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Harbour bar

6 Harbour Road | 6 Harbour Rd Portrush, County Antrim BT56 8DF, Portrush BT56 8DF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7082 2430
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (54 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Harbour Road | 6 Harbour Rd Portrush, County Antrim BT56 8DF, Portrush BT56 8DF, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the best bar in the world and it’s because it has THE BEST barman in the world, The charismatic and charming Willy Gregg... don’t miss out on visiting this very special old pub. I recommend Willys special pink gin. 🍸

1  Thank dobbielondon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived on Easter Saturday, mobbed, but they still found space in the Bistro for me to have a meal; I only wanted something light and found it in the lamb kebab with their very special tobacco onions and getting a grand heat from the open...More

1  Thank Arran_Comrade
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To whom it may concern, I, Raymond McCoy, was made to feel less than a commoner at this establishment. The door watcher decided that I, Raymond McCoy, was not worthy of reception. Therefore I was thrust into a BISTRO with peasants a plenty. I was...More

2  Thank Ray7Mooo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend visited the harbour bistro on Friday the 6th April. We were seated immediately, even though they were absolutely heaving, and our orders were taken promptly. The drinks arrived within minutes and the food followed shortly after. My boyfriend is firmly ‘anti-hipster’...More

1  Thank Amelia R
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say about the Harbour Bar...it's rustic, it's got great atmosphere, it welcomes dogs with open arms, and it's got two of the greatest hosts in Willie and Jason that a pub could ever have. The Guinness is simply the best you'll get...More

1  Thank MadbananasBelfast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly bar and snug on the ground floor. The snack menu in the gin bar upstairs is amazing with pizza/flat breads from the 🍕 oven so delicious. The salted chilli chicken, chicken wings and the king prawns are fantastic. The open fires and a...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited pub to watch football and rugby and the 3 of us squeezed into the snug which had a huge roaring fire but no view of tv.The next move put me squeezing intoo the front bar but getting served over the throng of people...More

1  Thank ianmR9600UF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having spent several nights slipping in just before the crowds for a few hours for what I must say is still one of the best pints of Guinness I just observed the rapport between Willie and Jason ( Like an Old Married Couple) they kept...More

1  Thank RPM62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, what a find - a traditional Irish bar for locals and visitors with a great bistro attached. So good we went both nights during our visit to Portrush!

1  Thank E4143MMchristopherw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The day we arrived in Portrush was my birthday, and on the advice of our B&B proprietor we swung by the Harbour Bar after dinner. The place was PACKED, but I made my way to the bar and asked the bartender (whom I would later...More

1  Thank Marlena M
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Questions & Answers
29 March 2017|
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Response from xabimillar | Reviewed this property |
Hi there dog friendly pub ! dogs are allowed in the downstairs public bar/pub.
10 August 2015|
Response from sharon8864 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed in the downstairs area of the pub only, not in the bistro / restaurant.
20 July 2015|
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Response from MrsD08_12 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Harbour bar do not take bookings it's a case of go and if it's full then there is a waiting bar area upstairs and a cosy little pub next door. There are numerous restaurants in the block but only mermaids take bookings... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Harbour Road | 6 Harbour Rd Portrush, County Antrim BT56 8DF, Portrush BT56 8DF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Portrush
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7082 2430
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