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Arbutus at the Forum

$$ - $$$British, European,
Newmarket Street | Millennium Forum, Ground Floor, Derry BT48 6EB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7137 2492
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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British, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Newmarket Street | Millennium Forum, Ground Floor, Derry BT48 6EB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Quality Food and Warm Service. The steak is next to nobody. And all the staffs are welcoming you and taking care of you like family.

Thank Guodong L
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Aye here last night before Seeing the show Dirty Dancing. I have to say to food was just OK. Waiting staff were so pleasant and very helpful, went to pay the bill and we wanted to split it up and pay separately but was denied...More

1  Thank dec0042016
Reviewed February 18, 2017

This restaurant is under new management and is now called Arbutus at Encore. We had a pre theatre dinner here. We liked that on a Sat night there was a 2 course meal for £18 or 3 course for £22. The menu is limited however....More

1  Thank holidayseeker
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Serves good food at a reasonable price with panache and humour. Ok so it's probably not where I'd choose to go on a romantic night out but for a pre theatre meal it can't be beaten. Make a night of it and go !

Thank Swillywilly
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Returned for a pre Panto tea. Restaurant was REALLY busy compared to last year's visit. Staff were friendly, menu choice provided something for all tastes. Prices are very fair. Food was excellent. Portions were huge and everything tasted great. One and only down side was...More

Thank weekd09
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Great improvement since being taken over by new management. My husband and I have eaten lunch here on three occasions and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff very welcoming and attentive, such an improvement.

Thank Brttybo
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Encore Restaurant is under new management and my wife and I went there for Sunday lunch today....3 courses for £14.95. I had prawn salad, the salmon and the trio of ice cream and my wife had the bruschetta, roast beef and the trio of ice...More

Thank BigJim1888
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Had a nice pre show dinner here recently. The starter of pork belly was amazing and my main of fish was also good. We enjoyed it but it was expensive for an early bird/pre dinner menu, they have no menu deals like the other restaurants...More

1  Thank holidayseeker
Reviewed June 8, 2016

Very tasty meal here last night before a show. I had the goats cheese bruchetta for starters, the Chicken Chimmichuri with roasted vegetables for main, with a side of mash, and the sticky toffee pudding with rum and raisin ice cream for dessert. The highlight...More

Thank James Q
Reviewed May 6, 2016

Every time we have visited the service has been very good, the waiter is excellent, very friendly, efficient and charming and the waitresses are friendly and helpful. Nothing is too much bother. The food is consistently good, always tasty! Will continue to return and would...More

1  Thank Donegaltourist
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $27
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newmarket Street | Millennium Forum, Ground Floor, Derry BT48 6EB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7137 2492
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Award wining restaurant situated in the Piazza Level of the Millennium Forum Theatre using Local & seasonal produce. Open Monday - Saturday 12-3pm Every - Thurs, Fri & sat 5-9.30Pm All Show Nights Evening Menu 2 courses & a glass of wine £18 3 courses & a glass of wine £20 Live Jazz Music Every Friday Night
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