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The Bank Bistro

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French, Irish, International, European, English
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Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre | Main Street, Dungloe, Ireland
353 (0) 7495 22334
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Very pleasant and unexpected surprise, in the top end of Donegal. Friendly...
Very pleasant and unexpected surprise, in the top end of Donegal. Friendly and obliging staff; very good and tasty food with excellent presentation and very good value for money. HIghly recommend it.
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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food

I just had a wonderful meal in the Bank Bistro with some friends. The menu was really special for St. Patrick's Day. I loved the potato and leek soup, it was lovely. I had chicken and bacon with potatoes and vegetables. Then I had Bailey's Cheesecake. All so tasty. The staff are very efficient and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Beatrice F
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Donegal Ireland
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Donegal Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I just had a wonderful meal in the Bank Bistro with some friends. The menu was really special for St. Patrick's Day. I loved the potato and leek soup, it was lovely. I had chicken and bacon with potatoes and vegetables. Then I had Bailey's Cheesecake. All so tasty. The staff are very efficient and friendly. I highly recommend the... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We had lunch here after my nephew's christening and everyone had a fantastic time! There were 17 adults and 7 children, plus the newly christened baby. They had the table set up so we could all sit together, with the kids in a booth at the end. We had a set 4 course menu which had a great selection. soup,... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We ate here over the Christmas holidays and, as always, we were very impressed by the standard of food and service at the Bank Bistro! The Menu was seasonal and varied - perfect! Each course was beautifully presented and the flavour was outstanding, really impressive! A special mention is warranted to the staff of the Bank Bistro, particularly Harold, they... More 

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Nantes, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Fab food, great presentation and super service, a must when passing through this part of the world. We had the lamb shank which was succelent served with a red wine jus reduction, totatlly yum.

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Husband and I had our lunch there the service was good staff very helpful ,The food was good we have been there a few times always good nice dining area very fresh and clean well done

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Loved everything about the Bank Bistro. The staff were exceptional and the food was excellent. A great addition to Dungloe. Would highly recommend.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

It may be a little on the expensive side but the goat's cheese starter makes any visit worth it. Also recommend the seafood bake for a main -although it is extremely filling!

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Glasgow, Scotland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We made a reservation here after failing to get one at the Bayview (we went a few days later and it was excellent!) the Sunday the Mary of Dungloe was crowned. So the town was jumping! There were 5 of us - myself and my husband and our three kids (aged 9, 6 and 2). I had lamb shank with... More 

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Monaghan, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

had a meal here on Saturday the 19th July with a group of hen party goers.....couldn't ask for better the food was fab compliments to the chef the staff were fantastic and very friendly......and to top it of and the icing on the cake we meet Daniel O O'Donnell... i certainly will be back... :)

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Stewartsville, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Make sure this is on your "to do" list when visiting Dungloe, co. Donegal. Exceptional food, great folks, fantastic atmosphere!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre | Main Street, Dungloe, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Dungloe
  • Phone Number: 353 (0) 7495 22334

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Irish, International, European, English

Description

Very pleasant and unexpected surprise, in the top end of Donegal. Friendly and obliging staff; very good and tasty food with excellent presentation and very good value for money. HIghly recommend it.

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