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Babushka Kitchen Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

Went in on a busy New Year's day for two take out coffees and a take out soup. It took 20 minutes.It appears that the restaurant doesn't prioritise take out orders in any way and reverts to 'sit down' speed. Please don't try to tell...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Fintan E
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Visited a few weeks ago with family for brunch and called today for a quiet coffee - it was off the road I was travelling but when I arrived knew it was worth it. Coffee with a view but even more special was the service...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank cpf1920
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We have been using Babushka regularly for a couple of years now due to its location on the dog walk but primarily because it's coffee was of the highest quality with a strength and intensity you don't get in other establishments On recent visits we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ian R
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped here whilst out walking after reading TripAdvisor reviews. Lovely wee cafe with great views of the West Strand. Great coffee and a proper pot of tea. My other half had the posh bacon bap which he said was lovely. I had the breakfast pancakes...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 316nicolas
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We went there just wanting a quite bite to eat and coffee, what we got was the beat coffee I had in a very long time (my partner had a hot chocolate, the beat she’s had in a long time) with a absolutely lovely view...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank charlesmF3653IR
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This isn't the cheapest place in Portrush but you get what you pay for. Amazing, responsibly sourced coffee and locally produced delicious food. If you want a cheap cup of whatever from wherever regardless of the impact on the grower and local environment, perhaps go...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank LondonUlster
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

My friends and I were in Portrush, UK, in Northern Ireland for a few days and availed ourselves of a very good breakfast at the sweet little Babushka. The simple, yet filling meals were perfect to fuel us for our day of exploring. The coffee...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Mara F
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

A cafe in the perfect setting overlooking the beach. Staff were very friendly and recommended cake. The caramel anzac cake was delicious and glad we took the ladies suggestion. It didn't last long!!! Had an americano but the flat white coffees going out looked very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Kate P
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Babushka has a irreplaceable location on the west strand beach so the view is “brilliant”. A serious coffee snob will not be disappointed with the coffee or staff and if you’re wanting a light breakfast or snack you’ll also find it satisfying. Limited seating both...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank John D
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

As usual the food and coffee were lovely. My main issue is how complaints are dealt with. When my lunch first arrived at the table it was clear that the sour dough was pretty burnt. I called one of the staff members over and asked...More

Date of visit: August 2018
5  Thank carrie47264
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