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Shenanigans Restaurant

78 The Promenade | Portstewart, Portstewart BT55 7AF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7083 6000
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Irish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
78 The Promenade | Portstewart, Portstewart BT55 7AF, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Food was delicious and the staff were very friendly and helpful on a very busy Sunday afternoon. The lunch deal is really good value for the amount of food you get.

Thank Ruth N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We recently held a party @ The Loft in Shenanigans and we couldn’t speak highly enough of both the venue and the staff. Chris was fantastic from start to finish and nothing was to much trouble, which was also the case for the staff on...More

Thank whited82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was down in portstewart for my daughters engagement party great night the bar staff was very good and the food was excellent.

Thank jimmeyboy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Served by a man who appeared to be a manager. Got the impression he had no time for students and that our custom was less valued than others. We then proceeded to pay and whilst sorting our bill he answered the phone, continued a full...More

Thank clio1249
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went for dinner and stayed on for drinks! Food was great really tasty, the espresso martinis are amazing the best I’ve ever tasted! The atmosphere was really good, Very friendly staff, can’t wait to come back again :)

1  Thank Una L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch on Tuesday with my house mate and as usual the food was delicious and with the student menu it really is a steal! Peppered chicken is my absolute favourite. Can’t get enough of the tobacco onions and more so I can’t...More

2  Thank Ellen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a table for my wife and I on Saturday evening. I asked for a good table and was assured I would get one of several good tables available. When we arrived at Shenanigans, we were given probably the worst table. It was cold...More

Thank wilsonkennedy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On hols up in north coast and on a whim popped in here on saturday night v v late (like after 10pm and after a drink or 2👍🏼👍🏼). Manageress got the 4 of us seated and even though still a buzz about and obviously had...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Tonight we visited Shenanigans, for their weekly Steak Night. Our food was nothing sort of what can only be described as AMAZING! Having ate numerous times in this restaurant we were not disappointed, our steak was cooked to perfection and the portion sizes were huge....More

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Five of us went last week and glad we took the chance, as others reviews been all for or all against. I say the "all for's" have it. Service was timely, attentive yet unobtrusive. Two had pot roast , one had fish (cod) and chips...More

Thank David P
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Stephen D
13 September 2017|
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Response from eithne m | Reviewed this property |
until about 11 if i remember rightly
Oonagh M
24 July 2017|
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Response from Marnie H | Reviewed this property |
We've stopped going because the last few times we were there it was chaos despite not being very busy. Think there has been a change of chef and things have gone downhill since, very disappointing as we had had some really... More
12 August 2016|
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Response from ctron1 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely kid friendly our kids love the place. We went in late 8ish and the kids just waited to fill up on the pokestop! Every 10 Minutes! The staff talked to the kids and served the kids in a really nice way. Fab place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 The Promenade | Portstewart, Portstewart BT55 7AF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Portstewart
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7083 6000
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