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The Red Door Tea Room

14A Harbour Road, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
+44 7802 828908
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, British, Soups, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
14A Harbour Road, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
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61 - 70 of 432 reviews

Reviewed May 8, 2017

What a joy to find this quaint little place just after you turn off main road towards Ballintoy harbour. The harbour itself is now, unfortunately, inundated with Game of Thrones enthusiasts prancing about in bin liners re enacting the series so, unless you enjoy same,...More

Thank WaMc63
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Surroundings/decor fab...menu/specials sounded great! Waitress was pleasent enough...Was so looking forward to trying...to say i was disappointed is an understatement!! Think this is first time i have given any business a poor review...but wanted to warn others!! Dont think there was anything home baked about...More

5  Thank Lynn M
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

A lovely 'home' look and feel to the entire place and food. Two adults and a child and all were very pleased with our choices. Beef & Guinness Pie, Irish Stew and Ham, cheese and pineapple panini were al lovely! Nice flavours, great service from...More

Thank Sperrindaisy
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Visited after walking to the rope bridge. Was driving by and saw the sign on the roof, great advertising! Ordered a sandwich and an omelette that despite not been on the menu they made for me. Washed this down with tea for 2 and a...More

1  Thank Fredbear_Hull
Reviewed April 22, 2017

We're locals so while fully appreciative of the charms of the antrim coast are also able to separate out bad service from the overall experience. Stopped this beautiful sunny afternoon on a passing whim for a quick pitstop ordered and paid for two coffees and...More

3  Thank spjamieson
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Called here on Easter Tuesday for afternoon tea for the first time. This was a lovely quaint wee restaurant situated on the left hand side of road going down towards Ballintoy harbour. The laneway takes you in to a yard/carpark and the restaurant is made...More

Thank Smileandbehappy
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

I visited this cafe also on the 18th i can honestly say i have nothing but praise for the place and it's staff!! Yes it was very busy as you would expect for bank holiday weekend and the staff were run off their feet but...More

1  Thank lizmc79
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

We visited Ballintoy Harbor quite by accident but loved it so much we returned the following day. We almost skipped the Red Door Cafe, thinking that if you can see it from the road, it might be too false and touristy. NOT A BIT! This...More

Thank Nikki C
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in today (April 18th) for lunch. The cafe was very busy but we waited an hour for 3 coffees, 2 paninis and a bowl of soup!! After an hour we said could we at least have our coffee while we waited. The young...More

2  Thank Jane B
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on Bank Holiday Monday for some lunch. Appreciate that the place was busy but watched other people arrive and get their orders well in advance of ours. No explanation offered from staff as to delay and when asked we discovered that they had...More

1  Thank D M
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You won't get a reply from the red door but have to rely on previous customers to answer your question. It closes in winter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $16
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14A Harbour Road, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballintoy
  • Phone Number: +44 7802 828908
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