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The Red Door Tea Room

14A Harbour Road, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2076 9048
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (61 reviews)
“irish stew” (25 reviews)
“fish chowder” (14 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
14A Harbour Road, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

Drove down to ballintoy to see where game of thrones was filmed. There was sign in the road advertising home cooked food. Popped in and we were originally told that as the main house was full we could go to the cabin. It is cute...More

Thank holsgirlDublin
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We decided on a whim to turn in to the Ballintoy Harbour and I'm so glad we did for two reasons - one, it was the most beautiful part of the trip and the least crowded with tourists, and two, we found this place! Everyone...More

Thank PhotobyBrea
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped in by chance on a wee drive round the Antrim coast. Ordered the irish stew and fish chowder with homemade wheaten bread which were delicious. The chowder was lovely, a good balance of zesty with plenty of smoked mackerel and white fish to give...More

1  Thank AndyL83
Reviewed 7 March 2016

If you love sampling home cooking in a traditional setting oozing with charm and topped with a heavy dose of pride, wit and craic – then this is the place to head to. Just good quality ingredients, cooked with love and passion - it may...More

Thank Harry369b
Reviewed 14 November 2015

We almost missed this little tea room but decided to do a u turn and go back. We had been to Carrick-a-Rede and were in need of some refreshment. We were so glad we backtracked. The service was friendly and attentive and they served great...More

Thank JillDV8
Reviewed 8 November 2015

This small restaurant has a wonderful 'old-charm' decor. There is a warm glow from the fire and an equally warm welcome from the staff. there is a nice selection of freshly made snacks and light meals. The chowder is made with lovely chunks of fish....More

Thank Bally192
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

We came over from England on the weekend of the 23/24/25 October. And found this little gem of a tea room driving back to Belfast on the coast road . If you pass it it is a must the cakes and service are out of...More

Thank cookieworksop
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Called in here for lunch after a brisk walk with my wife and eldest daughter. We were greeted warmly by the owners. What followed was a fabulous lunch all home cooked and prepared on the premises. To say what we had was superb would be...More

Thank davidross29
Reviewed 1 November 2015

12 of us including 4 children had a first class lunch in a most friendly restaurant with wonderful hosts. Despite being lunch time they readily agreed to provide 2 of our group wit Ulster Fry breakfasts which were devoured and greatly appreciated. The rest all...More

Thank johnhyn
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We popped in on the off chance and the café had a massive function, however the owner came out and deposited us in the lovely log cabin. What a wonderful quirky place. We had music, warmth, good food and a welcome that was fabulous. he...More

Thank Mandy C
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Hi, Was going to be in the area and wondering if you are open on a Friday as the listed opening times are only Mon - Thurs ? Thanks
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$16
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
Good for
Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
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 28 2076 9048