Dawson’s Bistro

Often wonder, where to eat in Portrush?

If you balk at the prospect of fighting with traffic, or trying to find a parking space on the peninsula, look no further. With over 200 parking spaces on site, just park up and enjoy great food and friendly service in the relaxed surroundings of Dawson’s Bistro.

Named after a one-time owner and resident of Magherabuoy House, Dawson’s adjoins our main hotel bar and offers a beautiful menu combining classic dishes with modern twists. Our selection includes mouth-watering, Puck-puck Chicken Wings to start with, local beef from Dunluce Farms cooked on our char-grill, award-winning sausages and mash, there’s much to choose from and enjoy.

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Enjoy great food in Dawson's Bistro
T-bone steak from Dunluce Farms, cattle reared not he Causeway Coast
Family dining at Portrush's Dawson's Bistro
Home-made pannacotta from Magherabuoy's chefs

Passionate about food

What’s on the menu

The food at Dawson’s is based on three simple things: taste, quality and value.
Our food tastes good because we use quality ingredients. The concept of value is based upon charging a reasonable price for the quality our kitchen team puts on your plate.


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Local Produce

Our menu features a range of produce which is grown, farmed, reared or produced using traditional recipes in our area, or Northern Ireland more generally. Local produce is of a very high quality and some of the artisan suppliers featuring on our menu are listed below:

Ballyrashane Creamery, Coleraine – Milk, cream, butter

Broighter Gold, Limavady – Rapeseed oil, infused rapeseed oil (Vinaigrette on Red Onion Salad)

Coleraine Cheddar – Cheese, cheese sauce (Nachos, Cheesy Garlic Bread)

Dunluce Farms, Causeway Coast – Northern Irish farmed beef (Steaks, Mixed Grill, Lacada Steak Pie)

Etherson’s Family Butchers, Portrush – Award-winning specialty sausages (Sausage Trio, Chicken Maryland, Mixed Grill)

Glenballyeamon Eggs, Ballycastle – Free range hen eggs (Ham & Eggs)

Irish Black Butter, Portrush – Award-winning Irish apple ‘butter’ (Dipping option Char Grill selection)

Lacada Brewery, Portrush – Ales and beers (Lacada Steak Pie)

Leona’s, Portrush – Wheaten bread (Salt & Chilli Prawns)

North Coast Smokehouse, Ballycastle – Smoked sea-salt (Seasoning on Char Grill selection)

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