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Henrys Bay House Restaurant

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Cairnryan Road, Stranraer DG9 8AT, Scotland
+44 1776 707388
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a really good place to eat and the staff are polite and friendly. We ate here twice on a three day visit to Stranraer and would certainly go back again. The food was delicious and hot and the restaurant was modern and clean.

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Thank Scot L
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best eating place in town .from the service till you leave .just what the toon needed a great eating place with class.well done to john .jane and the staff.

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Thank william h
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This has become our "go-to" place for great food when we're visiting Stranraer. Our latest, recent visit with family was, once again, a truly lovely evening. A warm friendly welcome when we arrived was indicative of the high standard of service we received throughout our visit. Everyone stated their food was fabulous, with clear plates all round (a triumph when... More 

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Thank RoddyC9
Bristol, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Holidaying on the South Rhins, we noted that Henry's was recommended in the "Slow Travel" guide to Dumfries & Galloway so called in for lunch. We had a friendly welcome and were seated in the welcome area to enjoy drinks and peruse the menu. We took advantage of the very reasonable fixed price menu. The restaurant itself was very light... More 

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Thank David H
Liverpool
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Henrys with some very special friends over the Easter period. Surroundings very nice. Food all round excellent. Service prompt and staff friendly.

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Thank Margaurite S
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was recommended to eat, pleasant location overlooking the water. A chance booking but well looked after by pleasant staff, a table actually overlooking the water was good. lunch starter for me mackeral with black pudding could have done with zipping up but both our fish dishes were well done, a pleasant lunch in a pleasant location

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Thank Cmogs
Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is very reasonably priced, is lovely inside with very friendly staff and the food is excellent.

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Thank ianbb20
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking forward to eating at Henry's so after a hard days work and looking online at they're opening times (5pm to 9pm). We arrived at 8.15pm all doors locked shut. Managed to find a staff member who said we decided to close early? Page number 1 of running a business stick to your opening times. Will now not eat... More 

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Janeacemum, Owner at Henrys Bay House Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Calum I would like to apologise for our early closure that evening. It was a last minute decision as it is my husband, John's (the chef) birthday on the 20th April he is now 55!!. It was a quiet evening after a very busy Easter and we took advantage of that and headed off to our caravan for chance... More 

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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my family yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed all of the food. I had a starter of mackerel and black pudding salad followed by chicken with haggis in a very good creamy sauce. Service was excellent for our whole visit and surroundings are pleasant.

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Thank Andrew N
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paid a visit to Henrys Bay House Restaurant in Stranraer on Easter Sunday with the family. What a treat, greeted by friendly staff and got a chance to look at the menu in the lounge while enjoying a drink. What a brilliant menu, seasonal dishes and at very, very competitive prices. We all opted for the Easter Special Menu which... More 

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Thank William K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Scottish, Seafood, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cairnryan Road, Stranraer DG9 8AT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Stranraer
  • Phone Number: +44 1776 707388
Description
Nestled in the West Coast town of Stranraer overlooking the picturesque Loch Ryan where you can watch the ferries going to and from Northern Ireland and Cairnryan Port. Henrys Bay House Restaurant boasts the finest sun terrace for alfresco dining and views to be inspired by. The menu features locally sourced fish and meat prepared and cooked freshly to order by local chef/restauranteur John Henry. The comfortable and stylish restaurant and bar are managed by his wife Jane and her team of attentive, welcoming staff.

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