Arnolds Restaurant


After extensive refurbishment, a new look Arnolds Restaurant now offers guests a stylish and contemporary dining experience overlooking Sheephaven Bay on Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way. As proud members of the Donegal Food Coast, our a la carte menu showcases the finest selection of local ingredients from land and sea including fresh seafood from Sheephaven Bay, local Horn Head lamb and pork and seasonal garden vegetables from local farms and greenhouses.


Our A la Carte Menu is available daily from 6pm in our Restaurant. Non-residents may only reserve tables for seven or more people. Our Restaurant Team are happy to discuss tailor-made menus to suit any event or special occasion.

Sunday Lunch is served in Arnolds Restaurant every weekend from 12.30pm to 3pm. Sunday Lunch Table Reservations can be made for any number of guests by calling +353 74 9136208.


Arnolds Bar 

There's no better bar in Dunfanaghy to enjoy a creamy pint of Guinness, tasty lunch or casual dinner with friends than Arnolds! Popular with locals and visitors alike, feel right at home by the open fire as you sink into one of the many arm chairs dotted around the bar to read a newspaper or watch the day's big game live on our 8FT Super Screen. If you would prefer to soak up some of that fresh Donegal sea air then venture outside to one of our al fresco chairs in the Beer Garden, an idyllic location for a relaxing afternoon of lunch or drinks with some of your favourite people.

Serving Lunch Every Weekend from 12.30pm.  Our evening A la Carte Menu is served daily from 4pm in the bar. Please note tables cannot be reserved in our bar area.


Arnou Cafe & Gourmet Burger Bar 

Arnou is open every day from 9.30am serving a popular breakfast and lunch menu alongside a delicious selection of home baked sweet treats and speciality coffees. The Team at Arnou also serve a special health focused menu created in collaboration with Aidan Hunter Fitness which includes a variety of breakfast, lunch and snack options. From 5pm Arnou transforms into one of Dunfanaghy's most popular dining hotspots offering a delicious Gourmet Burger Menu with over 15 varieties of burger combinations. Arnou is also licensed to serve a selection of beers, wine, spirits and cocktails throughout the day and evening. An outdoor seating area is also open to guests to dine al fresco during the warmer summer months. Please note Arnou does not take advance bookings. 
  • Taste of Spring Special - 2 Night Stay (Sun-Thurs) €115pps
    Spring is in the air at Arnolds as we say farewell to winter and hello to an exciting new season in Dunfanaghy! We are also delighted to welcome new Executive Head Chef Brian McMonagle to the team who has launched a popular new evening menu filled with local ingredients and endless tasty treats. Check-in for a relaxing two night stay & enjoy a full Irish Breakfast each morning & 3 course dinner on one evening of your choice. By day explore the beautiful coastal walks, local tourist attractions & gems of North Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way while at night simply relax and let us take care of you!
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  • June Midweek Madness! Just €85 per night B&B!
    Escape to Arnolds Hotel on Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way this June and soak up the summer atmosphere of this wonderful seaside town! Situated in the heart of the village opposite the beach, there is so much to see and do right on our doorstep. * 2 Nights Bed & Full Irish Breakfast * Complimentary Late Check-Out JUST €85 per night, based on two people sharing. Valid for all midweek bookings Sunday to Thursday - subject to availability.
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  • Spring Into Summer Saver! Two Nights B&B just €85 pp
    Stay with us in the heart of Dunfanaghy with this super 2 Night Spring Into Summer Escape which includes 2 nights Bed & Full Irish Breakfast for just €85 per person sharing! There's so much to see and do in the beautiful seaside village of Dunfanaghy from surfing, hiking and golf to horse-riding and watersports. Or simply relax in the comfort of Arnolds Hotel by the open fire and admire the stunning sea views of Sheephaven Bay on the Wild Atlantic Way.
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