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Henrys Bay House Restaurant

Cairnryan Road, Stranraer DG9 8AT, Scotland
+44 1776 707388
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Scottish, Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cairnryan Road, Stranraer DG9 8AT, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Great food, great service and if you time it right, a great view out to Loch Ryan. Not a cheap place to eat but lovely for a special occasion or a little treat. Portion sizes have gone down in recent times ( smaller plates) but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gillynev
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service this evening. Restaurant warm and cosy. Mackerel pate lovely. Risotto too rich for my taste (too much cream) but plenty fish in it. Can now look forward to Christmas Eve meal.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pamelamL884MA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On entry you take a seat in the lounge bar area which I actually like. The staff were friendly and atmosphere is great. You peruse the menu and order there before being shown to your table. I had a seafood platter for one. It came...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RexG_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well designed with a great menu fish was a priority although the steaks were well cooked The staff were very polite and helpfull

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank James T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 8 (5 adults and 3 children) went for a birthdsy meal. Outstanding food and fantastic service. The menu was excellent and my only regret is we only had 1 meal there, the seafood was especially good however there was a great range of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alasdairbundy
Reviewed 27 October 2018

The fish was as fresh as it could be. My grandchildren really enjoyed the mac and cheese although the portion was quite large. Service was excellent .

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 480sues
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a family lunch. Fish and chips were amazing and so fresh, kids both had mac n cheese and they also commented how great it was. So glad to have stopped here.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank noeld905
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Went for a birthday meal and we ordered from the early menu.not much choice unless you like fish.No roast beef left although it was only 6pm.Rose wine was like drinking vinegar .I would not rush back here anytime soon

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank mandighirl
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I've driven past this place dozens of times until recently when we stopped and went in for lunch. We were so impressed with the food, the service and the professionalism we've been back several times and now wi;ll be regulars. It's a nice place to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank stytamorie
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Sorry to write this review but was really disappointed with the service this evening. It was so bad that I did not leave a tip which is very unusual for me. Table clearing was slow, conversation was non existent and the time between starter and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank pamelamL884MA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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