Plate with salad and salmon

Places to eat

Many more options are available in nearby towns and villages. Please contact the Visitor Information Centre for further information.

Portaferry Hotel

Dining at the Portaferry Hotel

10, The Strand,

Traditional food & a la carte menu. Locally caught seafood. 5 course tasting menu. Booking advisable. Wheelchair access and groups catered for. Sometimes has traditional music at weekends.

Open all year: Mon-Fri 12-3pm & 5-9pm, Sun 12-4pm.

Contact: / 028 4272 8231

The Cuan

The Cuan

Add to your experience at Portico with the delightful journey across on the Ferry to The Cuan in Strangford village. 
Park your car either side and cross on the ferry as a foot passenger.

The Cuan seafood restaurant on the shores of Strangford Lough, has a history of serving excellent food for over twenty five years.
Food is available All Day
Last Orders:
Low Season (Jan/Feb/Mar/April, Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec)
Sun – Thurs 7.30pm    Fri & Sat 9.00pm
High Season (May/June/July/Aug)   
Sun -Thurs 8.00pm   Fri & Sat 9.00pm

Contact: +44(0)28 4488 1122 / [email protected]

Salthouse Restaurant

38-40 Shore Road,

A wide and varied menu to suit all tastes, with locally sourced produce, fresh seafood, vegetarian options. Bar snacks available all day, A la carte served from 4pm. Live bands in the bar playing a range of styles.

Open Fri 4-8.30pm, Sat 10am-9.30pm, Sun 10-8.30pm.

Contact: 028 4272 9972


Deli-licious cafe

1A/B Castle Street,

Breakfast, homemade scones, soups, paninis, toasties, sandwiches, burgers and chips. Children’s Menu available. Take-Away service available. Groups catered for. Disabled access.

Winter hours: Mon-Fri 9-3pm, Sat-Sun 9-5pm.
Summer hours: Mon-Fri 9-5pm, Sat-Sun 9-7pm.

Contact: 028 4272 9911

Slip Inn

The Slip Inn

1, The Strand, Portaferry

Restaurant and Bar Food. Open all year. Fri 5-9pm, Sat-Sun 12.30-9pm.

Contact: 028 4272 990

Joe's Hot Spot

Fish and chips and other take away hot food from the centre of Portaferry. Contact 028 4272 8868.