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Pots of Coffee

13 The Square, Ballyclare, Newtownabbey BT39 9BB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9334 0903
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (25 reviews)
“paninis” (4 reviews)
“tray bakes” (6 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 3 days ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 Royston S
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.

Reviewed 27 May 2018

lunch time call to the restaurant and it was a packed house which surprised us However bustling atmosphere was great and matched by service and the food was really tasty Good extensive menu and keeping an eye on adjoining tables as you do was good...More

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

Thanks so much for putting this lovely review on TripAdvisor. Pot’s certainly is a busy wee spot and the atmosphere is always dynamic especially around lunchtime. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and that you found our food and service to your liking....More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

Pot of Coffee is a great restaurant with great home cook and vaired menu. The staff are really pleasant. Well worth a visit.More

1  Thank SBloomer
OwnerMark, Owner at Pots of Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review of Pots. We simply do our best to treat all of our guests in the way we would like to be treated ourselves and hopefully the rest takes care of itself. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

...for gifts, for coffee, for a wee browse. A real Pleasure to visit this shop. Food in coffee shop is excellent. Also fabulous for gifts. And they will wrap them free of charge. The staff are what really makes this wee gem. All lovely.More

1  Thank Nosila67
OwnerMark, Owner at Pots of Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. It is always our aim to treat our guests as we would want to be treated ourselves and it is lovely to hear that you enjoy visiting Pots. We appreciate that there are lots of fantastic places...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

Eight of us arranged to go for Lunch today Monday 16/4/2018, we didn't book but i believe you can. After an initial mix up, which was our fault, we were seated very quickly and given our Menus by very attentive staff. There are so many...More

1  Thank June180
OwnerMark, Owner at Pots of Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Hi June, thank you for your kind review following your visit to Pots. It certainly was “ interesting” for us. You were such a lovely bunch and we all really enjoyed having you. The Garden room was ideal for you girls and we are delighted...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

If there’s one thing I'd like you to take from this review, it’s DON’T BE PUT OFF BY THE APPEARANCE OF THE SHOP FRONT! I can say without having to think about it that this delightful little – actually, not so little, as it’s a...More

1  Thank pqvx
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This restaurant is unsuitable for anyone with mobility problems. We went today for lunch and we were very disappointed. Our order was very simple a cup of coffee, a glass of water, a cup of tea, a scone , a chocolate muffin and a toasted...More

Thank lilylu1961
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent customer service. Tray bakes are scrumptious and breakfast/lunches are just great. Favourite food spot in Ballyclare!

1  Thank beth123stewart
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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$11
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
Local cuisine, Kids, 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 Segefredo Italian Barrista coffee. We have seating for 120 guests in a variety of seating areas and styles from comfy sofas to individual booths. Table Service is provided to all our guests. 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, Plougmans 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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