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Top Choice Bistro in Portstewart

Harry's Shack

Bang on the beach, this National Trust-owned wooden shack houses one of Northern Ireland's hottest restaurants (book way ahead for lunch and dinner). Harry's uses fruit, vegetables and herbs from its own organic far…
Sports in Portstewart

North West 200 Motorcycle Race

Ireland’s biggest outdoor sporting event is run on a road circuit taking in Portrush, Portstewart and Coleraine; you can see the starting grid painted on the main road at Portstewart's eastern edge. It attracts up t…
Cafe in Portstewart


Morelli's is a local institution, founded by Italian immigrants and serving up its own ice cream since 1911 along with cafe classics.
Burgers in Portstewart

Burger Club

As well as classic beef burgers (Scarface, Sweet Home Alabama, Cool Runnings), the menu includes Silence of Lambs burgers, Mr Bean veggie burgers, barbecue pulled pork, and falafel wraps, with a choice of chunky or …
Cafe in Portstewart

Warke's Deli

Warke's makes everything on the premises – soups, salads, bruschetta and risottos included. If you'd rather a beach picnic, you can get hampers made up. Its corner building (where Portmore Rd meets the Promenade) lo…
Pub in Portstewart

Anchor Bar

Hugely popular with students from the University of Ulster, the Anchor serves great Guinness and decent pub grub, and has live bands Friday and Saturday. The complex includes the Anchorage Bistro, Aura nightclub, an…
Beach in Portstewart

Portstewart Strand

The broad, 2.5km beach of Portstewart Strand is a 20-minute walk south of the centre along a coastal path, or a short bus ride along Strand Rd. Parking is allowed on the firm sand, which can accommodate over 1000 ca…