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The Windrose Bar & Bistro

5 Rodgers Quay | Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus BT38 8BE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9335 1164
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
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“ribs” (26 reviews)
“mussels” (16 reviews)
“chowder” (12 reviews)
Opens in 23 min
All hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Rodgers Quay | Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus BT38 8BE, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 574 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here on our last evening working in the area but when we are back at the end of the year i'm sure we will return. The service was great here, very impressed with the girl that managed to name everything served on draft!!...More

1  Thank Roxy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday 30th Sept 2017 My wife and I went to Carrickfergus for an overnight stay near to the Windrose so decided that is where we'll go for dinner. The starter (Mussels) we both ordered came very quickly and were gorgeous. The main meal we waited...More

1  Thank ashey1690
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used to really enjoy the wind rose but last few meals haven't been great. On our last visit I had the Sunday dinner and you could tell it was microwaved, my potatoes weren't even warm and the meat was dry...smothered in gravy to try...More

Thank Ashleyhouston
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch with family at the Windrose with family. The staff were very attentive and couldn't do enough to make us all feel welcome. The food was delicious and lovely and hot. The view over the Marina was a nice touch. It...More

2  Thank etta549
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Out of ten we scored you about a 4. Food not consistent. Staff all over the place and we would not visit a second time.

Thank Kennedymg148
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I have not been to the windrose in a long time but we had relatives over from Florida and wanted great location From start to Finnish we were given super friendly service by all especially the duty manager ( elaine ) I think The food...More

Thank carolineonecat
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We have been here many times and have always the great food.we have been trying various places for Sunday dinner to give my wife a break.so far nowhere great,until now.my wife booked for two o'clock.There was a good crowd already there but we had a...More

Thank chasni
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Excellent meal and service. Sticky BBQ chicken wings to start and ribeye steak with triple cooked chips for my main course - food was delicious.

Thank Colin K
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Only rang on the off chance of getting a table about 4.30pm on Saturday afternoon a very friendly member of staff who I also think was called Elaine offered us a table at 5.45. We arrived at 5.40 and were seated immediately the food was...More

Thank McCandless66
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We have been to the windrose twice in the last two weeks and have had attentive and friendly service from the staff. Our food had been lovely. Try the chocolate brownie!! I had to stop myself from licking the plate!! Think we will try steak...More

Thank PaulineVC
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22 June 2015|
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Response from Tracey M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I hadn't quite finished my answer!! There is another Tracey M reviewer - who has been recently. I have been to The Windrose before but not had any childrens meals
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:59 am
10:00 am - 12:59 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Rodgers Quay | Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus BT38 8BE, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Carrickfergus
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9335 1164
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Restaurant at the Mariina, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Post Code BT38 8BE.
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