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Roark's Kitchen


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Irish, Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The views from the window were absolutely fantastic. What a place to eat fresh mackerel! The scones are to die for. A little cramped inside but on the day it wasn't full of people. Perfect eatery for a hungry traveller.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Voyage384136
Reviewed 4 days ago

When at Ballintoy Harbour visit Roarks Kitchen for some tasty home cooked food in very quaint surroundings.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe serves simple, tasty rustic food in a small harbour side building. We enjoyed toasted sandwiches with soup others in our party had the champ mash with sausage, bacon and onion gravy - all delicious. They have a few daily specials and an impressive array...More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank K1893EHjohnr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small café beside the picturesque harbour north of Ballintoy. It's probably not a place for the main meal of the day but I had a bacon omelette which was perfectly cooked and my wife had tasty scones and coffee. It is a...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank BrianArmagh
Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

Lovely small cafe, friendly staff, great array of cakes. Seating in and out, but only about a dozen tables so often full

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank anthonylR9295FE
Reviewed August 17, 2019

Amazing homemade cakes served by very friendly staff. Too many nice desserts and cakes to mention. can highly recommend the Coffee Cake!

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank MOBAR72
Reviewed August 11, 2019

We both had really nice open sandwiches. What really stood out was the the accompanying salad which had an incredible number of separate items which were all great quality and very fresh. We sat outside and were amazed that despite being in a very busy...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Renfrewshireman
Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

Fabulous selection of homemade cakes. Stopped in for a cuppa and some apple pie whilst visiting the harbour. Lovely staff and great service, well worth a visit

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank alisondewit
Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

A lovely little Irish café with inside or outside seating, good choice of food, all home made cakes, pies. Excellent place to visit

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank DaveBealing247
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Stopped here with the family for lunch. Ham salad sandwich had egg in, which isn't described on the menu. The person who ordered dislikes eggs and when brought to the server's attention, we were informed that's how they were served in N. Ireland. Twaddle. We...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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April 25, 2017|
Response from Murray B | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Its a small and simple cafe, nothing fancy here, but hopefully they will be able to find something to serve you to help your veggie friend...
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July 30, 2016|
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Response from polliemac555 | Reviewed this property |
This has just appeared today ! Will check if they are there !
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