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McLarnon's, The Ramble Inn

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236 Lisnevenagh Road | A26 dual carriageway, Antrim BT41 2JT, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9442 8888
09:00 - 01:00
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Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I called in today for lunch. Lovely surroundings, friendly staff and a good menu. I had the deep fried brie and my husband had butcher sausages on mash with gravy. It's the sort of wee place you could just sit all day.

Thank Laura M
Management response:

Hi Laura, Many thanks for your review, Glad you found us a relaxing destination and really enjoyed our glorious food !! Our team will appreciate your kind comments.. Hope you can call again soon,thank you john.. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Call in on our way back from a day our round the north coast. Seated quickly, as not too busy. Had to ask for a menu. Husband ordered liver and bacon, which he thought was dead on. I ordered pie of the day and was sorry I did. Mash was covered in custard coloured sauce (with bits of green) and... More 

1 Thank BigL50
Management response:

Hi Big l, Thank you for posting your review, Delighted you stopped off at our popular inn on the way back from the coast. From your comments it appears we did not satisfy your expectations and this would obviously dissapoint us! We certainly apologize if you feel we let you down in any way though we are unsure how so.You... More 

Bangor, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was only my 2nd time here yes it was busy but i was with 2 friends we ordered drinks and a jug of water yes as i said busy for easter possibly. we then ordered our food which came reasonably fast considering your drinks i hear you say they still had not arrived we had to ask 5 to... More 

Thank Patricia B
Management response:

Hi Patricia, Thank you for posting your review. Delighted you called again with us and we take on board your comments. We apologize if we were unable to serve drinks to your table as promptly as we normally aim to do. On this holiday occassion our customer footfall was very high and I do believe our team tried their very... More 

Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have driven past this place 100's of times & always wondered what it was like. We stopped today & we were really impressed. Didn't need to book, got seated straight away.. Staff were very friendly, service was great as was the food.. Will definitely stop here again

1 Thank VixterF
Management response:

Hi Vixter f, Thank you for posting your review.. Great to hear you enjoyed your visit,and like so many other customers who have only recently discovered us ,are impressed with our food and service and will call again, All our team really appreciate your honest and kind comments!! Look forward to welcoming you back again soon!! John. More 

County Armagh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyable stop, great food, quick service in nice surroundings. Recommended for all size of parties.

Thank Andrew J
Management response:

Hi Andrew, Thank you for your review,great to hear you really enjoyed,thank you! John.. More 

Banbridge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lot bigger inside good Parking side and rear.good Menu very quick to attend you .good food done to you liking good place to stop on your way from Portrush.

Thank wbeckett2017
Management response:

Hello wbeckett, Thank you for posting your review . Great to hear you really enjoyed all aspects of your Ramble inn visit. All feedback via reviews is much appreciated by all our team and we are delighted you had a very enjoyable experience with us. We hope you can call again soon,thank you john. More 

Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On way back from lovely day in Portrush and decided to try Ramble Inn, in fairness the place was busy and we were delighted to get a table even though we had to wait a while due to a walk in as opposed to booking. When seated our order was taken fairly quickly and we were told our food would... More 

Thank jj0hns1
Management response:

Hello jjohns1, Thank you for taking time to write your review. We really appreciate your feedback and we apologize for any delays in receiving your enjoyable food.It disappoints us if we fell short in any way and is never our intent to delay yourself or any customer at any time. As you have stated we had been exceptionally busy .We... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Feeling hungry after watching the dreadful adaptation of Sebastian Barry's The Secret Scripture at the Ballymena multiplex, we drove round the town vainly looking for somewhere worth eating. The only things open seemed to be a grubby looking curry takeaway and an overpriced Chinese. So we headed for Belfast hoping we'd chance upon food heaven en route. Our luck was... More 

Thank Neil T
Management response:

Hi Neill,thank you for posting your review.We take great satisfaction on reading your glowing review and really appreciate your feedback.Our dedicated team always endeavour to deliver a premier food offering in charming and hospitable surroundings that our roadside landmark inn offers all year round.Your review along with many others are greatly appreciated,thank you again,john. More 

Central Hungary, Hungary
Level Contributor
81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for supper on our way to Galway. Great ambiance in the pub with the fireplace. The staff were extremely friendly. The food was very good and the portions large so beware! If you have room for dessert have the sticky toffee pudding it is fantastic!

Thank kramhayes
Management response:

Hi There, Delighted you stopped with us and really enjoyed our fabulous cuisine !!we really appreciate your comments,we hope you can call again soon. Thanks j.p More 

Magheralin, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Wi fe and my sister called into Ramble for lunch, we have been there before just check it out.There wear good few people in it mostly travelers ,It beautiful inside seating great .Service was first class good clear menue to chose from and value for money .Good ample car parking

Thank George C
Management response:

Hi George, Great to hear you had a great time and really enjoyed our menus,service etc. All our team are delighted to hear your comments and we hope you can call again soon to enjoy more Ramble treats.. Thank you, John. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Lisnevenagh Road | A26 dual carriageway, Antrim BT41 2JT, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Antrim
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9442 8888
A traditional country inn offering freshly prepared delicious pub fayre . Banqueting suites catering for all occassions..

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