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The Thatch Bar & Restaurant

The Thatch Bar and Restaurant

The Thatch Bar & Restaurant Glenties. Bar food menu and A La Carte menu available in our Restaurant.

Awarded the Best Gastro Pub in Donegal for 2018.

Glenties is a small town with a big heart in rural South West Donegal, central to many local attractions. Sliabh Liag, Europe's highest sea cliffs are just 40km away, and we are just 15k from two of Ireland's top 10 beaches: Narin Strand, with its miles of beautiful silver sand, and Innishkeel Island, reachable at low tide; and also Maghera where you can explore the sea caves. Visit the Assaranca Waterfall on the way - a great attraction for bad weather, because the worse the weather, the better the waterfall. You may be lucky enough to see dolphins, basking sharks, seals or even whales, as all are regular visitors to the warm seas around Donegal.

Glengesh Pass is a must see - by foot or by bike for the hardy - keep going and you will reach the Glencolumcille Folk Village, where you can experience first hand the history of our remote peninsular. Fintown too, with Loch Finn and the narrow gauge railway, is just a stone's throw away. And also on our doorstep you will find the 5,000 year old Kilclooney Dolmen, the Ardara Heritage Centre, and Stephen Bennet's Studio Gallery.

Glenties itself offers much heritage with walks and trails aplenty, and St. Connell's Museum. Wander around the town and immerse yourself in Brian Friel's "Ballybeg." And then round off your day with a relaxing few drinks and a meal in the Ballybeg restaurant.

Meet The Team


We'd be lost without him, Brian keeps this place running like clockwork.


Always a ready smile, nothing is too much trouble for John.

Head Chef

Always busy in the kitchen, preparing and presenting beautiful food is a labour of love for Lee.


  Main Street, Glenties

  7 days

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Irish Restaurant Awards Best Gastro Pub Donegal 2018

  074 955 1050

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