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Roark's Kitchen

56 Harbour Road | Ballintoy Harbour, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2076 3632
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (20 reviews)
“cakes” (58 reviews)
“coffee cake” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
56 Harbour Road | Ballintoy Harbour, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love this cafe! Small, and sometimes have to wait for a table but soooooo worth it! The food is all home made by the owner and fresh every day! Northern Ireland cuisine at it's best! I especially LOVED the choice of desserts and cakes! WOWEEEEE!...More

Thank Ancestormania
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We found Roark's kitchen by accident at the end of the RD with a nice little harbour had coffee & cake (large piece of cake) This place is where they firmed one part of Game of Thrones very nice place, Gamers arrived and put an...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic afternoon! Walked along the Causeway Coast Way from White Park Bay to Ballintoy (an easy 45 mins). After watching a majestic sailing boat go passed from the rocks, had a really good lunch sitting outside on a lovely summer's day. The food...More

Thank Norma D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Selection of local dishes including stew.ulster fries and burgers.they do not take cards as payment.reasonably priced 13.7.17

Thank Eaglehunter T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place for cake! Many on display to chose from. Lovely location on the harbour . Game of Thrones tourist buses are stopping here - but it wasn't too busy when we drove down midweek. Sat inside as a little windy and dull but added...More

Thank Axeloskar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small tea room that serves excellent food especially cakes! We managed to fit 14 of us plus 2 other customers in the small cafe. Everyone enjoyed their food and all had good helpings. Soup was also good, but if you like cake this is...More

Thank Thisisanuisance
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My wife and I stopped here to have lunch while visiting Ballintoy Harbour. I ordered the Champ with sausage and bacon. I did not know what Champ was, so had to ask. It turned out that I was getting bangers & mash, although I have...More

Thank surfercharlie
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

It's all home made in here and you'll need to stop to get back up the hill leading away from Ballintoy Harbour! Hospitality and portions are of Irish generosity, and it's all fine because it's calorie free - it says so! Don't miss it!

Thank AlanR_11
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

What a great place for some refreshment Cost seating inside and I recommend going inside to look at the cakes as the menu will not do them justice Right on the Harbour with lots lovely walking paths nearby and small beach If you enjoy the...More

Thank JZoopa
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Called here for lunch. Lovely cove and nice suntrap. Road down is a little challenging with traffic both ways...its narrow with several u bends. We had sandwiches which were very basic, lacked butter and filling falling apart. Service was ok. Seating is old plastic sun...More

Thank Mark G
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25 April 2017|
Response from MBell250 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Its a small and simple cafe, nothing fancy here, but hopefully they will be able to find something to serve you to help your veggie friend...
Sean Dot F
30 July 2016|
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Response from Pauline M | Reviewed this property |
This has just appeared today ! Will check if they are there !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Harbour Road | Ballintoy Harbour, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballintoy
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2076 3632
Telephone: 028 207 63632

Incredible place to stop and eat and rest next to the sea! Definitely needs to be on tripadvisor!
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