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The Bay Cafe

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26 Bayview Road, Ballycastle BT54 6BT, Northern Ireland
7595618999
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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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Belfast, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

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Thank Cleggyv4honda
London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Thank Steve M
Port Coquitlam, Canada
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in as we drove up the coast road. Reasonable size very welcoming ordered a sausage sandwich and a Irish breakfast sandwich. Soda bread sausage bacon egg and on. Irish breakfast in soda bread. Good coffee. Wish we could have stayed longer by had to press on. Excellent could have been more Irish

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Thank icemogul99
Ireland
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here a few times and the food has always been hot and delicious. I used to come here with my late mother and aunt and the staff and owner couldn't do enough for them. The dinners are scrummy homemade grub. I highly recommend this cafe and will definitely be back.

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Thank travellingsilently
Ballycastle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Great food at reasonable price, service excellent. Great to meet up with friends for a bite. Great views of Fairhead while you eat.

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Thank Elizabeth C
Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Called in for breakfast before ferry trip to Rathlin - lovely scrambled eggs on toast Staff very friendly, newspaper to read as well

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Thank HornetTH
County Down, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

fish outstanding, batter was light and crispy. Staff really friendly. Great view of the harbour. Great value for money.

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Thank Terri M
Ballycastle, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

After our morning walk we would get a coffee here or breakfast both really good staff friendly food really tasty great view of harbour and seafront parking just at front of cafe

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Thank GerryC1956
belfast
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Never have i tasted nicer burgers We ate here two lunch times The staff where friendly it was spitless clean and the food delish

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Thank janieBelfast
Ballycastle, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten in the Bay Café for years and always enjoy their food. Great scrambled egg, excellent week fry, huge muffins and their Sunday lunch is just what you need. The Bay Café is also on the Ballycastle Food Tour and gets great feedback for their breakfast stack. Highly recommended.

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Thank Caroline R

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
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: 7595618999
Description
http://www.moyle-council.org/tourism/places-to-eat/details/?id=75

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