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Beach House

The Pier, Swilly Road, Buncrana, Ireland
00353 (0) 7493 61050
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Ranked #2 of 23 Restaurants in Buncrana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Boston
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Recently enjoyed a business dinner with a large group of colleagues (30+) in mid-September. The Beach House staff were very accomodating, bringing in extra staff, setting aside the 2nd floor, breaking up dinner checks as needed. The main courses were superb - only issue, no air conditioning (no unusual in Ireland) and it was a sticky nigh. Our dinners were... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The beach house is set in a beautiful location with breathtaking views.. Myself and husband called in to see if they could accommodate a table for two, which they did and made us feel most welcome. A lovely lady showed us to our table and took our drinks order Compliments to the outstanding chef as the food was top class.... More

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Londonderry N. Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

After a walk on the beach at Buncrana, my husband and I called at the Beach House to check if they could accomodate us for a meal. What a friendly reception we got! Although not "dressed" for an evening out we were made to feel so welcome. The atmosphere was very relaxed and Michael Buble played quietly in the background.... More

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Edinburgh
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

welcoming staff excellent sourced local food food well presented appealing to to the eye good wine list beautiful view of sea and surroundings. compares favourably to many London restaurants

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buncranabeachhouse, Owner at Beach House, responded to this review

Dear joginder k, Thank you for visiting our restaurant and for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you were so impressed with everything - it was our pleasure! We are thrilled to be compared favourably to many London restaurant - we constantly strive to provide great food in a warm and friendly atmosphere. We hope to welcome... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I chose the Beach House for my 50th birthday dinner on the recommendation of a friend and it didn't disappoint. I emailed a week or so in advance to ensure I not only got a table but also one with a view. The table was perfect, with a fabulous view of the beach and Lough Swilly. For starter, I had... More

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buncranabeachhouse, Owner at Beach House, responded to this review

Dear diamond_skies_NI, Thank you for choosing the Beach House for your 50th birthday celebration. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and our spectacular views over the beach and Lough Swilly. We hope to welcome you back to the Beach House again in the near future. Best wishes, Claire Mc Gowan Proprietor More

Killyleagh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We were impressed by the attention and good service we received which was from friendly attentive staff . Starters were just perfect but we were let down a little on the main by the serving of vegetables that were only slightly cooked hence the 4 star instead of 5 rating . The meat dish and the fish dishes were correctly... More

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buncranabeachhouse, Owner at Beach House, responded to this review

Dear bigskipper10, Thank you for visiting the Beach House and for taking the time to review your dining experience with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your family meal with us and our spectacular views over Lough Swilly. We have to agree that some of our sunsets are pretty spectacular. We are sorry to hear that your... More

Donegal Town, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The beach house is a magnificent spot! The staff are excellent and efficient! Lovely staff who are so friendly. The food is beautiful and well presented! The view is breathtaking of the lough swilly! The evening here is spectacular! Well done the beach house team. Definitely will be back.

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buncranabeachhouse, Owner at Beach House, responded to this review

Dear bf_foodie Thank you for visiting the Beach House and for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal. It gives us great satisfaction to read your positive feedback. We hope to welcome you back to the Beach House again soon. Best wishes, Claire Mc Gowan Proprietor More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Went here for Lunch .As the weather was had turned for the worst .It only added to the spectacular views looking through the windows .The restaurant was busy and service good and friendly .The food was also excellent .I had the 3 course lunch for 22 euros .I had the seafood crumble which was lovely .Then the Pork Rack .Excellent... More

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buncranabeachhouse, Owner at Beach House, responded to this review

Dear Bradley164, Thank you for visiting the Beach House and for taking the time to review your lunch with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your lunch and our stunning location. It's great to receive such positive feedback. We are sorry to hear that you felt the paper napkins let us down, we have taken your feedback... More

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This place is top class. Clare and her fab team are just excellent Ate here on Saturday and talk about professional staff and the food is the best ive ever had. Could not fault it. The scenery just adds to it! Beautiful evening was had and thank you for such a lovely evening :)

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buncranabeachhouse, Owner at Beach House, responded to this review

Dear 1982petals, Thank you for your 5* review of the Beach House. It's great to hear such positive feedback. We are delighted to that you enjoyed your evening. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes, Claire Mc Gowan Proprietor More

Derry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We had our wedding in the beach house on the 13th of june 2014 and what an amazing day it was ,Clare was a perfect wedding planner, the staff and service was outstanding. From our first meeting with Clare she made us feel very relaxed and we knew we we're in good hands. The day it's self was more than... More

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buncranabeachhouse, Owner at Beach House, responded to this review

Dear Joni & Stephen, Congratulations on your wedding and thank you for choosing the Beach House as your wedding venue. We are delighted to hear that you had a great day. Wishing you both all the best in your married lives and we hope to see you again in the Beach House soon. Best wishes, Claire Mc Gowan Proprietor More

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