the lighthouse bistro
the lighthouse bistro
Joni and Erica run this lovely family seaside Bistro which is a stones throw from the iconic Blackhead Coastal Path and just beside the stunning coloured Victorian seafront houses of Whitehead!
Sourcing the best local produce, Joni creates beautiful A La Carte and Bistro to Go dishes. And with Erica and her team out the front, you can expect great hospitality! Everything is made from scratch onsite, including their own delicious pasta and breads.
Since opening they have won several awards and their recipes have featured in various local newspapers and taken part in live cooking demonstrations along the famous Causeway Coastal Route.
The Lighthouse Bistro currently offers a fantastic Bistro to Go Menu which is top quality at an excellent price. If you wish, you may also relax and enjoy and restaurant menu by dining in.
Please read through our Sit In Dining and Bistro to Go! guidelines.
We are now providing a 'Bistro to Go!' menu which is available on Friday and Saturday (4pm to 9pm) and also a Light Lunch To Go on Saturday and Sunday (12pm to 3pm).
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Please telephone 02893 372447 to book Dine in or Bistro to Go Menues. Walk ins welcome for our Light Lunch To Go Menu.
Payment taken over the phone at the time of ordering.
Bistro Evening Menu To Go
Friday & Saturday 4-9pm
Seafood Chowder with garlic bread £10
Large goats cheese salad £12
Pasta Carbonara with garlic bread £10
Seafood pasta with garlic bread £10*
Chicken&chorizo pasta with garlic bread £10*
Vegetarian pasta with garlic bread £10*
Duck ragu with garlic bread £10
Classic Pasta Bolognese with garlic bread £10
Chilli Con Carne, boiled rice, sour cream £10
Chicken Tarragon, fragrant rice, garden greens £10
Free range chicken Caesar Salad £11
Smoked beef brisket brioche bap £12
Deviled chicken brioche bap £12
Sides; chips, skins, salad £2.50
Glass bottle drinks from £1.50
*Choose cream or tomato based sauce
Sit In Dining
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic we have put many provisions in place such as operating at half capacity. Please refer to the following;
-Please sanitise your hands when entering and leaving the premises
- Log onto our wifi and order from our website menu
- Please remain at your table
- Cutlery/glassware will be brought to your table at the same as your order
If passing other guests please do so 'back to back'
-Contacless payments will be taken at the table
-To prevent queuing, staff will advise when the bathroom facilities are free
-Please respect our staff and customers and do not visit if you are suffering from any symtoms as per Public Health Agency
Thank you for your time
Mixed seafood, slice of House bread
Lightly dusted deep fried squid, lime mayo dip
Smoked bacon, chicken, chorizo, green slaw, aioli
Chive sour cream, slice of House bread
Grilled chicken strips, brioche bap, salad, white pickle, sweet chilli mayo
Premium beef & House BBQ sauce, brioche bap, salad, red pickle&aioli
mixed seafood, baby potatoes, onions, white wine cream, House bread
Lightly dusted deep fried calamari, lime mayo
beetroot, tomato salsa, walnuts, mixed leafs, seeds
chicken, smoky bacon, cos lettuce, iceberg, garlic croutons, Caesar dressing, parmesan
red cabbage pickle, aioli
ask your server for details
duo of root vegetable purees, red wine jus, aioli, House pickle
free range chicken fillet, garden greens, white wine cream, House pickle
fondant potatoes, tarragon carrots, red wine jus, smooth berry compot
(all served with garlic bread & parmesan)
Virgin olive oil, parsley
House bread, tomato & basil salsa, herb oil
Mixed vegetables, red kidney beans, mushrooms, boiled rice
Mixed vegetables, tomato sauce, garlic bread
2 Marine Avenue, Whitehead, Carrickfergus, BT38 9QW
Friday & Saturday 17- 20
(booking only, doors closed 22)
Bistro To Go
Friday & Saturday 16- 21
Light Lunch To Go
Saturday & Sunday 12-3pm