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The Vines

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Irish, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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41-43 Main Street, Garvagh BT51 5AA, Northern Ireland
028 295 57494
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in on a Friday night without booking and although restaurant was very busy we were given a table quickly. Served by friendly, courteous staff and even the owner came over and introduced herself and had a chat. The food was fantastic and ample portions. Would definitely recommend the steaks. Will return if ever in Garvagh again. Many thanks

1 Thank Ally G
Limavady, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here recently for dinner as we were looking to try a new place. We will definatly be back again. All the food we had from starter to desert was excellent! Portion sizes were large which pleased my other half. Waitresses were friendly and seemed to be enjoying their work. A great place for an indulgent feed with quality food.

Thank Louise c
Kesh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in here during the summer holidays had been to see the Dark Hedges and stopped here. The girl that served us was a lovely girl she was very attentive and chatty. She told us her granny and granda owned the place. Food is really nice and so reasonably priced. Would highly recommend.

1 Thank rachael313
Derry, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Vines is a relaxing restaurant where you can choose between open tables or alcoves that are snug but not cut off by any means. Service is quick and efficient and the waitresses are most pleasant, call back to see that everything is OK. I choose sirloin steak because it was modestly priced at £14.95 which included a choice of... More 

1 Thank John D
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from Sunday lunch. The young waitress needs to have better service Wine arrived at edge of table not opened, not offered to pour. I know a minor detail. The meal took ages to arrive. No update or apologies. When the meal arrived it was wrong. Another ten minute wait. This also meant that certain items on plate were... More 

1 Thank owenmc186605
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited with friends lovely restaurant great food met the owner who was great craic. Had brunch plus dessert chocolate fudge cake and icecream was amazing

1 Thank Kerrymlm
Magherafelt, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Stopped at the vines tonight on our way home from Portrush,we have ate from the takeaway before but this was our first time in the restaurant.The staff were all so helpful & attentive and the food was so fresh and delicious.My husband had surf n turf and he said it was the best he had tasted even my picky young... More 

1 Thank ppg199
northern ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We stopped off here on our way through to the coast. An unplanned stop and we were not disappointed. Delicious home cooked fresh food, excellent children's menu also. Great value, great service! Would highly recommend to anyone. Do not be put off but dull colours on the exterior, the inside is lovely, clean and staff friendly. Toilets are clean too... More 

1 Thank alj313
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

I discovered this restaurant on a day out with my wife. We were tired and hungry and decided to stop in Garvagh as we could not drive another mile. My wife spotted this restaurant on the far side of the street so we thought we would give it a chance. As we entered we were approached by a lovely girl... More 

2 Thank SimonBelfast96
Bangor, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Great meal at a great price scrumptious!! My lasagne tasted very nice and my dessert was delicious!!

1 Thank mrsmccain1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Irish, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41-43 Main Street, Garvagh BT51 5AA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Garvagh
  • Phone Number: 028 295 57494

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?