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The Cook's Cafe

14 Ballygowan Road, Belfast BT5 7LL, Northern Ireland
+44 7758 610829
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible15%
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“wee cafe” (2 reviews)
“great wee” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Irish
14 Ballygowan Road, Belfast BT5 7LL, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love this place! The food is so tasty and such a variety of food, all of which is consistently good (I’ve basically tried the whole menu). The staff are always so friendly and better still everything is very well priced.

Thank Sinead S
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Drop in on way ☕️ Had an Americano that was beany and tasty The granary toast was crunchy and malty The staff were cheerful and friendly

Thank RhymeReviews
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times over the last couple of months as I sometimes work nearby. The menu is extensive and varied however it does seem slightly overpriced. The quality of the food is however very good. On one occasion, we had to wait...More

Thank Danny M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The cooks is a lovely little family run cafe, cheap and tasty food! Highly recommend the fry and roast, great salads too. Oh yes and you can get all delivered to your door! Excellent!

Thank Trevs112
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Called in for the special fry which was greasy, I was starving and ate it anyway. Oh boy what a big mistake, 4 hours laters was on the toilet and it ran out of me. It took two full days to recover and normally I...More

1  Thank Diane H
DamienMorgan666, Owner at The Cook's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Well I'm very supprised and sorry to hear this as we take great care and pride in making our breakfasts fresh to order everyday and as it's cooked on a grill I just don't know how it was greasy so maybe if you call us...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Had a Groupon afternoon tea here today. It is a little cafe, basic inside. The merchant hotel it is not. However the voucher was inexpensive and the food and service were excellent. No complaints from myself and three friends. Would happily return.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

One of the best wee cafe .! been here many times never get disappointed ..demin is a star ..!!worth visit if u live in area ..! I travel bit a distance to enjoy my coffee here .!!

Thank sam k
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Quick lunch of panini and tea. Pleasant service, respectable price. Whether barbecue sauce goes with onion, cheese and bacon is another question.

Thank MadDocNI
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I booked afternoon tea here as I had been given a groupon voucher and I wasnt dissappointed. My daughter and I arrived early and was given a table straight away. The gentleman whom I now know as Damien explained what was being served for the...More

1  Thank Geraldine Ķ
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

So we purchased the voucher on groupon for chocolate afternoon tea. I don't think I've ever felt so mis-sold, so the photo shown had lots of little chocolate treats on a tray, from buns to sorbets and little chocolate mousses. What we got.. we shared...More

Thank CMShannon91
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Ballygowan Road, Belfast BT5 7LL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 7758 610829
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