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The Exchange

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British, Irish, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free
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Exchange House | Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7127 3990
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had the tuna steak. I asked for it rare and it came a bit too done but it was still really good. Friends had chilli steak pitta and scampi - both good. Very enjoyable meal in good atmosphere. Very busy with locals on a Monday night so that's a good sign!

Thank Miriam K
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and i went here for my sons birthday and we were not disappointed! We hit it just at the right time and were seated immediately (10 mins later there was a 45 minute wait!!) The waiter was very nice, pleasant and knowledgeable about the menu. Everyone in our party was more than happy with their food..... we even... More 

Thank Jemmolina14
Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived on a Sunday night we were shown straight to a table. As we approached the waiter then asked us to wait for a moment as he felt the table was not clean enough. We then sat down and proceeded to consider the vast array of dishes on offer. I had chilli chicken bites followed by a sirloin... More 

Thank HarryJ185
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm always wary of restaurants with a very diverse menu - call it a "Jack of all trades" suspicion if you like. Anyway, it was completely unfounded at the Exchange. I met some colleagues there after work and we all had superb food. It was one of those evenings when we just talked and even though the place was quite... More 

Thank perlogalism
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here. My daughter was attending a show nearby. Came here by recommendation on trip advisor. The staff where friendly and well the food was amazing the quantities are huge. if in the area again we will definately be back.

Thank Clair C
Derry, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit this restaurant frequently....never lets me down...customer care excellent...just wish they would change the menu it has been the same for years with the odd item replaced during the season....can be a long wait at the weekends as there is no booking system in place. Come on owners change the menu...your standard is excellent and customers will love it

Thank Carmel1961
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy with long waits. Make a reservation. Food good and service was even better. Good place to watch people.

Thank Christopher H
County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and girlfriends visited last week. Food was just ok. Bit of a wait to get a table. Staff were very unattentive though even though they were extremely busy. Not sure if I would rush back.

Thank Ann D
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Any time I have visited this place the food is always amazing, I love the Louisiana chicken burger and the spicy chicken pasta long with the Parmesan cubes, great prices at lunch time although a little more expensive come evening time but it's definitely worth it!

Thank Erin F
Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here on 4 or more occasions and can only recall one meal, a lunch special, not on the regular menu. Always crowded, usually a wait and can be loud. The staff are friendly and quick to help if you can catch their eye as they rush past. The special was quite nice, making me think I wanted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $26
British, Irish, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exchange House | Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7127 3990
The Exchange Restaurant and Wine Bar is a family friendly, informal restaurant located centrally near the Peace Bridge in the busy town centre. Established 10 years ago, we have become a well known attraction on the riverside. We serve a comprehensive range of good food, including vegetarian options, and quality wine. All of our food is locally sourced and freshly produced on the premises by professional chefs. The establishment has been awarded a Five Star hygiene rating.

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