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The Village Tavern

Mountcharles, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 973 5622
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Mountcharles, Donegal Town, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We have just returned from a 14 day tour of Ireland with Trafalgar Tours. One nice part of the tour was the opportunity to visit several Irish towns along the way and do some shopping and visit the local pubs. At each pub we found...More

Thank Edward_G32
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We had a very pleasant meal at the Inn. I enjoyed the lamb which included a lamb chop and Shepherd's Pie which were both wonderful. They had great entertainment with a guitarist/singer who sang some old Irish songs as well as other familiar songs with...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and I have eaten in The Village Tavern fairly often and always find it good. Today's meal was exceptional though. Ordinary food is made special and every bite was delicious. I had turkey and ham and my partner had roast beef. The meat,...More

Thank happyeater1971
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Several years ago, we rented a house in Mount Charles. During this trip, we discovered the Village Pub. Right in the middle of Mount Charles, the Pub features a number of dishes straight from Donegal Bay. It is excellent, and must visit each time we...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 22 August 2017

It was on my bucket list to have a meal at The Village Tavern in Mountcharles. My family was originally from this area. I was not disappointed. Delicious meals and an amazing staff who do everything they can for you. The quality of the food...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We dropped in here for lunch when travelling back to Dublin from Gweedore. What a gem of a place. The bar area had a great atmosphere with very friendly staff. There was a good choice on the menu and the food itself was outstanding. I...More

Thank alanmary16
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The owner met our coach tour group at the door and once we were seated, he gave us a good overview about the fascinating history of the tavern and the village. Our group were the only diners on this evening. The singer provided both Irish...More

Thank EwanderingMan
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We are regular visitors to The Tavern and have food here most weekends. The food is always of the best quality you will find anywhere. Menu caters for all tastes with a wide variety of meat, fish & chicken dishes. Vegetarian tastes are also catered...More

1  Thank 353kierank
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Salmon with noodles, peppers garlic and Teriyaki was delicious. Partner had a gorgeous garlic linguini. Highly recommended and earns its place in the top 100 Irish Restaurants.

Thank DonegalHighlander
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Went here as we had a gift voucher. Service was extremely slow. Took a long time til we got our order taken.struggled to get more drinks to our table. Starters came out half hour after we ordered...couldn't fault food! Dinner another half hour later. The...More

Thank Elaine M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mountcharles, Donegal Town, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Donegal Town
  • Phone Number: +353 74 973 5622
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