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Ballydougan Pottery Restaurant & Coffee Lounge

171 Plantation Road, Portadown BT63 5NN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3834 2201
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Irish, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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171 Plantation Road, Portadown BT63 5NN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Having recently visited Ballydougan for an afternoon of pottery painting followed by afternoon tea we were left feeling very disappointed. The potter Sean and his assistant were so accommodating and attentive however the same cannot be said for the waitress at afternoon tea. Having previously...More

1  Thank audreymcinness2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

I booked a table for a family of 5 for lunch last Saturday, 13th Oct 2018. On arrival no-one acknowledged that we were waiting to be seated so I approached a waitress who didn't even speak, let alone ask if we had booked, but showed...More

Thank Maria_2003
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i recently phoned the ballydougan to book an afternoon tea for two people. the lady on the phone requested a deposit which was fine and asked for card details. due to a poor connection I was asked to repeat numerous times my details and her...More

2  Thank cccd19
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I would occasionally visit Ballydougan for a coffee , lunch or breakfast. It’s good and the decor is quirky attached to the shop within the old thatched cottage. Disappointingly it doesn’t open on a Sunday and the courtyard seating could make this venue so much...More

Thank BelfastGiff
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We have been patrons here for years! Always pleasant staff! Clean toilet areas with baby changing area! Good is seasonal and delicious and priced to suit all pockets! Puddings are a treat! Lovely gift shop, plenty of parking We had the chicken bake on this...More

Thank QualityIrelandlady
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious food...Amazing coffee's...desserts to die for...and of course a wee nosey around the pottery shop....

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Took friends for afternoon tea and we were not disappointed, everything was delicious from the sandwiches to the scones and tray bakes, tea and coffee was topped up constantly. We certainly didn’t go home hungry and ended up taking food home for later. We will...More

Thank NITravelers
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I go here quite a bit for a fruit scone and coffee, definitely the best about. Staff are very friendly, it's lovely just to sit in and relax. Busy spot, I would recommend booking for lunch especially if you want a good table. Never had...More

Thank Grania L
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Had lunch in this location the other day. Food was good to excellent. Staff pleasant. We plan to revisit for morning coffee.

Thank Aljilyn
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Went with my wife for a cup of coffee. I ended up with a full fry and my wife a scone. Food tasty and clean, coffee good. Though it felt like sitting in an antiques shop with all tat on sale.

Thank Tim J
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Laura M
30 September 2018|
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Response from 19Parkbridge77 | Reviewed this property |
Take a chance, it's a good place. How would I have a menu? Phone them, why not?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Plantation Road, Portadown BT63 5NN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Armagh  >  Portadown
  • Phone Number: +44 28 3834 2201
  • E-mail
Ballydougan Pottery Restaurant. Open Monday - Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm. Evenings available for Family Celebrations, Group Outings etc. Weddings and Corporate Events a speciality. Breakfast served 9.00am - 12.00noon.Lunch 12.00noon - 3.00pm. Afternoon Tea 3.00pm - 5.00pm. Late Night events included Valentines Dinner & selected Christmas Nights (please contact for dates)."Ballydougan...Good food served on Great Pottery".Also on site self-catering Cottages, Pottery Workshop & Studio and Gift Shop.
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