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Harry's Shack

118 Strand Road, Portstewart BT55 7PG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7083 1783
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
10:30 - 21:00 Hours
Irish, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
118 Strand Road, Portstewart BT55 7PG, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went in for a coffee. Seated multiple people who came in after us before us. Then proceeded to give these people water and menus without attending to us. We waited for ten minutes without any service before deciding to leave. The middle aged balding man...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic lunch here. The beach is amazing - enormous great stretch of pale sand. And the restaurant is right there, nice and modern, wood and glass. We had the whole place with cockles and capers and it was delicious. starter of squid...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank alliebdive
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here because of the good reviews but have to say we left underwhelmed. The service was sufficient but not extraordinary. The signature plaice was off, the hake had been replaced by small gurnard fillets. It felt like they were running out of food in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank StuartM683
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner for our ten year wedding anniversary last night. Meal was beautiful, gorgeous setting and the staff very attentive!! Defo be back!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 324stephanieh
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Fast and friendly service. The food is excellent! I had the venison and black pudding quail scotch eggs with a chestnut salad and for main - cod Goujons and chips.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank leerulzsevere
Reviewed 26 November 2018

I went with my family as we were staying in the area, I had been previously as a large group on my daughters hen weekend. The setting is amazing and the service is excellent there is a lovely relaxed atmosphere you do not feel rushed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vkelly62
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a coffee while on the beach. Beautiful setting at the top of Strand Beach. The Shack has a quirky rustic design which blends in well with a beach vibe. The reason for low score is that this place has NO recycling policy....More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Debs M
Reviewed 24 November 2018

My aunt and I only wished a small meal as we would be eating a large (hopefully) dinner later in the day. The waiter was kind enough to suggest that we simply shared a chowder; plenty for us and it was absolutely delicious! Would recommend...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank kastrup2016
Reviewed 19 November 2018

As I am not a fish/ seafood lover so the aroma from the kitchen was rather challanging, but as I was dining with those without this challenge I really enjoyed a chicken dish instead.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Act2Academy
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

I love this restaurant. Friendly staff, excellent service. Eaten here twice and food is excellent. Always busy though but that’s understandable given it’s outstanding location.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank roisinh854
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Susie T
28 August 2018|
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Response from Mimiwan | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t notice any on menu but I think if you contact them when you book, they would prepare a dish for you
6 July 2018|
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Response from quaestor | Reviewed this property |
I think it is best enjoyed as a restaurant although I think you can just order drinks as well.
Sheila G
25 June 2018|
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Response from BobbyOS | Reviewed this property |
According to their Facebook page YES but it would be best to ring and check You won’t be disappointed 😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Strand Road, Portstewart BT55 7PG, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Portstewart
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7083 1783
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A little beach shack right on the sand serving the best of local fish and home grown vegetables in a relaxed environment. Book in, and enjoy
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