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The Belfray Country Inn Bistro

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171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7130 1480
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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We've been here quite a few times, both during the week & on a Sunday, and we've never been disappointed. Lovely food, great service and big portion sizes-just need bigger plates!

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Thank Sinead H
Derry, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for the Sunday carvary.. The food was delicious and the portions were enough to feed two. Lovely atmosphere to have the family together for a nice Sunday treat

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Thank taracee75
Strabane, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an over night stay here for a friends wedding. Have to say it was 1 of the best wedding venues we have been in for a while. The food both at the wedding and breakfast was lovely. The staff are friendly and helpful.

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Thank ajm1203
Derry, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Belfray is probably my favourite place for Sunday lunch. Its a pleasure to experience the hospitality and efficiency of this place. They serve carvery until 7pm on a Sunday and the fact that the people just keep on coming all day speaks for itself. I also love the warm and cosy atmosphere here.

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Thank NellyMel21
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Belfray on the 12th ,first impression was good, decor was beautiful and the restaurant was immaculate and staff were friendly this is were the compliments stop we ordered fishcakes which we could have kicked u and down the road we couldn't decide whether they had been frozen and then deep fried the crumb was thick and filling poor.I had... More 

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Thank annie3754
belfray, Owner at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear annie3754 Reading your review you are very vocal on the quality of the food that was served to you. It is such a pity you could not have been vocal on the day to allow us to back up your comments instead of using this forum 5 days after dining with us. In our defense i can assure you... More 

Derry, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was here today with family, firstly I must comment on the positives...staff customer care excellent, attentive service but food was very disappointing, two of the party had vol au vent and the pastry was so hard near impossible to cut, the roast beef, pork and turkey were overcooked and dry, vegetables were OK with the exception of the cauliflower cheese...bland... More 

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Thank Carmel1961
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Carmel1961 Thank you for reviewing your experience with us and i am disappointed to read your comments about the quality of the food. I would have welcomed the opportunity to have spoken with you on the day which would have allowed me to check the roast meats and rectify any issues had there been any. I can only advise... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really can't fault this hotel. I hav never been let down once. Food quality superb. Staff very good and the decor is of a very high standard. A great place to relax and enjoy an excellent meal.

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Thank Martin M
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Martin M Thank you so much for your kind words about our hotel, our food, our staff and decor. Glad that you continue to enjoy your visits and we look forward to welcoming you back again. With best regards Rodney More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a wedding! Staff, venue, food and just everything in general was fantastic! Brian you are a true diamond! We loved every minute of our time at the belfray. Thank you!

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Thank Gayle L
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Gayle L Thank you for your kind review and i am glad that you enjoyed your day with us. With best regards Rodney More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended The Belfray for Sunday Carvary in the Bistro, Food was very nice and if my review was based on food it would be 5star however unfortunately our visit was made less plesent due to the service we recieved, Upon arrival to reception we were ushered into the bisto, before we even got though the door the man at the... More 

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Thank chlo2201
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Chlo2201 Thank you for taking the time to write your first review after dining with us on Sunday. I was disappointed to read your comments about our service. Due to the high volume of customers who eat with us on a Sunday, we have had to adapt our service and how the food is ordered. Upon arrival there are... More 

Lisburn, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I first visited the Belfray in early August and was so impressed with the Inn I decided I would not leave it too long before returning. I dined on both occasions and was very impressed wit the food, the quantity offered, how it was presented and how little it cost. I found all the staff that served me were pleasant,... More 

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Thank RobReilly494
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear RobReilly494 Thank you for your continued support and for taking the time to review us. It is pleasing to read that we are being consistent with our food and that you find it to be value for money. My staff will appreciate your kind comments about them and i will be sure to share your comments with the team.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $33
Cuisine
Grill, Irish, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Buffet, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7130 1480
Description
Enjoy the country hotel dining experience in the relaxing comfort of our informal bistro. Whether you want a light lunch, a midday carvery or a fabulous evening meal our bistro is perfect. Our popular carvery is served daily until 3:30pm but the bistro remains open with an extensive menu catering for all tastes. Why not sample our extensive wine list to compliment your meal. Just a short distance from the city centre we offer you perfect convenience, beautiful surroundings, great food and a service that is affordable and high quality. We are more than a hotel, The Belfray Country Inn has a reputation for its fine food and great atmosphere.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?