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Henrys Bay House Restaurant

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Nestled in the West Coast town of Stranraer overlooking the picturesque Loch Ryan where you can watch the ferries going to and from Northern Ireland and Cairnryan Port. Henrys Bay House Restaurant boasts the finest sun terrace for alfresco dining and views to be inspired by. The menu features locally sourced fish and meat prepared and cooked freshly to order by local chef/restauranteur John Henry. The comfortable and stylish restaurant and bar are managed by his wife Jane and her team of attentive, welcoming staff.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Scottish, Seafood, European, British
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

everything enjoyable, drinks and menus brought tobar area. Selections made and ready promptly and taken to sea view reserved table. Everyone received 1st choice of order and all courses excellent. as was service. Pleased that our guests had such a wonderful experience. As we all...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank TheLoch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere nice food and friendly staff. All round good experience. Food was very good. Would recommend eating here but advantage to book to avoid waiting for a table.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Doug R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six of us at the table - two of us had chairs with no bottom support, it was as I would imagine sitting on a commode would be, changed them for others. Chips were undercooked, replacements were very pale and not very nice. Macaroni cheese...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Paul O
Reviewed October 3, 2019

Sunday lunch was busy but we were squeezed in after 10 minutes wait in the Bar. Starters arrived promptly and were tasty. Mains of Silverside Beef and Sole were excellent and served piping hot. Desserts nicely presented. Waiting staff pleasant and friendly.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank winstonglasgow
Reviewed September 19, 2019

A well designed and well run restaurant that offers a range of well presented and tasteful meals. There is an early bird menu, fresh veggies served with each main plus a pleasant view of Loch Ryan.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Colin582
Reviewed September 17, 2019 via mobile

Known mr Henry for 38 years!!! Top chef! Best in SW Scotland! Need say no more!!! Not quite up to English standard yet John😉

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank bigb484
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I had a lovely meal on Saturday night. The manager was able to fit us in as I did phone late to book. Much appreciated and made feel very welcome, as always.

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank SusanJ17
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Me and my partner stopped off here for dinner and were very pleased. I had cullen skink and pate and my partner had the mullet fillo parcel. The portion sizes were really good we actually couldn't finish everything and the quality was great. The staff...More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank linz6362016
Reviewed August 29, 2019 via mobile

Flexible timing warm welcome great views.... multi generational family visit ... variety of dishes .. good . Particularly light bites mussels .... Distractions were too much potato and good chips with virtually all dishes ; and blatantly too hot soup . Which caused light distress...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank howardfarm
Reviewed August 19, 2019

Ate here on a Saturday night and was amazing food. Had goats cheese for starter, Chicken & haggis was best I’ve had, came with a separate serving of potatoes & veg way too much food for 1 person but no scrimping on quality. Definitely worth...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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