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The Nook

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , British
48 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2073 2993
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (51 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (32 reviews)
“guinness pie” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
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48 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small group of us travelled to the Giants Causeway and this place is right in the front of it. We stopped in after the tour and it was a welcomed delight. It was warm and cozy. The place has nice clean bathrooms! It is...More

1  Thank JorgePKA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for coffee and drinks after seeing advertisement outside for coffee. No scones available until 12 . How is that providing morning coffee.Feeling peckish asked for crisps. Only big bags. Tray bakes? No! Having walked a long way had my coffee feeling hungry and...More

Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in the nook for a quick drink during a tour which included a stop at the causeway (this place is right beside it) never had any food but the drinks and service was fine. It was a handy place to get out from the...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after a visit to the stones. Looks pleasant enough. Ordered fish and chips. Fish inedible as it was watery and very rubbery - obviously frozen. Waitress didn't argue but it took several attempts to get her to arrange refund as it was busy....More

Thank griffrch
Reviewed 15 January 2018

After a nice look at the Giant's Causeway, you might pop in here to warm up with a soup and bread. The Soup of the Day varies (we were fortunate in that they had the Cream of Carrot when we visited, and it was super...More

1  Thank DMedici
Reviewed 14 January 2018

An interesting pub/eatery in an old school building with a lot of charm. Difficulties to find space with limited seating so in summer it must be hell to get served. You need a table first then line up to order which can take awhile as...More

1  Thank Hugary1
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We visited in January on a cold, grey, windy day. It was delightful to see the blazing fire and feel its heat - certainly adds to the ambiance. It has retained the old school furniture, highly polished, very pleasant. There were quite a few tourists...More

1  Thank Zaney72
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Came here this morning my friend and I both got a cherry scone which came with butter, fresh cream and jam. We both turned to each other after one bite and both said it was the best scone we’d ever had. The scone was freshly...More

Thank Courtneymfm97
Reviewed 3 January 2018

A great wee bar to take a break from walking around the Giants Causeway. A nice open fire with a hearty bowl of stew and pint of Guinness will warm your bones during the winter chill and fill your tank you before you set off...More

Thank Keitomanc16
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We came as a family of 3 adults and 3 small children. The food was good if a little pricey for what it was. We had two main meals a scone and three children’s meals and paid £60. That aside our trip was brilliant as...More

Thank EddNM
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17 September 2017|
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Response from Noreen N | Reviewed this property |
It really shouldn’t take long at all, I had steak and chips when I was there and only waited about 15 mins , the service was good and the staff very friendly and helpful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Bushmills
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2073 2993
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The Nook, situated at the gateway to the Giant’s Causeway UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the former original Causeway School serving the area up until 1913. Now painstakingly restored, this historic building is a pub and restaurant, which can cater for up to 100 people in one sitting. With something to suit every budget, from homemade scones and freshly prepared sandwiches to a full candlelit brasserie dining experience, the Nook at the Giant’s Causeway offers a choice for everyone. Our chefs endeavour to provide the freshest local seafood in the area with homemade daily specials posted on our blackboards.• Open from 10am • Fresh Homemade Scones and Tray Bakes• Full Coffee Menu & Afternoon Tea Offerings• Food Served From 12pm All Day• Beers-Wines-Spirits (Fully Licensed)• Welcoming Open Fires • All Major Sporting events shown Wide Screen Plasma• Dedicated Free Car Parking for Patrons.
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