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Apparo - Boutique Hotel & Restaurant

Apparo Restaurant & Hotel

Situated in the village of Draperstown, Apparo is the place to relax in the elegance and comfort of our recently refurbished restaurant and stylish bedrooms. A warm welcome awaits our customers offering a dining experience of outstanding quality and freshness and a selection of fine wines to tempt the palette.


Apparo Restaurant combines a unique passion for quality with an exquisite menu, providing a sumptious and exclusive dining experience. Our skilled in-house chefs have mastered the art of delivering the expected, unexpectedly well, using only the freshest and finest local produce. Dedication to culinary excellence to suit all tastes is complemented by the warm and inviting atmosphere, ensuring Apparo retains its reputation for being truly unforgettable.

Opening times:

Mon to Tue 11.00 - 3.30
Wed to Fri 11.00 - 3.30, 5.30 - 9.30
Saturday 11.00 - 3.30. 5.30 - 9.30
Sunday 12.00 - 3.00. 5.00 - 8.30


Situated in the village of Draperstown, Apparo is the place to relax in the elegance and comfort of our recently refurbished restaurant and stylish bedrooms. A warm welcome awaits you, offering an experience of outstanding quality.


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    6th Birthday Celebrations

    Friday 4th Nov at 7:30pm

    Our 6th anniversary is rapidly approaching and we would like to invite you to come along and join in our celebrations.

    On arrival we look forward to greeting you with a delicious glass of chilled bubbly.

    This shall be followed by a sumptious food extravaganza.

    Throughout the evening we shall have live music, a raffle, complimentary vouchers and other little treats, to thank you for your support and custom over the past number of years.

    Tickets: £25:00

    Contact us for discounted accommodation rates if you are attending this event.

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    Gourmet Night

    Friday 25th Nov at 7:30pm

    Enjoy an evening of superb food, accompanied by a stunning selection of speciality wines.  This delicious banquet will have individual wines uniquely paired to complement every course, and be accompanied by the relaxing sounds of our baby grand piano.  Why not peruse the menu?

    Ticket Price: £45 per person (includes wine)

    As with all our special events we would like to offer a special package for those wishing to stay over.  Contact us for details.

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    Christmas Menus

    Take the hassle out of the Festive season by enjoying our fantastic Christmas menus!

    Or why not relax and stay with us in one of our 12 luxurious ensuite're guaranteed a comfortable night.

    Or maybe treat somone else to a well-deserved break with one of our gift vouchers, for a meal, accommodation or even a delicious cream tea.

    Contact us to make a booking, order vouchers or take advantage of our reduced accommodation rates. (£35pps, £45pp - Breakfast not included)

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    Afternoon Tea

    Wed, Thu, Fri & Sat 2-4pm

    Take a little time out to treat yourself to some delicious home baked delights... Or why not treat someone else with a gift voucher for a gorgeous afternoon tea at Apparo?

    Afternoon Tea will be served every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 2 and 4 o'clock.  A pianist will be present some afternoons... please contact us for further details, or to make bookings.

    • A selection of  delicate hand cut sandwiches.
    • Homemade fruit and plain scones, served with a choice of fruit preserves and fresh cream.
    • A variety of homemade pastries and cakes.

    All accompanied with a choice of teas, coffee or hot chocolate.

    Per Person: £12.95 / Per Couple: £25


  • All about the Food

    Reviewed 25 September 2011
    My wife and I enjoyed an overnight stay at the apparo which we purchased under a living social offer. We had an evening meal and breakfast during our stay and found the food to be wonderful, the staff where helpful and polite. Our room was on a first floor courtyard which was quite novel, it was a simple room plainly decorated spotlessly clean with a really comfortable bed and excellent bathroom with a very powerful shower. There is a nice walk in the town, entrance near the roundabout below the church.
    Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple



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  • "Ash here in town for Glasgowbury festival. Amazing hotel and what a killer breakfast!"
    (Tim Wheeler - vocals and guitar for Ash)

    "Bring on the lunch! Thanks for looking after us!
    All the best, Rick, Ash."
    (Rick McMurray - drums guitar for Ash)

    "Thanks for the hospitality. This place is awesome, nice work!"
    (Mark Hamilton - bass for Ash)

    Tim Wheeler (Ash)

  • This review was given to Apparo on a napkin. It speaks for itself!

    Napkin review


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Apparo Hotel & Restaurant
18 St. Patrick's Street
BT45 7AJ

T. 028 7962 8100

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