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The Bank Bistro

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Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre | Main Street, Dungloe, Ireland
+353 74 952 2334
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Nottinghamshire England
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79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We have visited here before and this time it was every bit as enjoyable, wonderful service nothing too much trouble the food was lovely and well presented and the seafood chowder is recommended.

Thank KathyW1952
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143 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

On some visits the food has been great, other times it has been below par. But nice setting and staff are always nice.

Thank Amy9567
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had 2 lunches and a dinner meals because it is addictive. The beef stew and vegetable soup are two recipes I wish I could duplicate. For dinner the local fish was fabulous. Nice presentation, even better taste. Friendly service at the bar and restaurant. Highly recommend.

Thank p7804
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The new chef started today, and has set a great standard. Mum had the Chinese Duck Breast, which was served on a bed of noodles, accompanied by a gorgeous Duck Spring Roll. Pink and juicy, with good presentation. I had the Lobster Thermidor, and it was stunning! Packed with meat, a lovely sauce, and a crisp Parmesan crust. Stuffed, and... More 

1 Thank Larkhall99
Newry, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Brilliant asset for Dungloe. Top class restaurant with lovely decor, excellent service, super food and great value for money.

Thank Frank D
Belfast, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Visited the stepping stone at the bank today for lunch. Myself, the hubby and 2 nephews. From we arrived the staff where very attentive. We ordered burgers, chips, pasta and cajan chicken pannini. The food came out in good time. First impressions was that the food looked and smelt amazing. Presentation 1st class. Burgers were freshly made and full of... More 

Thank catglen
1 review
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Food was very very poor wouldn't fill a whole in your tooth I wouldn't be in a rush to go back have ate in both it and the bayview and has no comparison to it although the staff were friendly it doesn't make up for the poor food we received.

Thank James T
County Donegal, Ireland
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Went to Bank Bistro today for an anniversary meal. Have been many times before and was never disappointed. Today was no exception. We were greeted with an anniversary card on the table and shortly after we sat down my wife was given a lovely bunch of flowers. The service was outstanding - friendly, welcoming and courteous and the food was... More 

3 Thank DiarmaidOM
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Good food, friendly staff, good value - highly recommended! Excellent fish and steak! Right in the town! Relaxing atmosphere and tables set well apart.

Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Went here for lunch with two families. Good food, prompt and friendly service, very welcoming to our children, excellent value, generous portions - even for the children's menu, appeared rightly popular... They made a very good bloody mary cocktail to exact specifications!!

Thank Sezza1971

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, French, International, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre | Main Street, Dungloe, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Dungloe
  • Phone Number: +353 74 952 2334
Very pleasant and unexpected surprise, in the top end of Donegal. Friendly and obliging staff; very good and tasty food with excellent presentation and very good value for money. HIghly recommend it.

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