Dining Area



Lough Mardal Lodge is a self-catering holiday destination. Breakfast and BBQ packs are available and can be selected as an Add-On on our booking page. There is a large fully-equipped kitchen for guests and each yurt has its own allocated cupboard and fridge space to store food supplies. The Lodge offers plenty of dining space for guests ensuring good social distancing.  (To see the Covid19 safety measures being taken check here.) There is also a BBQ available outside for the warmer evenings. Guests are more than welcome to try to catch their own dinner if you fancy a spot of fishing, there are Pike and Perch in both lakes. And for those who would like to check out some good local eating and drinking spots, below are some good recommendations:

Bars & Restaurants

The Salmon Inn - Laghy,10km

Bar & Restaurant. Located on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean in Donegal Bay. Freshly caught daily seafood specials are available. All Seafood, Meats & Poultry are locally sourced. Very close to Murvagh Beach & Golf Club.

Smuggler's Creek - Rossnowlagh, 13km

Bar & Restaurant. Great seafood and grills. Positioned up on a clifftop overlooking the long expanse of Rossnowlagh beach - one of the best views of Donegal Bay.

Chandpur Indian Restaurant - Donegal Town, 18km

Multi award-winning Indian restaurant in Donegal Town.

The Courthouse - Kinlough, 23km

Excellent Italian. A deliciously authentic Mediterranean dining experience. Excellent Italian. Award-winning and recommended by Georgina Cambell, McKenna's Guides & Bridgestone Guides.


Quay West - Donegal Town, 18km

Top seafood award-winning restaurant in Donegal Town overlooking Donegal Bay


Donegal's Famous Chipper - Donegal Town


Self-professed best fish'n'chips in Donegal Town! Fresh fish caught daily.

Whoriskeys Bar & Music Lounge - Cashelard, 9km

The local pub. Regular live music, big screen for sports events plus a pool table and pizza!


Blueberry Cafe - Donegal Town

Busy family-friendly cafe beside Donegal Castle in Donegal Town centre

 Aroma Cafe  - Donegal Craft Village

Located just outside Donegal Town everything is baked daily on the premises