Bar Food and Upstairs Restaurant


Delicious meals

There’s nothing like traditional food cooked to perfection and laid back surroundings to savour it in. At our upstairs restaurant, we’re proud to offer you a wide range of dishes expertly cooked by our skilled chefs so you enjoy every mouthful.

Accessible venue

If you’re looking for somewhere that can accommodate your whole party, we have wheelchair ramps, disabled toilets and lift access for ease of entry. We also welcome children until 9:00pm.

A generous selection of beer

If you like sampling something that’s a little out of the ordinary, Ellie Mays is also proud to stock a huge selection of beers. We have everything from popular favorites to little known classics, so there’s something to suit every palate.

Free entertainment

Check evening specials tab for updates, we change our specials regularly, the bar menu runs all the time.


Soup of the day

Served with treacle wheaten £4

Light spiced chicken wings

Served with crème fraiche £5.50

 Salt n chilli chicken

Asian salad/curry mayonnaise £5.50

 Garlic mushrooms

toast/parmesan £4.95

 Charcuterie board

cured meats/cornichons/sourdough/pesto/olives £6.95


Salt baked beetroot with goats cheese bon bons £5.95




Ellie May’s 7oz homemade burger

chutney/rocket/local mature cheddar/double cooked chips £9,95

 Portavogie scampi

Fresh battered with mushy peas/tartar sauce/double cooked chips £11.95

 Free range chicken

Pan fried breast fillet on creamed potato with tobacco onions/pepper sauce £11.95

 Belfast ham

Honey mustard glazed ham with cabbage,champ, mustard cream £9.95

Hop house 13 battered haddock

mushy peas/tartar sauce/double cooked chips £9.95

Salt n chilli chicken

Strips of breast fillet,Asian salad/curry mayonnaise/double cooked chips£11.95

 8oz sirloin steak £15.95            12oz Sirloin steak £18.95

onion rings/black pepper cream/double cooked chips

Our own steak and Guinness pie

Prime local beef in a rich Guinness gravy served in pastry/tobacco onions/champ £9.95

 Chicken goujons

Breaded chicken with a choice of garlic, barbeque or sweet chilli dips/double cooked chips £9.95

Homemade lasagne

Our own classic recipe served with coleslaw/garlic bread/double cooked chips £9.95

House Curry

Choose chicken, beef or vegetable served with basmati rice and naan bread £10.95

Ellie May’s chicken pita

Served in a bbq glaze with a choice of dips/double cooked chips £9.95


Vegetarian pasta £9.95


Sides £3

Double cooked chips/creamed potato/champ/ garlic chips/ seasonal vegetables/

rocket & parmesan salad/onion rings/tobacco onions/buttered comber potatoes

Pepper sauce/red wine gravy/garlic butter/mushroom



Sunday Lunch Special £10.95

Traditional roast beef served with gravy and Yorkshire pudding

Pan fried chicken fillet on stuffing with a creamy bacon sauce

served with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, mash potatoes.


Lunch specials Menu 12-4pm as well as main bar menu


Lunch specials 12-4pm


Seafood chowder

Served with yardsman wheaten £7.95


Ulster fry #

Sausage, bacon, soda & potato bread, fried egg and chips £6.95


Chicken pitta,

salad coleslaw and chilli mayo choice of side £7.95


Steak sandwich

8oz sirloin , on sourdough, rocket and parmesan, served with double chips £15.95


Chicken and ham pie

Buttered greens and mash £7.95


Pork and leek sausages

On champ with onion gravy £7.95


Open prawn sandwich    £7.95




Our evening specials change daily , more at weekends.

4 week dry hung Lylehill rib eye

Pepper cream, onion rings and choice of side £19.95


Trio of pork

Rare breed pork belly, Belfast ham and pork rib, crispy kale , apple sce. choice of side £16.95


Braised beef cheek

12hr cooked beef cheek served on coriander mash,carrot crisp and beef juices £15.95


Roast aromatic duck

Slow roasted sliced duck breast served on naan bread with a hoi sin glaze, salad, choice of side £10.95


Salmon fillet

Pan fried with a herb crust on a potato cake with a cream prawn sauce £14.95


Ellie Mays Christmas

Christmas Party evening menu




Traditional Vegetable broth served with wheaten bread

 Parisienne of honeydew melon, with raspbery sorbet

 Prawn marie rose With wheaten bread

 Buffalo chicken wings served with a garlic dip

 Deep fried Brie Served with a raspberry coullis


Main course  

Traditional roast turkey, ham and stuffing

 Medallions of pork fillet served with a tangy apple stuffing

Traditional roast beef served with gravy and Yorkshire pudding

 Chicken fillet served on a herb stuffing with a bacon, mushroom  cream sce

 Salmon fillet in cream sce , baked in pastry with balsamic red onion and brie glaze

 Grilled sirloin steak , served with tobacco onions and pepper sauce (Steak supplement £5.00 )

 with fresh sprouts, glazed carrots, roast potato, mash,

Chipped potato (Served separately)



Traditional christmas pudding and brandry sauce..

 Fruit pavlova and fresh cream

 Baileys cheesecake

 Lemon meringue roulade.


3 course £25 inc entertainment (2 Bands)

 The above menu is for Fridays and Saturdays with entertainment.  

Sunday to Thursday specials start at £9.95 , 3 course £20  Sunday to Thursday without entertainment,, we can arrange entertainment for large parties on week nights.

 Bookings are only secured with a £5 deposit




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 Cream of vegetable soup

 Prawn cocktail


 Honeydew melon & sorbet


Chicken wings


Traditional roast turkey, ham and stuffing


 Pan fried Chicken


Sirloin steak with onions pepper sce (Cooked ?)

 Roast beef

 Baked salmon




Lemon roulade


Xmas pudding

 Baileys Cheesecake

             Bookings are secured only when a £5 deposit has been paid.

 Please take note that we restrict our numbers for the comfort of all, people are refused when we have reached capacity, therefore we do not accept cancellations after the booking form has been submitted, all booking forms must be received a week in advance.


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