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The Bay Cafe

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26 Bayview Road, Ballycastle BT54 6BT, Northern Ireland
+44 7595 618999
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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304 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for Lunch as we Had seen this Cafe on a previous visit. The food was amazing and the staff were all very friendly. The views over the harbour and bay were amazing.

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Thank AndrewUK2013
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in to The Bay Cafe as our original choice was closed. Initial impressions of pleasant staff and pleasant atmosphere. Ordered fairly standard fair and got exactly that - fairly standard food, almost bland. Great views out to fair head made it a nice sit down for lunch but the tastiness should be worked on.

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Portstewart, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Great food tonight in the Bay Cafe. Very tasty soup and delicious main course and dessert. Highly recommend this place for an evening function.

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Thank Jacqueline M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Called up to drain the caravan on what has to be the sunniest Sunday we will get this winter. Feeling hungry and chilly called into the Bay Cafe at the marina in Ballycastle. Has to be one of the best panoramic views of the beautiful Antrim coast especially on such a clear and crisp day. The welcome and service was... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Over from England for the weekend to visit family and came here as a party of five on Saturday morning. This is a lovely little place with fantastic service. The ladies serving were incredibly friendly and attentive. We all had a large fry and mostly it was lovely. The only part we were not overly impressed with were the sausages.... More 

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Thank David K
Belfast, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We have been here many times for breakfast over the last few years and always enjoy it.The staff are friendly and efficient and service is good.My only gripe would be the quality of the coffee.I find it very bland and even when I've asked for another shot it doesn't make it much stronger...apart from that it's a great we spot... More 

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Thank arlenemcateer
Wokingham, Uk
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260 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Very nice, friendly establishment right on the harbour with great views over the water. Plenty of seating with parking nearby.

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We visited for lunch-time snacks and were very impressed with portion size, price and quality. Service was prompt and very friendly.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Great little Cafe, fast service from helpful staff. Interior a little cramped. Room outside for storing Bicycles, Buggies etc

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London, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

After an early flight from London, we eventually arrived in Ballycastle around 11am really hungry - having not had breakfast! The Bay Cafe was the perfect solution. One of us had a 'small' veggie fry - which was really plenty, and the other of us had scrambled eggs on toast. It was filling and delicious and set us up for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Irish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Bayview Road, Ballycastle BT54 6BT, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballycastle
  • Phone Number: +44 7595 618999
Description
http://www.moyle-council.org/tourism/places-to-eat/details/?id=75

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