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Thornleigh Gardens | Ballyholme, Bangor BT20 4NW, Northern Ireland
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (14 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Thornleigh Gardens | Ballyholme, Bangor BT20 4NW, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This little cafe is chock full of good food (but not much room for many customers). It has all of the credentials for a virtuous cafe and the food tastes much better than virtuous food ought to taste. Enjoy.

Thank UlsterFryNo1
Reviewed 29 April 2017

A really great little spot in Bangor for coffee and cake or snack! I am gluten free and the offering here is simply wonderful - extensive, tasty, homemade with high quality ingredients. Love supporting this vibey, local enterprise.

1  Thank JFV001
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Go for lunch almost weekly.Always freshly made delghts,from soup.goats cheese and fig tartlets,wheaten/sour dough bread and the pastries are to die for.Have tasted the homemade chutney, always want more.Service is super even though it can be busy.Nowhere like it in Bangor.

2  Thank GINAG173
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I went because it had gluten free options. They offered to make me gf pancakes (with bacon and syrup) and there were other options as well. I have had the same snack in a different place and got a lot more and cost less. My...More

Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed 1 February 2017

A lovely spot to share a coffee and beautiful scones made on the premises. Care and originality put into the lunchtime meals. A special little spot to eat.

Thank joanfarrell2000
Reviewed 18 January 2017

One of the best coffee shops I know. All food prepared and /or baked on the premises. There is NOTHING for sale that you won't enjoy. All made from the finest ingredients with as much as possible organic. Great husband & wife team who are...More

Thank Rita R
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Tucked away somewhat from the centre of Bangor - just off the Donaghadee Rd out of Bangor. Came here with a friend who has been there a number of times otherwise wouldn't have known about it. A small space very simply furnished but very friendly...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We regularly pop in for tea/coffee and a slice of cake or occasionally something more substantial. I'm gluten free and there is always a delicious choice available. The service and atmosphere make it a lovely stop for a break.

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is a great little coffee shop situated about a mile out of Bangor on Thornleigh Gardens (just off the Donaghadee Road). It is small with only about a dozen tables but has a nice ambience and is well worth a visit. Filter coffee (with...More

1  Thank Alan1Bangor
Reviewed 16 June 2016

It's not that big, it's nearly always full, the standard of food especially for those seeking gluten free is excellent, well worth a visit

Thank TrevorMagee
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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: Thornleigh Gardens | Ballyholme, Bangor BT20 4NW, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Bangor
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