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Ardtara Country House & Restaurant

8 Gorteade Road, Upperlands, BT46 5SA , Co. Derry
Tel: +44 28 796 44490 Fax: +44 28 796 45080 Email: info@ardtara.com Website: www.ardtara.com

Ardtara is an elegantly restored 19th century mansion,situated at the centre of Northern Ireland within 45 minutes of the North Antrim Coast, the Giant’s Causeway, Derry/Londonderry and Belfast.

In fact, every scenic attraction in Northern Ireland north of Belfast, plus all airports and Royal Portrush links golf are all within 60 minutes.

Ardtara is honoured to be included in National Geographic Traveler Magazine’s ‘Best Places to Stay in Britain and Ireland’ and has been named ‘Most Romantic Hotel of the Year’ by the AA.

Ardtara offers en-suite bedrooms with king beds, owner-collected antiques and original working fireplaces, within the privacy of eight wooded acres.

Recent Awards:

"Best Hotel Restaurant in Ulster 2015"

"Best Emerging Cuisine in Ulster 2015"

(Irish Restaurants Association).

The AA's Four Star Gold Award & 2 AA Rosettes for the Restaurant

Proprietors: 

Roulston & Orr Families

Directions:

Take M2/M22/A6 north toward Derry/Londonderry.

7 miles past the Castledawson roundabout, take A29 through Maghera. Continue on A29 towards Coleraine for three miles out of Maghera to the right turn on to B75. Proceed one mile into Upperlands. Ardtara sign is on the left towards the end of the village.


Click here for Garmin Sat Nav directions

Special Offers

One Night Getaway Dinner B&B

Relax and unwind in the idyllic and peaceful surroundings of Ardtara Country House with an overnight stay, 3 course evening dinner in our award winning restaurant and a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning is included.

We are best able to guarantee our guests’ chosen time for dinner with a week’s notice. Thank you.

Over the past 20 years, Ardtara Country House has hosted 'romantic couples', 'golfing heroes', 'Nobel prize winners', 'Olympic  champions', 'Hollywood celebrities', as well as thousands of loyal locals. 

Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Best Customer Service Ulster, 2017
AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017
2 AA Rosettes for the Restaurant
Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland,Best Hotel Restaurant 2015
Michelin Guide and a member of the prestigious “Ireland’s Blue Book”.


from £79.50
Book Now

Summer Two Night Getaway Dinner B&B

Enjoy a two night stay at Ardtara this summer, relax in our lounges and enjoy a stroll in the garden. Package includes 3 course evening dinner on both evenings in our award winning restaurant and a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning. 

We are best able to guarantee our guests’ chosen time for dinner with a week’s notice. Thank you.

Over the past 20 years, Ardtara Country House has hosted 'romantic couples', 'golfing heroes', 'Nobel prize winners', 'Olympic  champions', 'Hollywood celebrities', as well as thousands of loyal locals. 

AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017, Best Hotel Restaurant 2015 by the Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Michelin Guide, a member of the prestigious "Ireland's Blue Book"




from £180.00
Book Now

Seamus Heaney Homeplace Package

Enjoy a one night midweek stay at Ardtara Country House with 3 course evening dinner in our award winning restaurant and a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning. Also 2 tickets for admission to the Seamus Heaney homeplace in Bellaghy.

Avilable on wednesday or thursday evenings.

Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Best Customer Service Ulster, 2017
AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017
2 AA Rosettes for the Restaurant
Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland,Best Hotel Restaurant 2015
Michelin Guide and a member of the prestigious “Ireland’s Blue Book”.

from £86.50
Book Now

Game of Thrones Stay Over with B&B

GAME OF THRONES SPECIAL OFFER

FROM ARDTARA COUNTRY HOUSE & RESTAURANT

Get Game of Thrones filming site map with Sat-Nav settings from £49.50 pps per night, package inlcudes overnight accommodation and a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning.

Ardtara is right in the middle of GoT film sites in Co. Antrim & Co. L’Derry. Combine a day or two of fabulous exploring with Ardtara’s award-winning cuisine.

Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Best Customer Service Ulster, 2017
AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017
2 AA Rosettes for the Restaurant
Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland,Best Hotel Restaurant 2015
Michelin Guide and a member of the prestigious “Ireland’s Blue Book”.

 

from £49.50
Book Now

Irish Open Package

This year the Irish Open comes to Portstewart so after watching the world’s best golfers tackle the North Coast course why not come and enjoy the finest hospitality at Ardtara Country House recently awarded Best Customer Service by the Irish Restaurant Association.

Relax and unwind in the idyllic surroundings of the Country House with a two night stay, three course evening dinner each evening and enjoy a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning. 

Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Best Customer Service Ulster, 2017
AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017
2 AA Rosettes for the Restaurant
Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland,Best Hotel Restaurant 2015
Michelin Guide and a member of the prestigious “Ireland’s Blue Book”.

 

from £238
Book Now

Tasting Thursdays

For an evening with a difference, try our six course tasting menu; a wonderful dining experience and a delight for all you foodies. Our chef uses the very best of locally sourced, home grown and foraged ingredients. Complete your stay in one of our Superior rooms for a truly relaxing overnight and enjoy a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning. 

Package from £97.50pp (add paired wines for an additional £25pp)

Can’t do Thursdays? Call Reservations on 02879644490 for alternative dates (subject to availability).

We are best able to guarantee our guests’ chosen time for dinner with a week’s notice. Thank you

Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Best Customer Service Ulster, 2017
AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017
2 AA Rosettes for the Restaurant
Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland,Best Hotel Restaurant 2015
Michelin Guide and a member of the prestigious “Ireland’s Blue Book”.

from £97.50
Book Now

Overnight Stay B&B

Enjoy an overnight stay at Ardtara Country House and a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning. 

