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Due to the current Covid-19 Lockdown restrictions, we are adding a Takeaway Menu to our service.

Luxury Country House Restaurant in Inishowen, Co. Donegal


We’ve a great reputation for relaxed restaurant dining, intimate weddings, luxury accommodation and outdoor seating and dining with breathtaking views. Not to mention our fabulous location… The Red Door Country House is nestled on a 4-acre site on the shores of Lough Swilly in Inishowen, Co. Donegal in the North West of Ireland.

We are situated between Derry and Buncrana, along Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way, so the country house is easily accessible by car. In fact, we attract day-trip diners from as far as away as Co Down and Co Monaghan – just for our famous Sunday lunches alone.  Slow-braised beef in Guinness gravy tops the list of favourites! Afternoon Tea/Gent’s Tea is a real favourite for Saturday catchups, and includes a gluten-free option.

Our sumptuous evening menu is served from Thursday to Sunday from 5pm, offering a range of steaks, seafood, poultry, vegetarian and vegan entrées and a selection of gourmet starters and desserts. We’ve also shaped a special menu for younger diners aged 12 and under.

Built in 1789, the tradition of a country house is today cleverly combined with contemporary luxury and style, and is wheelchair accessible. Beyond the landscaped surroundings, are vegetable and herb gardens that provide the restaurant with delicious fresh ingredients. Our meat and seafood are sourced locally and delivered fresh to our kitchen.

Make a Restaurant Reservation

The Red Door is re-opening on Thursday 2nd July, with our Covid protocols in place to keep you safe.

Save time by booking online for up to 12 guests at any time of the day or night using the booking form.
Receive your booking confirmation instantly by email.
Contact us by phone or email for group bookings greater than 12.
If you require a reservation within the next 2 hours, please call us on (00353) 7493 60289.
We look forward to welcoming you soon.


Take Away Menu


Due to the current Covid-19 Lockdown restrictions, we are adding a Takeaway Menu to our service.

Hours of service are
Thursday to Sundays: 4pm to 8pm
Sunday Lunch served from 12.30pm – 4pm for Takeaway

Relaxed Dining


Enjoy award-winning restaurant dining with an array of beautiful menus and desserts. Please note, as well as being closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, we also close to the public for private functions such as weddings. It is advisable to phone/email in advance of your visit to ensure that we are open when you arrive.

See our Dining section for sample menus and opening times.

Perfect Wedding Venue


The Red Door Country House is the perfect Donegal venue for wedding receptions, intimate civil wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships. Celebrations for up to 160 guests are held in our beautifully appointed restaurant overlooking the Lough Swilly.