Guidebook for Bushmills

Diane

Guidebook for Bushmills

Food scene
My favourite place with fantastic early bird menu. Book well in advance
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Tartine at the Distillers Arms
140 Main St
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My favourite place with fantastic early bird menu. Book well in advance
The most gorgeous hotel. Fine dining and bar menu. Great outdoor patio area. Lovely old style hotel with library and traditional bar. Fabulous selection of whiskeys.
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The Bushmills Inn Hotel
9 Dunluce Rd
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The most gorgeous hotel. Fine dining and bar menu. Great outdoor patio area. Lovely old style hotel with library and traditional bar. Fabulous selection of whiskeys.
Beautifully decorated French Rooms. They do fabulous brunch and small plates. Well worth a visit.
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The French Rooms
45 Main St
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Beautifully decorated French Rooms. They do fabulous brunch and small plates. Well worth a visit.
Check them out in Facebook upmarket fish and chip.
Kraken Fish & Chips
25 Lansdowne Cres
Check them out in Facebook upmarket fish and chip.
Very lively Ramore Complex in Portrush. Cocktail Bars, Gin Bars live music most nights.
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Ramore Restaurants
1 Harbour Road
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Very lively Ramore Complex in Portrush. Cocktail Bars, Gin Bars live music most nights.
Fabulous Italian food in Portstewart.
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Amici Ristorante
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Fabulous Italian food in Portstewart.
Amazing
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Ocho Tapas Bistro/Restaurant
92-94 Main St
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Amazing
Great restauraunt in Ballintoy
The Fullerton Arms
22 Main Street
Great restauraunt in Ballintoy
The Hip Chip
82 Main St
Carry out right on the Main Street of Bushmills
Flash In The Pan
77 Main St
Carry out right on the Main Street of Bushmills
Lovely hotel in Portballintrae 20 minutes walk from Bushmills. Great view over the ocean.
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Bayview Hotel
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Lovely hotel in Portballintrae 20 minutes walk from Bushmills. Great view over the ocean.
Great licensed wee spot in the centre of the town. Super salads and breakfasts.
Market Square
62 Main Street
Great licensed wee spot in the centre of the town. Super salads and breakfasts.
Recommend this cafe in the centre of the town. Great breakfasts and lunch.
Bilberry Mill Cafe
57a Main Street
Recommend this cafe in the centre of the town. Great breakfasts and lunch.
Great food with good selection of seafood in Ballycastle
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O'Connors Bar
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Great food with good selection of seafood in Ballycastle
Beach Bar at Portstewart Strand
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Harry's Shack
116 Strand Rd
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Beach Bar at Portstewart Strand
Sightseeing
Stunning beach with lots of wild rabbits ! We walk our dogs here most mornings. It’s about 8 minutes in the car from our house.
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Whitepark Bay Beach
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For Game of Thrones fans this is a must. Pretty harbour with picnic tables and stunning views.
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Ballintoy Harbour
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For Game of Thrones fans this is a must. Pretty harbour with picnic tables and stunning views.
Boat trip from Ballycastle. Foot passengers only. You can watch seals lying sunbathing not far from where the ferry docks. Take the ‘Puffin Bus’ out to the bird sanctuary on the west coast of the island. You can easily walk the island and stunning views looking back into Fair Head
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Rathlin Island
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Boat trip from Ballycastle. Foot passengers only. You can watch seals lying sunbathing not far from where the ferry docks. Take the ‘Puffin Bus’ out to the bird sanctuary on the west coast of the island. You can easily walk the island and stunning views looking back into Fair Head
Another blue flab beach about 5 minutes drive from our house. Surfing is a must here.
East Strand View
84A Causeway St
Another blue flab beach about 5 minutes drive from our house. Surfing is a must here.
Amazing place to visit. 5 minutes by car from our house, or there is a fantastic coastal walk from our house as well, takes you along the cliffs arriving at the Giants Causeway.
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Giants Causeway
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Amazing place to visit. 5 minutes by car from our house, or there is a fantastic coastal walk from our house as well, takes you along the cliffs arriving at the Giants Causeway.
The Castle has become a tourist hotspot not only for the stunning views on offer but more recently its claim to fame with being used in the iconic show Game of Thrones . You can walk from the house or 3 minutes by car.
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Dunluce Castle
87 Dunluce Rd
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The Castle has become a tourist hotspot not only for the stunning views on offer but more recently its claim to fame with being used in the iconic show Game of Thrones . You can walk from the house or 3 minutes by car.
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Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
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If your driving up the coast road from Belfast you should stop here the waterfalls are amazing great way to see The Glens of Antrim
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Glenariff Forest Park
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If your driving up the coast road from Belfast you should stop here the waterfalls are amazing great way to see The Glens of Antrim
Head towards Castlerock stunning views of Benone Beach
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Mussenden Temple
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Head towards Castlerock stunning views of Benone Beach
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Benone Beach
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Shopping
The Designerie
88 Main St
Gallery 1608
83 Main St
Therapy Style Studio
47 Main St
Essentials
The Co-Op have a great selection of anti pasti/ cheese etc. They also have lovely fresh croissants french bread/ sourdough every morning.
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Co-op Food - Bushmills
37 Lower Main Street
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The Co-Op have a great selection of anti pasti/ cheese etc. They also have lovely fresh croissants french bread/ sourdough every morning.
Good selection of on the go foods/ sandwiches/ coffee etc. Also decent selection of wines. Really nice sausage rolls.
SPAR Bushmills
9-10 Elmwood Park
Good selection of on the go foods/ sandwiches/ coffee etc. Also decent selection of wines. Really nice sausage rolls.
Off license
Centra Foodmarket
56-58 Main St
Off license

City advice

Book before you go

Restauraunt Bookings

I would book well in advance with most restauraunts operating at half capacity.
Don't miss

Cheese Caravan

There is a grilled Cheese Caravan on your way to the Giants Causeway. Amazing but be aware very busy.
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The Meat Centre

This butchers is just in the centre of the town beside Wee Bush Cottage. Amazing steaks, home made pies and the coleslaw is yum.
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Breakfasts

The Bilberry Cafe do a great breakfast with superb healthy options.
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Kracken Fish And Chips

They have a sit in licensed place in Portrush at Ramore Head also great outdoor pods.