Oakfield Demesne, Raphoe, Co. Donegal, F93 XY1R
Buffers Restaurant is located on the grounds of Oakfield Park which includes a traditional walled garden and kitchen garden, flower meadows, lakes and streams, as well as wild and wetland areas are entwined with more than four kilometres of narrow gauge railway to give hours of pleasure. Visitors can discover willow tunnels, oak circles, boardwalks, a parterre and a classical Nymphaeum by the formal lake.
The property offers train rides on weekends. Picnic benches, WCs and free car parking are available. Group tours are available by arrangement. Oakfield Park is a part of the Donegal Garden Trail.
Buffers serve locally sourced, freshly cooked contemporary bistro food, with a full bar and an impressive cocktail menu. For more information visit www.buffers.ie
On the weekend of the 25th and 26th August, the team at Oakfield Gardens and Buffers Restaurant are organising the first annual OakFest to promote the talent, scenery and food that Donegal has to offer. The event will feature local music, artisan food producers, heritage, steam trains, literature and art from local artists.
Oakfest will have stalls and food vans with a variety of local foods from hot and cold, locally homemade tray bakes and cakes, Oakfield Honey and Donegal handmade chocolates.
Tel: 074 9173710