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The Belfray Country Inn Bistro

) #14 of 136 Restaurants in Derry ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Grill, Irish, Bar
171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7130 1480
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Grill, Irish, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 439 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

I was staying at the Inn and wondered down for dinner. There were many good-sounding choices and I asked for the sea bass. In the US, sea bass is a huge fish, here it is much smaller and a bit more delicate. Cooked perfectly with...More

Thank 2005-travel-lover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here a few times in the past and has always been very good. Today I had my baby in her car seat. The gentleman looking after us took the car seat straight from me as soon as we got there and took us...More

Thank mcd87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late afternoon, to have a dinner before the flight from Belfast Airport. We have chosen this Inn because it was in a countryside along the A2 route from Derry to Belfast and we wanted to fill little bit more Irish than touristic. The...More

1  Thank marne11pl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I have just come from having the Carvery at the Belfrey Country Inn. While we, and many others were eating our meal a member of staff began hoovering around us. It was difficult to enjoy our meal while someone is hoovering beside...More

Thank melinakelly80
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The Belfray never disappoints, always excellent food and friendly service! Has become a regular choice for us when deciding where to eat out.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on our way past, and were not disappointed! The food was lovely and generous in portion size. Reasonably priced too. The atmosphere in the bistro was nice, and our server Clive deserves a shout-out too for being really nice and...More

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

Dear NicmaLauren Thank you for taking the time to review your dining experience with us. I am pleased that you enjoyed the food, the atmosphere and the service especially from Clive with who i will be sure and share your kinds comments. Look forward to...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017

Called into for an evening meal, I thought the menu was a bit expensive for 4.30pm but quite a large set menu to choose from. We selected fish, duck and an 8 oz steak from the menu and the waiter asked for our side orders,...More

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

Dear Teadane Thank you for posting your review following your dining experience with us. I am dissapointed with the title of your review as our menu clearly states what is included with the main course OR if there is an additional charge for side orders....More

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Really disappointing My wife and myself went here on Sunday early evening. Our order was eventually taken then having waited 45 minutes and still no sign of our main course l complained to the waiter who did not offer up any explanation nor did he...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us. I am saddened by your comments and have investigated with the staff who where on duty that evening. On a Sunday we operate the Restaurant which is where you...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017

After shopping trip to the city we called in for the Sunday Carvery. Staff friendly and attentive. Carvery was enjoyable and very filling. Will definitely be back.More

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

Dear Carol R Thank you for your kind review and for choosing to dine with us. I am pleased to read you had enjoyed your dining experience with us and that you will be returning again. Look forward to welcoming you back. With best regards...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch after a few days in the city, the food was delicious and the staff friendly, extremely attentive but most of all professional, Marty was especially helpful and creates a great atmosphere for customers.More

Thank Tugboat_11
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Tugboat_11 Thank you for choosing to stop off with us and i am pleased that you enjoyed the food and the professional service from the team. I will be sure and share your kind comments with Marty and the rest of the team and...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi just wondered if you cater for a gluten free diet?
3 February 2017|
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Response from Sinead H | Reviewed this property |
I think the main menu has gluten free options
Vera M
buffet options and prices please
20 October 2016|
Response from belfray | Property representative |
Hello Vera M, I would be happy to email you the buffet options. Regards Rodney
Vera M
what are buffet options for 40-50 people including kids
20 October 2016|
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Response from Martin M | Reviewed this property |
hi sorry I really don't know but I assure u it will be very good and u won't be disappointed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
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
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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.