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The Village Tavern

Mountcharles, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 973 5622
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“seafood” (29 reviews)
“monkfish” (12 reviews)
“spring rolls” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Mountcharles, Donegal Town, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went to the Village Tavern tonight on a date night. Peter the beyond friendly chef was very accommodating of my gluten free needs. The food was absolutely stunning, full of flavour & beautifully presented. The most enjoyable meal out I've had in a long time....More

1  Thank DawnH13
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Just home from a flash decision to pop in on a Friday evening with the kids (3&1) had delicious small plates salt and chilli squid and chilli beef. Just Devine. Kids happy to pick from my plate and dive into their goujoins mash and gravy!...More

Thank Briege C
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

An absolute culinary gem in the heart of Co. Donegal! Friendly service and brilliant, often locally-sourced, food. I always revisit The Village Tavern whenever I'm in Co. Donegal and have never been disappointed. All the options are delicious but the seafood is particularly outstanding. I...More

Thank MeghanJR
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Made reservation. Arrived 10 prior and informed there would be delay while new menus were printed. Offered a complimentary drink. Eventually got meal an hour after. Paid bill only to discover the "complimentary " drink had been included. When brought to the attention of waitress,...More

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We are regular visitors to this fine establishment in the quiet village of Mountcharles. Food is consistently of the highest quality.staff very friendly and welcoming. You never leave the Village Tavern disappointed with the food or service

Thank 353kierank
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Nice variety on the menu and always tasty. Lots of different twists on traditional foods. Great seafood dishes. Good Guinness too! Enda and his staff are always welcoming and warm.

Thank happyeater1971
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Village Tavern never lets you down. Always great food, good craic + an excellent Christmas and kids menu. We Even saw Santa, although I couldn't see his eyes 👀 🎅🏻😆

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Hi, I would love to find somewhere in the donegal town area that does a good vegetarian food. The standard stir fry and penne pasta is not worth going out for. What do you do ?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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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