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The Exchange

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Exchange House Queens Quay | Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7127 3990
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Ireland
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at the Exchange having been told not to miss visiting it if we were in Derry. Shown straight to a table our order for drinks and our dinner was taken almost straightaway. Our starters of chicken kebabs were delightful and we were given plenty of time to digest them before our mains arrived . The courses were not... More 

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Thank Gaeilgor
Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and drinks were great. Huge portions. Something for everyone. Our whole group was happy. Service was prompt and corteous.

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Thank mecm1286
Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a regular lunch time visitor. Food fabulous at all times - never fails. While I always choose Exchange because of the good food, the one big disadvantage is that there is always a long delay between ordering and receiving the food - even when you order the special. This doesn't suit the average punter who is on a... More 

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Thank Mary M
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was fab there was a party of 10 of us we all ordered different and all had a taste of each other's to try everything was lovely and large portions

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Thank Colette M
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OMG, great food and plenty of it. Nice atmosphere and very comfortable. Nice cheerful staff. Would defiantly recommend.

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1 Thank deirdre0259
Gilford, , United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my family had a georgous dinner here! We love it.. the only issue is that it is busy- (good sign) anytime I am there we have to wait for ages. This occasion was about an hour. We were told this though and waited at the bar. Maybe could do with a wider vegetarian menu Staff that dealt with... More 

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Thank Ruth G
Aberdeen
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked it. Very much. It was the last restaurant I checked out before leaving Derry and honestly I thought it was great. I had a bread selection (simple but effective) and a majestic Exchange burger. The service has been spot-on, in my experience.

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derry
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch with son and his italiuan in laws. The food here is usually excellent but I decided to try fish cake with curried kale. God it was dreadful the fish cake need armbands it was literally swimming in a creamy curry liquid. Just gross and sickening

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love going to this restaurant but ALWAYS have to wait, waiting time last Saturday was two hours and we had travelled 40 minutes by car to get there! Obviously, we had to go elsewhere. This happens regularly but bookings are only taken for large groups We missed out on great food, service at affordable prices plus a great food... More 

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Thank 129una2015
Strabane, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went last night for a meal. While food was good , atmosphere changed when after we ordered after dinner drinks we were informed not too nicely that we had to vacate our table as we had exceeded the 2.5 hours policy. Staff were rude as they rushed us from our table. one word springs to mind greed!! We will certainly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Irish, European, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exchange House Queens Quay | Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7127 3990
Description
The Exchange Restaurant and Wine Bar is a family friendly, informal restaurant located centrally near the Peace Bridge in the busy town centre. Established 10 years ago, we have become a well known attraction on the riverside. We serve a comprehensive range of good food, including vegetarian options, and quality wine. All of our food is locally sourced and freshly produced on the premises by professional chefs. The establishment has been awarded a Five Star hygiene rating.

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