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The Back Shed

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Pizza
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19 Bridge Street, Antrim, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9446 0338
Today
11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Antrim, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely restaurant.Good food and ambience.Staff lovely,all though felt just one waitress and a chef was pushing it a bit .They worked hard and we're really nice.I am going back again in the next week or so and would recommend it for being a good place to eat in Antrim.The pizzas are really good.

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Thank Onkernow
Antrim, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and attentive service. A good choice of dishes for the two courses for thirteen pounds. The half chicken and roast beef sirloin my girlfriend and I had were both delicious and good sized portions.

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Thank Brian D
Antrim, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

My wife and I went to Ruby's at the Back Shed for an early evening meal about 6:30. There was plenty of seats available and we were met and shown to a table by a very pleasant waitress. She brought us both the main menu and the Early Bird menu ( served before 7:00 ). We both ordered chicken from... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

A few of us went for the steak night which is great value at £12 per steak with a free drink (including alcoholic drink). Fantastic value but despite ordering a very well done steak it arrived and once I cut into it there was blood all over the plate. I couldn't eat it so I sent it back but when... More 

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Thank SHAMARC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Welcome *** Restaurant staff ***** Bar staff *** Main course *** Sweet ** This was very much pub grub and plenty of it. Vegetables were very good and crunchy but lukewarm which was a pity. I believe that my chocolate cake was from a catering mix! If your hungry and need a good feed this pub maybe your answer! Thanks... More 

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ballyclare
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

What had happened to this place!!! Pizzas were always delicious, v much like in Italy ! Tonight our pizzas were undercooked, doughy, and I sent mine back to have it cooked more. My husband ate his,but he would eat anything! Husband then had cheesecake! It was awful, crumbly base with tasteless moose topping with a side of cream out of... More 

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Thank anneh570
Antrim
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Never been disappointed with the food in the back shed. Good size of portions and staff always been friendly. The back shed has a great selection of beers including clonmel, estrella damn and heverlee. Well worth a visit at lunch or for dinner.

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Thank Sparky2518
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Popped in today with the wife, lovely restaurant upstairs, only one other table in so we're seated quickly, food was reasonable, she had the goujons and I had the sausages and mash, good quality sausages although the potatoes seemed to be smash, waitress was very pleasant, would go back😀

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Thank Lee G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Excellent meal here this evening. Excellent food and service. Came across this place by luck while taking friends to airport. It is now called Ruby's.

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Thank sheafran
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

One of my favourite pubs in Antrim. With the Cova at the front it's a great place to socialise. Good on rugby days with big TVs at the bar. In the evening they have musicians which always adds to a great night out.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Bridge Street, Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Antrim
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9446 0338

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