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The Nook

48 Causeway Road, Bushmills, Northern Ireland
02820732993
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Ranked #12 of 20 restaurants in Bushmills
Price range: $5 - $28
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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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English first
Roscommon, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Had a lovely Sandwich here, the place was wedged with people but its a interesting looking bar. Bar staff were lovely.

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Pleasanton, California
Top Contributor
226 reviews 226 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

This place has a lot of attitude, so you probably either going to love it or have it. First off, they typically get waves of tourists brought by buses, so that place tends to get either very packed and chaotic or quiet and empty. That's not really something they can control, but it has a lot to do with the... More

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Northern Ireland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I visited at the start of July with some friends from America. We wanted a quick bite before heading on to our next activity, and on previous occasions i found the nook to be a nice place to stop off. What a change this time!! Firstly went i went to order they were out of ham for sandwiches so i... More

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Loved the school house interior. Friendly staff and good food. Good parking . Lovely beer garden, when you have a golden retriever with you it's lovely to be able to sit in the sunshine with a cool beer after walking the Causeway.

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Wow this is a must visit to eat when at the giants causeway. Service great pleasant staff food came quickly well presented and absolutely fantastic. If your at the Giants causeway and don't stop for a bit here your missing out on some fantastic food typical irish welcome oh and by the way this is the best Guinness outside of... More

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New York City, New York
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88 reviews 88 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Nook appears to cater exclusively to the tour bus traffic for nearby attractions. With that in mind, we were pleasantly surprised by our lunch there. Despite the long lines, our order was taken quickly and the food arrived after a short wait. The quality of the food was quite good. They have great beer on tap. Both the inside... More

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Visited one weekday evening with a family group whilst staying at the Causeway hotel - and regretted it in every respect. The food was inedible (few finished a meal) and they served hot crisps as they had run out of chips (run out of chips! In Ireland!), but didn't think to mention it when they brought the food to the... More

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Burton-upon-Trent, null, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Loved the atmosphere. Sat in the little dining room near the bar with one big table so our family had a private dining experience. We were all happy with our meals. No one ever came to check on us so had to go to the bar to ask for refills on our water. Also surprised after looking at our receipt... More

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We sat outside and enjoyed the view. We had a couple of bowls of chips we were not hungry but the chips were delicious. Would definitely like to come back here and try the food properly, people next to us had a dog and the server brought a bowl of water out for the dog. I have to say although... More

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Arrived here at around 2 p.m. for lunch as part of a tour. There were four of us and we ordered scampi, chicken panini's and a steak sandwich. The scampi arrived first and was finished before the rest of the order was served. The steak sandwich was the last to arrive. There was no apology for this delay. The service... More

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