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The Head o The Road

££ - £££, British,
39 Clantilew Road, Portadown BT62 1RF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3885 1322
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken stack” (4 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
“smoked bacon” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
39 Clantilew Road, Portadown BT62 1RF, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Cant fault the place at all. Its just been refurbished and it looks and feels great. The food was fantastic and the staff were v friendly and helpful. Not overly expensive either. After the meal music was provided downstairs and we had a great night....More

Thank 44krs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a birthday meal with family. There's a lot of kids so we were a little concerned on how they would react but the staff were very friendly, tended to our every need and the food was absolutely amazing! Will certainly be back!!

Thank ccardwell3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best steaks I have eaten...too full for dessert! Good car parking. Child friendly, good service.

Thank dcf474
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Don't be put off by the renovations - inside the restaurant the ambience is great and the staff are so helpful The menu is good wholesome food reasonably priced

1  Thank DavidS66Burntwood
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Always great friendly service run by a lovely friendly family.yes theres work being done but it doesnt cause any disruption or lower the standard of there food or service. Was up on 16th Aug chicken stack was amazing great evening thanks to all x

1  Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Not expecting to find a restaurant on this country road so my wife and I decided to give it a try . There is a lot of renovations going on ,the staff are very friendly and the menu has a good selection. The food was...More

1  Thank Johnwjl
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Food is good and service is excellent, but don't go on Thursdays. The place is crammed full with kids as they can eat for free. Why establishments choose to do this I don't know as it really puts off full paying guests who just want...More

Thank davelink1988
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

From the outside truthfully we were not expecting much, being completely refurbished, but as we were in the area, thought we would still give it a go. It's a restaurant in one side and a pub on the other. Greeted at the front of the...More

Thank Kirk786
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Recently went for a meal with my husband. It's currently under renovation but this did not effect the service or quality of food.the waitresses were friendly and the food was amazing. Would definitely recommend. Been quite a few times and it's never disappointed.

Thank amanda m
Reviewed 30 May 2017

My husband and I have eaten here 3-4 times over the past couple of years. The ambience is relaxed, the food delicious and the servers and owner are friendly They are expanding the premises to incorporate an outside casual decking area and have upgraded the...More

1  Thank failte99
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Questions & Answers
20 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from John L | Property representative |
Hey, restaurant is open Tuesday 4pm - 8pm Wednesday 4pm - 8pm Thursday 4pm-8pm Friday 3pm - 8pm Saturday 12pm - 9pm Sunday carvery 12.30pm - 2.30pm menu served 3pm - 8pm
10 October 2016|
Response from nuttynat15 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Sorry I took so long to answer.
Stuart S
18 August 2016|
Response from Debmor | Reviewed this property |
They do have a menu on their website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Clantilew Road, Portadown BT62 1RF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Armagh  >  Portadown
  • Phone Number: +44 28 3885 1322
A quaint 18th Century Country pub nestled in the town land of Tartaraghan. Be it a birthday party, christening or just dinner for two we can accommodate! Wholesome tasty dishes created using fresh local produce. We look forward to seeing you.....:)
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