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The Artisan Cookhouse

4 Kildare Street, Strangford BT30 7LJ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4488 1654
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lemon tart” (5 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
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Irish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4 Kildare Street, Strangford BT30 7LJ, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed today

Had got outside catering for our family reunion last year, but decided to go out to it this year. There were 17 of us for the christmas menu. It was delicious. The staff were lovely and the food selection was fantastic. We also had lots...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mojocr
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Artisan is a little gem tucked away in the beautiful village of Strangford. We popped in after a walk through the Woodland trust property and had delicious lunch and very friendly service. Well worth a visit

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mandy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's style here, both in the venue and in the food. Lovely staff; always welcoming. I'm sure it will be great at Christmas.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SBDHamilton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After being offered a complimentary cocktail, I decided against the Portstar Martini and had a lovely Jawbox gin and Fevertree tonic. The staff were so helpful and pleasant and guided me through the menu. I went for the most delicious mussels in a thai broth...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My recent reviews have been a bit negative, so here's one to balance the books, and then some! We have some decent eateries down the Ards Peninsula and across the Narrows in Strangford, but the Artisan Cookhouse has patiently built up from a solid base...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DavidL14689
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

The good lady, myself and two kids went in for lunch today. Excellent food and excellent service Same as always. Til next time

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jamesnW2378AV
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Having left the area 4 months ago we stayed with old friends in Strangford and the fact that the Artisan was the chosen eatery for our "celebration" only enhanced the enjoyment of the weekend.As ever the menu provided an excellent and concise selection with a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank David John S
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to eat, never disappoints, great staff, everyone enjoyed their food and will definitely use this restaurant again.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank carol ann s
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Another very enjoyable mean in Artisan, a year on from my last visit. Last time, my wife and I enjoyed a delicious evening meal in this modern and cosy restaurant. This time, on a weekend break in Portaferry, we crossed the Lough especially for a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank neilpN771NR
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We was over from Yorkshire visiting my mum in Seaforde. Went for breakfast because of trip adviser Reviews and it was really nice. Fantastic service and they even made my son his favourite breakfast bespoke! Great quality food presented really well. Highly recommend and we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JonnyB921
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Questions & Answers
10 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from 862adrianh | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is licensed
George M
24 July 2018|
Response from Alexcurrie800 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a children’s menu.
8 March 2018|
Response from CathJohnston | Reviewed this property |
I dont think they open Thursday evenings, just Friday and Saturdays. Would be best to phone and check
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 31
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Kildare Street, Strangford BT30 7LJ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Strangford
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4488 1654
Contemporary Bistro in Strangford, County Down. Using the best of local seasonal produce, cooked simply, letting the ingredients sing for themselves. We pride ourselves on providing high quality and professional service in a friendly and relaxed environment.
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