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Arbutus at the Forum

Newmarket Street | Millennium Forum, Ground Floor, Derry BT48 6EB, Northern Ireland
02871 372492
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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British, French, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Newmarket Street | Millennium Forum, Ground Floor, Derry BT48 6EB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been several times the chowder was delicious they now have an offer on 50per cent lunch menu 35 per cent off evening meals and sunday lunch special is excellent this is a quiet relaxing restaurant great staff and the food is so good...More

Thank grainne k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arbutus at the Forum provided the catering for the awards we attended at the Forum this week. The selection of canoes were superb and tasted fantastic. There was plenty of food for all the guests and it was very enjoyable. Highly recommended

Thank Geri M
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent the service was excellent, we had a beautiful meal before the show but we learned from our experience leave yourself time if you going to a show, well done to to the team at encore

Thank Gerryderry1
Reviewed 7 April 2017

just back from a very good show took my mother as birthday treat was let down by the encore brasserie booked for 6.30 was served at 7.15 when asked where food was told in of hand way by manager ( you have it in time...More

Thank NorthernIrelandMojo
Reviewed 5 March 2017

My partner and I went here last night and can't praise it enough! The staff were so friendly, the wine most enjoyable and the food was absolutely delicious! I am quite fussy when it comes to food, but the caesar salad and tomato and basil...More

Thank IrishTiger82
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Quality Food and Warm Service. The steak is next to nobody. And all the staffs are welcoming you and taking care of you like family.

Thank Guodong L
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Aye here last night before Seeing the show Dirty Dancing. I have to say to food was just OK. Waiting staff were so pleasant and very helpful, went to pay the bill and we wanted to split it up and pay separately but was denied...More

1  Thank dec0042016
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This restaurant is under new management and is now called Arbutus at Encore. We had a pre theatre dinner here. We liked that on a Sat night there was a 2 course meal for £18 or 3 course for £22. The menu is limited however....More

1  Thank holidayseeker
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Serves good food at a reasonable price with panache and humour. Ok so it's probably not where I'd choose to go on a romantic night out but for a pre theatre meal it can't be beaten. Make a night of it and go !

Thank Swillywilly
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Returned for a pre Panto tea. Restaurant was REALLY busy compared to last year's visit. Staff were friendly, menu choice provided something for all tastes. Prices are very fair. Food was excellent. Portions were huge and everything tasted great. One and only down side was...More

Thank weekd09
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newmarket Street | Millennium Forum, Ground Floor, Derry BT48 6EB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: 02871 372492
  • E-mail
Award wining restaurant situated in the Piazza Level of the Millennium Forum Theatre using Local & seasonal produce.

Open Monday - Saturday 12-3pm
Every - Thurs, Fri & sat 5-9.30Pm
All Show Nights

Evening Menu

2 courses & a glass of wine £18
3 courses & a glass of wine £20

Live Jazz Music Every Friday Night
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