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The Belfray Country Inn Bistro

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171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7130 1480
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the belfray today for high te and was suprised by a sparkler with cakes and chocolate by the staff. What a lovely suprise and lovely little treat for my birthday 💖💖 the tea was flowing and the cakes and sandwiches were so lovely. The staff are a credit to the business. Thanks again guys.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called for coffee on our way to Donegal. Ordered coffee and scones. The scones were fresh (2 per portion) arrived and were freshly baked and lovely. They were served with butter, jam and unfortunately artificial cream..... the coffee was very good but served mildly warm, possibly due to very cold cups. The Belfray is a convenient pit stop between... More 

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LONDONDERRY
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with family on Sunday night for a special occasion and it was amazing from start to finish. From the welcome to to goodbye everything was faultless. We had a variety of starters which were all great and the steaks for the main courses were cooked to perfection. Keep up the good work as we will be definitely returning.

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Thank KEITH G
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Keith G Thank you for your amazing review and for taking the time to review your dining experience with us. It is pleasing to read that you found everything to be faultless and that you all enjoyed the food that was served and the service you had received. The team will be delighted to read your review and we... More 

Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is the most Brilliant Hotel in Northern Ireland, the Managers are out of this world, I took my son for his 49th Birthday Lunch in the Carvery, it was very busy which proves how excellent, food is excellent, and in reception the lady said it might be a 15 minutes, but got in in less than 5 minutes, the... More 

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Thank irenehenderson
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Irene Henderson Thank you very much for your kind review. I am flattered re your comments on most brilliant hotel in northern ireland and our Managers. I am pleased that you had enjoyed your visit and will continue to enjoy your return visits. We all as a team work hard to ensure that all our guests receive the very... More 

londonderry, northern ireland
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Food very good put they are a little light on roast potatoes. They give you two small ones. Asked for more and it was a struggle to get one more. Unlike others of this type you cannot go back up to get more. This might be ok for kids etc but for an average man who like his food it... More 

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Thank Wilson C
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Wilson C Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us and my apologies if we did not give you more roast potatoes. We operate a carvery where the food is carved for you and plated as opposed to a buffet where guests help themselves and can go back for more. At our carvery... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Staff and service excellent,food delious and great value for money,brilliant atmosphere and very welcoming,brilliant time had by all,recommend the belfray to all,you will most definitely enjoy food and the great attention given by all the kind and friendly staff

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Thank Jacqueline M
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Jacqueline M Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent dining experience with us. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed the food and found it to be value for money and a big thank you for mentioning our staff who are indeed kind and friendly. They will be very pleased to... More 

Derry, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Me and the husband had a beautiful meal in the Belfray on our way back from Belfast today. Husband had duck and I had chicken goujons. Lovely! Staff here are absolutely fantastic - highly recommend.

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belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear ChazaBaza2016 What a nice title to your review and i would like to thank you for choosing to stop with us to dine. I am pleased that you both enjoyed the food served and the service you had received from our wonderful staff with whom i will share your kind review. Look forward to welcoming you back again soon.... More 

Derry, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Sunday carvery is amazing with loads of choice including gammon beef & turkey including all the trimmings in a beautiful relaxed atmosphere reasonably priced as well and excellent service and location

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Thank claire q
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Claire Q I am pleased to read you had enjoyed our Sunday carvery, the choices on offer, the service you received and that you found it to be reasonably priced. Look forward to welcoming you back again soon. With best regards Rodney More 

Derrycity Northern Ireland
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We as a family took Peyton for dinner to the Belfry and we weren't disappointed the standard of food was great it was so tasty everyone at our gable ordered something different so tasty.the owners also gave all the kids who made their first Communion a monetary gift which was lovely thanks.Have already recommended to friends etc to go here... More 

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Thank Margaret M
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Margaret M Thank you for choosing the Belfray Country Inn to celebrate Peytons 1st communion. I am pleased that the team looked after you all and that you enjoyed the standard of food served. Also thank you for your kind recommendation and for telling your friends about your dining experience. Look forward to welcoming you back. With best regards... More 

Lisburn, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A find that was an excellent one. I first visited the Belfray approximately four weeks ago and was so impressed with my meal ( a simply, but superb curry ) that I decided to return to the restaurant. My first visit impressed me not just because of the quality of the meal but by the way it was prepared and... More 

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Thank RobReilly494
belfray, General Manager at The Belfray Country Inn Bistro, responded to this review

Dear RobReilly494 Thank you so much for your kind detailed review following your return visit to dine with us and i am glad we did not disappoint. It is nice to read our staff's hospitality and professionalism are appreciated by our customers and that you also found our food excellent and value for money. Our menu is extensive and caters... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Cuisine
Grill, Irish, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Buffet, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Glenshane Road | Drumahoe, Derry BT47 3EN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7130 1480
Description
Enjoy the country hotel dining experience in the relaxing comfort of our informal bistro. Whether you want a light lunch, a midday carvery or a fabulous evening meal our bistro is perfect. Our popular carvery is served daily until 3:30pm but the bistro remains open with an extensive menu catering for all tastes. Why not sample our extensive wine list to compliment your meal. Just a short distance from the city centre we offer you perfect convenience, beautiful surroundings, great food and a service that is affordable and high quality. We are more than a hotel, The Belfray Country Inn has a reputation for its fine food and great atmosphere.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?