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Arbutus at the Forum

€€ - €€€British, European,
Newmarket Street | Millennium Forum, Ground Floor, Derry BT48 6EB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7137 2492
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (7 reviews)
“falafel” (2 reviews)
“carbonara” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
British, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Newmarket Street | Millennium Forum, Ground Floor, Derry BT48 6EB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Delicious 3 course dinner! Starters consisted of 3 delicious mini starters fishcake, soup & ceaser salad, followed by a very tender melt in the mouth sirloin steak with chunky chips. Dessert was too good to miss, again 3 mini desserts, delicious!

Thank MariaM005
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in on the 9th of February, first time, from we entered the restaurant to we left I can say this has been the best service I’ve received in any restaurant I’ve visited, all the staff fro the manager to the waiting staff, especially Aaron...More

Thank braehouse4
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

A very well arranged visit for a group of 23 and excellent food well served by friendly waiters and waitresses.

Thank ajs2357
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Waited 20 minutes after being seated before getting a drink and we had to go ask for it. Waitress said she couldn't see us at our table from top of room - shouldn't she know what tables are occupied??? My husband enjoyed his salmon dish...More

1  Thank Ktb1961
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Although a little pricey, the food was really delicious and we were delighted to find that there was special 50% off promotion on the dy we visited !!! The beef and Guinness pie was amazing as was the vegetarian Felafel dish with a fabulous tahini...More

Thank 20Mel14
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Just walking by and decided to give it a try. Very pleasant atmosphere, friendly staff and the Smoked Salmon broccoli Linguine was absolutely delicious! plus a side order of skinny fries made the meal of the day complete. The amazing part it was 50% off,...More

Thank Carol Lynn W
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I had a beautiful lunch today at Arbutus @ the Forum. Being busy later I decided to make more of a meal of it. A warm welcome by Jack and staff. I ordered to start a beautiful carrot/parsnip served with Guinness bread and to follow...More

Thank Whatstheuseofwondrin
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had an enjoyable time in encore. Lovely staff to start with. It was busy when we arrived but then the majority left to see a show (the restaurant is in the theatre building) we asked to be moved as our seat was a little draughty...More

Thank bryanoooo
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I called yesterday whilst shopping in Derry and was made very welcome when I arrived by the waiter. I ordered the steakburger and pulled pork which was delicious whilst my wife had the steak strips with peppered sauce and garlic fries. We had two glasses...More

Thank igg54
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I have been several times the chowder was delicious they now have an offer on 50per cent lunch menu 35 per cent off evening meals and sunday lunch special is excellent this is a quiet relaxing restaurant great staff and the food is so good...More

Thank grainne k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$28
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newmarket Street | Millennium Forum, Ground Floor, Derry BT48 6EB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7137 2492
  • E-mail
Award wining restaurant situated in the Piazza Level of the Millennium Forum Theatre using Local & seasonal produce. Open Monday - Saturday 12-3pm Every - Thurs, Fri & sat 5-9.30Pm All Show Nights Evening Menu 2 courses & a glass of wine £18 3 courses & a glass of wine £20 Live Jazz Music Every Friday Night
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