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

Set amidst 10 wooded acres, Ardtara is an elegant 19th-century mansion in the heart of Northern Ireland. Just 15 minutes from Seamus Heaney HomePlace and within 45 minutes of both Belfast & Derry, the Giant’s Causeway, the Antrim coast, Royal Portrush Golf Club and many Game of Thrones filming locations, it’s the perfect base from which to explore the local area and Northern Ireland.

With an emphasis on using seasonal local produce and fruit and vegetables from the gardens, Ardtara'a award-winning restaurant serves exquisite dinners, a casual lounge menu, sumptuous afternoon teas and a superb Sunday lunch.

This charming house features a plethora of original Victorian features including working fireplaces in the bedrooms, which are uniquely designed, in keeping with the style of the house, but with all modern conveniences and comforts.

Recent Awards:

Best Guest Accommodation in Northern Ireland 2016/17 (AA)

Romantic Hotel of the Year 2017. 

Recommended in the Michelin Guide 2019

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.

Special Offers

Lazy Sunday Sale, Dinner Bed and Breakfast

Overnight accommodation
Breakfast cooked to order in the morning
Early breakfast on request or a complimentary late check out
Choice of bottle of wine in room on arrival (prosecco, house red or white)
Two course evening dinner in our Michelin recommended restaurant 

 

From £84.50pp

 

 

from £94.50
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Laid back Sunday Sale, Dinner Bed and Breakfast

Overnight accommodation
Breakfast cooked to order in the morning
Early breakfast on request or a complimentary late check out
Complimentary cream tea 
Two course evening dinner in our Michelin recommended restaurant 

From £84.50pp

 

from £94.50
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Autumn Luxury Sale

Overnight accommodation
Breakfast cooked to order in the morning
Choice of bottle of wine in room on arrival (prosecco, house white or red) 
Two course evening dinner in our Michelin recommended restaurant 

From £94.50pp

 

from £94.50
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One Night Getaway Dinner B&B

Relax and unwind in the idyllic and peaceful surroundings of Ardtara 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 has hosted 'romantic couples', 'golfing heroes', 'Nobel prize winners', 'Olympic  champions', 'Hollywood celebrities', as well as thousands of loyal locals. 

For reservations call 02879644490, email info@ardtara.com or book directly online.


from £99.50
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Gourmet Package

Calling all foodies. This is the package for you!
Experience the award winning cuisine that Ardtara has become famous for.

2 night stay

Breakfast cooked to order on both mornings

Our stunning 6 course tasting menu in our Michelin recommended restaurant

Afternoon tea

Package of our Guinness wheaten bread mix to take home with you

*Please let us know in advance your preferred day to have afternoon tea 

from £202.50
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Seamus Heaney Homeplace Package

Enjoy a one night midweek stay at Ardtara 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.

Available on wednesday or thursday evenings.

For reservations call 02879644490, email info@ardtara.com or book directly online.


from £106.50
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Romance Package

Having twice been voted the most romantic hotel in Northern Ireland, you are already halfway there. Spoil each other rotten with Champagne on arrival, chocolates and flowers from Willow & Twine in your room, evening dinner in our Michelin recommended restaurant and, most importantly, an extra hour of cuddles in bed with a late check out at 12.30.

Package includes breakfast cooked to order.

from £159.50
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Game of Thrones Stay Over with B&B

*GAME OF THRONES SPECIAL OFFER”

*This offer is not sponsored, endorsed or affiliated with HBO or anyone associated with Game of Thrones

Get Game of Thrones filming site map with Sat-Nav settings from £69.50 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.

For reservations call 02879644490, email info@ardtara.com or book directly online.

 

from £69.50
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Weekend Two Night Escape (Dinner B&B)

Relax and unwind in the idyllic surroundings of Ardtara with a two night stay, 3 course evening dinner each evening and enjoy a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning. 

Explore the grounds of the house by day and by night our cosy open fires throughout the house (including the bedrooms) add a touch of ambiance before sampling our diverse and seasonal menu in our award winning restaurant.

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 has hosted 'romantic couples', 'golfing heroes', 'Nobel prize winners', 'Olympic  champions', 'Hollywood celebrities', as well as thousands of loyal locals. 

For reservations call 02879644490, email info@ardtara.com or book directly online.

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

from £214.50
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Overnight Stay B&B

Enjoy an overnight stay at Ardtara 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 3.30pm and dinner from 5.00pm to 8.00pm (for reservations call 02879644490 or email info@ardtara.com).

Early Bird 3 Courses from £27.50pp or A La Carte Dinner 3 Courses from £39.95pp

For reservations call 02879644490, email info@ardtara.com or book directly online


from £59.50
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Last word in luxury

Our Ultimate package showcasing all the very best that Ardtara has to offer. Stay for two nights in one of our individually designed Superior bedrooms with breakfast cooked to order both mornings. Arrive to a chilled bottle of Moet & Chandon in your bedroom, a floral bouquet from Willow & Twine and some chocolates. Satisfy your inner connoisseur with a 6 course tasting menu in our Michelin recommended restaurant. Soak up local culture with two tickets to the Seamus Heaney Homeplace and come back to enjoy afternoon tea along with some bubbles or our very own “Hall on the Hill” Ardtara Gin & Tonic.

This package is subject to availability. To book please call 02879644490 or email info@ardtara.com

from £374.50
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