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48 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Quite simply no customer service whatsoever. No-one to show us to a table or advised us that we had to go and get a menu ourselves and then queue up to order our food (what's that all about?). So after 15 minutes I got up to see what was going on and happened upon some menu's sitting on the bar.... More 

Thank Mark S
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's right by the Giant's causeway's main entrance. They serve the very common Irish bar food. Food is decent, not over-priced and portion is large. It's self-service, which means you have to order at the counter.

Thank Losris
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not a massive variety but good food in a lovely, quaint, converted old school house. Ideal if you don't want the usual cafe fare from the visitor centre.

Thank Arjun N
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was tasty and staff were friendly but we hadn't realised that you had to go to the bar to order food and no one came to tell us.

Thank Little00715
Athens, Greece
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After a visit at the Giant's Causeway, we visited the Nook and it was a complete disappointment. There were many people inside at the time (as it had started to rain), but it was in no way what we would call "packed". There was an empty spot at the bar, so we asked if we could wait there. They said... More 

Thank Olga S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well my wife, 20 month son and I visited here for lunch after a walk down the causeway this morning and we saw the signs for disabled access and as we had a rather large pram (icandy) we decided we would use that access point. Unfortunately it was locked so I went inside and said "sorry to bother you guys... More 

Thank jayandemma
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate out in the Bushmills/Portrush area every night for a week and the Nook stood out as my favourite. The food was good and reasonably priced. The place was an old school and it's retained many of its character features. The staff accommodated my disabled mother well. I fully recommend.

Thank Pasky29
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Called in for a drink on two occasions to find staff abrupt and not overly friendly. Sitting outside is beautiful with great views of the North Antrim Coast but such a shame to hear so many tourists comment on the cigarette butts, litter and dirt at their feet, which hadn't been brushed or cleaned for goodness knows how long. When... More 

Thank MervynCarrickfergus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My path was blocked by a burly waitress as I came up from the toilets with my bowl of toilet tap water for my puppie which was seated outside with me, having just ordered over £30 of food. She came after me to tell me for a second time that tap water was 20 pence. The cheek and meanness of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff were ok, had to buy something so i could use the toilet, which put me off! Tables weren't cleaned quickly enough just put me off ordering food 😳

Thank Kimberly S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $28
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Bushmills
  • Phone Number: 02820732993
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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