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Browns Restaurant and Champagne Lounge

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On-the-money modern Irish cooking

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At a glance

Vegetarian menu
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access

Situated on the edge of the city centre by Lough Foyle, Browns has built a local following since 2009. Get in the mood with some bubbly in the champagne lounge, then head for one of the white linen-swathed tables in the sleek, contemporary dining room. The kitchen turns out an appealing roll call of modern Irish ideas, with fish and seafood strong suits. Scallop mousse could appear with leek, smoked caviar and polenta, ahead of roast fillet of monkfish matched with crispy chicken, curried cream sauce and samphire. To finish, the flavours of orange, tarragon and bergamot put an intriguing spin on custard tart.

Opening hours

  • Closed:: 3 days at Christmas
  • Days closed:: Monday
  • Closed for lunch:: Saturday
  • Closed for dinner:: Sunday
  • Lunch served from:: 12
  • until : 3
  • Dinner served from:: 5.30
  • until: 10


  • Chef: Ian Orr

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style:: Modern Irish
  • Vegetarian menu
  • Wines under £30:: 62
  • Wines over £30:: 42
  • Wines by the glass:: 14

Price guide

  • Starter from £: 7
  • Main course from £: 17.95
  • Dessert from £: 5.95
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Children welcome


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome


  • Seats:: 60
  • Off-site parking available:: On street

Additional information

  • Seats:: 60

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