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The Restaurant at the Blackbull

₹₹ - ₹₹₹British, , Irish
21-23 Main Street, Randalstown BT41 3AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9454 8008
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good5%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“soup” (5 reviews)
“hake” (3 reviews)
“fish cakes” (3 reviews)
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British, Contemporary, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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21-23 Main Street, Randalstown BT41 3AB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took friends here recently, and were delighted with everything. Great service and outstanding food. Before the starter, we were served complimentary wee enamel mugs of roasted vegetable soup, warming and tasty. Hubby and I had the smoked salmon pate, exquisitely plated with textures of beetroot...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place, the staff, the service get 5 stars and i will return, this is just an honest review of the food that I had and could be more to do with personal taste, The soup taster was gorgeous but I had ordered BBQ wings,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NIreland12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have reviewed this restaurant previously & visit here as often as possible. Decided to bring along friends yesterday as christmas menu has began. It was their first visit & was delighted that they thought the same as ourselves. FIRST CLASS! Well done therestaurant@the🐃 seen...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank flojo1962
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

7 adults and three children in our party everyone's food was beautiful, new winter menu- food outstanding as always, service is second to none, Michael, Michelle and all the staff our amazing and make every experience perfect

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Madeline M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family went there for my Birthday. 8 of us in total. Food was poor and service was poor but at least the Manager came over and apologized which is something.More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Antrim_Folk
mickg407, Manager at The Restaurant at the Blackbull, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi it's Michelle here I'm the manager at the restaurant, firstly I'm sorry to hear your visit with us wasn't enjoyable this is not what we used to hearing a review like this is very rare for us so I do apologise . Could you...More

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I both had beautiful 24 hour slow roasted beef this evening at the Blackbull. Beautiful. A great restaueant. Food consistently good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank seamusoboyle
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Myself and my Son visited today on the way back from leaving my daughter to Belfast international airport. My young lad was not very hungry so just had buffalo wings. I ordered the braised shin of beef with Yorkshire pudding. The lovley staff offered us...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 640Sonya
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We took an over 50s club, 48 people, to the restaurant, whilst on an outing. The food was delicious and we were offered a great selection of food to choose from. We received a very warm welcome from Michelle and the waiting staff. Would highly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 365maryq
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Love the food, service, atmosphere, presentation just about everything! If you haven.t tried this restaurant it.s a must. First class food!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank flojo1962
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Just visted this evening with a friend. We had the georgeous trio of dips to share to start. Followed by us both having perfectly prepared hake for main course and then a trio of mini deserts. Wonderful food and excellent staff. Friendly, warm and welcoming....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank seamusoboyle
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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$ 24
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Buffet, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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