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“A Friendly Place To Stop.”
Review of Coastal Coffee

Coastal Coffee
Ranked #3 of 4 Coffee & Tea in Whitehead
Cuisines: International
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Reviewed February 10, 2013

I love to drop into 'Coastal Coffee' for a drink or snack. The mini Ulster fry's are great and my daughter's like the wide range of pizzas, available Thursday to Sunday, the last time I checked. I find the staff to be friendly and helpful and the selection of ice cream and dvds make it an ideal stop for all the family. I call in at least twice a week and always have a chat.

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3  Thank J_C_053
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Reviewed February 6, 2013

I had their very satisfying Ulster fry and a cup of tea (see photo). Wrong a pot of tea, and it was a great BIG pot. Tall cups, long spoons. Coastal Coffee offer a huge range of food, and a huge range of other things. The retro sign outside says “Whitehead Video”, while many think it’s called “Maud’s Ice Cream”. Many people like to call in and eat, but they also do DVD hire, sandwiches, milk shakes, tanning beds, burgers, freshly-ground coffee, ice cream, pizza, and take-away picnic food or desserts.

I live here, so I can march around the Blackhead Cliff Path and eat back home. Visitors to the town should consider buying a picnic here. There are magnificent spots on the cliff walk where you could sit and eat with a panoramic view of the Copeland Islands, our lighthouse, and Scotland across the sea.

Coastal Coffee has the feel of a diner, very friendly and cosy, but spacious. Anne is the friendliest member of staff. They open for longer hours into the evening in summertime, from 9am to 9pm. Right now they’re open:
9am - 7pm Mon-Weds
9am – 8pm Thurs
9am – 9pm Frid
9am – 9pm Sat
10am – 8pm Sun
The last orders for sit-in food are at 5:30pm. You can sit with coffee and buns until closing time (or sit with friends as well). This is a movie hire place, so their home-baked pizzas have names like Untouchables, Godfather, Casino and Italian Job. You gotta love that. I think they fire up the big pizza ovens for Friday and Saturday nights at the moment.

This place has some great stools that sit up at the front windows. There’s a view across the street to St. Patrick’s Church, a listed building finished in 1908. It’s fun to watch the world go by, while you’re eating or talking.

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3  Thank Steveodo
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