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“Place is ok”
Review of The Nook

The Nook
Ranked #8 of 29 Restaurants in Bushmills
Price range: $5 - $28
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Nook, situated at the gateway to the Giant’s Causeway UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the former original Causeway School serving the area up until 1913. Now painstakingly restored, this historic building is a pub and restaurant, which can cater for up to 100 people in one sitting. With something to suit every budget, from homemade scones and freshly prepared sandwiches to a full candlelit brasserie dining experience, the Nook at the Giant’s Causeway offers a choice for everyone. Our chefs endeavour to provide the freshest local seafood in the area with homemade daily specials posted on our blackboards.• Open from 10am • Fresh Homemade Scones and Tray Bakes• Full Coffee Menu & Afternoon Tea Offerings• Food Served From 12pm All Day• Beers-Wines-Spirits (Fully Licensed)• Welcoming Open Fires • All Major Sporting events shown Wide Screen Plasma• Dedicated Free Car Parking for Patrons.
Reviewed November 29, 2012

We came here as part of a tour to the Giants Causeway. By the time our tour bus stopped here, we were pretty hungry. The food was decent. The people are nice. The beer was fine too. The price is very reasonable. The place seemed clean. I like that they have a fireplace. After being out in the rain and cold, it was nice to hang next to the pit.

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Reviewed October 24, 2012

Captive market syndrome. Food was nice but the Beer wasn't up to much and they were lucky we were feeling honest as the queue to pay went out the door!

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1  Thank Jennifer P
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

The idea of going to The Nook is better than the acual experience. We always look forward to lunch in The Nook, but were disappointed with our last visit. There is little provision for vegetarians (only 1 hot meal, no choice). It was a miserable day when we went in but the fire wasn't lit. There was bad pop radio playing too loudly (ie presumably what the staff want to hear). And they've stopped doing any herbal teas at all.
It has such good potential, hopefully it will be better next time, although we're in no hurray to return.

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1  Thank Sunnyandcloudy
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

Visited the Causeway and rather than pay the huge amount to park, we went to the Nook for a coffee and scones which we needed anyway and got to park for free.

Its a nice enough place and the open fire was really great. The food looked good, but unfortunately we instead went for coffee and scones and paid a lot of money for a machine latte and capuccino made with water rather than milk. in other words dishwater!

Scones were ok, but werent heated and could have been fresher. Service was a bit surly as well.

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2  Thank Ritchiepk
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

Ate here on a windy rainy night and the fire was most welcomed. We started with wild game soup that was quite good – a hearty meaty broth with lots of meat and tasty vegetables. I had the crab & vegetable courgettes that was delicious. My husband had the largest portion of fish and chips I have ever seen. He could not even finish it. Service was good and we enjoyed our chat with some locals that we sat next to and that gave us some great tips on places to see.

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Thank Laney98
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