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The Anchor Bar Complex

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
87-89 The Promenade, Portstewart BT55 7AG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7083 2003
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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8:00 AM - 11:45 PM Hours
Irish, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
87-89 The Promenade, Portstewart BT55 7AG, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

You can't go wrong at the Anchor Bar Complex. Whether you are looking for a few pints, pub grub or a full meal you will be more than satisfied with the variety and quality of the food and drinks available.

Thank RWalsh14
Reviewed 3 days ago

My B&B host included The Anchor in his suggestions for my last dinner before returning home, mentioning that there would be music about 8pm (on a Monday...) before the 10pm karaoke! I enjoyed a tasty smoked haddock risotto and an indulgent dessert, one of the...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 6 days ago

First night the restaurant accommodated our group of ten easily. No rush and we enjoyed a lovely delicious meal. Second night we ate in the bar, lighter fare but just as delicious.

Thank terrymikekane
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely pub serving some great food at affordable prices. Very good waiting service too. No complaints!

Thank jennifer n
Reviewed 1 week ago

My group shared a seafood chowder, pork sausages, dry-aged steak, and fried fish. All of it was amazing, especially the sausages, and we are some hard-to-please foodies. Add to that live traditional music from a local group, and we were simply in heaven. Thank you...More

Thank Jake B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm and inviting. Right on the main street with good food and drinks.We sat at the bar and enjoyed meeting the locals, who are always so friendly.

Thank emilydE9150WG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were unexpectedly in portstewart and we decided to visit the Anchor,it's been a long-time since I had the chance to eat here and it was absolutely brilliant.we had our meal in the bar area,which was very cosy and comfortable.All the staff members were great...More

1  Thank carol K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good and the wine was nice too. The atmosphere was great, lots of people having a good time.. A very popular and busy place.

Thank Experience642165
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Portrush but drove along the coast to try the Anchor. The food we had was very god and the service friendly. We enjoyed it so much we returned on the second evening of our visit. The first night also featured live...More

Thank Turtle021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our B&B recommended this place and it was great, comfortable, cosy and warm. Food was excellent for a normal pub and the wait staff were friendly and helpful with selecting me an ale I had not tried before. We ate in the downstairs bar area...More

Thank Sean T
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27 August 2018|
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Response from Norvegicus | Reviewed this property |
Oh i’m sure they’ll get you sorted. Don’t pass it by. Brilliant place.
14 October 2016|
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Response from Alyson K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Hazel. We were there minus the kids so I don't know if they have family rooms. Our room was an okay size, a little tired and too near the kitchen and nite club so would probably keep kids awake. The main vibe the weekend... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Irish, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
12:00 AM - 1:30 AM
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
12:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87-89 The Promenade, Portstewart BT55 7AG, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Portstewart
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7083 2003
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