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Ocho Tapas Bistro

92-94 Main Street, Portrush BT56 8BN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7082 4110
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (205 reviews)
“meatballs” (29 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (20 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
92-94 Main Street, Portrush BT56 8BN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tapas in real Spanish style are served in this lovely restaurant across from our hotel. So we enjoyed a genuine sangria, several delicious tapas - olives, calimari, patatas bravas, prawns, scallops, green peppers and bread and alioli. My husband chose the five pinchos with accompanying...More

2  Thank Leocrafts
trudybrolly, Owner at Ocho Tapas Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Leocrafts, Thank you for posting on tripadvisor we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal and especially the Pintxos with Sherries they have proved to be very popular they are matched with the pales Sherries to the dark Sherries to match Quails eggs,...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely place, nice atmosphere. Great value, awesome flavours, no stingy portions like you often get with tapas. Very very highly recommended. Try it!

2  Thank Johnghartley
trudybrolly, Owner at Ocho Tapas Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi John Hartley , Great to read your review that" might be the best Tapas I've ever had" thanks we appreciate your custom and hope you get back our way soon. Regards Trudy and Sean

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food and service And music Come and support this new Irish Spanish asset 5 of us had a great Sunday lunch

2  Thank Sandra O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing meal a couple of nights ago here. They squeezed us in last minute with a table suitable for parking our pram beside even though they were super busy. We ordered the seafood massacre which was packed full of fresh local produce...More

Thank cheryl g
trudybrolly, Owner at Ocho Tapas Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Cherly G, Thank you for posting your kind review we are so pleased to hear your Date night was a success and that we could accommodate you all . We hope to see you soon again. Regards Trudy and Sean

Reviewed 1 week ago

I once again was on Cloud 9 with the food at Ocho Tapas. I have never had a meal I did not like I have so many favourites it’s difficult to decide what to have. I always have at least one of the ‘Nightly Specials’...More

1  Thank hawthornslaura
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my wife on Saturday night. The food in the place really is amazing. We ordered the pork special which I thought seemed rather expensive. Then the thing arrived. A really large portion of stunningness. Sorry. Running out of adjectives. If you are in...More

2  Thank leslie j
trudybrolly, Owner at Ocho Tapas Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Leslie J, Many thanks for you kind review , Great to hear that you enjoyed the Sugar pit Pork chop from Hannan Meats they are extra special with succulent meat and that fat it got all the flavour ….. Proving very popular with all...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved it here, a gorgeous restaurant with great ambience and such friendly staff. The antipasto platter was divine, every bit was of such high quality and I am fussy. Olives so juicy, nuts crispy and tasty, meats, cheese all just superb. Then onto...More

Thank gill h
trudybrolly, Owner at Ocho Tapas Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi gill h, Great to read your review and hear the staff looked after you so well . We hope you make it back again to get the Aubergine dish it is proving to be really popular especially with Vegetarians and Vegans. Many thanks Trudy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading all the lovely reviews for this restaurant I was so looking forward to eating here,we got seated very quickly by the gentleman.We placed our order one had steak I had mussels for starter and a selection of tapas,order taken by the young girl.The...More

Thank bellhell
trudybrolly, Owner at Ocho Tapas Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bellhell, We are sorry to read your review as we strive to make a great dinning experience for all our diners. On this occasion there was a miscommunication on taking your order and for this we do apologise and our Supervisor profusely apologised at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and i dinned here for our wedding aniversary. We have eaten here several times the food is of the highest standard. The service is great friendly and helpfull. We ordered 3 tapas dishes and the new mixed sea food grill. The bread to...More

2  Thank lee m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a delight. Tonight's special was called seafood massacre. It was absolutely stunning. Have lost count of the number of times we have been here and have never been disappointed.More

Thank Tetty3619
trudybrolly, Owner at Ocho Tapas Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tetty3619, Thanks for taking the time to post your review we really apppreciate your custom and great to get such great feedback from your many visits. We feel you and Leslie have come on this journey with us. see you soon. Regards Trudy and...More

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August 11, 2018|
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Response from tdyM01 | Property representative |
Yes of course very welcome. Regards Trudy and Sean
June 28, 2017|
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Response from SarMarni | Reviewed this property |
Apart from obvious bread/wheat choices there are lots of meat/fish/veg options
Libby M
September 7, 2016|
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Response from Redlittledot | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure as I didn't check the website. The food is not a disappointment. Good menu and spread. I've been to many good Spanish restaurant in London and I must say Ocho is pretty good compared to those I had. Check them... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92-94 Main Street, Portrush BT56 8BN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Portrush
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7082 4110
  • E-mail
Relaxed, informal dinning, with sharing plates, romantic as loving is sharing.spanish fusion with local artisan produce , great local seafood from portrush and north coast , causeway coast and Glens produce, fresh seafood,local beers and ales also serving great wines. Children's menu with lunch and early bird menus
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