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Saltwater Brig

) #1 of 9 Restaurants in Portaferry $$ - $$$ Pizza, European,
1ar Bt22 Portaferry Rd, Kircubbin, Co. Down 43 Rowreagh Road | Kircubbin, Portaferry BT22 1AR, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4273 8435
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Pizza, European, Gastropub, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1ar Bt22 Portaferry Rd, Kircubbin, Co. Down 43 Rowreagh Road | Kircubbin, Portaferry BT22 1AR, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Called in with my wife and father while visiting from Vancouver Canada and had a great time. Staff couldn't have been friendlier and showed us their gin menu and kept us right with what to pair with certain gins. Very warm welcome and will definitely...More

Thank jonathanbloomer27
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great pub with friendly service. The staff were friendly and attentive. Reckon it would be a great stop on a golf tour.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely pub/restaurant on the road from Portaferry to Newtownards. We arrived on a murky evening when we could do little else but eat ! We received a warm welcome from the waitress who was very helpful with choices from the menu. There...More

Thank 857liamd
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit Saltwater Brig several times a year and have never been disappointed. In winter months it's cosy and warm in the snug and in the better weather, you can sit outside in the lovely open area and enjoy fantastic views. The menu is extensive...More

Thank JoanCardwell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Menu has recently changed and I think the chef maybe has too as I have noticed a BIG improvement in the variety and quality of food this past year. The staff are extremely friendly and very good with young children. There's a wood burning stove...More

Thank Pauline K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here by chance on the way back from Portaferry and what a find it was. All the staff were fantastic and so friendly. Food was lovely and great value for money. Was really busy when we were leaving so obviously a popular spot....More

Thank 29jan15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning secret find. Food was fantastic and got thumbs up from age 8 to 88!!! Wonderful views of Strangford lough from the garden...a special treat to eat outside in the cracking Ulster sunshine!

Thank Katharine P
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Visited the Saltwater Brig for my wife's birthday lunch. Turned out to be an excellent choice of venue The food was of an excellent quality and we had a wide range of starters mains and deserts. The menu was great only problem deciding what to...More

1  Thank maxiBelfast
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Went there today with my husband and children for Sunday lunch. The staff could not have been more friendly and were brilliant with the kids (including a little newborn!). The food was excellent with plenty of variety. We got the turkey and ham roast which...More

Thank claireeliza222
Reviewed June 27, 2017

I can highly recommend Saltwater Brig for the food,friendly staff and service. The atmosphere was fantastic,and the food was cooked to perfection.We both had Fish dishes,My partner had Tempura Prawns and rice,I had Pesto Mackerel .Highly recommend the whole dining experience and will return.The beer...More

1  Thank ninjaInLisburn
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December 29, 2016|
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Response from Saltwater B | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we are wheelchair accessable and regularly cater for groups using wheelchairs. thanks for your enquiry.
August 23, 2016|
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Response from Saltwater B | Property representative |
Hi there, we do allow dogs as long as they are kept on a lead at all times and the owner stays with it. thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1ar Bt22 Portaferry Rd, Kircubbin, Co. Down 43 Rowreagh Road | Kircubbin, Portaferry BT22 1AR, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Portaferry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4273 8435
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Irish country pub serving great food, drink & craic with a relaxed informal style 7 days a week in a rural setting on the shores of Strangford Lough.
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