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.

Special Offers

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.

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 £99.50
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Winter Sale, Overnight Bed and Breakfast

Relax and unwind in the idyllic and peaceful surroundings of Ardtara with an overnight stay, and a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning is included.

Why not dine also, choose from our early bird or dinner menu. Add as an enhancement in the booking process or call us to book on 02879644490.

Please note this is a pre-paid offer and is non-refundable. A small deposit is charged at the time of booking and the remainder of the balance is taken within 24 hrs thereafter.

Classic Rooms £49.50pps and Superior Rooms £59.50pps

from £49.50
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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 £24.95pp or A La Carte Dinner 3 Courses from £39.95pp

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 £69.50
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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.

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 £106.50
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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.

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 £69.50
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Italian Cookery Demo with Ian Orr (Includes B&B)

Our Italian Cookery Demonstration with Chef Patron Ian Orr at Ardtara is on Thursday 28th March 2019 at 7pm.

Pick up lots of hints and tips from one of Ireland's leading chefs, and learn how to recreate these beautiful dishes at home. The Demonstration is followed by a fabulous 3 Course Meal and afterwards stay the night in one of our beautiful rooms (Double or Twin beds available) all rooms are equipped with en suite bathrooms and most have original working fireplaces. A choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning is included in the package.

For further details and to reserve your table/accommodation call 02879644490, email info@ardtara.com or book 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 £99.45
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Sizzling Barbeque Cooking Demo with Ian Orr (Includes Dinner, B&B)

This cookery demonstration is 'Sizzling Barbeque' with Chef Patron Ian Orr at Ardtara on Thursday 30th May 2019 at 7pm.

Pick up lots of hints and tips from one of Ireland's leading chefs, and learn how to recreate these beautiful dishes at home. The Demonstration is followed by a fabulous 3 Course Meal and afterwards stay the night in one of our beautiful rooms (Double or Twin beds available) all rooms are equipped with en suite bathrooms and most have original working fireplaces. A choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning is included in the package.

For further details and to reserve your table/accommodation call 02879644490, email info@ardtara.com or book online.

from £109.45
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French Wine Dinner (Includes B&B)

Our French Wine Dinner is on Friday 21st June 2019 at 8pm.
A sumptuous 5 course tasting menu, each course paired with wine, includes Prosecco on arrival. Complete your experience by staying overnight in one of our beautifully restored en-suite bedrooms at Ardtara and have full Irish breakfast the following morning.  Wine Dinner only £79.95 per person / Wine Dinner, B&B package from £164.45pp.  

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 £164.45
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Desserts Cookery Demo with Ian Orr (Includes Dinner, B&B)

The Desserts Cookery Demonstration with Chef Patron Ian Orr at Ardtara is on Thursday 25th July at 7pm.

Pick up lots of hints and tips from one of Ireland's leading chefs, and learn how to recreate popular desserts at home. The Demonstration is followed by a fabulous 3 Course Meal and afterwards stay the night in one of our beautiful rooms (Double or Twin beds available) all rooms are equipped with en suite bathrooms and most have original working fireplaces. A choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning is included in the package.

For further details and to reserve your table/accommodation call 02879644490, email info@ardtara.com or book 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 £114.45
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September Italian Cookery Demo with Ian Orr (Includes B&B)

Our 2nd Italian Cookery Demonstration of the year with Chef Patron Ian Orr will take place on Thursday 12th September 2019 at 7pm.

Pick up lots of hints and tips from one of Ireland's leading chefs, and learn how to recreate these beautiful dishes at home. The Demonstration is followed by a fabulous 3 Course Meal and afterwards stay the night in one of our beautiful rooms (Double or Twin beds available) all rooms are equipped with en suite bathrooms and most have original working fireplaces. A choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning is included in the package.

For further details and to reserve your table/accommodation call 02879644490, email info@ardtara.com or book 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 £114.45
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Champagne Dinner (Includes Overnight stay & Breakfast)

For an elegant evening out, come along to our fabulous Champagne Dinner on Friday 25th October 2019. Enjoy Champagne on arrival and a five course tasting menu perfectly paired with a range of Champagnes; a wonderful dining experience and a delight for foodies and Champagne lovers. Then stay the night in one of our beautiful rooms (Double or Twin beds available) all rooms are equipped with en suite bathrooms and most have original working fireplaces. A choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning is included in the package.

For further details and to reserve your table/accommodation call 02879644490, email info@ardtara.com or book 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 £159.45
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Supper Club with Music + B&B

Ardtara's next Supper Club is on Friday 15th November 2019 with John Burns and Billy Mc Combe

Supper followed by ‘Second Chance’ playing a selection of classic hits from the golden era of music of the 50s and 60s – bring your dancing shoes and get ready for a foot stomping, hand clapping, rocking good night.

Supper and overnight accommodation inlcuding a choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning : From £99.45 per person including tickets to the show and supper.

For further information and to purchase tickets, tel 028 7964 4490, email info@ardtara.com or book here 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 £99.45
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A Perfect Christmas Cookery Demo with Ian Orr (Includes Dinner, B&B)

A 'Perfect Christmas' Cookery Demonstration with Chef Patron Ian Orr (two dates 27th and 28th Nov 2019)

Pick up lots of hints and tips from one of Ireland's leading chefs, and learn how to cook the perfect Christmas dinner at home. The Demonstration is followed by a fabulous 3 Course Meal and afterwards stay the night in one of our beautiful rooms (Double or Twin beds available) all rooms are equipped with en suite bathrooms and most have original working fireplaces. A choice of freshly cooked Breakfasts the following morning is included in the package.

For further details and to reserve your table/accommodation call 02879644490, email info@ardtara.com or book 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 £99.45
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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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