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Donegal House

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner
Irish, Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Was a big let down we had visitors from out of town The service was very poor.The garlic bread was out of a packet from supermarket & very soggy.Would not recommend to anyone.Also steak was over cooked.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank carol2470
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the music, nice atmosphere, food wasn't very good was disappointed after seeing their post saying that they add won the best roasts for 2014 and 2015 poster needs to come down.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After 9 nights of dining in the South Island, I finally found a place dishing up frozen veggies.. lucky me? I seldom complain, usually ignoring the shabby places.. but.. carrots and beans from the freezer? Icky. Up to now, every meal has been quality content...even...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GeoffreyMcGiraffe
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Stayed the night here in our motorhomes, lovely free parking with facilities and water, really tasty meal from their new years eve set menu, beautiful outlook outside. We will be back, thanks guys!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Takedcake
Reviewed 19 November 2018

The place is cool, an old house full of history with a big garden. It's not cheap but the food was really good I just think the garden needs some maintenance. One of the bridges was blocked with vegetation for example. The bartenders are not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Felipe S
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We were booked in here with a group from Friday - Sunday but they overbooked their hotel so had to find us alternative accommodation (which was a blessing in disguise in hindsight) last minute. On Saturday we were still booked in for dinner with a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

8 ladies went for Sunday lunch last week, on the menu - Donegal House famous Sunday roast $25.00 must be great and cant go wrong....WRONG. Firstly it took ages to get served, toilet stop, should have known then, they were disgusting. Finally got a drink...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

After needing to find last minute accommodation Donegal seemed to be a good option so I booked in for the night with AA Traveller and paid via debit card, fortunately as it turned out. Once we settled in I wanted to check e-mails and so...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank LaurellXR
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is the second time I have had dinner at Donegal House, and both times the lamb and vegetables were extremely good value.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Heather M
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

After being traviling NZ for last 3 mth I can honestly say this was the worst food exprence we have encountered, parking in a self contained van was free so feel obligated to eat there at night.big mistake.. the veggies was not even cooked from...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank nathan k
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