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The Windrose Bar & Bistro

5 Rodgers Quay | Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus BT38 8BE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9335 1164
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (27 reviews)
“mussels” (16 reviews)
“ribeye steak” (7 reviews)
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10:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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5 Rodgers Quay | Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus BT38 8BE, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 571 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch with family at the Windrose with family. The staff were very attentive and couldn't do enough to make us all feel welcome. The food was delicious and lovely and hot. The view over the Marina was a nice touch. It...More

1  Thank etta549
Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of ten we scored you about a 4. Food not consistent. Staff all over the place and we would not visit a second time.

Thank Kennedymg148
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have not been to the windrose in a long time but we had relatives over from Florida and wanted great location From start to Finnish we were given super friendly service by all especially the duty manager ( elaine ) I think The food...More

Thank carolineonecat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here many times and have always the great food.we have been trying various places for Sunday dinner to give my wife a break.so far nowhere great,until now.my wife booked for two o'clock.There was a good crowd already there but we had a...More

Thank chasni
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent meal and service. Sticky BBQ chicken wings to start and ribeye steak with triple cooked chips for my main course - food was delicious.

Thank Colin K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only rang on the off chance of getting a table about 4.30pm on Saturday afternoon a very friendly member of staff who I also think was called Elaine offered us a table at 5.45. We arrived at 5.40 and were seated immediately the food was...More

Thank McCandless66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to the windrose twice in the last two weeks and have had attentive and friendly service from the staff. Our food had been lovely. Try the chocolate brownie!! I had to stop myself from licking the plate!! Think we will try steak...More

Thank PaulineVC
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I don't often write reviews but felt I had to on this occasion. I just want to confirm for anyone reading this that before and during my visit to this establishment I was not rude even once to any staff, I hardly spoke to the...More

1  Thank nickyowen1976
Windrose7, Manager at The Windrose Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your review

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Wouldn't normally eat here as several bad experiences in the past but this time the food was nice albeit slightly overpriced! Very slow service as always but showing improvement over the past number of years

Thank David H
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We booked a table online for Sunday lunch. On arrival the Manager could not find our reservation and asked if it could be under another name. She showed us to a table and left the food menus with us to peruse. It took as least...More

Thank Anne N
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22 June 2015|
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Response from Tracey M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I hadn't quite finished my answer!! There is another Tracey M reviewer - who has been recently. I have been to The Windrose before but not had any childrens meals

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 12:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:59
10:00 - 00:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Rodgers Quay | Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus BT38 8BE, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Carrickfergus
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9335 1164
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Restaurant at the Mariina, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Post Code BT38 8BE.
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