At the Sandhouse Hotel we present you with not one but two of the finest dining experiences in Donegal
The Seashell Restaurant
The Seashell Restaurant is the classically elegant original dining room in the Sandhouse Hotel. Wood panelled walls, Art Deco flourishes, convivial round tables, luxurious table dressings are the perfect complement to enjoy Resident Chef John Robert Mc Garrigle’s cuisine.
Each dining room offers you locally sourced quality cuisine, outstanding service and traditional hospitality for which the Sandhouse is renowned, amongst visitors and locals alike. Resident Chef John Robert McGarrigle presides over the cuisine, bringing fifteen years of experience in the Sandhouse and his familiarity with local farmers, fishermen and producers to create dishes and menus which are defined by their locally sourced, wonderfully fresh ingredients.
- Seafood – Albatross Seafoods, Killybegs, Co. Donegal; Starcrest Seafoods, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal
- Lamb, Pork & Sausages – Michael Mc Gettigan & Sons, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal
- Hereford Beef – Pallas Foods
- Vegetables – McGinty’s Fresh Fruit, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal
Our Christmas Menu
Breakfast is full service. Our guests can enjoy a wide selection of fresh fruit, fresh fish as well as the traditional Irish Breakfast. The Seashell & Glasshouse Restaurants at the Sandhouse Hotel serve breakfast between 8.15 and 10.00 in the morning. Dinner is served in the evening from 6.30- 8.30 pm. All dietary needs are catered for. Dress code in the restaurant is smart casual.
The Cocktail Bar
The cocktail bar is the main focal point for guests meeting for pre-dinner drinks while perusing the delights of the night’s menu.
The Surfer’s Bar
The Surfers Bar opens on to Rossnowlagh Beach. Open to the general public, it is very popular with beach walkers, local characters and surfers. Entertainment is provided in this bar at weekends. All major sporting events are shown live.
The main hotel lobby with comfortable leather sofas and open fire is a wonderful place to enjoy a pre-dinner cherry, or to receive friends before a meal. Besides the main lobby, you can enjoy a drink and a chat with friends in the front lounge, with its vintage furnishings and art-deco flourishes, or any of the delightful little hidden corners throughout the hotel.