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Friels Bar and Restaurant

2-4 Kilrea Road | Swatragh, Swatragh BT46 5QF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7940 1206
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (6 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
“sweet menu” (2 reviews)
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European, Pub, Irish, Bar
$$ - $$$
2-4 Kilrea Road | Swatragh, Swatragh BT46 5QF, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Went to rafters for a meal and was really impressed. Friendly service, good quality pints and tasty food. We had a young child and staff interacted very well.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

A excellent service and food a quick service from taking orders to your food serve I have a excellent three course meal. Outstanding restaurant. Good service great staff.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I've bee here before and it was lovely so it was my suggestion to go again. We wait an hour and 10 for our starters. 3 table got up and walked out. It was certainly manageable busy but not over busy. The food was good...More

Thank nicolasheils
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

On Friday evening the 7th a group of us were over for lunch, about 25. As soon as all were seated it was not long until the starters came out as we sent a pre order mid week so the Chef knew what to cook...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I visited Friels this evening Thursday 6h July 2017 for a meal I had cod and chips with sides The food was beautiful and well presented. The staff were friendly and very helpful The dining room has a good atmosphere and the premises are very...More

Thank Nigelmullavilly
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We visited this beautiful little hidden gem on Saturday past and had a delightful lunch. I had the beef burger and asked for a few alterations to the burger as it appeared in the menu. The helpful staff were more than willing to accommodate my...More

Thank sallyR8246CF
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Sitting in Friels Bar as I write this after a superb serving of food . What a friendly wee place Dermot & his staff go over and beyond to make your dining experience one not to forget . People rant and rave about so called...More

Thank savemesoon
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Let's say it honestly, we did not have much choice as this area does not offer much to tourists in terms of food. We came here as our host suggested this place and, believe me, we all had one of the best meal we can...More

Thank Vincenzo S
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Came here for my nephews christening. Was a lovely set up. The food was really nice got plenty of food. Couldn't move after the dinner which is a good thing hate coming out hungry. Only downside my wee fella loves pool and the pool table...More

Thank kayleigh o
Reviewed 24 January 2017

A very friendly and cosy pub with an open fire. They have beautiful food all day. If you find anywhere to beat it let me know

Thank Phyllis S
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Questions & Answers
john m
13 December 2016|
Response from jcmkDerry | Property representative |
We do Xmas lunches daily in December. Restaurant closed Christmas Day. Thanks.
27 November 2016|
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Response from jcmkDerry | Property representative |
Sorry we don't do carvery lunches. We have 1, 2, or 3 course option on a Sunday. All served to your table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Pub, Irish, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Kilrea Road | Swatragh, Swatragh BT46 5QF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Swatragh
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7940 1206
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