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The Windrose Bar & Bistro


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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Restaurant at the Mariina, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Post Code BT38 8BE.
US$7 - US$27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, European, British, Pub
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited the windrose last weekend there was a group of 12 of us meeting for a hen night celebration We where seated promptly and had 2 or 3 girls serving our table The girls where prompt and very efficient I didn’t notice any mistakes...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 28lesleyb
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food delicious, Staff wonderful. Our favourite spot to eat!! We have enjoyed a consistently high standard of food and service here on both large party events and and evening meals/lunches,

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lockstown1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to this beautiful venue. Did not book,(didn’t think I needed to). Despite this we were greeted by friendly staff who informed us that we may have to wait because it was so busy. This was not the case. Our order was taken quickly...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank philyoung123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner doesn’t have TripAdvisor but as I use it all the time he has asked me to leave a review ..so I haven’t been personally although he was working away this week with work at the stena ships in Belfast and visited this restaurant...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a Sunday lunch as craved a roast. There were only 2 others diners in and they were already eating. It was at least 15 minutes before our meals arrived. I could have done with a steak knife for the thickly cut beef which...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank WhoamI-00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here recently, now whilst the food was good the service seemed particularly (especially when trying to get the bill). My friends had a seafood dish, which they said was very good indeed whilst myself and my wife had a mix of ribs and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mumble_Swerve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were well received and escorted to table. Menu was good and would suit most people.Food was good and nicely presented. Waitress and waiter both checked that all was good with us. Price was reasonable. We will go back again.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Albert P
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Popped in here last night. No reservation, but Tuesday night - only three other tables were occupied. Waited 5 to ten minutes for staff to acknowledge our presence. Eventually shown to a table. Decor nicely updated. Pleasant surroundings. Service slow. Food awful! I ordered chicken...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank JayH38
Reviewed 11 February 2019

Had Sunday dinner in the Windrose restaurant in Carrickfergus and was pleasently surprised. The steak was very impressive in size and really well cooked and the salted skinny fries and pepper sauce partnership tasted delightful. The interior is nice and looks out on the Carrickfergus...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Nicholas D
Reviewed 4 February 2019

Only went for lunch, but the food we had was very good and the service was fantastic. All going well I hope to come back very soon.

Date of visit: January 2019
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24 May 2018|
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Response from wkmccully | Reviewed this property |
What's the question? I see a statement. Usually I've been fully satisfied before I reach the stage of reading the dessert/cheese menu. Perhaps if there's a question about items on the menu, that question should be addressed... More
21 June 2015|
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Response from Tracey M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I hadn't quite finished my answer!! There is another Tracey M reviewer - who has been recently. I have been to The Windrose before but not had any childrens meals
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