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The Belfray Country Inn Bistro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Irish,
171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7130 1480
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“custard” (5 reviews)
“ham” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Grill, Irish, Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 442 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At belfray inn I received the carvery which was piled high and tasted lovely, my friend received the chicken goujons and chips, her chicken however tasted rubbery. The atmosphere was quite uncomfortable only one member of staff {Ryan} smiled during my service and the rest...More

Thank Aoife C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stopped at this restraunt for lunch on the way to Buncrana, and were pleasantly surprised. The service was friendly and the surroundings pleasant. Both meals that we ordered were excellent (my wife tells me it was the best ceaser salad she has had in a...More

Thank mikeBelfastTripper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would have preferred less noise from a large party of people who seemed to think they were the only guests but that is not the restaurant's fault, I suppose. What I was most impressed by was the wearing of gloves as the staff brought...More

Thank b037
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Don't get me wrong the venue is lovely, albeit still the same old layout from the Inn at the Cross days. Service was good and staff very pleasant...... Ordered the 19 oz fillet steak with pepper sauce and garlic fries and given the hype about...More

Thank DarylWatton
belfray, Front Office Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Dear "DarylWatton" Thank you for taking the time to post your review, wether they be positive or negative we use the comments to bench mark our standards. There have been subtle changes to the building by the previous owners from the Inn at the Cross...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Had several trips to The Belfray whilst my mother was a patient in Altnagelvin. I had different members of the family with me each time. The food and service was excellent, whole experience first rate. Thankfully my mother is better. The little trips to The...More

Thank ruth h
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Sunday carvery is extremely well organized. The restaurant easily manages to handle the large numbers of people who come to enjoy their Sunday lunch or dinner at the Country Inn. There is a choice of roasts, plus a number of side dishes. Diners' plates...More

1  Thank DerAlteBach
belfray, Front Office Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Dear DerAlteBach, We @ the Belfray Country Inn appreciate you taking the time to post your review following your recent visit to the hotel. We are renowned for our Sunday Lunches, which ensures that we have repeat business. We all look forward to you revisiting...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick lunch on a Sunday afternoon. Carvery was an option, but we only wanted a sandwich. Lots to chose from, had toasted sub rolls which were perfect, tasty, warm and filling. Fabulous friendly service.More

Thank Mogo29
belfray, Front Office Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Dear "Mogo29" Many thanks for posting your comments following your recent visit to the Belfray Bistro. We are all delighted that we were able to meet your needs, & look forward to welcoming you back to the Belfray. Regards, David JW Pollock Front of House...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

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
belfray, Front Office Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Dear "2005-travel-love" Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your recent stay with @ the Belfray Country Inn. We are all delighted that you enjoyed the entire "Belfray" experience. When next in the area, we look forward to welcoming you back....More

Reviewed 9 May 2017 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
belfray, Front Office Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Dear "mcd87" We appreciate you taking the time to post your "Excellent" review following your recent dining experience with us @ the Belfray Country Inn Hotel. We are all delighted with your comments on the quality of our food & service, which we strive to...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

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
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dinky1616
3 February 2017|
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Response from Sinead H | Reviewed this property |
I think the main menu has gluten free options
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Vera M
20 October 2016|
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Response from belfray | Property representative |
Hello Vera M, I would be happy to email you the buffet options. Regards Rodney
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Vera M
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
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 34
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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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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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