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The Red Door Tea Room

14A Harbour Road, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
+44 7802 828908
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (71 reviews)
“irish stew” (31 reviews)
“fish chowder” (18 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
14A Harbour Road, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here for lunch while driving to Carrick-a-Rede. The cafe is so homely and cosy. The staff were lovely and friendly. The food itself was beautiful - homemade, fresh and filling. We didn't have dessert but the cakes looked amazing. Overall it was reasonably...More

1  Thank rocco11221
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called for lunch as we had seen this cafe on a walking video we had watched online. We opted for the Irish stew, we were not disappointed after a cold & wet walk! The stew came with homemade bread, it is definitely the best stew...More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Extremely cosy tea rooms, especially on a cold day. Shared the Guinness pie and it was great. Great selection of teas and cakes.

Thank OllieEMail
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This charming little place is simply perfect. It's convenient to all the sites on the Antrim Coast, well decorated, friendly staff, and terrific food---I am still thinking about the lemon pie I had for dessert! We stopped for tea one day and stopped back the...More

1  Thank PT_Linda
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This was a first time to visit and would definitely return .Staff very friendly ,attentive and welcoming. The place is purposely decorated as shabby chic and is really cosy and the views out the old fashioned windows onto the fields and sheep are so peaceful.We...More

Thank labrador499520
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Visited here for lunch after passing it many times and were expecting a treat after all the great reviews we had seen. We were the only ones there when we first went in and the service was friendly and the menu had a good selection,...More

2  Thank shopaholic-nic
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

An excellent bowl of chowder and the mussels were great, a good choice for lunch stop whilst on the causeway coast

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Was down at ballintoy harbour and would generally go there for lunch but on the way down, I had noticed the sign for the red door and decided to try somewhere new. I ordered the fish chowder but was slightly worried about how good it...More

Thank carolsbelfast
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived just after 2pm. There were a couple of tables in use but we were welcomed immediately. Service was excellent. We chose a variety of dishes - enjoyed by all. In fact, the children ate more than at other meals which was great. We...More

Thank GrumpyMumof3
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We dropped in for lunch. I had Irish stew, my wife had chowder ( both delicious) our boys had panini's ( both happy- maybe a little more sweet chilli sauce apparently). Service was speedy, friendly and helpful. We're staying in Ballintoy for the week and...More

1  Thank Redmurph16
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27 July 2016|
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Response from Amanda D | Reviewed this property |
You won't get a reply from the red door but have to rely on previous customers to answer your question. It closes in winter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14A Harbour Road, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballintoy
  • Phone Number: +44 7802 828908
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