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“Massive disappointment this time around!” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Heron's Cove Restaurant Donegal - CLOSED

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Heron's Cove Restaurant Donegal
Creevy, Rossnowlagh, Ireland
+353 (71) 982 2070
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“Massive disappointment this time around!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2009

We went twice to this restaurant in 2008 and really loved it - so being back in Donegal for the long weekend over St Patrick's weekend we made sure to book early and had some great expectations - but were very disappointed!

Firstly the menu was about half of what it was last year and little to no fresh fish on offer. We had a drink upstairs and then went down for the food.

The starters were ok - the chowder was average and 2 very small fishcakes. However, before the end of the starter we had to ask to be moved as there was more smoke coming in to the restaurant from the fire than going up the chimney. But they moved us to the draftiest table - and it was not as if the restaurant was full!

Then came the mains - and all you got was what you ordered - you ordered the steak - all you got was steak - really disappointing!

To make matters worse the service had also gone down hill and I had to ask twice for more drinks - however when it came to desert I gave them a big NO THANKS!

We did bring it up with the owner who seemed most dis-interested!

I wont be back!

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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“A great break for the usual hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2008

We didnt stay here, The restaurant was recommend by the mill park receptionist where we stayed for a conference, the food is excellent and the service just as good. A small bar area with a very elegant restaurant which we where told has just had a facelift… an interior designers dream, I shall copy the colours and theme at home…

We discovered when chatting that they have bedrooms and offer dinner packages so no taxis or driving involved…

A must have is the Duck Spring Rolls and the summer pudding.

Shall be back to stay in the near future.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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