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The Nook


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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
$5 - $28
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great way to end an awesome day .This is a fab Cosy pub with little areas you can sit in peace which was great for us as my son is on the ASD spectrum. The food was great and plentiful. Guineas and ale...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rachel h
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a quaint little pub on the best setting for the business to have a roaring trade. Shame the staff behind the bar don’t do the venue justice. Note to the staff - telling someone that’s just quietly sat at the bar to queue isn’t...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank IKNOWTandT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After our visit to the Giants Causeway we were looking for a place to warm up and have a bite to eat. They served THE BEST Steak and Guinness Pie I had while visiting Ireland. It was nice to walk in a smell the peat...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 4281CarolG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in on Monday 28th just after 11am after an hours walk along the coastline. The place has a lovely charm about it and the two girls behind the bar were very welcoming as was the big roaring fire. Ordered the scones and coffee, scones...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a bite of lunch and was pleasantly surprised.Food was great and the staff were extremely friendly.Great place to eat when visiting the Giants Causeway.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked into the nook today and didn't get much attention from the staff and neither did the till!!!!!!!!!! the ginger waitress on duty seemed too busy gossipping with her coworker. As a local business owner this is a scary sight (image attached)

Date of visit: January 2019
7  Thank harrietlongthorphe
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

Visited yesterday while in the area. Only had a coffe but loved the building Full of character. After placing my order went to sit to the stage adjacent to the stairs near the toilets. Was informed that the was a fire by the staff, so...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank mikeyk64
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Haven’t been in the Nook for a while but glad we stoped in. As usual the food was spot on if a bit on the tourist price side. Staff were friendly and quick - great place after a bracing walk from Portballintrae

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Pforj
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Have visited this place a few times. Most recently over the Christmas holidays. It was extremely busy and the girls were rushed off their feet but the service never faltered. Friendly efficient and staff knowledgeable taking the time to explain some of the history of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank EvelynS1198
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Visited the Nook twice over the Xmas period, and although v busy the staff were friendly, helpful and courteous. Can never find fault with them

Date of visit: December 2018
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Fran T
December 6, 2018|
Response from management201623216 | Property representative |
Hi Fran We cater for dogs outside where they can be attached to our metal boundary railings, we supply water bowls but dogs are not permitted within the premises. Kind Regards
September 16, 2017|
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Response from noreenn2014 | Reviewed this property |
It really shouldn’t take long at all, I had steak and chips when I was there and only waited about 15 mins , the service was good and the staff very friendly and helpful
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