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Harbour Lights Cafe

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11 Harbour Road, Carnlough, Northern Ireland
02828885868
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Rotonda West, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We walked all thru the harbor town area and stopped in for a quick lunch . Place was nothing fancy but the food was good. Friendly waitress took our order of coffee and tea followed by a beef baguette sandwich for me and a club sandwich for my lady. My sandwich was good and my lady said her sandwich was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to see the bikers using it for their breakfast stop - just adds to the atmosphere. We were just have tea and cake but wish there was room for one of those breakfasts !! Could someone fix that door that bangs when it closes - the one at the bottom of the stairs - so noisy !!

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Thank ExploreGB
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for brunch on a public holiday morning. The service was really good and the food was super quick to come out! Excellent value too- we each had a cooked brekky with a cuppa included for between £4-5 each. Very satisfied!

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Thank Meggielise42
Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of over twenty was hoping for a refreshing cuppa and a scone as they started out on a tour of the village. The welcome we got- on a Monday morning- was warm and friendly. There was a great aroma of coffee and it was super when we tasted it from generous beakers. The scones were lovely with butter... More 

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Thank NiborNorthernIreland
East Midlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We stopped off here for lunch en route to the Giants Causeway. It's in a nice location overlooking the harbour. The place is tired and old fashioned. The young girl who served us could do with a few more lesson in hospitality and customer service. Absolutely no idea at all. The food was poor at best. Wife's Quiche had raw... More 

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Bury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

In Carnlough for a couple of hours and in need of lunch. We decided on the quiche and a cuppa. Nice and tasty with salad but oh....the quiche would not pass the Mary Berry inspection. Such a soggy bottom! So I scraped all the filling off. Perfectly tasty on its own. It was very relaxing overlooking the harbour. The staff... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

I've used this cafe for a number of years and usually been well pleased but on a recent visit the cafe was overwhelmed with people wanting to eat and very few staff in attendance. Have to say it was a pleasant Sunday morning with cyclists and bikers aplenty but surely they can put more staff on. I'll be returning as... More 

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Thank Steve M
Columbia, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Barbour Lights is located right on the small harbor in Carnlough and offers a decent place to get a cup of coffee (drip only, no espresso-based drinks), tea, or light meal. Nice view of the harbor, but diffident service the morning I visited.

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Thank LMOverby
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We were on a coastal driving tour of Northern Ireland and stopped by the Harbour Lights Cafe on a cool, raining morning for breakfast. The restaurant is located in the cozy little town of Carnlough, right on the little harbor. This quaint little restaurant felt just like home and and we were treated with a home-cooked meal too. Nice place... More 

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West Hartlepool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

The views are lovely as is the village. The food is cooked fresh and the staff are excellent, you must try this place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Irish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Harbour Road, Carnlough, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Carnlough
  • Phone Number: 02828885868
Description
Tel: 028 2888 5868

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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