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The Cardan Bar and Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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41 Railway Street, Lisburn BT28 1XP, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9267 8065
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Today
10:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 10:30 am - 1:30 am
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited recently for dinner having not been in over a year. The menu and food have really improved. The £16 main course and drink is great. The service was good for how busy it was so hats off to them. Although seating is cramped and you're right beside the terrible smelling bar you don't really notice whilst you're eating. Dead... More 

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1 Thank meestawhips
Lisburn
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh Cardan! I've had some good meals here, what happened? I've just had the worst dining experience for many years at The Cardan. I went with my work colleagues for our Christmas do. I'm a vegetarian, the only one in the group. The most sad part is that we went to The Cardan on my recommendation. There seems there was... More 

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Thank dlbarney9
Jon P, Owner at The Cardan Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Dear dlbarney9 aka Raymond D.... I am disappointed that you felt the need to review on TripAdvisor as generally most issues can be dealt with at the time of the event, however, it seems this was not possible due to our Supervisors poor grasp of the issue. You area vegetarian and it appears that we provided you with Vegan choices.... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent, staff efficient, friendly and not overbearing. Highly recommend. Any special I have tried has been exceptional.

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1 Thank ciaran906
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Went mid week Good they served at 8pm Two mains lamb and steak Lamb lovely with nice flavours but very small 2 tiny pieces of lamb . Steak lovely more chips please Just the decor is not inviting at all Good value

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Thank Angela Q
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Went here for dinner for first time last week. The service was very slow and the food just average. I was disappointed as I had read other reviews and based on this had decided to try Cardan . It was very busy so maybe this had something to do with the service. Disappointed.

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1 Thank peppa2015
Belfast, United Kingdom
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1,046 reviews
445 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 425 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

I decided to have a wee aperitif before my dinner. The Cardan has a great location and the staff are great. Good drinks prices and well laid out. Worth checking out.

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1 Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Cardan is very very good, the food is really good quality and absolutely delicious and with the meal deal it's excellent value. Staff are pleasant and helpful too.Highly recommended !!

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1 Thank Gina W
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous Sunday lunch today, staff were lovely and food excellent. Looking forward to going back next Sunday.

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1 Thank Elma36
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

I know Lisburn fairly well, however this was my first time ever eating out on a Sunday evening in the city. We started with the prawn arancini to share and it was well presented and very good. For the mains I had the chicken risotto and my girlfriend had the BBQ spare ribs both of which were also very tasty... More 

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1 Thank Allovertheplace2013
Belfast
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

We moved to Lisburn a couple of years ago and have eaten in most places in the town. The Carden is the best by far in terms of service and value for money. The meal deals cannot be beaten, and the quality of the food you get far exceeds what you pay! Particularly recommend the steaks, ribs, burgers and salt... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $27
Cuisine
Bar, British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Friday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Railway Street, Lisburn BT28 1XP, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Lisburn
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9267 8065

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?