Kitty Kelly’s (tel. +353 (0)74 9731925) has a great atmosphere and offers delicious food. It is located on the way to Kilcar, a 5-minute drive from Bumblebee Cottage. Please note that you will need to book in advance.
The Turntable Restaurant at the Tara Hotel (tel. +353 (0)74 9741700) offers probably the best food in Killybegs town centre.
The Ahoy Café (tel. +353 (0)87 6636502), which has recently opened in Killybegs, has great seafood and is located opposite the harbour. It is good for coffee and lunches.
The Wheelhouse Bar at the Bay View Hotel (+353 (0)74 9731950), which is in the centre of town has a great atmosphere. Good place to watch sports! In the hotel you will also find a more formal place to eat, called Lukes Restaurant.
Harvey’s Point Hotel (tel. +353 (0)74 9722208), near Lough Eske, is a 40-min drive away, has one of the best restaurants in Donegal. Voted ‘Best Hotel in Ireland’ and 10th best in Europe in 2017, it is known for its friendly staff.
Nancy’s Pub (tel. +353 (0)74 9541187) in Ardara is famous traditional pub and renowned for its Guinness. It also serves great pub grub and seafood from Easter through to the summer.
And, finally, after driving for a about five minutes from Bumblebee Cottage in the direction of Kilcar you will find The Pod, a bespoke mobile speciality coffee bar with fantastic views over Fintra Bay.