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Cove Restaurant

Rockhill | Port na Blagh, Dunfanaghy, Ireland
+353 74 913 6300
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Ranked #2 of 11 restaurants in Dunfanaghy
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $28 - $55
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Dunfanaghy, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Booked for Saturday 5 April. Steak lovers seventh heaven! Fillet and Sirloin both cooked to order perfectly. Great ambience and a good buzz for this quieter part of the year. Great meal served by lovely staff in cool surroundings We are regular visitors and have always enjoyed the experience of this friendly restaurant.

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Belfast
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Lovely surroundings and food. The service definitely slowed down once we were seated in the restaurant - I suspect they were short-staffed - but I will be back.

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

The Cove is an absolute culinary delight with great atmosphere and an extraordinary menu. Our experience was made all the better by a fantastic host who made it a truly amazing dining adventure. This little treasure also has an amazing tapas bar upstairs with a great selection of wines. With a picturesque coastal vista, a visit to The Cove is... More

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Swatragh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

A family circle of 7 people went to The Cove in August and i have to say we had a fabulous dining experience from entering the restaurant to leaving. Food was exquisite .... Staff were attentive ..... and overall experience was second to none ......... well done to all :-))

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We have just been to The Cove on three seperate occasions in the space of a week and i think it got more enjoyable on each occasion.The food was superb,the steaks especially were gorgeous.Before dinner we had drinks upstairs in the wine bar where i think we had the best seats in the country looking out over looking the beach... More

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Derry
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

unbelievable!!!! a truly amazing night in the Cove. seven adults aged 21 to well over 50! Varying tastes, interests and life styles but all Agree that this restaurant is truly fabulous! The food, service and decor are unbelievable. we had an amazing night in the Cove. The staff are really exceptional -so friendly and so helpful. The food, freshly sourced... More

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Cork
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This place had been recommended to us by a number of people in Dunfanaghy. Unfortunately we couldn't get a table in the main restaurant but we sat in their upstairs bar area and enjoyed a few plates of tapas which were lovely. The view from upstairs down across portnablagh just made the evening for us along with a great wine... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I am a first-time Trip Advisor user and I signed up just so that I could rave about this gem of a restaurant! Dunfanaghy was our last stop on a 7 week European vacation. Having asked around in the town about a great restaurant, we were directed by several locals and visitors to The Cove. We went there for the... More

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Belfast
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We're just back from the Cove for my Parent's 50th Wedding Anniversary Party and I'd like to share our excellent experience. The pre-meal drinks were in a beautiful room upstairs and the food was excellent. The atmosphere was the right balance of informal and special - and the eating area was spacious. The staff, and particularly Peter the owner, could... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

I've been touring the North-West and last night came across this lovely restaurant at Port na Blagh. Thought it fits the location perfectly - beautiful location overlooking the lovely harbour - interesting layout inside with nice comfortable & relaxing pre and post dining area where you can unwind as you select from the menu. The food was good and wholesome... More

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