Mill Race Restaurant

“A fine 17th-century former mill serving fine Irish cuisine” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

ANTRIM, COUNTY ANTRIM

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Previously the home of the ‘High Kings of Ireland’, then a paper mill and a linen mill, Dunadry Hotel is in a great location close to Antrim, set in mature gardens right by the Six Mile Water. The Mill Race Restaurant overlooks the river, making it the ideal venue for an appreciation of the team’s modern Irish cuisine.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

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1 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
Mill Race Restaurant
2 Islandreagh Drive,Dunadry,ANTRIM,COUNTY ANTRIM,BT41 2HA

Features

Opening times
  • Closed: 25 December
Food and Drink
  • Cuisine style: Modern Irish

About the area

Discover County Antrim

At its closest point, County Antrim is only 12 miles from the Mull of Kintyre, and its coastline is both beautiful and geologically diverse. Alternating sandy bays, rocky shores, high cliffs and forbidding headlands produce a dramatic scenery. Inland, the beautiful wooded glens rise to meet dizzying moorland heights.

The complex coastal geology ranges from relatively recent volcanic activity several millennia ago – represented by the massive basalt moorland plateau – to the silvery schists in the northwest, which are about 250 million years older. It includes rocks laid down more than 500 million years ago on an ancient ocean floor, pudding-stone that was later a desert floor, a belt of coal formed out of a swampy delta, salt trapped in the stone 200 million years ago, and mudstones and limestones from the time of the dinosaurs. In between are rich red sandstones, grey clays and dazzling cliffs of white chalk. This fascinating mixture is best seen at Fair Head and Murlough Bay, where, in startling contrast, the chalk cliffs overlie the older red Triassic sandstones. The Antrim Coast and Glens were designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1988.

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