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The Anchor Bar Complex

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87-89 The Promenade, Portstewart BT55 7AG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7083 2003
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Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful food and great attentive staff. Can't fault it, its the place to be in portstewart! The vegetarian options are great

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Thank Elaine T
londonderry northern ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I took our granddaughter for her birthday treat on Easter Sunday. The restaurant was very busy but Sharman got us squeezed in. All the staff as always were fantastic friendly and chatty nothing too much trouble. Even though they were so busy they still took the time to bring a very excited and happy 9 year old... More 

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Thank marion0701
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I went up to the anchor on Saturday for my birthday , after checking in around 3 we went down to the bar , as usual a great atmosphere and even better as the Liverpool game was on tv ( and we won ) . Great to watch the game awaiting the Grand National horse race ........ More 

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Thank David P
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have visited many times over a long number of years as I have caravan nearby Excellent choice of menu. Very reasonable prices. Very helpful staff. Very relaxing environment..

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Thank David M
Portstewart, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I just can't fault this place. Had friends down for St Patricks weekend and we spent a great night here. Bar staff are very efficient and friendly. It was very busy but loads of staff on so no waiting. Entertainment was great with Plug and Dominic. My friends from Belfast said they had the best cocktails ever!! And they know... More 

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1 Thank Beggsy19
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Great meal.on Sat night in the Bistro food delicious and staff very friendly. Means a lot when the staff are nice to the customers. The Manager had no tables left but one was booked for four people who were late so he took a chance and gave up the table to my husband and i good move we will be... More 

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1 Thank ellenmckitterick
Coleraine, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had a really good meal here on Sunday night. Had the stuffed mushrooms and lasagne and husband had the ribs and penne pasta, both really good meals and the service is excellent. Unfortunately didn't have room for a dessert but maybe next time.

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Thank Rudigirl
Belfast, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We always use the anchor when in portstewart it's a busy pub and the foods spot on home cooked hearty food Called in on Saturday and we were served by the rudest waitress ever (older lady, short with white hair) We had to get out own menus which tbh we didn't mind but when she came over to take our... More 

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Thank bonnie_clyde_1969
Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

recently went in here for a meal with family as our usual choice the Ramore was packed. Great value and really good food. definitely be back.

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Thank Das82
Coleraine, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Had dinner here last night. Lovely meal was enjoyed by all. The waiting staff were first class. Great value for money. Will return again soon. Lovely real fire in the bar , a bonus on a cold wet winters evening.

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Thank Vadylady

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87-89 The Promenade, Portstewart BT55 7AG, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Portstewart
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7083 2003

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?