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Henrys Bay House Restaurant

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Cairnryan Road, Stranraer DG9 8AT, Scotland
+44 1776 707388
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The best in the town, excellent food and service. Warm friendly atmosphere. Clean and pleasing décor.. Never been let down in any of my visits.. my niece comes from Manchester and the first thing she says is book a table at Henry's, she loves it

Thank Pauline K
Stranraer, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Best fillet of beef with a wonderful sauce. Sea bream wonderful. Charming front of house staff. Diningroom staff very considerate of my elderly guest and produced a cushion to heighten the chair. I will be back very soon!,,

Thank elizabethmaclean2
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one of the best meals i have ever had. warm welcome great location, fantastic menu, cant wait to go back. thank you

Thank andy n
Stranraer, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are always friendly and very helpful, nothing is too much for them. The food is always great with a stunning view over the Loch. Prices are to suit all pockets with a brilliant choice Sunday special menu

Thank Kirstlees73
Limavady, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a lovely meal at this restaurant,whitebait and garlic mushrooms starters both lovely. I ordered seafood pancake it was lovely,my wife ordered the risotto and it was lovely,the strange thing Is,we got brought a load of vegetables and a load of chips,we never mentioned either of these.I didn't look at the bill too closely but I... More 

Thank sturgy
Janeacemum, Owner at Henrys Bay House Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I am pleased you enjoyed your meal. To clear up your point our menu states that our Seafood Pancake is served with potatoes and vegetables. There was no extra charge for them (pity you didn't have your bill)and we may have overdone the portion size and for that we are very very sorry! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Could not fault the experience. Knowledgeable staff, excellent lounge area and dining room. Views to die for, and the food was first class. So good, we went back the following Sunday. Highly recommended.

Thank tilly174
Stranraer, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Attended Henry's Bay House 3 times in December , two party nights and one lunchtime ....simply cannot fault it. Food is great , affordable and surroundings are clean and well cared for. The staff are very attentive and professional . Looking forward to my next visit !

Thank Julie C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Convenient location in Stranraer. Parking on site. Wheelchair accessible. Comfortable waiting area in bar. Good size tables and comfortable chairs. Clean and spacious. Wide ranging menu. Food well cooked and hot on serving. Licensed for alcohol. Friendly staff Reasonable pricing.

Thank Bob A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My work decided to go here for our annual work xmas lunch. Ive been before and i must say i always look forward to it. Service is brilliant. Food is delicious and well presented and theres always lots of it. Good job 🖒🖒🍽

Thank Lauren C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for a meal on Sunday and was very impressed with the super fast service and high quality food at such a reasonable price Will go back very soon

Thank katycustard

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Scottish, Seafood, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cairnryan Road, Stranraer DG9 8AT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Stranraer
  • Phone Number: +44 1776 707388
Nestled in the West Coast town of Stranraer overlooking the picturesque Loch Ryan where you can watch the ferries going to and from Northern Ireland and Cairnryan Port. Henrys Bay House Restaurant boasts the finest sun terrace for alfresco dining and views to be inspired by. The menu features locally sourced fish and meat prepared and cooked freshly to order by local chef/restauranteur John Henry. The comfortable and stylish restaurant and bar are managed by his wife Jane and her team of attentive, welcoming staff.

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