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The Nook

$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Soups
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48 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2073 2993
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have visited on several occasions, and as dog lovers we usually have the dog with us. Normally we eat outside where there are tables and there's always some sort of provisions made for a dog bowl. We called in here s few weeks ago but sadly as I know it's winter, there were no provisions for eating outside, but... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After visiting Giants Causeway we were too late to eat at the visitors centre so we tried The Nook. It was a lovely little bistro style building which was originally used as a school. The restaurant was very quaint with lovely old photographs on the wall and an open roaring coal fire in the centre. The tables were set like... More 

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Thank Michelle I
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The pub was warm and welcoming on a very windy day. Service polite and friendly. The food was hearty and tasty but slightly expensive compared to many other places offering the dame fare. The irish stew was meaty and went down well with a nice pint of Guinness. Soup was also very good. Would return.

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Thank AlexJW91
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch and to warm up on a Giants Causeway day tour. Lovely little gem of a restaurant. Staff were very welcoming and choice of food was good. We had the goats cheese and red onion sandwich with a nice hot latte. Very much needed.

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Thank Alex06m
Little Falls, New Jersey
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The goat cheese and red onion sandwich was one of the best sandwiche I have ever eaten. The place is super busy so get it as a take-away; you won't regret it.

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Thank Regina D
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Over a four-day weekend visiting in Northern Ireland, my 30-something year old daughter and I stopped in at the Nook after walking the rope bridge and seeing the Causeway. Best to grab a bench upon entry - the place filled up fast. We had a seat near the fireplace, got some Guinness and a great seafood soup. Very cozy, very... More 

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Thank ChrisMcNeil
london
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just went here for lunch after visiting the giants causeway. Was bursting for the toilet so decided to pop to loo first. A member of staff stopped us on the stairs and said we can't use the toilet unless we queue first and order food. Walked out in disgust...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Guinness pie ❤❤❤❤☘️ Met great people while dining, friendly staff & fun eating in what looks like an old church :)

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little place just outside the very expensive NT Carpark. Had a coffee and scone after the walk down to the Causeway. We were allowed to leave our car in their Carpark whilst we walked which I thought was very accommodating of them. The food being served looked lovely. Dx

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Thank DMx2014
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350 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here with a friend for some lunch after visiting The Giant's Causeway and overall we were impressed, the food was good, the service was quick but it was on the pricey side.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 28
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Bushmills
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2073 2993
Description
The Nook, situated at the gateway to the Giant’s Causeway UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the former original Causeway School serving the area up until 1913. Now painstakingly restored, this historic building is a pub and restaurant, which can cater for up to 100 people in one sitting. With something to suit every budget, from homemade scones and freshly prepared sandwiches to a full candlelit brasserie dining experience, the Nook at the Giant’s Causeway offers a choice for everyone. Our chefs endeavour to provide the freshest local seafood in the area with homemade daily specials posted on our blackboards.• Open from 10am • Fresh Homemade Scones and Tray Bakes• Full Coffee Menu & Afternoon Tea Offerings• Food Served From 12pm All Day• Beers-Wines-Spirits (Fully Licensed)• Welcoming Open Fires • All Major Sporting events shown Wide Screen Plasma• Dedicated Free Car Parking for Patrons.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?