Food & Drink on the Causeway Coast
Immerse yourself in the glamour of the Causeway Coast's food scene. Expect scenic settings, traditional service and exceptional dishes created from Ireland's finest produce.
F.E.A.S.T (Julia Shirley) at The Old Mount Manor
Available to all guests of The Old Mount Manor - their own private in-house dining experience, with award winning Cordon Bleu Chef, Julia Shirley. Julia uses only the best locally sourced food while taking her time for each client to bring a night of lavish eating. As well as being the personal chef for the late actress Elizabeth Taylor, Julia has worked for many clients with interesting and diverse backgrounds. If you would like this option, please contact Julia on 07768693129 prior to your stay. Check out her website and Instagram via the links below:
Harry’s Shack, Portstewart
Bang on Portstewart Strand beach (the Game of Thrones film location), this wooden shack has one of the north coast's best restaurants. Serving fresh fish caught daily you can have top quality food in a casual environment. This restaurant scores very well with critics and boasts winning The Best New Restaurant in the UK in the Sunday Times, 2016.
Tel: 028 7083 1783 / Reservations
Amici Ristorante, Portstewart
A 12-minute drive away in Portstewart, situated on the water edge beside the Old Golf Course, Amici reflects the passionate, humble and sociable attitude of Italians towards food. Using only the best local ingredients to produce a rustic, homely and authentic Italian menu.
With the owners being close with the Mckeag family, they highly recommend Amici’s to guests of The Old Rectory Barn.
Tel: 028 7083 4444 / Reservations
The Ramore Restaurants, Portrush
The Ramore restaurants are a series of restaurants in and around Portrush Harbour. Check out their website below for the different dining experiences on offer. Recommended is to have a Guinness at the very famous Harbour bar, a cocktail at Neptune & Prawn and some rooftop tapas at the new Basalt. Booking is not required, proving useful on busy Saturday nights and holidays.
The Ramore complex is great if you fancy a more 'out out' night on the North Coast. Only a short 10 minute drive from The Old Mount Manor.
Tel: 028 7082 6969 / Reservations
The Water Margain, Coleraine
The Causeway Coast's most luxurious Chinese restaurant is a walk away from The Old Mount Manor. The perfect place to indulge after a long day of travelling.
This fully licensed restaurant is situated on the top floor of the old Coleraine boat house at Hanover Place, home to the recently famous Bann rowing club, who have produced a large number of Olympic rowers in recent years.
Only a 2 Minute drive or 15 minute walk down river brings you to The Water Margain.
Tel: 028 7034 2222 / Reservations & Take Out
Tartine at The Distillers Arms, Bushmills
A short drive to Bushmills offers one of the best dining experiences in Northern Ireland. The Distillers Arms was originally home to the Bushmills Distillery owners, spending some years as lodgings and a pub before being converted to the restaurant, retaining many of its original features. Their cooking style should be described as modern brasserie with a selection of dishes and wines being found throughout their menus. The restaurant likes to 'give the nod' to Irish cuisine classics.
- Gary Stewart, Tartine, wins Restaurateur of the Year 2017 at NI Institute of Hospitality Awards
- ULSTER Chowder champion at Rathlin Sound and Maritime festival 2017
- Northern Irish Tourism Award for Best Food Tourism Experience 2016.
- Listed in the Georgina Campbell Ireland Guide.
Tel: +44 (0)28 2073 1044 / Reservations
The Bushmills Inn, Bushmills
A short 15 minute drive is The Bushmills Inn. Their Restaurant is one of the most idyllic places to eat on the Causeway Coast, offering all-day dining and serving the finest dishes using seasonal and locally-sourced produce in an elegant, atmospheric and relaxed setting.
Tel: +44 (0)28 2073 3000 / Reservations
Eighteen Ninety Four, Portstewart
A short drive from The Old Mount Manor situated in Portstewart Golf Club, is Eighteen Ninety Four. Opening recently, their managed by the famous Browns Bond Hill collection. It is fine dining and a fully licensed restaurant offering incredible views of Portstewart Strand, a must for sunset.
Tel: 028 70878211 / Reservations
The Old Mount Manor,
35 Mountsandle Road,
075 1482 0634