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Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the best panini ever here! I'm always teased because I love Hawaiian pizza, and some people think pineapple on a pizza is strange, but at Brown's they do a ham and pineapple panini and it's fantastic! It's a nice friendly little coffee shop,...nice hot chocolate and a selection of cakes. Well worth a visit.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 31 August 2023

Always a super spot for coffee and treats. Staff are always really lovely and service is great. Traybakes and scones are delicious. Really cosy surroundings inside and it’s really nice to be able to sit outside weather permitting

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 1 April 2023

Loved it, very cosy and very friendly I will be returning there soon and advise anyone passing to stop by.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 17 August 2022 via mobile

Had breakfast here. Lovely food and staff were super friendly. Great little spot and well worth a visit if you are passing through.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 31 December 2021

Enjoyed a lovely cappuccino with a raspberry and white chocolate scone - delicious 😊 Ate inside in nicely spaced out comfy chairs.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 15 October 2021

We were looking for somewhere in Ballyclare for lunch and happened across Brown's and delighted that we did! Lovely food and very friendly staff. 4 adults and a toddler and all really enjoyed their meal. Poached egg with avocado on sourdough toast was amazing.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 October 2020

Food is ordered from A hatch at the front of the shop on the main street. Tea collect at that time and food delivered to the table. Tables are all outside in the garden area most undercover. Thought this was a good idea. Only issue...I had was going into the garden no hand sanitiser was available. It was only when I sat down that I found it when I sat down. It was located beside the side door the reason I could not find it was two couples were sitting at tables beside it I did not think I would have to stretch around others to get to the sanitiser. All cutlery and unitesils were disposable and separate bin for each selection was available. Food tasty and as ordered.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 7 September 2020

Browns have a great outdoor seating area on the lawn of the church yard next door. This was one of the first places I ate after lockdown at it was as good then as it was before. The food is delicious my personal favourite is...there 4 cheese toasted sandwich and caramel squares. The food is served in a container which can be recycled with wooden cutlery. Love that the owners have considered the environmental impact when offering take away food. You order at a window at the front and then your food is brought to you in the lawn. I would recommend Brown’s to anyone.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 19 August 2020

fab as always the coffee is the best around and the food and traybakes are unreal the staff are lovely. amazing response to covid , Brown's has gone above and beyond. all outdoor seating and well spaced out, only staff in the building , you...can clean down your table yourself and hand sanitizer station set up. you can enjoy your food and feel totally safe. well done Brown'sMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 16 June 2020

Never had a bad experience here, always quality food,coffee and service. It continues despite the current restrictions.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 15 May 2020

I always think the menu here is a bit limited, but it is a small place and I guess you are better doing less and doing it well that having lots of options. I particularly like the sausage roll and the coffee is always good....They don't open on Saturday, which is a little strange for a coffee shop, but I guess there is a reason for that.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 11 February 2020 via mobile

Love Brown's for their coffee. We can book the cosy meeting room which is comfortable and private for my staff meetings. Look forward to going on my own as well. Staff are lovely.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 8 February 2020

Passing through Ballyclare today and stopped for a quick cuppa. My husband had cake and coffee. The cake was delicious and the coffee robust and flavourful. I opted for a scone which came with butter, jam and cream... scrumptious. I only drink decaf coffee. Browns...have a special decaf blend which I think is filtered without chemicals being used in the process. Without a doubt a really fragarant balanced coffee, again excellent. The staff are friendly and very attentive and the icing on the cake, we could bring our dog along with us! Cool day but unlike many dog friendly cafes, good shelter, decent seats and blankets provided. Jasper also enjoyed the treats he was brought by the staff! Definitely worth a visit and looking forward to our next time.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 2 February 2020

Called in today for a coffee and scone. My husband had a toastie. Food amazing. We sat outside with our wee dog. The staff were very friendly.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 25 January 2020

Lovely wee place, so snug an great food, 👍🏻,also sells beautiful wool, staff very friendly, I would highly recommend this wee cosy place 100%

Date of visit: January 2020
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joe r
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Sorry we are closed on Saturday
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Anne O
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We have a private room which you can book (minimum of 4) which seats up to 8 people 10 at a push. We do not do an afternoon tea as such but we do serve scones buns cakes sandwiches and lots more! Hope this helps Many... More
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Yes, Brown's Coffee Co. offers takeaway services.

Brown's Coffee Co. is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5