Beach House scoops top award
located Beach House restaurant has scooped the
prestigious 'Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year'
in the 2013 Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Hospitality
The awards are Ireland’s longest running hospitality
accolades and recognise the best in Irish
Georgina Campbell lauded the Beach House, telling
the awards ceremony: “Lovely views across Lough
Swilly may be the trump card at Claire McGowan’s
smart-casual restaurant, but it has plenty else
going for it too.
"Finding this well-named spot is a joy for a lot of
happy visitors...welcoming signs at the door ensure
that nobody passes unknowingly and, once inside, the
stylish yet laid-back two-storey restaurant and a
bit of banter from friendly staff will have you
Georgina also praised the restaurant's head chef,
Peter Cheesman. "He cooks with stylish simplicity
and has an enviable reputation for showcasing local
produce. Everything is freshly made on site and top
quality ingredients translate into very good food
Claire McGowan of The Beach House,
Buncrana, left, receives the 'Casual Dining
Restaurant of the
Year' award from Georgina Campbell.
Beach House proprietor,
Claire McGowan, said she and her staff were
"delighted and thrilled" with the prestigious award.
She said it "gives recognition to the high standards
we set ourselves and is testament to the hard work
and dedication of all our team at the Beach House”.
The restaurant, situated at The Pier, Buncrana,
overlooking Lough Swilly, is one of Donegal’s most
popular eateries with tourists and locals alike. It
is open all year round and is available to host
functions including small weddings.