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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for: Families with children
Description: http://www.moyle-council.org/tourism/places-to-eat/details/?id=75

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    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
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Lovely drive round the coast and stopped here for a bite to eat ,lovely large place mainly full of families having a Sunday dinner a Sunday dinner was ordered apparently it was lovely especially the beef , the vegetable soup was apparently tasty and my pannini which was ham ,tuna and feta and sun... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2015
jolesa
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Lovely drive round the coast and stopped here for a bite to eat ,lovely large place mainly full of families having a Sunday dinner a Sunday dinner was ordered apparently it was lovely especially the beef , the vegetable soup was apparently tasty and my pannini which was ham ,tuna and feta and sun dried tomatoe was delicious, there was... More 

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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

When we visited at lunch time it was busy and we had to wait. The menu is well priced- mostly burgers pie etc. The toilet seat was broken and if you hadn't noticed....well a nasty accident may have befallen you!!!!

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Thank hef55
Phoenix, Arizona
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330 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Small cafe overlooking a parking lot and then the bay. BUSY, busy, busy. Noisy. Hard to get a table. Walk thru the line, order & pay, then find a table and they deliver. Typical lunch fare; shared a plate of fish & chips. The hamburger was humongous; too big for one person to eat - or even bite into. Had... More 

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Thank Luv2TravelFarNWide
Belfast, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

If you're looking for a really good standard of home-cooking, look no further. Today at lunchtime the place was packed out, even after schools have re-started, so that speaks for the appeal of this place. The menu has changed again since my last visit but is comprehensive, from snacks to main meals. The views over the harbour and the bay... More 

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1 Thank Don I
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Breakfast at the bay view cafe has amazing friendly staff and it has a lovely friendly atmosphere. Enjoy your food with a beautiful view across the harbour.

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Thank Greatstay2015
Portadown, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Visited here for breakfast on several occasions during a recent holiday in Ballycastle. Great decor loved all the 'campervans'. Excellent choice of breakfasts, served piping hot. Staff were lovely and very helpful in particular the young lady on the counter! Great views across the marina! Would recommend for breakfast

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Thank 919rosr
Belfast, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Quiet little cafe just went in for a chat over a cuppa lovely view over harbour we got a window table though the other tables looked a bit dark at back of cafe, not much to offer in way of late lunch though we were not hungry we would have liked a better choice of dessert nothin much to offer.

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Thank mattie42
Miami Beach, Florida
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Overlooks the marina below with the best seats hugging the windows. Find a table, claim it with people or clothing, and get in the cafeteria line. Pay, sit down, and wait for your order to be brought to you. Fast and pleasant waitstaff. The town is charming as it rides up and down the hilly streets.

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Thank David C
Ballycastle, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Have been here loads of times for breakfast an lunch can not fault this place at all friendly an helpful staff an service.. food great and brillant vaule for money...beautiful view of the beach an sea front... would highly recommend this cafe.

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Thank jolenec1
Keremeos, Canada
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

This place was recommended as a good place for breakfast while waiting for the Rathlin Ferry. Plain home cooking did not dissapoint. Reasonable cost and friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

http://www.moyle-council.org/tourism/places-to-eat/details/?id=75
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

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