At Lough Eske Castle, a Solís Hotel & Spa we genuinely care about making your stay both enjoyable and memorable.  Every meal prepared by our in-house culinary experts is a truly memorable experience. While celebrating Irish passion for good food, drink, and cheer, our aim is to provide you with superior service and genuine hospitality. Where possible we locally source our produce from local suppliers, local artisans along the Wild Atlantic Way. All dishes are are inspired by the Wild Atlantic Way.

Cedars Restaurants easy going elegance and modern style is sure to impress. The dining room features floor-to-ceiling, button-back upholstery and modern crystal light fixtures. With glass doors that open onto a slate terrace, Cedar's Restaurant offers guests delightful views of the culinary team's poly tunnel, manicured lawns and woodlands that surround the castle. 

The Gallery Bar & Lobby Lounge offers a more casual dining option where guests may enjoy great food served from noon util 10:00 PM.  

The Oak Bar's exclusive feel provides the ideal venue for private gatherings and special occasions.

Cedars Restaurant

Savour our carefully selected, local ingredients that have been masterfully prepared and presented by our expert culinary team and service professionals.

Cedars Restaurant is a casual and relaxed, yet elegant restaurant that offers an extensive menu. As one of the few restaurants in County Donegal that offers contemporary dining, our restaurant incorporates local produce, meats, and seafood inspired by the Wild Atlantic Way.

The buffet-style breakfast offers a wide array of freshly baked goods, mixed fruits, cold meats, prepared fish, and cheeses. The hot selection includes omelettes, pancakes, eggs, and all the components of a typical Irish breakfast.

Cedars's dinner service offers casual, yet superior service, delivering an upscale dining experience in County Donegal. Guests are given the option of taking in the magnificent surroundings by choosing a seat next to the window or enjoy a more intimate experience by sitting in one of our unique upholstered booths (each seating up to four people).

With a strong "New World'" influence, our wine selection continues to pay homage to the "Old World" mainstays.

Breakfast: 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  |  Dinner: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

The Oak Bar & Boardroom

Couple Enjoying Champagne

This charming County Donegal bar is everything its name suggests- a tranquil getaway with stone floors, heavy leather couches, historical black and white photographs, and a relaxing ambiance. 

On the same level is the Oak Boardroom, a charming private dining room with private entrance that seats up to 14 meeting guests or 30 dinner guests. With large, stone fireplace, bay windows, and an alcove, it is the ideal setting for a small intimate drink before dinner.

The Oak Bar and Oak Boardroom are available for private hire.

The Gallery Bar & Lobby Lounge







The Gallery Bar is a firm favourite of Donegal locals and guests alike. Perfect for meeting up for a pint of Guinness and glass of wine or an informal bite to eat from our Gastro menu, the Gallery Bar offers a classic list of cocktails, aperitifs, after-dinner drinks, Irish coffees, European wines, and a collection of over 90 fine whiskies.

Our creative brasserie menu uses the freshest and finest local ingredients available inspired by the Wild Atlantic Way. 

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Sunday through Thursday - 11:00AM to 11:30PM | Friday & Saturday - 11:00AM to 12:30AM

Food Served From: 12:00PM Daily

Afternoon Tea at the Gallery Bar


Enjoy Traditional Afternoon Tea in the cosy Lobby Lounge or in one of our wonderful drawing rooms.

Available Daily from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Traditional Afternoon Tea €26.50 per person 

Sparkling Afternoon Tea €33.50 per person

Champagne Afternoon Tea €42.50 per person

View our Afternoon Tea Menu here 


Cocktail Corner

Donegal-Gallery Bar

 Relax and unwind with a cocktail in our Gallery Bar.

 Enjoy live music every Friday and Saturday night.

 View our Gallery Bar drinks list here 

Lobby Lounge & Drawing Rooms

The cosy, open fires and comfortable furniture of the Lobby Lounge and Drawing Rooms create a welcoming enclave for the ever popular Traditional Afternoon Tea at Lough Eske Castle. 12 different specialty teas are accompanied by a wonderful selection of traditional homemade Irish treats, including scones, pastries, biscuits, and ribbon sandwiches.

Available Daily from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Traditional Afternoon Tea: €26.50 per person   |    Afternoon Tea with Champagne: €48.50 per person

View our Afternoon Tea Menu here