EATING & DRINKING
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. There is also a BBQ available outside for the warmer evenings. Guests are more than welcome to try to catch their own dinner... 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
Whoriskeys Bar & Music Lounge - Cashelard, 9km
The local pub! An extensive menu of great pub grub with big screen for sports events and occasional live music
The Salmon Inn - Laghy,10km (Summer months only)
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 (closed midweek in off-peak months)
Bar & Restaurant. Good seafood and grills. Positioned up on a clifftop with breath-taking view of Rossnowlagh beach.
Chandpur Indian Restaurant - Donegal Town, 18km
Multi award-winning Indian restaurant in Donegal Town.
The Harbour Restaurant, Donegal Town, 18km. Award-winning seafood restaurant - but not exclusively seafood
Quay West - Donegal Town, 18km
Top seafood award-winning restaurant in Donegal Town overlooking Donegal Bay
Ocean5 Chipper - Laghy, 13km
Take-away fish 'n' chips
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.
Biddy O'Barnes - Barnesmore Gap, 28km
A top recommendation - nestled picturesquely between the dramatic Bluestack mountains Biddy's do top notch food and claim to pour the best pint of Guinness in Donegal! They also have a large beer garden.
Blas - Donegal Town, 18km
A must go-to. A large family run cafe serving the finest coffee and homemade cooked food daily - breakfasts & lunch and brunch on Sundays. The finest ingredients are sourced locally using local traders. Delicious homemade scones & jam and their pancakes and french toast breakfasts are to die-for!
Blueberry Cafe - Donegal Town
Busy family-friendly cafe beside Donegal Castle in Donegal Town centre
Aroma Cafe - Donegal Craft Village
An intimate little cafe just outside Donegal Town, everything is baked daily on the premises. Handy coffee-stop while browsing the craft village wares.