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The Diamond Bar

6 The Diamond, Ballycastle BT54 6AW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2076 2142
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (33 reviews)
“carbonara” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (18 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6 The Diamond, Ballycastle BT54 6AW, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here based on reviews. Booked table and it was waiting ready laid out. Pub is rather lacking character inside but busy and well used. Beer standard local brands but no craft beers. Service was top notch from the girls in restaurant. We felt...More

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 days ago

We called here for a meal after a recent trip to Rathlin and were not disappointed. We received a warm and friendly welcome and the food and drinks arrived promptly. The Beer Battered Cod and Chunky Chips was lightly battered and not at all greasy,...More

1  Thank Nuala798
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I like to order house specialties, but this time that was a bad idea. The house specialty was a Chicken Wellington. Well, it was chicken, and there were two pieces of pastry, one on the bottom and one on the top. But it was a...More

Thank Meez47
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely welcoming bar and restaurant. Great atmosphere with live music at weekends. Friendly staff, lovely food reasonably priced. The restaurant at the back is really nice. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank JayneWoroch
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought about going in here on numerous occasions and was put off by the exterior - an ordinary looking pub. I was wrong and now regret it. My wife and I have eaten twice there in the past week. Thai curry for me: mushrooms...More

1  Thank MartinJi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in here with wife Sunday 21st may. Seated in the nice restaurant area at back of premises. Nice pleasant staff. We both had the chicken wellington that came in a very generous portion and was beautiful. This is the third place we have eaten...More

1  Thank thedodger2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here after a trip to raithlin island. Friendly welcome at the bar. Enjoyed the smoked haddock from specials board which was delicious, my wife had chicken kebabs which went down a treat. Generous portions. locals very friendly made us feel at home. A...More

2  Thank Steadyeddy02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out for food while on our North West 200 bike trip, place came recommended. Does not disappoint! Has a bar at the front with a great atmosphere which serves food but also a closed off restaurant area in the back. Chose from the specials the...More

2  Thank Simon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, helpful staff. Steak and kidney pie made especially for my husband. I had the Carbonara. Both meals were beautiful. Would highly recommend. Eat in the bar or the restaurant, both good.

1  Thank Trish B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used both the pub and resturaunt several times. This was the best food and atmosphere experienced during the week and all 4 of us agreed we would highly recommend. Susan was a great help recommending places to see. A must to visit if you...More

2  Thank alancook12
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Do you have any vegan options on your menu please?
2 February 2017|
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Ken H
hi it's ken hope. can I book a table for 7.30 on Saturday the 27/08 please. thanks
25 August 2016|
Response from PeterM3039 | Reviewed this property |
It does get busy so book as soon as you can. The food and service are great.
Fiona H
Do they allow well behaved 8 year old children?
21 October 2015|
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Response from Elaine766 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I'm sure they do think they do Christening parties etc too - Give them a call they are very friendly :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 The Diamond, Ballycastle BT54 6AW, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballycastle
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2076 2142
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