Since establishing Browns Bonds Hill in 2009, Ian Orr and Marcus Roulston have opened Browns in Town, Strand Road, Derry ~ Londonderry, Ardtara Country House & Restaurant, Upperlands and Eighteen Ninety Four, Portstewart.
The restaurant dining experience offered by Ian, Marcus and their team is unrivalled, most of the restaurants within The Browns Bonds Hill Collection are recommended by the Michelin Guide every year, in addition to that, they boast prestigious AA stars for culinary excellence.
The Browns Bonds Hill Collection have a wealth of experience, demonstrated by the countless awards adorning their restaurants such as the Restaurant Association of Ireland ‘Best Restaurant in Ulster’ and winner of Tourism NI’s ‘Best Food Tourism Experience’ in Northern Ireland, the Browns Bonds Hill Collection is firmly established as the best in the Northwest.
As a team they work hard at creating unique experiences and champion local and seasonal produce on their menus to provide customers with a variety of dining options, all with excellent food, genuine hospitality and unpretentious service.
Ian Orr has become an ambassador for the NorthWest, named Best Chef in County Londonderry five years in a row by Restaurants Association of Ireland and being instrumental in developing Tourism Northern Ireland’s new signature dish in the Year of Food and Drink, Ian frequently appears on local and national television showcasing his culinary skills, most recently BBC’s Saturday Kitchen and UTV Life.
Ian has represented Northern Ireland in New York, appeared on the Great British Menu, has been named five times in Bridgestone / McKenna Top Ten Chefs to Watch and was awarded Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Chef of the Year. Despite all the accolades, Ian’s favourite place to be is in the kitchen cooking.