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The Belfray Country Inn Bistro

171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7130 1480
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pavlova” (9 reviews)
“ham” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Grill, Irish, European, British, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the 3rd visit for lunch. First 2 times, i tried the carvery, which is unusual for me, as I usually prefer to go for something from a menu. I have to say it was really good... lovely selection, fresh, piping hot and a...More

Thank Sperrindaisy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food here the Sunday carvery is amazing and has lots to choose from and staff are so helpful

Thank skirtz24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in here yesterday for the carvery at lunchtime, was very disappointed we both ordered egg mayo for starter and it tasted as bad as it looked a few small lettuce leaves and lashings of mayo. went to get our main course and discovered you...More

Thank caoimhenireland
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I was served small portion of roast turkey as I don't eat pork/ham I thought the portion would have been a little more generous. There was a poor selection of vegetables, cabbage with ham, a mix of over cooked carrot and turnip, and marrowfat peas....More

Thank Anna C
belfray, Front Office Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

belfray, Front Office Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review Dear " Margaret B" Thank you for posting your review, whether it be positive or negative this assists us in bench mark our level of service. On this occasion we failed...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Excellent afternoon tea, my daughters took my mother and myself for my mums 85th birthday, the staff as usual were lovely, even singing happy birthday with a sparkler in a pavlova for mum, the sandwiches and selection of pastries and cupcakes were out of this...More

Thank eileenmontgomery
belfray, Front Office Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Dear "eileenmontgomery" We all appreciate you taking the time to post your comments following your families recent visit to the Bistro @ The Belfray Country Inn. We try to make every visit to the Belfray a special occasion. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a fabulous carvery Sunday lunch at the Belfray. The whole experience was exceptional, superb food and service. Martin gave us 5 star service from start to finish and totally went the extra mile to make the meal and experience for our daughters!...More

Thank Sam C
belfray, Front Office Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Dear "Sam C" We here @ The Belfray Country Inn appreciate you taking the time to post you review following your family lunch. Having the Face Painters & Animation Performers to occupy the kids this hopefully will relax the parents & let them enjoy the...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Had a nice dinner there with my other half... food was beautiful.. starter was massive, the main was so nice 2. Will be back for sure!

Thank Christine M
belfray, Front Office Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Dear "Christine M" Thank you for posting your "LOVELY" comments following your recent visit to the Bistro @ The Belfray Country Inn. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Regards, The Belfray Team

Reviewed 5 October 2017

We went for a Sunday carvery. Food and service was brilliant.....except they tried to squash as many in as possbile which ruined the experience. Love it off peak....winter /autumn, but they don't value their all year round customer's who come back. Just want bum's on...More

Thank Glenrandel
belfray, Front Office Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Dear "Glenrandel" We appreciate you taking the time to post your comments on our Sunday Carvery in the Grand Ballroom @ The Belfray Country Inn. Last weeks Sunday Carvery was extremely busy, we had a large number of large parties booked for Christening & Anniversaries....More

Reviewed 4 September 2017 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 1 September 2017

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
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, 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
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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