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Boats coming into Portpatrick harbour
Enjoy a walk along the harbour

Visitor Attractions

From your base at the Waterfront Hotel in the picturesque and historical town of Portpatrick you'll discover coastal, forest, hill and mountain walks and cycling, castles, estates and stunning gardens, golf, fishing and so much all within a short radius of the hotel.

Portpatrick & The Rhins

Porpatrick itself is a beautiful, picturesque, village that sits on the harbour side. It has a range of restaurants, cafes and shops. There is a lovely small beach and promenade and is a great base for many walks along the spectacular coastline .


You are within a short distance to two superb golf courses at Portpatrick Dunksey Golf Club and Stranraer Creachmore Golf Club.


There are six stunning gardens around us from Dunskey to Glenwhan and Castle Kennedy to Port Logan.

Restaurant and Bistro

Our bistro restaurant has a breakfast, day and evening menu, with fresh international and local dishes. All our food is sourced locally .We serve a range of fish, mussels, langoustines, meats and pasta dishes , as well as various salads , and a variety of homemade puddings. Vegetarian and Gluten free dishes are also catered for.

Our bistro restaurant has a full Scottish breakfast served 7:30am till 9:30am.

Our meal times are

Monday- Thursday 5.30pm-8pm for dinners

Friday 12noon-2pm for lunches and 5.30pm-9pm for dinners

Saturday all day 12noon-9pm

Sunday 12noon-2pm for lunches and 5.30pm-8pm for dinners


All our food is sourced locally and is served fresh.

We serve a wide variety of local fish, meats, soups, salads and pastas.

Also, we serve a traditional Sunday Lunch with all the trimmings every week

Vegetarian and Gluten free dishes are also available. 

Al Fresco Dining

We have a popular Terrace area, which is the perfect place to ‘people watch’ and take in the stunning views of the harbour across the Irish Sea, whilst enjoying a drink or some delicious food.

Daily Menu

The bistro / restaurant is open from Monday-Thursday 5.30pm-8pm Friday 12pm-2pm/5.30pm-9pm Saturday 12pm-9pm Sunday 12pm-2pm/5.30pm-8pm All our food is fresh and locally sourced . We serve a range of international cuisine, all served fresh , including a wide variety of fish , game, meats, soups and salads, and home made puddings. Service is relaxed and efficient with a young bubbly team to make you feel at home.

Daily Menu

Pre Christmas Menu

Early Bird Menu

Wine List

Wine list at the Waterfront Hotel.

Wine List




The hotel has twins ,small doubles and sea view double rooms including and a family room, all of which are en suite with a small shower room and Tv. Rooms have a double or twin beds, flat-screen TV, tea/coffee maker. Six of the rooms are in the annexes with garden areas,and also access to the main street.

Twin Room

The twin room features two single beds, flat-screen TV, electric kettle and tea/coffee maker. Small Private bathroom.


Double Room

Double rooms at Waterfront Hotel feature a double bed, flat-screen TV, tea/coffee maker and electric kettle. Small Private bathroom.


Sea view Double Room

Sea view double rooms have one extra-large double bed, flat-screen TV, kettle and tea/coffee maker. Small Private bathroom.


Family Room

Family rooms are in the annex, with access to the street and gardens.They have a large double bed, flat-screen TV, tea/coffee maker and electric kettle. Private bathroom.


The rooms are modern , with tv and  a small shower. Bathrooms are not particularly large , so if you need more space book the SEA VIEW ROOMS.