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Thyme Out at Glenveagh

Thyme Out Tearooms @ Glenveagh National Park


Our Thyme Out Tearooms in Glenveagh National Park are located in the courtyard right beside Glenveagh Castle. Baking and homemade cake in Glenveagh has been a time honoured tradition throughout the years and the Thyme Out team bake fresh here every day.



Apple tarts, homemade scones with jam and cream, carrot cake, Lemon drizzle cake are just some of the huge range of sweet home bakes that are served every day. In addition to fresh local ingredients from Donegal for our salads and meats (from local producers) savoury dishes, sandwiches and pies.The Chicken and Leek pie is a Thyme Out favorite among our visitors.

If you are on a family day out in Donegal Thymeoutis familyy friendly and has lots of options for   children including a cool  puzzle sheet especially designed around Glenveagh National Park.

We offer an outdoor eating area and we provide a fresh water bowl if you want to bring your dog along on your Thyme Out visit!

People know us by many names Thyme Out Tearooms in Glenveagh,  Thyme Out coffee shop, Glenveagh Castle tearooms, The Cafe in Glenveagh, the Tea Shop in Glenveagh..  it really doesn’t matter we enjoy serving tea, coffee, cakes and lovely savoury food to all our customers to  add to  their visit to Glenveagh.As with all our locations this restaurant is wheelchair accessible.



Thyme Out Restaurant @ Glenveagh National Park (Seasonal)

Our Thymeout Restaurant in Glenveagh National Park. it’ss an alternative seasonal option to our Thyme Out Tea Room by Glenveagh Castle)

Located in the Visitors Centre where you get your tickets for the bus to take you to the castle, Thymeout Restaurant serves hot food, sandwiches  & irresistible homemade desserts every day with a special carvery lunch on Sundays… Family friendly right beside the children’s play park and also serving delicious ice cream creations!.  As with all our locations this restaurant is wheelchair accessible and has high chairs available.

CLICK HERE for our Menu for the Restaurant

Tour Groups


Thyme Out Restaurant @Glenveagh National Park welcome tour groups to share in the Thyme Out experience while on a visit to the magical Glenveagh National Park and touring Donegal and the Wild Atlantic Way.

We provide high quality, homemade meal options sourced from locally produced ingredients, many from within county Donegal itself.

Our team can cater to any budget, dietary or time restrictions you may have.

Please contact Grace if you would like to discuss your tour group visit to Glenveagh National Park. Our aim is to add to the memorable experience that a visit to Glenveagh National Park is guaranteed to offer.




Thyme Out Gift Shop @ Glenveagh National Park (Seasonal)


Thyme Out Gift Shop @ Glenveagh National Park is situated adjacent to our Thyme Out Tea Rooms by Glenveagh castle.

Our souvenir and gift shop is stocked with genuine Irish gifts and mementos to bring home as a lasting memory of your visit to Glenveagh National Park. During the Summer months, you can also enjoy some traditional whipped Ice Cream, snacks, and drinks. We highly recommend the 99!