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The Bay Cafe

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26 Bayview Road, Ballycastle BT54 6BT, Northern Ireland
+44 7595 618999
08:00 - 16:00
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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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458 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good, quality, wholesome food, perfect for lunch. Non licensed cafe that serves big portions of everyday food. Yummy. Friendly service, great staff.

Thank Dave A
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over for north west 200 brilliant staff always smiling excellent service all cooked fresh breakfasts spot on overall brilliant, see you all next year!

Thank curly2105
United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went into the Bay Cafe just before lunch time on Thursday 20th April. The service and customer service was excellent. Within a very short period of time the 5 of us received top quality lunches/ frys!! Teresa & Stephen should be so proud of the business they have built up. Sitting on looking it's very clear to see that... More 

Thank peacock1234
Stirling, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We turned up here on a Friday, and went for the fish and chips. Great choice. The cafe was busy, but everyone was well looked after, with friendly staff keeping the table fresh and serving the food. The fish tated fresh, and filled the plate. I will come back again!

Thank DavidC856
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Day out in Ballycastle and called in to the Bay Cafe. It is bright and clean with a good menu including great burgers salads and desserts. Great cheeseburger with onions and salad and fries. Staff were friendly and told us about Jack (the bird !!!) who comes up to the windows to say hi. Very warm and inviting place...highly recommended

Thank Val B
Ballycastle, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Lovely cafe and nice friendly staff. Can get very busy at weekends but worth the wait. Great view to look out over and great grub at reasonable prices. Try their BBQ burger, delicious!

Thank kasyc902
Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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338 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Called in for Lunch as we Had seen this Cafe on a previous visit. The food was amazing and the staff were all very friendly. The views over the harbour and bay were amazing.

Thank AndrewUK2013
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Called in to The Bay Cafe as our original choice was closed. Initial impressions of pleasant staff and pleasant atmosphere. Ordered fairly standard fair and got exactly that - fairly standard food, almost bland. Great views out to fair head made it a nice sit down for lunch but the tastiness should be worked on.

Thank Pforj
Portstewart, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Great food tonight in the Bay Cafe. Very tasty soup and delicious main course and dessert. Highly recommend this place for an evening function.

Thank Jacqueline M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Called up to drain the caravan on what has to be the sunniest Sunday we will get this winter. Feeling hungry and chilly called into the Bay Cafe at the marina in Ballycastle. Has to be one of the best panoramic views of the beautiful Antrim coast especially on such a clear and crisp day. The welcome and service was... More 

Thank doug221157

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
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: +44 7595 618999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?