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Lake of Shadows Hotel

Grianan Park, Buncrana, Ireland
353-77-61005
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“salmon” (3 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Grianan Park, Buncrana, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hotel not far of the Main Street with parking. It was good value for the night. The bar is well decorated with friendly staff & the food was tasty & very reasonably priced.More

1  Thank KianGaf
Katrina05, Duty Manager at Lake of Shadows Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good evening KianGaf Thank you so much for leaving us the time to leave us such a lovey review. Thank you for pointing out that we are a prime location for the main street of Buncrana, we are 2 minutes walk to all the fantastic...More

Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

My room was clean and as comfortable as possible in this kind of hotel. Very good location, close to a beach and the town centre. Free parking for hotel guests. All staff I approached, both at the reception, hotel bar and breakfast was very professional...More

Thank Maria Anna M
Katrina05, Duty Manager at Lake of Shadows Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Maria Anna M Many thanks for leaving us such a great review, we are a family run hotel and we pride ourselves on the cosy atmosphere of our establishment, We take great pride in our excellent staff and thank you highlighting this, this has...More

Reviewed September 29, 2017

Stopped here for a late lunch after getting off the ferry from Greencastle and were delighted to find a welcoming bar with lovely restaurant and menu. Our servers were attentive, the menu varied and well executed. It was a very enjoyable experience.More

Thank 727marciab
Katrina05, Duty Manager at Lake of Shadows Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good evening 737marciab Thank you so much for leaving us such a kind review, we were delighted that you were so happy with our welcoming staff and were happy with our restaurant and menu! We so appreciate you taking the time to take the time...More

Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice hotel offering good food, good accommodation and a great location on the Wild Atlintic WayMore

Thank TravelGeniusAnnmarie
Katrina05, Duty Manager at Lake of Shadows Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow Annemarie, Thank you so much for leaving us such a lovely review! We strive to provide good customer service and all your comments have been passed onto all relevant departments and to all our valued staff. We hope you enjoyed your further travels on...More

Reviewed September 2, 2017

excellent food , the kids menu is the same quality as the adults , the place is lovely and the service was excellent we will be back :)More

Thank ColCraig85
Katrina05, Duty Manager at Lake of Shadows Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2017

Many thanks for leaving us such a positive review, we take great pride in our food and feel it important to ensure the children's menu is off top quality and we appreciate you taking the time to leave us a great review. We are delighted...More

Reviewed August 14, 2017

Hotels are normally not good for eating, but this one has the best restaurant in Buncrana. All the food was tasty and menu was balanced. Prices are ok compared to quality. Kind of a surprise in a small village.

1  Thank Heikki Sakari I
Katrina05, Duty Manager at Lake of Shadows Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

Dear Heidi Thank you so much for your kind comments and taking the time to leave to leave us such a positive review, We hope you will come back and see us again.

Reviewed July 25, 2017

I hadn't been in the hotel in a long time and I was pleasantly surprised. Goats cheese tart was delicious, service was excellent and reasonably pricedMore

Thank Mary D
Katrina05, Duty Manager at Lake of Shadows Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Hi Mary, we are delighted you were happy with your vegetarian dinner which was the goats cheese tart, it is such a tasty dish and is proving very popular with our customers, our kitchen do go above and beyond to try and ensure customers are...More

Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Went in for dinner and the food was awful. Yuck. Not sure how the accommodations are but I don't recommend eating hereMore

Thank Theresa R
Katrina05, Duty Manager at Lake of Shadows Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Teresa, I would have liked to thank you for your review, as we welcome feedback both good and bad, it is great to get positive reviews and we have had lot of positive reviews about our food in the Lake of Shadows, and if we...More

Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Great food & great staff,great value. I'll b back....Ps breakfast is excellent too ,don't miss it! Offered our dogs water and couldn't have been more welcoming or helpful.More

Thank Joe M
Katrina05, Duty Manager at Lake of Shadows Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Thank you Joe for your great review, we take great pride in our customer service and we have passed your comments back to our staff, we are known for our breakfasts and are so happy you enjoyed, Hopefully you will come back and see us...More

Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Hotel has just been refurbished and has great food great relaxed place for family and friend . Wedding and party's are also available at venueMore

Thank Ann K
Katrina05, Duty Manager at Lake of Shadows Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Hi Ann, Thank you so much for leaving us such a lovely review, we are a small family run hotel, we have recently refurbished our hotel and are delighted with the result and hope you were too, your right we do cater for weddings and...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grianan Park, Buncrana, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Buncrana
  • Phone Number: 353-77-61005
  • This restaurant is at Lake of Shadows Hotel
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