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Central Wine Bar

) #1 of 21 Restaurants in Ballycastle ££ - £££ Irish, , Seafood
12 Ann Street, Ballycastle BT54 6AD, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2076 3877
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“smoked cod” (19 reviews)
“chowder” (37 reviews)
“burger” (42 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, British, Pub, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
12 Ann Street, Ballycastle BT54 6AD, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been visiting the Central for years now and I'm always surprised at how slow they are to change the menu. Frankly, it's getting boring, however I did notice a roast and two veg which came with Yorkshire pudding, really, I may as well...More

Thank russellrowantree
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always good food and a very friendly service, atmosphere is great, lovely Irish bar for any type of visit. Always worth a stop off

2  Thank DaveBealing247
Reviewed 5 days ago

After finding crowds at other restaurants, we were welcomed in at Central which has room upstairs and down. Service was great and the beef was wonderful--perfectly cooked.

2  Thank jmckphil
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Melt in the mouth beef with good horseradish sauce, Yorkshire puddings, roast and creamed potatoes with a medley of vegetables all washed down with a pint of Hop House 13. What's not to like. Hadn't booked and they were very busy but fitted us in....More

2  Thank IDCann
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very busy, buzzy bar and restaurant and warned that food was taking a while to arrive but this was not a problem as an excellent acoustic guitarist/singer was playing and we were happy to take in the atmosphere. I went for the fish chowder with...More

1  Thank crabsallover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal , would highly recommend, service was quick and efficient. Couldn't do enough for us even though it was a busy service

1  Thank SwiftDerbyshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there with an other couple of friends and it was brilliant. The food was great and really affordable, the service was amazing and the place looks nice. Could not recommend more.

1  Thank Mael G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would have rathered they send us away than accommodate us badly. Far too busy on the night of july 12th. Told at 7pm to return at 8:30pm. Seated and ordered at 8:45 and fed at 9:25. Chowder was great but cod served with mash,...More

2  Thank sunnywhitehead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend the Central Bar! Food and service were fantastic. Michael waited on us and did a great job. We'd go back!!

2  Thank Bob W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited on a Sunday evening. My only complaint is the size.of.the extra portions. At an extra £3.50 you would expect then to be much bigger and much warmer. However the rest of our mains where deliciously cooked! The service was also...More

1  Thank BelfastLuver
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Questions & Answers
15 February 2017|
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Response from jill R | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Come as you are.
1 February 2017|
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Response from Jonathan M | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Ann Street, Ballycastle BT54 6AD, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballycastle
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2076 3877
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This Family run establishment was 2009 finalist in the Northern Ireland Tourism Awards. From its traditional bar to its chic restaurant and enclosed beer garden its a perfect venue for a great experience in entertainment and dining.
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