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The Nook

48 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2073 2993
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (51 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (33 reviews)
“guinness pie” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
48 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely cosy pub grub with an Open fire . Good selection of food at reasonable prices and hot drinks.

Thank Weekender4u
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Nook is a nice pub near the Giant’s Causeway that offers also food. The service was slow, but friendly. The toilets were not that clean, even if the pub itself was nice.

Thank SoBe8889
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best seafood chowder I’ve EVER had!!! Wow! Giant chunks of seafood!!! Smoked salmon open face was excellent as well. My 2nd time to Bushmills and I couldn’t wait to come visit this cute little old schoolhouse. The ambience is so quaint and authentic.

Thank kelgeorgie
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

A small group of us travelled to the Giants Causeway and this place is right in the front of it. We stopped in after the tour and it was a welcomed delight. It was warm and cozy. The place has nice clean bathrooms! It is...More

1  Thank JorgePKA
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Called in for coffee and drinks after seeing advertisement outside for coffee. No scones available until 12 . How is that providing morning coffee.Feeling peckish asked for crisps. Only big bags. Tray bakes? No! Having walked a long way had my coffee feeling hungry and...More

Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Stopped in the nook for a quick drink during a tour which included a stop at the causeway (this place is right beside it) never had any food but the drinks and service was fine. It was a handy place to get out from the...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in after a visit to the stones. Looks pleasant enough. Ordered fish and chips. Fish inedible as it was watery and very rubbery - obviously frozen. Waitress didn't argue but it took several attempts to get her to arrange refund as it was busy....More

Thank griffrch
Reviewed 16 January 2018

After a nice look at the Giant's Causeway, you might pop in here to warm up with a soup and bread. The Soup of the Day varies (we were fortunate in that they had the Cream of Carrot when we visited, and it was super...More

1  Thank DMedici
Reviewed 14 January 2018

An interesting pub/eatery in an old school building with a lot of charm. Difficulties to find space with limited seating so in summer it must be hell to get served. You need a table first then line up to order which can take awhile as...More

1  Thank Hugary1
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We visited in January on a cold, grey, windy day. It was delightful to see the blazing fire and feel its heat - certainly adds to the ambiance. It has retained the old school furniture, highly polished, very pleasant. There were quite a few tourists...More

1  Thank Zaney72
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17 September 2017|
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Response from Noreen N | Reviewed this property |
It really shouldn’t take long at all, I had steak and chips when I was there and only waited about 15 mins , the service was good and the staff very friendly and helpful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Bushmills
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2073 2993
  • E-mail
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.
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