Note 3 course dinner is available in our Award Winning Restaurant from Wednesday to Saturday 5pm-9pm, and Sunday lunch from 12.30pm to 3pm and dinner from 5.00pm to 8.00pm (for reservations call 02879644490 or email info@ardtara.com).

Early Bird 3 Courses from £21.95pp or A La Carte Dinner 3 Courses from £34.95pp

Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Best Customer Service Ulster, 2017
AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017
2 AA Rosettes for the Restaurant
Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland,Best Hotel Restaurant 2015
Michelin Guide and a member of the prestigious “Ireland’s Blue Book”.

from £49.50
Book Now

One Night Getaway Dinner B&B

Relax and unwind in the idyllic and peaceful surroundings of Ardtara Country House with an overnight stay, 3 course evening dinner in our award winning restaurant and a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning is included.

We are best able to guarantee our guests’ chosen time for dinner with a week’s notice. Thank you.

Over the past 20 years, Ardtara Country House has hosted 'romantic couples', 'golfing heroes', 'Nobel prize winners', 'Olympic  champions', 'Hollywood celebrities', as well as thousands of loyal locals. 

Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Best Customer Service Ulster, 2017
AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017
2 AA Rosettes for the Restaurant
Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland,Best Hotel Restaurant 2015
Michelin Guide and a member of the prestigious “Ireland’s Blue Book”.


from £79.50
Book Now

Summer Two Night Getaway Dinner B&B

Enjoy a two night stay at Ardtara this summer, relax in our lounges and enjoy a stroll in the garden. Package includes 3 course evening dinner on both evenings in our award winning restaurant and a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning. 

We are best able to guarantee our guests’ chosen time for dinner with a week’s notice. Thank you.

Over the past 20 years, Ardtara Country House has hosted 'romantic couples', 'golfing heroes', 'Nobel prize winners', 'Olympic  champions', 'Hollywood celebrities', as well as thousands of loyal locals. 

AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017, Best Hotel Restaurant 2015 by the Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Michelin Guide, a member of the prestigious "Ireland's Blue Book"




from £180.00
Book Now

Seamus Heaney Homeplace Package

Enjoy a one night midweek stay at Ardtara Country House with 3 course evening dinner in our award winning restaurant and a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning. Also 2 tickets for admission to the Seamus Heaney homeplace in Bellaghy.

Avilable on wednesday or thursday evenings.

Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Best Customer Service Ulster, 2017
AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017
2 AA Rosettes for the Restaurant
Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland,Best Hotel Restaurant 2015
Michelin Guide and a member of the prestigious “Ireland’s Blue Book”.

from £86.50
Book Now

Game of Thrones Stay Over with B&B

GAME OF THRONES SPECIAL OFFER

FROM ARDTARA COUNTRY HOUSE & RESTAURANT

Get Game of Thrones filming site map with Sat-Nav settings from £49.50 pps per night, package inlcudes overnight accommodation and a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning.

Ardtara is right in the middle of GoT film sites in Co. Antrim & Co. L’Derry. Combine a day or two of fabulous exploring with Ardtara’s award-winning cuisine.

Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Best Customer Service Ulster, 2017
AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017
2 AA Rosettes for the Restaurant
Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland,Best Hotel Restaurant 2015
Michelin Guide and a member of the prestigious “Ireland’s Blue Book”.

 

from £49.50
Book Now

Irish Open Package

This year the Irish Open comes to Portstewart so after watching the world’s best golfers tackle the North Coast course why not come and enjoy the finest hospitality at Ardtara Country House recently awarded Best Customer Service by the Irish Restaurant Association.

Relax and unwind in the idyllic surroundings of the Country House with a two night stay, three course evening dinner each evening and enjoy a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning. 

Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Best Customer Service Ulster, 2017
AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017
2 AA Rosettes for the Restaurant
Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland,Best Hotel Restaurant 2015
Michelin Guide and a member of the prestigious “Ireland’s Blue Book”.

 

from £238
Book Now

Tasting Thursdays

For an evening with a difference, try our six course tasting menu; a wonderful dining experience and a delight for all you foodies. Our chef uses the very best of locally sourced, home grown and foraged ingredients. Complete your stay in one of our Superior rooms for a truly relaxing overnight and enjoy a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning. 

Package from £97.50pp (add paired wines for an additional £25pp)

Can’t do Thursdays? Call Reservations on 02879644490 for alternative dates (subject to availability).

We are best able to guarantee our guests’ chosen time for dinner with a week’s notice. Thank you

Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Best Customer Service Ulster, 2017
AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017
2 AA Rosettes for the Restaurant
Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland,Best Hotel Restaurant 2015
Michelin Guide and a member of the prestigious “Ireland’s Blue Book”.

from £97.50
Book Now

Overnight Stay B&B

Enjoy an overnight stay at Ardtara Country House and a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning. 

Note 3 course dinner is available in our Award Winning Restaurant from Wednesday to Saturday 5pm-9pm, and Sunday lunch from 12.30pm to 3pm and dinner from 5.00pm to 8.00pm (for reservations call 02879644490 or email info@ardtara.com).

Early Bird 3 Courses from £21.95pp or A La Carte Dinner 3 Courses from £34.95pp

Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland, Best Customer Service Ulster, 2017
AA Awarded Guest Accommodation of the Year 2016/2017
2 AA Rosettes for the Restaurant
Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland,Best Hotel Restaurant 2015
Michelin Guide and a member of the prestigious “Ireland’s Blue Book”.

from £49.50
Book Now

Ireland's Blue Book is a collection of Irish Country House Hotels, Historic Manor Houses, Castles and Restaurants located throughout the island of Ireland. Below is a full list of our houses and restaurants and the map above shows each of their locations.
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