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26 Dungannon Road, Cookstown BT80 8TL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 8676 5427
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Cookstown. I have always enjoyed the meals in it. I just wish the would leave the garlic cubes a wee while longer to cook and it would be absolutely perfect for all the family.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great food great price happy atmosphere, quick friendly staff was looking somewhere different to go and this place easy access great free parking lovely outdoor surroundings

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Thank Merrece M
County Tyrone, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Otter Lodge Restaurant has been in Cookstown for a number of years it's food is of consistently high standard. I would rate the food as amongst the best in Cookstown however I never seem to get the quality or properly cooked Steak to my liking, usually overcooked. That being said most everything else is very good and well presented and... More 

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Thank William M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Had a family meal here last night. Varied menu and the food was tasty. Informal dining style. As it was a Sunday evening they were a little low in desserts, but there was still a good choice!

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Thank TChm
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

So disappointed to travel from Carrickfergus hoping to get lunch here and it was closed on a Saturday afternoon. Such a waste as the views on a beautiful Saturday like yesterday would have been unreal.

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We arrived late but the staff were more than keen to serve us.The choice of food was excellent,quick service and attentive staff. It was great value for money and we will certainly call again.

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Thank jim l
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

My partner and I went for something to eat Saturday evening at 6pm. Our main course arrived, chilie wedges were ordered but plain wedges came. Chip's were ordered and yes you guessed it, they didn't come either. My pepper sauce didn't come either until I had to ask for it, 7 minutes into the meal, by which time my food... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I have enjoy dinner here many, many times and continue to return. The service is outstanding and the food is always delicious. Highly recommended.

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Thank Ryan O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We had an early dinner there...uncrowded but I heard that it is really busy late, especially with the young crowd. Nice location Great staff Good food. Order at the counter and meals are brought to your table. A local place...few tourists like us!

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Came on this restaurant by chance at lunch time on a lovely sunny afternoon and had lunch The food was average I had Thai veggie dish ,,,, nicely cooked vegetables but swimming in oil..., my guest had fish which he said was just okay The restaurant is set right beside the river and is very picturesque I will go again... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Cuisine
Irish, British
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Dungannon Road, Cookstown BT80 8TL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Tyrone  >  Cookstown
  • Phone Number: +44 28 8676 5427
Description
On the main route from Armagh to the Causeway Coast you can find one of Tyrone's most successful eating houses. Over the last 29 years Otter Lodge has established a reputation for quality and great value for money. Situated on a stunning riverbank location at the south end of Cookstown, Heather and Harold Moffett's award winning bistro is known throughout Northern Ireland for consistently good food and easy drinking wines at very reasonable prices. Orders are placed at the bar but Food is served to the table and this arrangement adds an informal relaxed atmosphere where customers are in control. Otter Lodge is open for light lunches and evening meals and has a lively buzz especially at weekends. Single tables can be reserved for groups of six to 14 in the Wine Bar with larger groups being accommodated upstairs. A selection of great value 'Lunch specials from £6.95' are on offer and due to increased demand, Heather and Harold have recently introduced 'All Day Sunday Opening', and an excellent value 'Evening Deal Menu'.

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