Rathmullan House - The Tap Room

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Wood Fired Pizza and local produce set the scene for casual dining in The Tap Room in Donegal's Rathmullan House.

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Facilities

All Culinary Needs are Provided for at Rathmullan House

The Tap Room

The Tap Room is located in the basement with its own outdoor terrace, open during busy summer season. Here you can sit out, while enjoying the spoils of the menu. This is relaxed, casual and above all tasty. The menu is always changing to suit the season, but the focus here is on real stone baked pizzas from the outdoor wood fired pizza oven. These are not to be missed, you can sit back in the gorgeous surrounds as the sensuous smell of wood fired pizza and melting artisan cheese fills the air. See below for our full review of The Tap Room.

The Cook and Gardener Restaurant

Needless to say, great food lies at the heart of this great country house. The Cook and Gardener Restaurant specialises in modern Irish country house dining, for its overnight guests and the public. Situated in a conservatory style space, this dining room reflects the trend for growing your own to supply the menu. Rathmullan has its own walled garden, with a prolific growth of seasonal fruits, herbs and vegetables throughout the year.

Batt's Bar

In keeping with its old country house traditions, you’ll find Batt's Bar to be a home from home. Fitted with snug couches, a portrait of the original man of the house over a lovely log fire, and all sorts of elegant touches that makes this the perfect place to sit and be.

Escape the Real World in Favour of Peace and Serenity

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Modern Luxury and Tradition Combine for a Great Night's Sleep

Bedrooms are furnished in country house style, with large beds, patchwork quilts, and some with their own French doors onto small private terraces. Relaxation is key here - with the gardens begging to be strolled in and the nearby beach calling for that morning jog or romantic gallop on a four-legged friend. See our review below for more information.

Leisure Activities and Things To Do

Work Up an Appetite in Rathmullan's Indoor Heated Swimming Pool

For adventurous swimmers the shores of Lough Swilly are just a stone's throw away from Rathmullan House if you feel the need to take a dip into this majestic lake. For those who are not quite ready to brave the Donegal climate, Rathmullan's 15m indoor heated swimming pool is just what you need to work on your front crawl. You will also find a number of exciting outdoor pursuits such as fishing, diving and horseback rides close to Rathmullan House.

Sample Menu

Head Chef: 

Muhib Azad

Sample Menu PDF: 

Our Review of Rathmullan House - The Tap Room

High above the shores of Lough Swilly, Rathmullan House is nestled in idyllic countryside, surrounded by its expansive gardens. At the heart of the land is this beautiful home, situated minutes from a sandy beach that will take your breath away.

This is the sort of place that truly grabs the imagination, not least in the food that is served. The chef focuses on seasonal local produce, with much of the food being pulled from their own gardens. In The Tap Room at Rathmullan House you will experience casual dining at its very best.

The Tap Room is located in the basement with its own outdoor terrace, open during busy summer season.  Here you can sit out, while enjoying the spoils of the menu. This is relaxed, casual and above all tasty.

The menu is always changing to suit the season, but the focus here is on real stone baked pizzas from the outdoor wood fired pizza oven. These are not to be missed, you can sit back in the gorgeous surrounds as the sensuous smell of wood fired pizza and melting artisan cheese fills the air. Then indulge in the flavoursome slice, with a selection of Irish craft beers on tap from Kinnegar Brewery to wash it all down.

A full bar service and wines are also available. The intimate collection of tables and chairs outside enable diners to avail of the good weather and scenery. The Taproom is also available for private parties and celebrations. 

There are several other dining options and accomodation available at Rathmullan House, to get more of a feel for the rest of what it has to offer read the Rathmullan House review. 

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