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Sozo

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Coffee Shop, Seafood, Sandwiches, Healthy
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2 North Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AQ, Northern Ireland (Formerly Sozo)
+44 28 9332 6060
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Award Winning Carrickfergus restaurant Sozo has recently been taken over...
Award Winning Carrickfergus restaurant Sozo has recently been taken over by New Management who would like to take this opportunity to welcome customers old and new. After enjoying a complete refurbishment, the new, stunning, modern interior compliments the incredible food that people have come to expect and enjoy. From a quick bite to a lavish lunch, come and pay us a visit - your new favourite eatery is only a journey away!
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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
better than expected

Didnt think much of it at 1st but was really surprised food was excellent service was good i may have found a new fav place to eat

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
mariann k
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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

I ordered a sandwich combo deal for £3.99. Which included a coke, crisps and sandwich. The ceasar chicken sandwich was plain, bland and dry and on cheap white bread :( I asked to eat in and was therefore charged £6 which I refused to pay as the menu and board didn't state that the £4 deal was for takeaway only.... More 

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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Didnt think much of it at 1st but was really surprised food was excellent service was good i may have found a new fav place to eat

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The staff were great and really accommodating. The food was great and quite cheap. There was a great buzz about the place. A great place to go and eat

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Havent been to sozo in a qhyl so went today for lunch.Actually forgot how good the food is ... think its def got better and it's still amazing.. There was a couple of we hickups but the food def made up for it 👍

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I find the Sozo a lovely little Bistro and gives more choice for eating out in Carrickfergus without spending a fortune. The staff are lovely and the food is presented professionally. All the food is fresh and home made so I wouldn't complain.. I think it changed hands and has been refurbished and is looking lovely and fresh. Not a... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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169 reviews 169 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I have to admit that despite living in Carrick, I'd not been to Sozo in many years. Decided to call in on spec this week, and was thorougly impressed. I'd noticed that they'd refurbished the place inside and out, and it's looking fantastic - it is a small restaurant but they've made the most of what they have, and it... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

After eating at sozo a few times and giving it a real shot, I can honestly say it's not very good. I read the other bad long review and I have to say I agree with that person in many of the counts. One time I ordered the burrito and it had so many canned plum tomatoes in it that... More 

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Have eaten in Sozo around 6 times in the last 6 months, for breakfast lunch and dinners and each time the food has been excellent. Very reasonably priced and staff are always lovely. Great fresh breakfasts, fries not greasy and good vegetarian options, light lunches and dinners all lovely too. Also love the fresh desserts, the cheesecakes are always great.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

What brings me back here is when it's good, it's really good. Soups are excellent, great specials, nice coffee, reasonably priced, free Wi-Fi and good atmosphere. Couple of complaints would be- Had the chicken burger, which was presented well, but was flavourless and a bit of spice would have helped, also tasted a bit burnt in parts. Also tried an... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My wife and I visit this restaurant on a regularly. We have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner and have never been disappointed. Food is always excellent. evening time is probably best time to visit. The menu is always fantastic and staff are particularly attentive. Restaurant itself is beautifully decorated and well laid out.

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SozoCarrickfergus, Owner at Sozo, responded to this review

Hi... Thanks for taking the time to give us a great review, we are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Also, glad you are a regular customer to Sozo Carrickfergus, we appreciate your custom!!! Look forward to seeing you back real soon!!! PS: Check our new website out eatsozo.com or find us on Facebook - Sozo Carrickfergus More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 North Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AQ, Northern Ireland (Formerly Sozo)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Carrickfergus
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9332 6060

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Seafood, Sandwiches, Healthy

Description

Award Winning Carrickfergus restaurant Sozo has recently been taken over by New Management who would like to take this opportunity to welcome customers old and new. After enjoying a complete refurbishment, the new, stunning, modern interior compliments the incredible food that people have come to expect and enjoy. From a quick bite to a lavish lunch, come and pay us a visit - your new favourite eatery is only a journey away!
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?