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Roark's Kitchen

56 Harbour Road | Ballintoy Harbour, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2076 3632
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (64 reviews)
“ice cream” (15 reviews)
“fish stew” (28 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
56 Harbour Road | Ballintoy Harbour, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After your walk along beach please stop and enjoy the local taste of home made food especially the stew.. The Apple pie is my favourite. Can be very busy at times so be polite and patient.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank angelalamberton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had no idea that this place existed, we found it purely by chance when deciding to visit Ballintoy Harbour. It was just opening when we were about to leave so we decided to nip in and warm up with some coffee and hot chocolate....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank peterhampton
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Very cozy place to visit. Lovely cakes and coffee. The boys just love the little shop always talk about the honeycomb they get there and the delicious sausage rolls. Situated in one of the most gorgeous places to visit on our wee island. Staff are...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lilliank126
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This is a tiny little café in the most beautiful location. We visited on a cold morning. The coffee was great - but the display of the most beautiful home baked cakes on offer was spectacular! We sampled the fresh cream and jam sponge and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AndreeBest
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing selection of cake on offer, including dairy free tarts and crumbles, and oat milk for hot drinks. Very friendly service - they couldn’t do enough for us. Stew was good too. And a very nice setting. Thoroughly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank AVB38
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit for the array of homemade cakes and deserts. There are home- cooked main meals available too in this quirky family cafe on the harbour. Spoilt for choice!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank joolie42
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Absolutely love this place. Visited yesterday and sat outside with my dogs. The coffee is really good and I can't recommend enough the chocolate orange cake. The portions are massive! The setting is fantastic with the nicest views.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Jen34_12
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a quick warm up. The dessert table was a joy! The caramel shortbread was the best ever! Coffee was good. Place is small so you may have to wait a bit but it is well worth the wait.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Donna D
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Every time we are in the north coast area we visit Ballintoy, it is a beautiful spot and we always get lunch at roarks, unfortunately on this occasion we where very disappointed. Had to ask the server to clean the table, and she was so...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jennyblue71
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Amazing home made food here - we had an assortment of the day champ special (absolutely delicious) and a number of deserts. Completely delicious. It was packed in here, but worth the wait if you have the time.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AHB007
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25 April 2017|
Response from mint225 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Its a small and simple cafe, nothing fancy here, but hopefully they will be able to find something to serve you to help your veggie friend...
Sean Dot F
30 July 2016|
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Response from polliemac555 | Reviewed this property |
This has just appeared today ! Will check if they are there !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Harbour Road | Ballintoy Harbour, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballintoy
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2076 3632
Incredible place to stop and eat and rest next to the sea!
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