Taste and enjoy autumn flavours in a seven week celebration of local food and drink

Part of Taste Ards and North Down Autumn Food Festival which runs from 4 September to 21 October 2021. Savour seasonal tide and turf produce and some of the boroughs finest food and drink, there’s never been a better time to Taste Ards and North Down. Find out more about the Autumn Food Festival.

Eat Local during our Autumn Food Festival

In Ards and North Down we are home to the finest and freshest ingredients from land and sea all to be discovered in delicious dishes served in our award-winning borough restaurants.

Look out for the special Tide and Turf menus at some of your favourite restaurants.

Book a table - contact the restaurant directly to book a table.

Restaurant Contact Details Description
Tom's Dining Rooms
7 Hamilton Road
Bangor
BT20 4JP
028 9146 1529
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Tom’s is part of the Skandia Group of restaurants, serving food to locals and visitors to Northern Ireland for over 50 years. Their innovative menu focuses on great taste and choice and fresh ingredients, served in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere – we’re here to deliver a great dining experience any time of the day.

The Salty Dog
10-12 Seacliff Road
Bangor
BT20
028 9127 0696
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Two old Victorian townhouses that have been beautifully transformed into a stunning boutique hotel overlooking Bangor’s Marina, Belfast Lough, the Irish Sea, and on to Scotland (on a clear day). A prefect retreat from everyday hustle and bustle. Friendly staff, gorgeous rooms and great food will make your stay a memorable one

The Boat House
1A Seacliff Rd
Bangor
BT20 5HA


028 9146 9253
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The Boat House is housed in one of the most unique and historically interesting buildings in North Down, dating back to 1849. Come along to try the full 7 course Tasting Menu with Wine Matching.
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Pier 36
36 The Parade
Donaghadee
BT21 0HE
028 9188 4466
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Our family friendly restaurant offers wonderful choice for all tastes and dietry requirements. Serving daily from 9am-930pm. Great offers including early bird, steak out and a senior lunch time special are up there with our favourites. Our chefs pride themselves in using the best local ingredients available and hang all steak in house for a minimum of 28 days, this guarantees a supreme flavour and tenderness that you won’t find anywhere else.
Harbour & Company
31 Parade
Donaghadee
BT21 0HE

028 9188 4466

Email | Website

Harbour & Company is about bringing good things together- food, flavours, people and company. Great food and great company go hand in hand.

We’ve created our menu and our restaurant to encourage sharing, tasting, talking and relaxing. Whilst dining you will enjoy the most of our unique views across the copeland Islands and beyond.

Restaurant Contact Details Description

Alexander's Holywood

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028 9592 8996

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A traditional tavern focused on beautiful foods with artisan products & quality wines. We believe in doing it ourselves, all of our products are made at home. We are part of the hours and minutes that take place between the earth and the journey to the table. We're located in the beautiful costal town of Holywood where we have the pleasure of serving thoughtful and inspiring dishes from our award winning owner and chef Gemma Austin.

Restaurant Contact Details Description

Daft Eddy's Whiterock

028 9754 1615

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The restaurant, bar and coffee shop offer lough-side views, indoor and outdoor dining and a warm welcome to all. A fully licensed restaurant and bar, serving contemporary and wholesome food, our menus are designed around sourcing the best of the readily available local and seasonal produce of Northern Ireland, both land and sea. Alongside the restaurant sits Little Eddy’s coffee shop, open for breakfast and lunch, with indoor and outdoor seating and the opportunity to purchase local art and crafts. Both areas are family orientated and offer cyclists and dog owners the space to relax and unwind in beautiful surroundings and a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Restaurant Contact Details Description

No 14 the Georgian House

028 9131 1106

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The Georgian House has a history going back to 1722. The house is occupied at what was the Colville’s Comber estate. The property was in the ownership of the Allen family until the early 20th century. The property process some traditional and beautifully designed interior with an exterior that matches the interior aesthetically.

McBrides on the Square

028 9187 1744

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Located in the heart of Comber, County Down, McBride’s on the Square is a welcoming, local pub and restaurant with a friendly atmosphere and a reputation for providing quality drinks, the finest local food and great entertainment. McBride’s is a fabulous venue for any occasion. At McBrides we are fully accessible, our premises are wheelchair friendly and we have a lift located at the Bottle Shop entrance.

Restaurant Contact Details Description

Lekker Greyabbey

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Offering Dutch-inspired cuisine, tea, coffee and more!

Alchemy Greyabbey

028 4278 8899
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Alchemy, Greyabbey opened for business in the Autumn of 2017 and was the dream come true for proprietors Phil Hunt and wife Sheena who had always wanted their own hospitality business. Phil, originally from England, studied Hospitality Management at The Birmingham College of Food and has over 20 years' experience working within the hospitality and catering industry.
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Saltwater Brig Kircubbin

028 4273 8435

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Our team of experienced chefs provide top quality locally sourced dishes daily which you can enjoy in the cosy “snug”, the main bar or indeed the relaxing beer garden with its wonderful views over the Lough. We have been recognised by our peers as being one of the Top 100 hospitality businesses in the North of Ireland for the last number of years however we continue to strive to improve. We pride ourselves on being wheelchair friendly and can also accommodate bus tours of any description. Our staff have also undergone specific dementia friendly training.

The Salthouse Portaferry

028 4272 9972
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Award winning restaurant with stunning views of Strangford Lough serving the best in local produce with menus and rooms to suit all occasions.

The New Quays Portavogie

028 4277 2225
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Local seafood restaurant in Portavogie.

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