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The Red Door Country House

AA rating
Restaurant with Rooms

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 5 key areas – cleanliness, hospitality, bedrooms, bathrooms and breakfast.

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Appealing property with lots of style and character in a waterside spot

AA Inspector

At a glance

1 Rosette restaurant
Dogs welcome

Situated amidst mature trees and landscaped gardens, this warm and welcoming restaurant with rooms stands proudly on the shore of Lough Swilly, in the historic village of Fahan just south of Buncrana. Dating from 1789, the original features of the house are cleverly combined with contemporary styling. Bedrooms are cosy and comfortable, each individually decorated and en suite. The house has a fine reputation in the region for the quality of its evening meals and alfresco lunches. Breakfast is also a highlight and is designed to be lingered over.

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  • Rooms: 4

Room rates

  • Child discounts available
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Open all year
  • Restricted opening: Monday to Tuesday, closed


  • Afternoon tea served
  • Dinner served
  • Last orders for evening meals: 9.30pm


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Steps for wheelchair: 1


  • Children welcome


  • Golf course nearby


  • Maximum number of delegates: 100
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 100
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 100


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 160

Getting here

In Fahan village, church on right, The Red Door signed on left.

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