Donegal Food Coast Gift Voucher Ideas

A voucher for a local hotel or restaurant makes for a perfect Christmas gift and Donegal is blessed with some of the finest. Our hospitality and food businesses have had the toughest of years, so shopping local is the best way to support them this Christmas. We’ve rounded up a list to whet your appetite:
Experience Eastern Delights on the West Coast of Ireland

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A voucher for Chandpur is the perfect gift for food lovers. Proprietor and Head Chef Rana Miah named his Donegal Town restaurant in honour of his birthplace, Chandpur in Bangladesh. The restaurant prides itself on offering customers a unique dining experience, with exceptional food, genuine hospitality, and affordable prices that keep customers returning time and time again. Awarded a 2020 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Award from Trip Advisor, Chandpur has been awarded a 5 Star Rating for seven years in a row.



The Lemon Tree

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Under the guidance of Chef Chris Molloy The Lemon Tree delivers the highest quality dining experience, with a passion for sourcing local and sustainable produce that can be enjoyed from fork to glass; from local garden herbs and vegetables to the selection of Donegal brewed beers. All meats, fish and poultry are Irish sourced everything is made freshly on-site, including all breads, pastries, pastas and desserts.



A Breac House Breakaway

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Breac House is the perfect place to escape to in Donegal, so a voucher for family and friends would make an ideal gift. Their online shop also offers a small but perfectly formed selection of gifts from the makers they have worked with, like this beautiful hand-thrown pottery made by Muck n Muffins in Dunfanaghy.



The Yellow Pepper

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Good food and a warm welcome are guaranteed at The Yellow Pepper Restaurant in Letterkenny. Located in a building that once housed a shirt factory, The Yellow Pepper has long collared the market for quality eating out in the north-west. The restaurant is certified by Bord Bia for its quality local and Irish products, and the team prides itself in paying attention to the details to ensure a quality dining experience.





Fisk, meaning fish in Swedish, it is a small and cosy restaurant offering friendly service and fresh seafood! Tony has been coming to Downing’s his whole life and when his Swedish fiancée, Lina, came with him a few years back the dream of a restaurant of their own began. In spring 2018, with a baby on the way and recently moved out of Belfast, they opened the doors to Fisk: their philosophy of simple, fresh and local has gone down a storm with visitors and locals alike.



The Rusty Mackerel – A Warm Welcome at The Foot of Sliabh Liag

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The Rusty Mackerel is a renowned traditional Irish bar, restaurant, and accommodation made famous for its traditional music and warm, friendly atmosphere. Sitting at the foot of Sliabh Liag, The Rusty Mackerel hosts a vibrant mix of both locals and visitors who come together to enjoy craic, ceol and the warmest welcome in Donegal.



McGrory’s Hotel

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Owned and run by four generations of family for over 90 years, award-winning McGrory’s Hotel is the perfect Donegal escape. Comprising only 17 stylish and comfortable bedrooms, the hotel offers an intimate and friendly environment to enjoy wonderful local and seasonal food, particularly seafood. The atmospheric Front Bar was awarded Irish Hotel Bar of the Year in 2017 and Ulster Gastropub of the Year in 2018. The hotel is currently running a Black Friday voucher offer which is available until the end of the month with one night’s dinner, B&B for two people for €169. Vouchers also make a lovely gift!



The Waterfront

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Located on the breath-taking Wild Atlantic Way, The Waterfront Hotel in Dungloe is a 4 Star resort, offering offers a fusion of contemporary chic and classic elegance where you can relax and unwind in ultimate luxury. This superb hotel is nestled on the tip of the peninsula with spectacular views overlooking the Atlantic in Donegal’s beautiful Gaeltacht. The hotel is offering 20% off vouchers for Black Friday.



Castle Grove Christmas Luxury Hampers

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Castle Grove Country House is a family run business in operation since 1989 and is a Four-Star Blue Book Country House situated on its own grounds on the shores of the Lough Swilly. Their food ethos has always been around using locally sourced produce from within Donegal and fruit and vegetables from their heritage four-acre Walled Garden. This year they are offering Luxury Christmas Hampers with all the contents coming from their own kitchen, using only the finest Donegal ingredients. The hotel is accepting orders from now until December 8th with delivery or collection available from December 10th-20th. Gift vouchers are also available.





A voucher for Arnolds makes the perfect present this Christmas. This fourth-generation family-owned and operated hotel is located in Dunfanaghy on Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way. Situated in the heart of the village, overlooking the spectacular scenery of Sheephaven Bay, Arnolds is an ideal choice for anyone who wants to stay close to the action while still enjoying a friendly and relaxing hotel experience. The hotel is currently offering Christmas in a Box with a fully prepared three-course Christmas dinner available for collection on Christmas Eve.



Quay West

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Award-winning chef-owners and managers Debbie O’Reilly and Jo Roarty will greet you with a warm Donegal welcome with their emphasis on championing local produce, maintaining sustainability and an ethos of delivering nutritious, flavoursome food at affordable prices in their waterside restaurant offers stunning views of Donegal Bay.



The Olde Castle Bar and Restaurant

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The Olde Castle Bar and Fish Dock Restaurant Donegal is home to the finest Donegal seafood, steaks, beers, wines & whiskies – served by the O’Toole family and their team, with a smile and a Cead Mile Failte!



The Market House Restaurant At The Abbey Hotel

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A voucher for this award-winning Steak & Seafood Restaurant is the perfect gift for the food lover this Christmas. Choose from a range of high-quality menus served with creativity and flair to suit everyone’s tastes.