Ocho Tapas Bistro

92-94 Main Street, Portrush, County Antrim, United Kingdom, BT56 8BN
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Lunch: Saturday and Sunday 12.30pm / 2.30pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday 5pm - 9pm Friday and Saturday 5pm- 9.30pm
Sunday 5pm - 8.30pm

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  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About Ocho Tapas Bistro

Ocho Tapas Bistro is located on Main St. Portrush, where both Sean, front of house and Trudy, head chef, grew up. While living and working in Spain for many years and enjoying both the culture and food, it was Trudy's vision to create the perfect setting for a relaxed tapas experience. After her return to Northern Ireland in 2009, Trudy and her husband Sean decided to make this happen. Ocho Tapas Bistro opened in December 2013 offering Spanish Tapas with an Irish twist. At the heart of Ocho Tapas Bistro is a commitment to showcasing the very best of local food and drink.

Cuisine: Spanish
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Great food and service eill definitely be back

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 August 2020

I heard so many great reviews about this place and was really looking forward to the meal. The service was great, very quick service and the staff were lovely but I was disappointed by the food - Was very ordinary and wasn’t blown away by most of the dishes we ordered. 6 dishes and maybe 2 were tasty, so my experience didn’t live up to the hype.

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Have wanted to eat in Ocho for ages. I was not disappointed! Food was fantastic and service was excellent. I can’t wait to go again to be honest. I was with my husband and two teenage children, one of them is a bit fussy about trying new things. Everyone really enjoyed the meal, especially the paella.

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Visited On Monday, 10 August 2020

Beautiful authentic Spanish food. So fresh and tasty and so much to choose from. Portions are generous Restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere playing Spanish music with attentive friendly staff. So nice to get something that little bit different in portrush. We will definitely be back again and again

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Visited On Monday, 10 August 2020

This is a great wee addition to Portrush. The menu is varied with some really tasty dishes. The house Rioja is excellent (and good value). I have been twice over the Summer and look forward to returning in the near future...

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Visited On Sunday, 02 August 2020

As always we had a wonderful meal and great service. In the present circumstances I felt very safe. Staff wore visors and social distancing was in place. I can’t wait to return.

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 August 2020

Best restaurant in Portrush. Food is divine. Amazing staff & service.

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 August 2020

My reservation was disappointingly cancelled☹️

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Visited On Sunday, 02 August 2020

Really enjoyed it. Great feeling about the place, service and food excellent.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 August 2020

Absolutely delicious, as a vegetarian it’s the best meal out I’ve ever had....top marks! Will definitely be back soon

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Visited On Sunday, 02 August 2020

Brilliant food and atmosphere. Great evening, thanks Ocho!

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Visited On Sunday, 02 August 2020

Really lovely food, incredible value.

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Visited On Wednesday, 29 July 2020

We were very excited to have our first meal out since the start of lockdown. However the restaurant was very full with tables close together. We were upstairs and could hear conversation of other diners and waiting staff went very close to our table. Service was very chaotic and haphazard. A very large table came in and then we could hardly hear each other speak. The food was excellent but we were unimpressed with lack of social distancing, service and noise in the restaurant.

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Visited On Friday, 31 July 2020

Nice selection, lovely service.

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Visited On Friday, 31 July 2020

Great food and very well priced

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Visited On Thursday, 30 July 2020

Very nice food

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Visited On Thursday, 30 July 2020

Excellent food and service Have already booked again

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Visited On Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Great wee place and far better than any of Ramore restaurants. I can’t recommend it enough!

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Visited On Sunday, 26 July 2020

Food was excellent, just wish dishes had been spaced out and not all come at once

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Visited On Sunday, 26 July 2020

An absolutely beautiful meal at Ocho!

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Visited On Sunday, 26 July 2020

Great food and good service, have used in the past and will dine there again!!

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Visited On Saturday, 25 July 2020

5-star food - will definitely be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 25 July 2020

Excellent food, surroundings and staff. Can’t wait to go back

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Visited On Thursday, 23 July 2020

The food was absolutely delicious, the staff were very friendly and the service was excellent

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Visited On Thursday, 23 July 2020

Servers very pleasant but a little disorganized otherwise a very enjoyable experience. Food was amazing and enjoyed by all five of us . Especially the paella. Definitely will be returning

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