Yarns Bistro, the perfect location for your pre-theatre dining experience
Visitors can enjoy a modern pre-theatre dining experience in Yarns Bistro accompanied by a specially selected wine list. The menu served up by Head Chef Gareth Curran incorporates classic dishes using the best of locally sourced produce.
Set in the restored 19th Century Mossley Mill and with its extensive windows, guests can dine in magnificent surroundings in the 60 seat bistro located on Level 1, a short walk from the theatre.
Yarns Bistro is open on Friday and Saturday evenings from 5:30pm – 7:30pm allowing adequate time for you to enjoy your meal before taking your seat in time for the start of theatre’s programme. Last orders are at 6:30pm.
How to Book
The restaurant is open for reservations only. Bookings must be made in advance by calling the Bistro on 028 9034 0022 (Lines are open Mon-Fri from 9am to 5pm).
Special Dietary Requirements
Please advise of any specific dietary requirements when making your reservation. Yarns Bistro will always endeavour to accommodate your request.
Food Allergies & Intolerances: Before you order your food and drinks please speak to our staff if you want to know about our ingredients
Pre- Theatre Dinner Menu
Char-Grilled Minute Steak
With Pepper Sauce, Garlic Ciabatta, Onion Rings & Chunky Chips
Confit of Pork Belly
With Celeriac Puree, Creamed Savoy Cabbage, Mustard Mash & Apple Jus
Pan-Fried Fillet of Chicken
With Roast Carrot, Fondant Potatoes & Wild Mushroom Veloute
Roast Fillet of Salmon
With Tomato, Black Olive, Chorizo, Bean Cassoulet & Saute Potatoes
Wild Mushroom Risotto
With Broccoli, Walnut & Garlic Bread
Additional Side Orders
CHUNKY CHIPS // MIXED HOUSE SALAD WITH MUSTARD DRESSING // FRENCH FRIED ONION RINGS // SELECTION OF SEASONAL VEGETABLES
Orange Panna Cotta
with Homemade Honeycomb & Berry Compote
Pear & Almond Tart
with Vanilla Custard
Chef’s Homemade Cheesecake
with Chantilly Cream
TEA & COFFEE
Americano / Filter Coffee/ Cappuccino / Latte
Main Course £10.95
2 Courses £14.95
Fully Licensed Bar Available in Yarns Bistro
For reservations contact: 028 9034 0022 or email email@example.com
Yarns Bar the ideal setting for theatre drinks or a ‘lite bite’
Yarns Bar is situated in the theatre foyer and overlooks the Civic Square, allowing visitors to relax in the unique surroundings. The extensive bar area and windows running along the length of the foyer makes it a stylish and contemporary location to enjoy a pre theatre drink.
The bar opens 1 hour and 15 mins before the show starts, offering an extensive range of drinks including hot, cold and alcoholic beverages in addition to the extremely popular ‘lite bites’ menu.
Interval Drink Orders
Beat the interval queue by pre-ordering your drinks at Yarns Bar on arrival. Simply place and pay for your order before the show starts and you will be given a number. At the interval, your drinks will be waiting for you at the collection point with your corresponding number allowing you more time to enjoy the interlude.
Theatre ‘Light Bites’
Fancy a bite to eat but don’t have time for a full meal? ‘Lite Bites’ are available directly from Yarns Bar before all theatre performances. ‘Lite Bites’ can be ordered from the bar from opening until 30 minutes before the show starts (Yarns Bar offers a service time of 45 mins). Visitors can also pre-order their ‘Lite Bites’ by calling Yarns Bar on 028 9034 0022
Pre Show Lite Bites
Garlic & Rosemary Coated Brie Wedges
Dressed Mixed Leaves & Caramelised Red Onion Chutney
Battered Chicken Goujons
Chips & Garlic Mayo
Beer Battered Cod Fillet
Chips & Tartar Aioli
Mossley Mill’s Bread Board
Tapenade & Flavoured Oils
Guacamole Sour Cream & Tomato Salsa
Mini Selection for 1
Sweet Potato Fries, Sweet Chilli Dip
Mini Pulled Pork Shoulder, BBQ Dip
Chilli, Garlic & Lemon Preserve Olives
Yarns Coffee Halt the perfect pause to enjoy a weekend coffee
Yarns Coffee Halt is open during the day on Saturday and Sundays and is popular with walkers and cyclists using the Newtownabbey Way. Offering a range of hot and cold drinks plus freshly baked scones and tray bakes, visitors can enjoy a relaxing treat.
Dog walkers are very welcome and supplies of fresh water are available for our four legged visitors.
Yarns Coffee Halt is open Saturday and Sunday’s from 10:00am to 4:00pm.