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Counties Restaurant

73 Main St, Portrush BT56 8BN, Northern Ireland
028 70826155
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Ranked #9 of 49 Restaurants in Portrush
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $47
Cuisines: Irish, British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Our Counties Restaurant & Cafe Bar overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and is situated in the centre of Portrush on the Causeway Coastal Route. Popular with international visitors and locals. Open for Breakfast / Morning Coffee / Lunch / Afternoon Tea & Dinner. Excellent Bar.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Our Counties Restaurant & Cafe Bar overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and is situated in the centre of Portrush on the Causeway Coastal Route. Popular with international visitors and locals. Open for Breakfast / Morning Coffee / Lunch / Afternoon Tea & Dinner. Excellent Bar.
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English first
Omagh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Had 1st class breakfast here with my youngest grown up son on the morning of Sat 6th September 2014, whilst attending the Air Show. Even though they were very busy with overnight guests having breakfast, we just walked in after coming off the train, and were shown to a table almost immediately. The food was excellent, and plenty of it.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Had dinner here last night with my husband. Had a table booked as we're down for the air show wk.end. The place was very busy, we were seated immediately and given menus. Service was a little slow but that was to be expected but the food more than made up for it. I had the salmon and beet root which... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The food here is always good, however the service tends to be slow. Definitely worth a visit. Kids meals are generous portions.

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Kent
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Ate here last night. Two tables of 10. Thought they could have ensured a better seating plan. However, the food was great. Massive portions. Although don't think you should have to pay for veg in addition to your steak. That's a bit mean. I had the chicken with Greek salad and although simple enough dish it was delicious, well presented... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We booked a table, and got a good seat at the window overlooking the gardens by Ramore Head. That was a good start. Our welcome was very good, friendly and we were seated immediately, with someone to give us menus straight away, and take a drinks order. So far so good. The menu is a strange one though. Odd combinations,... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Heard a lot of good reviews about the Counties but was disappointed with my visit at the weekend. Was greeted by an unfriendly waitress who seated us and threw menus on the table. Drinks order was taken and then the food. When our food arrived (which was quick I'll give them that) my bowl of pasta was saturated in oil... More

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Northern Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Super service from the moment you walk in. Great choice of menu for both adults and children. Food is beautifully presented and always of a top quality and taste. Our favourite restaurant in Portrush. No other even comes close to both food and service. Couldn't recommend highly enough.

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glengormley
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Eat here while we stayed in the hotel and have no complaints. Our waiter was excellent. Good menu, plenty of choice. Entertainment on the Sat. night we stayed which meant we didn't have to go elsewhere. Would use this restaurant again.

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Ballymoney, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

On arrival in Portrush on a dull blustery day we decided to pop into the counties for a coffee and to sample their homemade brownies with the view of booking our evening meal....we were pleasantly surprised when our coffee arrived we recieved some complimentary chocolate cake....the hotel was alive with activity....once we had braved the elements and gone for a... More

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Portrush, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My husband and I decided we would like a nice steak for tea, to save us having to cook it we stopped here, where we had always enjoyed the steaks and friendly staff. Well, the staff are still friendly, unfortunately the steak we ordered from the tea time menu was so thin you could have spat through it, and it... More

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