The Tastes of Ireland's Heartland. Out and about in Offaly.
- Food & Drink, Ireland's Ancient East, Offaly
- 24 March 2023
Experience the Best of Portstewart at The Anchor Bar Complex
Located on the main promenade in the picturesque town of Portstewart, The Anchor Bar Complex is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Northern Ireland. The complex comprises the Anchorage Inn, Anchorage Bistro, Award-winning Anchor Bar, and Club Aura. The complex is known throughout Ireland for its convivial atmosphere, friendliness, and great Guinness.
The Anchor Bar Complex is situated within easy access to Portstewart's picturesque promenade and all of the town's amenities. Some of the North Coast's spectacular and most popular attractions are all within easy reach, including the Giant's Causeway, Dunluce Castle, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, and the world-famous Bushmills Distillery.
The Anchorage Bistro is a feature of the 4-star Anchorage Inn in Portstewart's lively Anchor Complex. The location is hard to beat, smack bang on the Promenade, and the food here is very good. The menu features dishes like Bushmills whiskey sausages and fresh local catch of the day, and land and sea are well represented on the menu. There is nightly entertainment, always free to guests and diners.
The Anchor Bar is the oldest traditional bar in the area, established in 1898. Voted best visitor/tourism pub and best entertainment venue in the county, as well as Northern Ireland's best food pub 2014, the Anchor is renowned for its friendly staff and great nightly entertainment. Traditional music sessions are held every Thursday.
Club Aura is the North Coast's most popular nightclub, established in 2004. It has been recognized as one of the most popular nightclubs in the area and has hosted the best local and international DJs from across the world. The club offers something for everyone and promises that you will never get bored.
The Anchorage Inn boasts 20 en-suite bedrooms, all of which are finished to the highest standards. The inn offers a bed & breakfast, dinner bed & breakfast & short break basis in single, double/twin or family accommodation, making it the ideal base for business or pleasure.
The Anchor Bar Complex has received numerous awards over the years, including Northern Ireland's Best Food Pub in 2014. The complex is known for its menus and good food, which reflect the variety of the quality local produce in the North Coast. The complex is proud to be part of Strands Good Food group, which is a collective of restaurants from Portrush and Portstewart working together.
Aside from the great food and drinks, The Anchor Bar Complex is also known for its friendly staff and nightly entertainment. Whether you're looking for a casual pint, a delicious meal, or a night out on the town, The Anchor Bar Complex has something for everyone.
Things to do near The Anchor Bar Complex include Portstewart Golf Club, Portstewart Beach, and Mussenden Temple. The complex is also located close to the Causeway Coastal Route, which is one of the most scenic drives in the world.
Overall, The Anchor Bar Complex is a great spot to experience the best of Portstewart. With its convenient location, great food and drinks, and friendly atmosphere, it's the perfect destination for anyone traveling to Northern Ireland.