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Thornleigh Gardens | Ballyholme, Bangor BT20 4NW, Northern Ireland
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Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really great little spot in Bangor for coffee and cake or snack! I am gluten free and the offering here is simply wonderful - extensive, tasty, homemade with high quality ingredients. Love supporting this vibey, local enterprise.

1 Thank JFV001
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Go for lunch almost weekly.Always freshly made delghts,from soup.goats cheese and fig tartlets,wheaten/sour dough bread and the pastries are to die for.Have tasted the homemade chutney, always want more.Service is super even though it can be busy.Nowhere like it in Bangor.

1 Thank GINAG173
Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I went because it had gluten free options. They offered to make me gf pancakes (with bacon and syrup) and there were other options as well. I have had the same snack in a different place and got a lot more and cost less. My husband got a sausage roll which came with some side salad (but more of a... More 

Thank Suzanne H
Bangor, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

A lovely spot to share a coffee and beautiful scones made on the premises. Care and originality put into the lunchtime meals. A special little spot to eat.

Thank joanfarrell2000
Bangor, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

One of the best coffee shops I know. All food prepared and /or baked on the premises. There is NOTHING for sale that you won't enjoy. All made from the finest ingredients with as much as possible organic. Great husband & wife team who are such lovely people. Also do take away or private orders.

Thank Rita R
Belfast, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Tucked away somewhat from the centre of Bangor - just off the Donaghadee Rd out of Bangor. Came here with a friend who has been there a number of times otherwise wouldn't have known about it. A small space very simply furnished but very friendly with lovely food. I had a lovely home made sausage roll with a salad which... More 

Thank Colin M
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We regularly pop in for tea/coffee and a slice of cake or occasionally something more substantial. I'm gluten free and there is always a delicious choice available. The service and atmosphere make it a lovely stop for a break.

Thank Emma M
Bangor, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is a great little coffee shop situated about a mile out of Bangor on Thornleigh Gardens (just off the Donaghadee Road). It is small with only about a dozen tables but has a nice ambience and is well worth a visit. Filter coffee (with free refills) is £1.80 and scones are also £1.80. Try the blueberry and lemon scones... More 

1 Thank Alan1Bangor
Belfast, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

It's not that big, it's nearly always full, the standard of food especially for those seeking gluten free is excellent, well worth a visit

Thank TrevorMagee
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

No complaints about the food but the prices are a bit mad, being fair, £27 for 2 adults is a bit steep really. The display counter overwhelms the space and thus, the main area is squashed. They do have a convenient kids play area but unfortunate customers must sit directly outside the toilet, could be rearranged more efficiently. Would still... More 

1 Thank OKANEK77

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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: Thornleigh Gardens | Ballyholme, Bangor BT20 4NW, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Bangor

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?