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Central Wine Bar

) #1 of 21 Restaurants in Ballycastle €€ - €€€ Irish, , Seafood
12 Ann Street, Ballycastle BT54 6AD, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2076 3877
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“smoked cod” (18 reviews)
“chowder” (36 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, British, Pub, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
12 Ann Street, Ballycastle BT54 6AD, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 984 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This Irish pub has character to spare. The atmosphere was warm, friendly and lively. Great selection of beers, spirits, wine & tasty food at very reasonable prices. It was so good we visited on 2 consecutive nights and loved the experience. The staff were very...More

1  Thank Harold J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Seafood chowder is amazing but this whole pub is just fantastic. Live music was just great, a guy playing simon and garfunkel, paul mccartney, eagles, james taylor - say no more, staff were awesome and after all the huge walking today meal sizes great -...More

2  Thank 66JJ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice pub with a few nice corners to sit in. The fish and chips werenm very good and the burger as well. Kid's menu is available.

Thank flxmx
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for an evening meal, and chose the Central Bar as one of a number in the town centre featuring sea food. Chose the chowder, with a huge amount of gorgeous freshly baked bread, and my partner the cod. Both were absolutely fantastic, too often...More

2  Thank Richard N
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a glorious finish to a perfect day! We had the good fortune to have had good weather for our trip to the Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge and had wonderful walks in both areas, which whetted our appetites. So to finish off a...More

2  Thank Fuchsia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun atmosphere, live music, extremely welcoming and friendly staff. Great fish dishes, very fresh and oerfectly cooked.

Thank lindycairns
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wandered into this place by accident (neither of us had working cell reception so no TripAdvisor). We went on a Sunday. My wife had the beef roast. Amazingly tender. I ordered the lamb with crispy bacon coating. Man, was that awesome. The owner said...More

2  Thank 389tonyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here for dinner after a long day of sightseeing along the coast. We walked into a cozy atmosphere and were immediately sat even though we had 7 people and you usually need a reservation. Aileen took care of us, she was extremely...More

2  Thank Arbra E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your personal service today! You went the extra mile to accommodate a vegetarian customer and the result was wonderful. Wholesome fresh and fabulously tasty meal. We shall be back and leave room for dessert next time!

2  Thank MaryRoseStewart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first visit to the restaurant and we were greeted as if we were regulars. that is so important to most people.We got great food served very quickly by an even greater staff. The temptation is to stay longer but you realise that...More

2  Thank mauraboyd
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a dress code
15 February 2017|
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Response from jill R | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Come as you are.
Do you have any vegan options on your menu?
1 February 2017|
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Response from Jonathan M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Ann Street, Ballycastle BT54 6AD, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballycastle
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2076 3877
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This Family run establishment was 2009 finalist in the Northern Ireland Tourism Awards. From its traditional bar to its chic restaurant and enclosed beer garden its a perfect venue for a great experience in entertainment and dining.
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