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Carrickarede Bar & Restaurant

££ - £££, , Irish
21 Main Street, Ballintoy BT54 6LX, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2076 2241
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
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“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Irish
££ - £££
21 Main Street, Ballintoy BT54 6LX, Northern Ireland
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11 - 20 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Had a hard time finding a place to get something to eat after 8pm but this place served us good food at reasonable price! Service was good - we just sat and ate in the bar due to time of evening but was good experience

4  Thank Ronda C
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We stopped at this place after visiting Dunluce Castle, Giants Causeway and Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge. It is located in the pretty little town of Ballintoy, which is convenient to all the sights. The day we were there, there was only one other couple in the...More

4  Thank lilhouseinthewoods
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Stopped with friends for lunch, excellent value for money all home cooked meals Friendly waitress service and nothing to much trouble.

5  Thank Bids M
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We've had a burger and chicken goujons. All food was served quickly. Meal was tasty and reasonably priced. The only thing was that the place didn't accept credit cards which was mentioned on the bottom of the menu. Unfortunately, being tourists, we didn't pay attention...More

4  Thank travelbonkers44
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Being a coach driver and tour guide I will always take advise of locals regarding places to eat. Stating at the wonderful Sheep View Hostel I was told there was 2 nice pubs to eat, Fullerton and the title pub. I looked at Fullerton first...More

6  Thank JohnLockes
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

We were intending to eat somewhere else but having visited their website we opted to eat here based on their attractive website menu. On arriving, the menus were somewhat different and did not provide the wide range of dishes shown on the Internet e.g no...More

Thank terrynev
Reviewed 8 May 2015

This bar is one of my favourites in the entire country. I bring groups in here on average 3 times a month and I cant get enough of the place! Its a local experience that I have just never come across anywhere else! though the...More

2  Thank kimmi92
Reviewed 27 March 2015

This place is not serving food at the moment for a variety of reasons. As a bar it is fantastic. We have just had our third holiday in Ballintoy and spent our evenings here. The staff are amazing, they all have a great sense of...More

1  Thank maisiewoo
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Stop by for a lovely experience! Eat or drink or just enjoy the view in this typical Northern Ireland location.

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 5 September 2014

The restaurant was closed,but we parked our camper van behind the bar and grill at no cost to ourselves.

1  Thank Lambchopski
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Main Street, Ballintoy BT54 6LX, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballintoy
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2076 2241
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Situated along the breathtaking North Antrim Coast of Ireland This warm and friendly Family-run Bar and Restaurant is ideal for Food, Drink, Music and Craíc. Enjoy a pint at the open fire. Bar Meals served Daily.
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