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The Head o The Road

) #3 of 35 Restaurants in Portadown $$ - $$$ , British,
39 Clantilew Road, Portadown BT62 1RF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3885 1322
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (16 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 pm - 8:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
39 Clantilew Road, Portadown BT62 1RF, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have eaten here 3-4 times over the past couple of years. The ambience is relaxed, the food delicious and the servers and owner are friendly They are expanding the premises to incorporate an outside casual decking area and have upgraded the...More

1  Thank failte99
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

First time here. Well looked after by staff, simple but tasty homely food. Really nice setting. Would recommend and would go back.

Thank TChm
Reviewed May 13, 2017

The Head of the Road is such a wonderful place. Our friends had never been before and they were so pleaded with the food, staff, décor and prices. Will def be back very soon. Worth a visit...

Thank Gillian H
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Discovered this perfect wee stop about a year ago and haven't looked back. Friday Steak deal is unreal. Staff are great also. I have tried basically everything on their menu and not once have i not enjoyed it. We have recommended here to alot of...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

I "ve eaten here on many occasions - but it's funny, I don 't often think of reviewing somewhere at 'home' - it's normally something I do when I'm away somewhere... Anyway - this is definately worthy of it's 5☆ reviews. A little bit out...More

Thank GoodWeeFeeders
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

On route back from loughgal park... we had heard about this place by word of mouth...2 adults and 2 kids.. all really enjoyed ourselves. food was very good. Service was good as well. Price was reasonable. Will be back.

1  Thank Francie M
Reviewed April 10, 2017

the food was dry and not much of it on the plate we will not be back .and the place was not very warm.More

Thank paul w
John L, Manager at The Head o The Road, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Hey Paul Thanks for your feedback regarding your visit to us. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal. We would greatly appreciate it if you could take the time to contact us on 02838851322 so we can discover the date...More

Reviewed April 10, 2017

visited here on Sunday 2nd April as a party of five. Staff were very friendly and attentive. Choice of three roasts which were all cooked perfectly, a great selection of veg and the food portions were a good size. The puddings were very tasty and...More

1  Thank Jackie B
John L, Manager at The Head o The Road, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Hey mummypaddy Thanks for your great review & we're glad you enjoyed your visit to us. Looking forward to welcoming you all again Regards John

Reviewed April 9, 2017

Visited for a meal on Saturday night, the service was very welcoming and helpful with the food being top notch. My wife and I both really enjoyed our meals with the steak sandwich and chicken stack both hitting the spot. The meal was reasonable in...More

Thank Donw1924
John L, Manager at The Head o The Road, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Hey Donw1924 Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. Looking forward to seeing you in the near future Regards John

Reviewed April 2, 2017

I frequently visit this restaurant and each time the service and food is excellent. The service was quick, staff were all very friendly and the food was cooked fresh. Large portions which are excellent value for money.

3  Thank rileyw511
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Opening hrs
January 20, 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from John L | Property representative |
Hey, restaurant is open Tuesday 4pm - 8pm Wednesday 4pm - 8pm Thursday 4pm-8pm Friday 3pm - 8pm Saturday 12pm - 9pm Sunday carvery 12.30pm - 2.30pm menu served 3pm - 8pm
Do you accept credit cards for payment
October 10, 2016|
Response from nuttynat15 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Sorry I took so long to answer.
Stuart S
Do you have a menu posted on line ?
August 18, 2016|
Response from Debmor | Reviewed this property |
They do have a menu on their website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $23
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Clantilew Road, Portadown BT62 1RF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Armagh  >  Portadown
  • Phone Number: +44 28 3885 1322
A quaint 18th Century Country pub nestled in the town land of Tartaraghan. Be it a birthday party, christening or just dinner for two we can accommodate! Wholesome tasty dishes created using fresh local produce. We look forward to seeing you.....:)
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