Derry is famous for many reasons, we’re the only completely intact Walled City in Ireland for a start – incidentally our stunning City Walls are listed as one of the ‘World’s 1001 Historic Sites You Must See Before You Die’ (UNESCO) and this year marks their 400th anniversary.

We’re also the home of a number of celebrities too; Nadine Coyle, Roma Downey, Phil Coulter, Damien McGinty and James McClean to name a few. But did you know, one of the things we’re most proud of is the fact we’re a bit of a foodie haven.

Our streets are home to so many beautiful restaurants, cafes and eateries, all of which we’re pretty pleased to say serve amazing food and their hospitality is second to none.

So, if you’re thinking of spoiling your other half this Valentine’s Day, then check out some of the best places to dine day and night this February 14th.

Arbutus at the Forum

Before treating your someone special to a show - perhaps Ghost at the Millennium Forum - then why not enjoy dinning at Arbutus at the Forum. Their food is divine!



Nonnas Wood Fired Pizza

Enjoy the food of love - Italian. Nonnas Pizzas offer traditional Italian style pizzas cooked in their wood fired oven using artisan and locally sourced ingredients. 


Browns in Town

Offering Michelin Guide recommended award winning fine food and service in the heart of the city, why not book you and your loved one into Browns in Town and enjoy one of their tantalising set menus. 



Delicious innovative dishes bursting with flavour, why not check out Brickwork on Castle Street and enjoy a romantic evening in the heart of the Walled City. Their cocktails look divine! 

Caterina's at Da Vinci's

It may be the new kid on the block, but this restaurant certainly doesn't disappoint. Check out their mouth-watering special offers and enjoy dinning in the new bistro within Da Vinci's Hotel. This desert looks too good to eat. 



Located in one of the city's most historic building - a landmark on the banks of the Foyle. Enjoy a meal at Quaywest and avail of their hard to beat offer of 30% off all food and drink - all day every day!



Mama Masala

Whether you like Italian or Indian food then you can get both here. And what's more, there's a special Valentine's offer too. Situated on the Waterfront, overlooking the stunning Peace Bridge, enjoy a unique dining experience. 



πŸ’•πŸ’•VALENTINES DAY COMPETITION & PROMOTION πŸ’•πŸ’• To celebrate our Valentines Day Special Promotion we are offering a complimentary glass of sparkling wine followed by a four-course meal for £45 per couple - Book today by direct message πŸ“± or call us on 028 7126 6646 Our Competition Prize is for a FREE meal for a couple in our Restaurant! To Enter Simply : πŸ‘‰ Tag/Comment at least 3 friends to enjoy an Indian / Italian with πŸ‘‰ Like our Facebook / Instagram Page πŸ‘‰ Share this post on your Facebook / Instagram feed Winner announced Sunday 10th February 2019 πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ #MamaDoesSundays #MamaCompetitions #Valentines

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Mandarin Palace

One of Derry's most popular restaurants, situated on the Strand Road, overlooking the River Foyle, The Mandarin Palace is a popular choice for couples and families alike.  The Chinese Restaurant has been entertaining guests for over 28 years and offers and extensive Chinese, European, Fish and Steak menu.


Singapore noodles #orientalfood #chinesefood #chinesenewyear #derrycity #riverfoyle #goodfood

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Silver Street

 Located at The River Inn - Derry's Oldest sited bar established in 1684 - Silver Street boasts an impressive Valentine's menu, check it out.


Valentine's menu #silverstreet

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Winners of 'The Taste of Ulster and 'Taste of Ireland' awards, the beautiful riverfront setting of Timberquay restaurant makes dining here both a visual and gastronomic experience. 


Walled City Brewery 

Experience Derry~Londonderry's first craft brewery in a century. Brewing local, authentic premium quality craft beers inspired by ancient local recipes and new-world brewing techniques, the Walled City Brewery offers both a sensational dining experience and flavoursome craft beers. 


Cedar - The Taste of Lebanon 

Have you ever tried Lebanese food - then why not check it out their amazing Valentine's night offers. Voted the number one restaurant in Derry on Tripadvisor, Cedar is the perfect place to celebrate the most romantic night of the year with your loved one. Bring your own bottle too, for just £2pp corkage.


Taster Menu now available @Cedar A warm welcome awaits...

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The Pickled Duck

If you can't get out for an evening meal then why not venture out for a beautiful afternoon lunch. Enjoy a romantic stroll on the City Walls and then grab lunch in the Pickled Duck Cafe. 


The Gate Bistro and Cocktail Bar

After experiencing all the city has to offer, then why not stop by The Gate Bistro and Cocktail Bar and unwind with bite to eat and a taste sensation cocktail.  


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