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The Bay Cafe

26 Bayview Road, Ballycastle BT54 6BT, Northern Ireland
+44 7595 618999
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ulster fry” (7 reviews)
“soda bread” (2 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 16:00All hours
Cafe, British, Irish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
26 Bayview Road, Ballycastle BT54 6BT, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good, quality, wholesome food, perfect for lunch. Non licensed cafe that serves big portions of everyday food. Yummy. Friendly service, great staff.

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Over for north west 200 brilliant staff always smiling excellent service all cooked fresh breakfasts spot on overall brilliant, see you all next year!

Thank curly2105
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We went into the Bay Cafe just before lunch time on Thursday 20th April. The service and customer service was excellent. Within a very short period of time the 5 of us received top quality lunches/ frys!! Teresa & Stephen should be so proud of...More

Thank peacock1234
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We turned up here on a Friday, and went for the fish and chips. Great choice. The cafe was busy, but everyone was well looked after, with friendly staff keeping the table fresh and serving the food. The fish tated fresh, and filled the plate....More

Thank DavidC856
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Day out in Ballycastle and called in to the Bay Cafe. It is bright and clean with a good menu including great burgers salads and desserts. Great cheeseburger with onions and salad and fries. Staff were friendly and told us about Jack (the bird !!!)...More

Thank Val B
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Lovely cafe and nice friendly staff. Can get very busy at weekends but worth the wait. Great view to look out over and great grub at reasonable prices. Try their BBQ burger, delicious!

Thank kasyc902
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Called in for Lunch as we Had seen this Cafe on a previous visit. The food was amazing and the staff were all very friendly. The views over the harbour and bay were amazing.

Thank AndrewUK2013
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Called in to The Bay Cafe as our original choice was closed. Initial impressions of pleasant staff and pleasant atmosphere. Ordered fairly standard fair and got exactly that - fairly standard food, almost bland. Great views out to fair head made it a nice sit...More

Thank Pforj
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Great food tonight in the Bay Cafe. Very tasty soup and delicious main course and dessert. Highly recommend this place for an evening function.

Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Called up to drain the caravan on what has to be the sunniest Sunday we will get this winter. Feeling hungry and chilly called into the Bay Cafe at the marina in Ballycastle. Has to be one of the best panoramic views of the beautiful...More

Thank doug221157
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Bayview Road, Ballycastle BT54 6BT, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballycastle
  • Phone Number: +44 7595 618999
  • E-mail
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