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Exchange House Queens Quay | Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7127 3990
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Cork, Ireland
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173 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here on our 2nd night in Derry - having attempted the 1st night to find a 1:45 wait! First impressions were excellent. Very pleasant girl took our details and advised of maybe 20 min wait. We were just deciding on drinks when she reappeared that a table had become free. Great! I went off to find bathroom and... More 

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Thank CorkCouple
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always go out of my way to visit this restaurant as never disappoints Called in Sunday evening and got a table straight away timing was just right another 10 minutes and would have had a long wait but wouldn't have minded as food worth waiting for Will be visiting here again shortly as food outstanding

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Thank travellwr
Derry, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal. Restaurant busy but waiting time not too bad. Staff friendly and helpful especially with my gluten free requirements.

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Thank Margaret B
Rochester, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a meal on a Saturday night. You cannot reserve a table so arrived just 7:10 and we're told the wait was 1:20. The 1:20 was pretty accurate as we were shown to our table at 8:25! Around 8:15 we overheard another couple being told that the wait would be an hour. By 9 however the wait was... More 

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Thank Alvin377
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited The exchange recently and we weren't disappointed. Of course no booking are taken and on arrival your are greeted and notified on waiting time for a table. In our case it was 40 mins and we were asked to go to the bar for drinks. Yes we know this means you always spending which of... More 

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Thank Baz7171
Carndonagh, Ireland
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here with my husband in January. We were in by 18.30 and still had to wait over half an hour for a table (you are unable to book here). We took a seat at the bar and had a drink while we waited. The atmosphere here is busy casual, lots of people waiting about for tables and very much... More 

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Thank Cats_Irl
County Donegal, Ireland
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food in a city centre location. Freshly prepared. Generous portions. Cosy in bad weather though no view.

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Thank Anne M
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popular busy lounge serving good variety of food. Friendly helpful staff. Vegetarian options. Good pint of Guinness.

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Thank Susanna M
Derry, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a beautiful meal, there were 6 of us. My side order was wrong. I was presented with mushrooms instead of my requested saute onions. I was told that the onions would follow. I asked about them twice. I was told they were on their way. I finished my dinner with no onions. slightly disappointed about the onions. it was... More 

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Thank l0guee
derry ,northern ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been a few times and had good food decided to go with friends from work it was a complete disaster very rude staff and management just as rude if you want rubbish service then this is the place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Irish, European, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exchange House Queens Quay | Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7127 3990
Description
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?