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The Diamond Bar

) #4 of 20 Restaurants in Ballycastle €€ - €€€ Irish, , European
6 The Diamond, Ballycastle BT54 6AW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2076 2142
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“chicken” (20 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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6 The Diamond, Ballycastle BT54 6AW, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 333 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, value for money and magic atmosphere at weekends. Mixed crowd, local, Irish and foreign. Great selection of beers, waiters are rushed off their feet but polite and friendly. The restaurant section is officially called The Diamond Bistro and resides at the back of...More

Thank Warwick R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a 12oz sirloin! Presentation was lovely! If only the food was the same quality.. there where tough lumps of fat throughout the meat.. I was only able to eat about 60% of it as the rest was fat! I do not recommend the...More

Thank ronanmcm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner and really enjoyed our meal here. The place was pretty busy but we were able to get a table for our group. The wait staff were really helpful and pleasant and the beer was cold. We received our meals quickly...More

Thank geoffdemanser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called sunday 13th had drink outside now called finn Patrick..lovely glass wine beer chatted owners and stayed for food ..nachos were to die for ..chicken sauce wee bit oversauced but nice ...went back Monday night again ...owners not there 3 young staff different story ..food...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely bar in the centre of Ballycastle. Staff are very friendly. Food was good and portions large. Scampi for mains plus seafood chowder. Maybe a little too much Tarragon?? However I totally recommend this place.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have had a meal here on several occasions and always found the food very good. Pleasant staff, keen to help. Good varied menu and reasonably priced as well. Have eaten in the bar and restaurant at the back and never had any issues. Very...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a really nice meal here with my family. Good pub at the front, nice restaurant area in the back. Staff friendly. Not expensive and the food was very tasty. Portions good sizer also.

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Our host at the BnB we are staying at recommend a different restaurant and thankfully the wait was too long. So we tried The Diamond Bar and were glad we did. Right from the start, the male host was very friendly and seated us right...More

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We were early for lunch, and got a nice seat up on high stools in the window. Owner and waitress both friendly and informative, service was good and the food was really excellent. We had one surf and turf and one cod and chips, a...More

Thank Drumcovitt
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We knew we were going to be squeezed in as our hotel had managed to get a last minute booking in the bar area. In the end we were seated in the restaurant area at the back, had lovely service and the best meal we...More

Thank lI0ve2h0liday
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Questions & Answers
Ken H
24 August 2016|
Response from PeterM3039 | Reviewed this property |
It does get busy so book as soon as you can. The food and service are great.
Fiona H
20 October 2015|
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Response from Elaine766 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I'm sure they do think they do Christening parties etc too - Give them a call they are very friendly :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 The Diamond, Ballycastle BT54 6AW, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballycastle
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2076 2142
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