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26 Dungannon Road, Cookstown BT80 8TL, Northern Ireland
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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived late but the staff were more than keen to serve us.The choice of food was excellent,quick service and attentive staff. It was great value for money and we will certainly call again.

Thank jim l
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went for something to eat Saturday evening at 6pm. Our main course arrived, chilie wedges were ordered but plain wedges came. Chip's were ordered and yes you guessed it, they didn't come either. My pepper sauce didn't come either until I had to ask for it, 7 minutes into the meal, by which time my food... More 

3 Thank 1NPK1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have enjoy dinner here many, many times and continue to return. The service is outstanding and the food is always delicious. Highly recommended.

Thank Ryan O
San Francisco bay area, California
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102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an early dinner there...uncrowded but I heard that it is really busy late, especially with the young crowd. Nice location Great staff Good food. Order at the counter and meals are brought to your table. A local place...few tourists like us!

Thank anniecat1242
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Came on this restaurant by chance at lunch time on a lovely sunny afternoon and had lunch The food was average I had Thai veggie dish ,,,, nicely cooked vegetables but swimming in oil..., my guest had fish which he said was just okay The restaurant is set right beside the river and is very picturesque I will go again... More 

1 Thank gretta1471
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

This has always been a special place for my family.... We ate here once a month growing up - always on the day 'grandad was cooking'... I hadn't visited for a few years but decided to treat my granny & brother to a 'grandad special' - the food had always been delicious & the grounds beautiful - I was worried... More 

Thank Emma P
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Food was pretty good but it is expensive and when your giving good money you expect a bit of respect, the male owner Harold let's this place down he is rude and thinks he is better than the rest of us I heard quite a lot of people complaining about him its not a good experience meeting this man, better... More 

3 Thank trev038
Dungannon, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

If you are in Cookstown don't go past this restaurant food is excellent and service good ,lovely setting. I had the peppered beef and my wife had the chicken goujons Really tasty. When busy the tables can be very close together

1 Thank Johnwjl
N Ireland
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Visited the restaurant on the Sunday before May Day bank holiday & was surprised to see how crowded it was. The meal was a little slow coming but well worth the wait. A few of us ordered the chilli chicken Kebabs and they were absolutely gorgeous one of the most tasty meals I've had in a long time. Had no... More 

1 Thank AlexNI
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I decided to try Otter lodge on Saturday evening at beggining of April. I called to book a table but they said there was no need. So we arrived there by 8pm there was no table available so they sent us upstairs to wait. It took a long time for someone to take the drink order &... More 

2 Thank Priscila M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $29
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Dungannon Road, Cookstown BT80 8TL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Tyrone  >  Cookstown
  • Phone Number: 442886765427
On the main route from Armagh to the Causeway Coast you can find one of Tyrone's most successful eating houses. Over the last 29 years Otter Lodge has established a reputation for quality and great value for money. Situated on a stunning riverbank location at the south end of Cookstown, Heather and Harold Moffett's award winning bistro is known throughout Northern Ireland for consistently good food and easy drinking wines at very reasonable prices. Orders are placed at the bar but Food is served to the table and this arrangement adds an informal relaxed atmosphere where customers are in control. Otter Lodge is open for light lunches and evening meals and has a lively buzz especially at weekends. Single tables can be reserved for groups of six to 14 in the Wine Bar with larger groups being accommodated upstairs. A selection of great value 'Lunch specials from £6.95' are on offer and due to increased demand, Heather and Harold have recently introduced 'All Day Sunday Opening', and an excellent value 'Evening Deal Menu'.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?