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Water Margin

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$$ - $$$
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The Boat House 1 Hanover Place, Coleraine BT52 1EB, Northern Ireland (Formerly water margin)
+44 28 7034 2222
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Today
17:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went here on a date night! There was no greeting when we went in the door! We finally got served I ordered salt and chilli chicken with salt and chilli chip, the worst meal I've ever had the chicken was as dry as a boy there didn't seem to be any salt and chilli on any... More 

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Thank Caoimhe O
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Met her with a group of friends and had an excellent lunch. The circular tables are great for reunions and are very social. Food was great. Would recommend the salt and chilli ribs and chicken with ginger and spring onions. Service was fantastic and added to a very relaxing and enjoyable lunch.

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Thank Frankie T
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As usual an excellent meal severed by competent staff Excellent value will be back the ambience is very good

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here twice. Both times the meals were Beautiful. Wok fried crispy noodles and curry are lovely. The setting is lovely. Service is very efficient. Maybe slightly too quick as we were in and out within an hour for 3 courses. Will def be back.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Belfast, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found here as one we were going to was burning down, loved every bit of it, as you went in door it was like being in china, think its the location that hits most, its at edge of water, loved the food, a little bit of everything.

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Thank Rasdus
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 8th January and as always the case we had a fantastic meal. I find The Water Margin to be very calm and relaxing each time we visit, the staff are friendly and helpful and don't rush the service or make you feel as if they want you to finish up because they need your table. It was fairly... More 

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Thank Siobhan C
Coleraine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Food was great and quick and service was 1st class they were very nice and asked if they could do anything more for us,food was a good price and a lovely place

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Thank shalanna m
Coleraine, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I have been going to this restaurant for many years and am never disappointed. It is very pretty to look at and there is an enormous jade boat which is supposed to bring good luck. For a special occasion, request a seat on the raised platform with a good view of the river. This looks romantic. The menu is good... More 

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Thank RMOP
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic value at £80 for 4 starters, main courses and wine. You could go cheaper than this if you go for the set menu but we were so tempted by the great selection of chilli dishes on the main menu we went for that instead. We were not dissappointed. It was fabulous. Good to see the Water Margin back up... More 

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Thank Frankie T
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Plenty of options, great food and quick service. cannot wait to go back. would highly recommend there chicken dishes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Soups, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Boat House 1 Hanover Place, Coleraine BT52 1EB, Northern Ireland (Formerly water margin)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Coleraine
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7034 2222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?