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The Windrose Bar & Bistro

5 Rodgers Quay | Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus BT38 8BE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9335 1164
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (31 reviews)
“mussels” (18 reviews)
“chowder” (12 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Rodgers Quay | Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus BT38 8BE, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really excellent refurbishment of what was a great place to start. The downstairs refurbishment is excellent. The menu choice cover all tastes, prices are great and staff are excellent. I would say that this is now the best place to go in Carrickfergus for a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super lunch - great salmon in mussels & chive sauce! Elaine & all the team excellent as always! Highly recommended 👍👍👍

Thank KateLawson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been on several different occasions in the past and have enjoyed my meal. Tonight was like a different establishment 👎 The wife was looking forward to a steak as she had checked the online menu (not available). My daughter asked for skinny chips with...More

2  Thank Robert John A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great family dinner here we had the ribs - delicious as always, the steak sandwich - very nice and the kids meals were polished off Once again there wasn’t a bad dish. And the views are brilliant from the upstairs restaurant

Thank stephenmcc25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I couldnt recommend this place highly enough. The place is very nicely presented, warm mood lighting with a modern feel. The views over the marina are stunning. Food was very nice and reasonably priced too. Not only was the food great, each and every member...More

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely view, couldn’t fault anything we were served. The waitress was witty and friendly which was refreshing. Will be back again

Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I have made 2 previous visit in the near past and enjoyed the food and atmosphere. The restaurant is undergoing renovation at present, so the upstairs restaurant is being used rather than downstairs. I decided to have lunch here on 9 Mar with my wife....More

1  Thank wkmccully
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Loved this place but over the past few weeks we’ve been disappointed asked tonight fillet steak taken off menu no honey chilli chicken with the gorgeous ice cream meal set down no can I get you anything else

2  Thank McCandless66
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

As I’ve been working in the area for some time but not had much chance to venture out for meals, I was excited to try a local restaurant near my temporary home. My husband came for a visit and happened to be here on Valentines...More

2  Thank PaulaTheGoddess
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Food was lovely and staff couldn’t have been more helpful. When sitting looking over the marina you could have been anywhere, the view was beautiful. Definitely would recommend!

1  Thank LauraL2605
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22 June 2015|
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Response from Tracey M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I hadn't quite finished my answer!! There is another Tracey M reviewer - who has been recently. I have been to The Windrose before but not had any childrens meals
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:59 AM
10:00 AM - 12:59 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Rodgers Quay | Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus BT38 8BE, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Carrickfergus
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9335 1164
  • E-mail
Restaurant at the Mariina, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Post Code BT38 8BE.
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