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Bayleaf Restaurant

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27 Wellington Street, Ballymena BT43 6AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2564 5148
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointing cafe. Definitely to many tables and not enough space between them. The food is bland and look warm. The staff are pleasant but constantly on their mobiles behind the counter which doesn't look very professional. Price wise I'd rather pay a bit more for a tastier meal. Layout really does need changed.

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Thank ohara15
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for somewhere clean, friendly or with a pleasant atmosphere go somewhere else. To be fair the food is actually ok but it's all over the floor from the last patrons and the grunts from the server when you ask where the toilet is doesn't help at all. Generally a soulless please that has the opportunity to be... More 

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Thank Kelly K
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Had two breakfasts in here and the frys are always cooked really well and neatly presented. Not to bad a price for everything you get and the best part of all is the eggs are perfect!

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1 Thank garethm294
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Me and my best friend are here any chance we can get just love it The food is fantastic. The workers are great. Only let down for me is size of café part from that fantastic

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1 Thank Paul S
Thessaloniki
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97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This restaurant has been there for years and serves the most fantastic full Irish breakfast at a price which is very low. Staff are friendly and as well as the all day breakfast they have an extensive lunch menu - also very well priced for Ballymena pockets. A real insider tip if you want a great Irish breakfast at any... More 

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1 Thank Colin95210
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Eaten here quite a few times. Usually have the large breakfast. Comes out well cooked though like a lot of places at dinnertime the breakfast items do seem to have been at least partly cooked earlier and then finished off or reheated to order. Often to have to sit at a table that hasn't been cleared and wait for it... More 

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Thank McGoo24
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Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

I've been here a few times. Food is good and it's excellent value for money. But the staff really need customer service training! They are very unfriendly and everything seems to be a bother. Even a simple smile would help! For this reason, I won't be back.

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Thank Sarah B
Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Really enjoyed the £6.95 special. The service ok. Sadly the place is really full a lot of the time. However the food is great.

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1 Thank Gailowens1972
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Awful staff sour faced don't want to do the job there getting payed for everything was a bother to them feel sorry for the owner 8 people walked out while we where there cause the staff where so unhelpful and rude a smile costs nothing there food wasn't bad but everything was microwaved to inch of its life the owner... More 

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Thank smilecostnotthing
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

They do a great soda with ham and cheese if you fancy stodge but can't face a fry. Never have to queue for a table

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Thank Linda H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Wellington Street, Ballymena BT43 6AB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2564 5148

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?