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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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“cakes” (70 reviews)
“fish chowder” (18 reviews)
“rhubarb pie” (6 reviews)
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have ate here a couple of times and I can't fault the place. While it can get a wee bit busy the staff never allow themselves to become flustered, always providing friendly and efficient service. Oh, and the food. Yum. Yum. Fresh, tasty, well-presented....More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited this lovely tea room several times and we're happy to share our good experiences of it. It's a great place to make a stop for a coffee or maybe a yummy lunch while driving the north Antrim coastal route. The lady of...More

Thank mairead h
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nestled between the Giants Causeway and the ropebridge the Red Door is a great find. Staff are friendly and their food delicious. We were a party of 4 and had a variety of scone, chowder and baguettes, not a crumb left at the end. Sitting...More

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped off here whilst looking around Ballitoy Harbour mmmm just what the doctor ordered. Good service Friendly atmosphere and reasonably price

Thank Witchypoo69
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the Red Door for lunch at the end of a long drive up the Coast from Belfast to Giant's Causeway and were pleasantly surprised. The restaurant had a very authentic Irish feel to it (but no white tablecloths) and the food was...More

Thank doublfault
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a late lunch on our day trip from Belfast up the coast to the Rope Bridge and Giants Causeway. We were given 2 choices for a stop...the Red Door Cafe and a pub in the town. The latter was too busy...More

Thank Wirral146
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service. It was busy due to bank holiday weekend but we received lovely attentive service thorough our visit. We both had the daily special which was a Guinness Steak pie served with chips and peas. Hearty and Delicious with a puff pastry...More

Thank FoodieFairey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been there twice and both perfect and very nice people :) , food quality is great and price fair, open for a chat and advice on where to go

Thank gertwes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hungry and want a love place for lunch then this is the place to stop. The food is first class and the service is even better. You are made very welcome it's like popping home for dinner.

Thank Geoffrey P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our favourite spots when visiting the coast. Owner and staff are wonderful. Food is delicious and you can't top the location and the view. A must try if you are in the mood for irish stew, a tempting dessert and cup of tea.....and...More

1  Thank Karen S
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Response from Amanda D | Reviewed this property |
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

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Average prices
US$3 - US$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
View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 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
Welcome to the Red Door Tea Room, a traditional Irish cottage with real turf fire, have your tea and freshly baked scone served on our finest china. The Tea Room offers the traditional Irish experience, set in the bucolic rolling hills of the Irish Country Side, the tea room offers a breath taking view whether you're sitting at our turf fire or enjoying your meal in our Garden. We offer full Lunch and Dinner menus consisting of Traditional Irish Fayre and and a wide range of dishes to suit any clientele. The Red Door Tea Room can also be rented for private functions, catering for your christening, weddings, birthday, corperate events or any other event up to a maxinum of 50 guests in our idealistic setting. For the authentic Irish Experience for your lunch, dinner, function or just a cup of tea and a scone, come to The Red Door Tea Room.
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