survey result

Summary

£51
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The only building on wild Portstewart Strand, this large modern shack – owned by the National Trust – complete with growing eco roof serves a “varied and well-presented fish menu” backed up by vegetables from the nearby Doherty family farm in Donegal. (Donal, who opened the shack in 2015, last year announced the passing of his father Harry, who opened the family’s first fish restaurant in Bridgend more than 30 years ago). Top Tip: “take a pullover as it gets chilly”.

Summary

£47
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The last of the local Harry’s chain “does what it says on the tin – it’s a shack on Portstewart Strand serving cracking seafood straight out of the sea” (as well as other dishes, using ingredients sourced from their organic farm).

Summary

£47
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The last of the local Harry’s chain “does what it says on the tin – it’s a shack on Portstewart Strand serving cracking seafood straight out of the sea” (as well as other dishes, using ingredients sourced from their organic farm).

Summary

£39
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fabulously fresh fish” is “imaginatively prepared, in the perfect location” at this “great spot on the beach at Portstewart”. Sadly it’s now the last link in the Harry’s chain, with both its long running ‘Harry’s’ Bridgend predecessor and younger offshoot, ‘Harry’s Derry’, shutting in recent times.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£6.30 £18.00 £5.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
118 Strand Road, Portstewart, BT55 7PG
Opening hours
Monday10 am‑10 pm
Tuesday10 am‑10 pm
Wednesday10 am‑11 pm
Thursday10 am‑11 pm
Friday10 am‑11 pm
Saturday10 am‑11 pm
Sunday10 am‑10 pm

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