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The Cardan Bar and Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
41 Railway Street, Lisburn BT28 1XP, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9267 8065
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (17 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
“risotto” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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41 Railway Street, Lisburn BT28 1XP, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cardan is somewhere we go back to every so often and it remains good. The menu is modern and gets refreshed. The food is always to a good standard. Have been a few times in a large group (10+) and they've struggled just a...More

Thank Stewart L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Felt I had to write this review ..had a great meal here today ..food ...service ..cocktails ...all brill ..my other son and wife joined us for tea and treats nothing was too much trouble for our server ..well done and thanks for lovely meal and...More

Thank joerobb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a work do , there was 17 of us and everything was great!! Most people had 3 courses and it was superb! Was no food waste at all and the service was brilliant. We hadn't pre ordered and I couldn't believe how...More

1  Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Monday lunchtime, looking forward to a hearty, tasty meal with family. We've tried the top ten in Lisburn, glorified chippies the lot of them, after reading the reviews 'great food,' 'great refurbishment,' the Cardan we found to be just another glorified chippy. Burgers, chips, battered...More

1  Thank john h
Jon P, Owner at The Cardan Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Occasionally you get a bad/average review that you just can't help but respond to, just because it's such a nonsensical and skewed review that you just think "Why not?"...after all, the "reviewer" is allowed to go unchallenged. Firstly, we appreciate that we managed at least...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Really good refurb/new decoration. The menu,service,quality of food,cocktails all excellent,certainly best restaurant in lisburn,we will be back!

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Went in here for lunch and found friendly service, greeted at door and shown to table. Food was cooked well and the wait was not long . The steak was cooked the way I asked for it but the knife was a but blunt. Chicken...More

Thank ade2k
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The Cardan is a modern, stylish bar/restaurant. The recent refurbishment complements it really well. Good menu, plenty of selection and the two courses for £16 is great value as this also includes wine or beer. However the service wasn't up to scratch. The waitress actually...More

Thank TravelEnthusisast201
Jon P, Owner at The Cardan Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review your visit. Whilst I can't really comment on the over-friendly service without specific details of date and time of visit, we do agree that getting the balance is important and I could hazard a guess at who you...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

We went there on Saturday as a group of 5 and had a lovely meal there. The menu gave a good choice and they also had some interesting specials. Our waitress Lisa was really lovely. She was very friendly and made the evening for us....More

Thank CaroleH2012
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Had family over from London last weekend and took them to Cardan, everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal and our waitress Lisa was outstanding, really pleasant attentive and helpful, will definitely be back.

1  Thank Roberta D
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Always good food in here. Service not always the quickest but a drink whilst you are waiting will pass the time. Menu is varied, gluten free options available. All in all well worth a visit.

Thank lorna100835
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 01:30
10:30 - 01:30
10:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Railway Street, Lisburn BT28 1XP, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Lisburn
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9267 8065
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