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“Devine dining experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Village Tavern

The Village Tavern
Mountcharles, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 (0)74 9735622
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Ranked #9 of 57 Restaurants in Donegal Town
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Galway
2 reviews
“Devine dining experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

The Village Tavern is a hidden gem the whole world should experience. I recently visited with some friends as we do quite often and the evening was a huge success. I had the Prawn and Monk Gratin to start, it comes with freshly made brown bread from the Taverns bakery "Homemade" this dish is absolutely amazing and even writing about this has me craving more.
I then enjoyed their famous Lamb Shank, succulent, melt in your mouth lamb that fell off then bone, winter veg and champ potato finished this dish beautifully, but unfortunately the generous portion of the starter and the Lamb meant I couldn't finish it but that is nothing against the dish!!

We finished by sharing the warm crepe with ginger bread icecream and butterscotch sauce ano

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bedford
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A warm welcome on a cold snowy night.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We were all a little taken aback as we went through the door to the Village Tavern to be greeted by 20 faces looking at us, this was the main bar which was full of local gentlemen enjoying a pint. We were quickly rescued by our hostess who ushered us into the restaurant and seated us immediately. From then on the evening just get better and better. Drinks and menus were quickly brought and then orders taken all by the same girl. Huge starters were promptly brought and quickly wolfed down, delicious!!

Main courses were duly delivered and consumed, absolutely superb!

The Fat Duck it is not but give me the Village Tavern every time, good simple local food cooked with imagination and flair, we will be back.....

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sligo, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Evening meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Top class cuisine with excellent service . Presentation and quality of the food was of a very high standard . One minor criticism .. Maybe the decor could be enhanced a little to complete this great dining experience

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“A real treat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013 via mobile

Really enjoyed our night here, food was fantastic, really tasty and well presented. Their friendly and helpful staff adds to the welcoming atmosphere, will definitely be visiting again very soon.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“A must or a fine dine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013 via mobile

On holiday in may 2012 had an amazing dinner top food great atmosphere .I went for the titanic seafood plater severed on its very own titanic model .Everybody from staff to the manger and locals made us all very welcome Ireland at its very best

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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