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Bureau Cafe Bar

637 Shore Road | Bureau By The Lough, Newtownabbey BT37 0ST, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9086 6111
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“risotto” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:30All hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
637 Shore Road | Bureau By The Lough, Newtownabbey BT37 0ST, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Shocking experience. Badly treated by manager, so rude and offensive. Never ever seen anything like it. we have always left generous tips and have been regular costumers untill tonight. I still cant believe the experience we had. we will be avoiding this place and suggesting...More

1  Thank liva7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called for lunch on Saturday, greeted by friendly gent who showed us to a table and supplied the menu. On asking about veggie options he provided us with a separate "veggie menu"! Fabulous! Warm pleasant surroundings and nice background music! Food arrived, beautifully presented, hot,...More

Thank NornIron123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended a 50th birthday party at this bar last night. Found the staff rude, when I first came in I ordered a drink and the barman literally threw the change at me. Later on my 18 year old daughter arrived and I was buying her...More

3  Thank eilsBelfast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Congratulations to the new chef. The menu is greatly improved with a much better choice of fish and vegetarian dishes. The last time I visited I found difficulty in finding anything on the menu I wanted to order.This time I had a lot of choice...More

1  Thank dustylin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

food was excellent but def not a atmosphere of a resturant .to much distraction .should be closed off from rest of bar .

Thank anthony l
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Great Wee Bar in Newtownabbey! The Bureau serves some of the best cocktails around, in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The only reason it’s not 5 Stars is the food has went down hill since the new owners have taken over

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Had dinner and a few drinks her with some friends and had to say I was pleasantly surprised. Lovely bar, extremely friendly staff and the food was lovely! Seriously couldn’t fault anything and will definitely be back... And very reasonably priced.

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner in New Years Eve. Food was fantastic with good choice and well presented. Flavours were beautiful and I really enjoyed main and dessert. They also had a swing singer which provided good entertainment and was a good value, feel good and taste...More

Thank angeltobe
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Drinks great, music so good. However 2 staff serving in club on New Year's Eve tho! Otherwise can't complain.

Thank GlenMcC
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Wednesday after Christmas popped in for lunch, quick and professional greeting from really nice guy. Christmas menu was smaller than normal but still varied and well priced. Hubby and daughter has chicken goujons and said they were really good, I had a burger with extra...More

Thank NornIron123
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Elizabeth M
29 November 2016|
Response from bogdana | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but there's a cafe a short walk from it that most likely does it! "Whose art cafe"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 637 Shore Road | Bureau By The Lough, Newtownabbey BT37 0ST, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Newtownabbey
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9086 6111
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