always keen to listen to guest feedback, especially when there is an area for improvement. We will certainly follow up on ensuring that our buffets are replenished right up until the last serving. This is indeed... More

Croydon, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Deserves its rating as the best hotel in Ireland. Well worth staying for the warm welcome, excellent food and wonderful service.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your high recommendation of Harvey’s Point. This means so much to us. Rest assured that we will continue in our efforts to deliver world class hotel keeping blended with genuine Irish hospitality. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the not too distant future. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel & Team. More

Donegal Town, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The Sunday buffet here is amazing something for everyone highly enjoyable experience.. lovely experience and pleasant for a family.. beautiful location and the desserts omg get a crepe made in front of you delicious! !

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your lovely compliments regarding Sunday Carvery Lunch at Harvey’s Point. It was our pleasure to welcome you and your family. We look forward to seeing you again soon. The homemade crepes are always a winner :-) Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel & Team. More

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