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The Elk Bistro & Wine Bar

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38-40 Hillhead Road | Toomebridge, Magherafelt BT41 3SF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7965 0011
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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237 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We came across the Elk while travelling across Northern Ireland. The food was excellent. very helpful and friendly staff. Superb place for a spot of lunch

Thank BigTravellerAJC66
Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We had a lovely meal here, but although we ordered off the 'Early Bird' menu were charged full price. A glass of orange juice topped up with lemonade costs £2.50! Just take a moment to check your bill before you pay.

Thank JenJulien
Omagh, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Visited the Elk last Friday night 12 August to attend a 60th birthday party.Had a quick drink in the front bar while waiting on everyone to arrive, before moving through to the dining area, where we were presented with a new updated menu. The table was already prepared for our party and staff were on hand to take our order... More 

Thank Martin F
Randalstown, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic christening dinner at the Elk yesterday thanks to Maureen Gribben. She organised our table beautifully & looked after our 20 guests superbly! Food & service was excellent!! Kids well catered for too.

Thank Roisinok
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Firstly pint of beer had to be sent back as it was sour apology accepted and changed to a bottle explained it was first pint pulled from that tap for a while fair enough main meal arrived promptly but had to ask for salt and pepper and a spoon to transfer sizzling combo to my plate not a big deal... More 

1 Thank hemanireland
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

best food in co Antrim, excellent value , staff are always happy , helpful and professional, new menu is amazing!!!!!!! love the salt & chilli chips, we were out with a party of 15, everyone was happy as always!!!!!

Thank ConAnnie M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Sunday Lunch Visit. Disappointments encountered: - We booked a table and when we arrived it wasn't set and wasn't set for us throughout the duration of the meal. We had to ask for salt and pepper, napkins and starter cutlery. Initiative wasn't a strong point as we had to continue asking for cutlery as we made our way through the... More 

Thank Struggling1982
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Visited with our 3 children for a quick lunch. Eamon and his team were efficient and professional as always. Haven't been to the Elk in about a year and the menu, food presentation and food is greatly improved! Really enjoyed our lunch and looking forward to going back next Sunday 😊

1 Thank Bronagh73
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal in the elk tonight after the launch of their new menu. Lots of choice. Lovely food and reasonable prices. Catered for 10 people easily with a friendly service.

1 Thank joanne1592
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Exceeded expectations. Looked nice from outside, looked pubby when went in. Good variety of food. Went for burger - little too much onion tbh but tasty. Steak and chicken skillet was had and was lovely. Coke however was flat bit didn't want to complain. Would go back although wee mix up/specials on menu be nice.

Thank Afm77

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $27
Irish, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38-40 Hillhead Road | Toomebridge, Magherafelt BT41 3SF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Magherafelt
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7965 0011
The Elk Bistro & Wine Bar.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?