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Harry's Shack

118 Strand Road, Portstewart BT55 7PG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7083 1783
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Irish, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 Strand Road, Portstewart BT55 7PG, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fast and friendly service. The food is excellent! I had the venison and black pudding quail scotch eggs with a chestnut salad and for main - cod Goujons and chips.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank leerulzsevere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with my family as we were staying in the area, I had been previously as a large group on my daughters hen weekend. The setting is amazing and the service is excellent there is a lovely relaxed atmosphere you do not feel rushed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vkelly62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a coffee while on the beach. Beautiful setting at the top of Strand Beach. The Shack has a quirky rustic design which blends in well with a beach vibe. The reason for low score is that this place has NO recycling policy....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Debs M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My aunt and I only wished a small meal as we would be eating a large (hopefully) dinner later in the day. The waiter was kind enough to suggest that we simply shared a chowder; plenty for us and it was absolutely delicious! Would recommend...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank kastrup2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I am not a fish/ seafood lover so the aroma from the kitchen was rather challanging, but as I was dining with those without this challenge I really enjoyed a chicken dish instead.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Act2Academy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this restaurant. Friendly staff, excellent service. Eaten here twice and food is excellent. Always busy though but that’s understandable given it’s outstanding location.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roisin H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried this beach side venue for dinner last Sunday evening. Only a few tables occupied with many free tables. Limited menu options. Food did arrive prompt. Waitress was unfriendly and not familiar with simple asks like butter for bread and vinegar for chips. We had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank cathy606
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

First time visiting this place with my wife after hearing good reviews,we could not fault the setting one bit and the staff were first class, but the only thing was the beef brisket meal my wife orderd and the burger I had were far too...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank C7321DLgeraldm
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting on the stunning Portstewart strand in the north coast of Northern Ireland. Rrsturant is cosy and comfortable with brilliant staff who are si helpful and polite. Food was gorgeous and the atmosphere so relaxed. Highly recommend...it's a favourite spot of mine.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bekki987
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The views are worth the price alone. You do have to pay £3 to park as it’s Nat Trust property I think if you are eating they should probably wave that but there was no one there to collect it today anyway. We had the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TinaHH123
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Susie T
29 August 2018|
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Response from Mimiwan | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t notice any on menu but I think if you contact them when you book, they would prepare a dish for you
6 July 2018|
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Response from quaestor | Reviewed this property |
I think it is best enjoyed as a restaurant although I think you can just order drinks as well.
Sheila G
26 June 2018|
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Response from BobbyOS | Reviewed this property |
According to their Facebook page YES but it would be best to ring and check You won’t be disappointed 😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Strand Road, Portstewart BT55 7PG, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Portstewart
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7083 1783
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A little beach shack right on the sand serving the best of local fish and home grown vegetables in a relaxed environment. Book in, and enjoy
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