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Pots of Coffee

13 The Square, Ballyclare, Newtownabbey BT39 9BB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9334 0903
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (25 reviews)
“paninis” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Grill, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
13 The Square, Ballyclare, Newtownabbey BT39 9BB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is like a tardis inside, if there is a queue don't let it put you off, there will be a table available in one of the many rooms. The food is amazing, nothing is a problem and the staff are all lovely. They...More

1  Thank MissPollysShoes
OwnerMark, Owner at Pots of Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Pots. It is lovely to hear that Pots is now your go to place in Ballyclare. The new refurb has made a huge difference to the day to day running of the shop and its true to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for breakfast after noticing the lovely refit the shop has had. Unfortunately quite a number of the tables were sat dirty even though they had no one sat at them. We stood waiting for quite a few minutes before being seated. Should point...More

Thank jackie20162016
OwnerMark, Owner at Pots of Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Jackie, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Pots, we appreciate all feedback given by our guests as we continually aim to improve our customers’ experience. Let me firstly apologise that your visit started off on the wrong foot with...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I love Pots of Coffee, I’ve been a loyal customer for years and it’s honestly the heart of Ballyclare. Service is always incredible, and for such a busy cafe which you don’t always get. It’s a lovely cafe with a lovely christian ethos that is...More

1  Thank bethgault
mark d, Owner at Pots of Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Aw Beth that is so nice of you to say. It's always lovely to have the opportunity to chat with our loyal regulars like yourself and it's especially nice to hear from them some of the reasons why they call Pots, " our coffee shop"....More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for an all-round experience of good food, nice location, good surroundings and friendly staff, look no further than this place! Pots has always been a place close to my heart, the staff are exceptionally friendly, always willing to go the extra mile...More

1  Thank shanethedon93
OwnerMark, Owner at Pots of Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

What a lovely review to have written. It is always a lovely encouragement for the whole Pots team to read comments like yours. Everyone at Pots is passionate about giving our guests the best possible experience on every visit and we try to make Pots...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Love love love this wee place! Food always delicious! Staff great fun and friendly! Portions fantastic and not expensive at all! The soup is absolutely gorgeous!

1  Thank Caitlin G
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The food is excellent, the tea and coffee really good, and now that it has been renovated the restaurant looks wonderful. We usually choose the salads or the sea food platter, and the plates are full of delicious healthy food with a great variety of...More

1  Thank shirleyb253
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Have always loved coming here with family always a really good atmosphere and the staff are lovely, Mark and the whole crew who cook the delicious meals and treats and the servers are all lovely. I definitely recommend coming to Pots you won’t be disappointed!More

1  Thank jamesi1992
OwnerMark, Owner at Pots of Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoy your visits to Pots. Everyone here work very hard to try to ensure that despite the business, all of our guests feel like they are at home and can relax and...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Fabulous lunch wonderful food and really lovely staff The quality of service is excellent and the coffee shop is welcoming

Thank pamelawilson1970
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Newly renovated lovely atmosphere great choice a pleasure to visit staff were very helpful and the menu was very good

1  Thank rosien201
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

3 lads out for coffee, cake and a catch up chat. Great staff, great coffee and fantastic cake. Just what we needed after a lads who lunch date 😂

1  Thank SirrRoyston
OwnerMark, Owner at Pots of Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Great job guys, thanks for your kind review. Glad you enjoyed your visit into Pots and we are delighted you had some of our cake.....nothing to beat homemade cooking that’s what we think! Hope to see you again soon on your next visit.

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Valerie N
24 May 2015|
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Response from mark d | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry, unfortunately we are currently not open in the evenings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 The Square, Ballyclare, Newtownabbey BT39 9BB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Newtownabbey  >  Ballyclare
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9334 0903
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We are an independently owned coffee shop serving our own blend of locally roasted bean Barrista coffee. Recently completely refurbished, we have seating for 130 guests in a variety of seating areas and styles from comfy sofas to individual booths. All our seating areas have Complimentary WiFi and phone charging points.Table Service is provided giving all our guest the opportunity to order relaxing at their tables. We serve All Day Breakfasts such as French Toast and Breakfast Bagels, homemade scones, and Eggs Benedict to give you a flavour. Lunchtime is very popular serving, Paniniis, Bagels, freshly prepared soups, sandwiches, toasties, Deli Rolls, as well as a variety of platters such as Seafood, Ploughman and Antipasti. Our deserts are made on site including 16 different tray bakes, our Signature Pots Pavlova, Bannoffee, Chocolate Cake, Apple Pie and Lemon Meringue to mention only a few. Your Barrista will be happy to craft for you a Speciality Coffee or one of our Tea selections.
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