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The Pit Stop Cafe

39 Balloo Walk, Bangor BT19 7RH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9145 1818
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“ulster fry” (28 reviews)
“steak pie” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
39 Balloo Walk, Bangor BT19 7RH, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 288 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap and easy! It's just a simply decent restaurant with decent cheap grub... Would recommend the standard fry or the poached egg of you're on a diet.

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Eat hear fairly often and always happy with meals I have eaten. It has changed inside for the better again, only this time no ice cream counter just the machine type with soft ice cream pity as they had a good selection to choose from....More

Thank Alberta M
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Called into the pit stop for lunch and to my surprise they have extended it again giving more room for tables and customers. Service and staff still good. Food is still up to power and I am glad they have rectified a complaint I have...More

Thank stephen a
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I just want to let people know who are vegetarian that i went with my parter and he had a full dinner which was full of meat and veg,,, i got vegs as i wasnt eating meat,, the price of my meal doubled!!!! I was...More

2  Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This once great establishment used to be my absolute first choice for a fry up. However in recent years it has got progressively worse, The food is generally substandard and the service is absolutely appalling. It's a crying shame that such a popular eatery has...More

2  Thank FileasPhogg
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I would frequently use Pit Stop when in the area early in the morning. Food is great with fry's very good. My 'healthy choice' is wheaten, bacon and poached eggs. Never fails to start the day well. Staff very friendly and helpful. Good parking and...More

Thank Billy M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The food all looks good but I always go for the Ulster Fry. Not greasy at all, efficient and friendly service, and pleasant staff. Always busy but quick, clean and good value.

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I always get a fry when I come here and I haven't a bad thing to say about it being a chef, the only thing I find a bit outdated and annoying about this place is they're style of service, shouting out orders instead of...More

Thank TerriEk9
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Been over a month since my last visit and unfortunately not much has changed, hot food on cold, worn out plates. Not ideal, waited 25 mins and so my tea was cold by the time i got my food. Also cant understand why they take...More

2  Thank Shammy K
Reviewed 23 April 2017

With not living too far away from this cafe its handy to call in for a quick munch, the food is always good and a great selection,even the smaller carryout with the seating is recommended for its good quality and great value.the staff are always...More

Thank malcolm1959
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$4
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Balloo Walk, Bangor BT19 7RH, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9145 1818
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