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The Restaurant at the Blackbull

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , European
21-23 Main Street, Randalstown BT41 3AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9454 8008
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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21-23 Main Street, Randalstown BT41 3AB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are local and this was our second visit to the restaurant. The food is absolutely spectacular. Seasoned and full of taste! Perfectly cooked and the menu contains dishes not always seen on other menus! The staff are fabulous and friendly. Prices are exceptional for...More

1  Thank Kolaskiosk
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took friends from S. Africa here for some fine dining, but only got the bar menu. No shin of beef or slow-roasted pork belly, just burgers and fish and chips. I had the trio of dips and pitta. Previously there was curried or beetroot hummus...More

Thank Wendy S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here on Saturday night. The service was excellent. The freebie taster of soup was excellent. Had sirloin steak and it was very tender and juicy. The trio of desserts also excellent. Long may you continue Michael and the rest of the staff

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on the two nights we were in Randalstown. Good service and great food. The complimentary taster soup starters were a very nice touch. And delicious too.

1  Thank teresamullingar099
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my husband for some late lunch. We were both blown away with the quality of the food, we had chicken wings and garlic bread to start. Both were very tasty and good portion size. For main we both had the open steak...More

Thank Kirsty_W_06
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed an amazing meal, at the black bull, food is outstanding and service to match, definitely a hidden gem in county Antrim. We have been to the restaurant a few times and it never fails to impress, thankyou

1  Thank Madeline M
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This is one heck of a hidden gem in Randalstown. Dishes are beautifully presented - lots of use of slate as a serving board and lots of lovely touches like the unexpected carrot and coriander amuse bouche before our starter. I was there for Sunday...More

1  Thank Irene O
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We chose the Black Bull as the venue for our daughters' Holy Communion celebrations. The menu was the Sunday Lunch option, which offered excellent choice to all our 20 guests. The restaurant were flexible with our pre-orders and the selections etc (some people wanted to...More

3  Thank John H
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Called to this restaurant on the recommendation of a friend and was not disappointed. From the moment we entered the restaurant we were made to feel at home , we were given a lovely warm friendly welcome nothing was too much trouble for the waitress...More

3  Thank Rosslyn S
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Having worked our way through the previous menu, my wife and I were excited when we saw the Black Bull had revamped the offering to move with the seasons. We were relieved to see our classic favourite (Steak & Shin) was retained but we both...More

1  Thank John H
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19 October 2017|
Response from Wendy S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do lunch on Saturday. I don’t know what time, but I imagine about 12,30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21-23 Main Street, Randalstown BT41 3AB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Randalstown
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9454 8008
newly refurbished 50 seater restaurant, with a modern relaxed dining atmosphere. set in the heart of Randalstown, on the main street. In one the towns oldest buildings. serving classis pub favourites with a contemporary twist, using only the best locally sourced produce.
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