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The Nook

) #8 of 18 Restaurants in Bushmills ££ - £££ Irish, , British
48 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2073 2993
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (46 reviews)
“scones” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
48 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 632 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is my first ever review on tripadvisor and im not normally one to make a big deal but on this occasion I have felt the need to go out of my way to express my disappointment. As a local and someone who works in...More

Thank holymoly84
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had mixed feelings about stopping in at The Nook after the bag of reviews on TA, but I am more than happy myself, my family consisting of both young and old did! We were treated to lovely weather and were able to enjoy our beverages...More

Thank robkooking
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wanted to eat everything on the menu, but just didn't have time except to grab a bowl of soup. The bread was outstanding. After a climbing over the scenery at Giant's Causeway our guide suggested we refuel at the cozy restaurant nearby. Took me a...More

Thank brelda
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After all the walking and views of the Giant's Causeway we decided to have a light lunch in The Nook. Loved the school tables, all the photos and memorabilia of the area and old school. The lunch was perfect, very tasty and the cider went...More

Thank Kymie Ellis
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We nipped in to The Nook for a coffee instead of paying to get into the Causeway Centre. We were able to park in their car park as we were customers. Prices were high and they didn't have any plain scones the day we visited!...More

Thank Ancestormania
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Unashamedly expensive but its in a location packed with tourists who have little choice. You will even be charged for a glass of tap water. On a good day you can sit outside and admire the beautiful view of the coastline as you breathe in...More

1  Thank Jeannie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I visited Giant's Causeway late on a weekday. By the time we finished visiting the Causeway, it was 7:30 p.m., and we were about to drive back to Belfast, so we decided to have dinner at the closest restaurant, The Nook. I...More

1  Thank Robert58213
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here after a wonderful walk at the causeway. We were soaked through and very hungry. On first entering the bar, the place looked cosy and welcoming however this quickly changed. The manager (i believe her name was hanna) was extremely rude, not only...More

2  Thank riversben
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch after walk to Giants Causeway. Excellent location and great views. Pity about the interior. Shabby toilets, handriers broken. Cobwebs everywhere. External bench seating and tables chipped and very "sticky" - like much of the rest of premises they would benefit from a...More

Thank Holywoodman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped following the visit to the Giants Causay, and enjoyed very tasty, open-faced smoked salmon sandwiches on Irish brown bread and cold beer. Very good.

1  Thank Anna G
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Nearby Attractions
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7,453 reviews
.56 miles away
Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre
1,847 reviews
.56 miles away
Giant's Causeway & Bushmills Railway
118 reviews
.45 miles away
Causeway Fun Farm
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.33 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Bushmills
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2073 2993
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The Nook, situated at the gateway to the Giant’s Causeway UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the former original Causeway School serving the area up until 1913. Now painstakingly restored, this historic building is a pub and restaurant, which can cater for up to 100 people in one sitting. With something to suit every budget, from homemade scones and freshly prepared sandwiches to a full candlelit brasserie dining experience, the Nook at the Giant’s Causeway offers a choice for everyone. Our chefs endeavour to provide the freshest local seafood in the area with homemade daily specials posted on our blackboards.• Open from 10am • Fresh Homemade Scones and Tray Bakes• Full Coffee Menu & Afternoon Tea Offerings• Food Served From 12pm All Day• Beers-Wines-Spirits (Fully Licensed)• Welcoming Open Fires • All Major Sporting events shown Wide Screen Plasma• Dedicated Free Car Parking for Patrons.
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