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The Elk Bistro & Wine Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, European,
38-40 Hillhead Road | Toomebridge, Magherafelt BT41 3SF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7965 0011
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Irish, European, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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38-40 Hillhead Road | Toomebridge, Magherafelt BT41 3SF, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stopped by for a quick lunch and were served by the wonderful Maureen and John we got an amazing service and the chief even accomidated my fussy appetite will 100% be back best food northern ireland has to offer!! 5 stars...More

1  Thank victoria k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the Elk for Lunch, last Friday (16th Feb) The food was great value £9 for a roast dinner and £9 for a tasty burger BUT The restaurant was freezing I asked to be relocated closer to the electric fire but...More

1  Thank Ballygally
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Elk in a large group for a family Christening. The food was wonderful and the service brilliant. Will definitely be back.

2  Thank helenc24424
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently had our daughters christening party of 25 people in the Elk. Maureen was fantastic in organising the whole event from start to finish. Maureen set-up a beautifully decorated room up-stairs, with lots of space, this also allowed the children to run about. The...More

2  Thank Sinead D
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Called in today on our way home from Donegal. We were greeted by friendly and efficient staff and were delighted by the food we received. It's clear the staff are well trained and I commend the management on this as well as the chef on...More

2  Thank Patricia J
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Called in with family so a party of 5, always drive by and meant to call in so we did today and glad we did. Food was excellent, it was just after lunch and we ate off the bistro menu. 2 had Elk burgers which...More

Thank Ballyderrygirl
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I had my twins christening in the elk back in October. From the very start Maureen was fabulous, nothing was too much trouble for her. On the day the room was decorated beautifully, the food and service was second to none. The bar staff and...More

1  Thank Clare M
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Reserved a table for my wife & I after hearing good reports, and we're glad that we did! We arrived before our reservation in the hope that we could have a drink at the bar while we waited for our table. We where greeted by...More

Thank j0hnd485
Reviewed 23 November 2017

My husband and I were driving home from Donegal to Belfast and saw the Elk and decided to stop for lunch. We were very pleasantly surprised to find the varied lunch menu and very helpful and friendly staff. We were seated and our order taken...More

1  Thank lottiemac
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Such a great place to eat ! The atmosphere is really cosy, the food is exquisite - we tried one of their burger and we still talk about it!! Also the staff where very nice and welcoming. Will definitely revisit if we ever come back...More

Thank Sharon_0119
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Sandra C
13 November 2015|
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Response from Ryan P |
Hey you could check out the elk complex website you should find everything their.
Brenda M
4 August 2015|
Response from Brenda M | Reviewed this property |
yes just up from it a little
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38-40 Hillhead Road | Toomebridge, Magherafelt BT41 3SF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Magherafelt
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7965 0011
  • E-mail
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