We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Nobel Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
102-104 Church Street, Ballymena BT43 6DF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 25654302
07:30 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat 07:30 - 17:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

100 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 100: English reviews
Ballymena, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

I joined a queue that had 5 other tables to be seated ahead of me but despite this inside 3 mins of joining it my order had been taken and 4 mins later I was seated! I've eaten here many times before but not when it's been so busy and can only say the staff were brilliant!

Thank karenebloomfield
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Love this cafe . Love their sandwich with chips . Good value an tastes great . Would come here for wee special family days out . Staff so friendly.

Thank Sandra W
Ballymena, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

When in Ballymena town centre you can't but visit the Nobel for your fry it's so tasty cheap and certainly sets you up for the day ahead. Staff are friendly efficient pleasant and child friendly recommend and I'll be back very soon.

Thank David F
Ballymena, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Nobel Cafe is always busy and this is a testament to the staff and the food served there especially the sought after breakfast. In view of their popularity there is a well managed queuing and ordering system operated by the owners and it works very well. Even in busy times by the time you have moved forward in the... More 

Thank HeatherandDoug
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I love going to Nobel cafe! Perfect for a lunch date with friends or family breakfast. All food is cooked to perfection and the staff are very welcoming and always have a smile on their faces! Very affordable and delicious , would strongly recommend!

Thank Sam165t
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Been here a few times for lunch and breakfast. No frills good cooking at a very reasonable price. Always very busy due to thei good value for money and popularity. Good service and friendly staff make the experience a very good one, returning soon!

Thank Patricia M
Carrickfergus NI
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is clean and bright , the staff are very attentive and fast. The food I had was very good. It was very busy which is a good sign. All in all very good.

Thank johnboyNo8
Level Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to go for a fry, clean and great service. Can be very busy at peak times. In the center of town so convenient for shoppers

Thank helmena
Coleraine, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
107 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Last had a meal in Nobel Cafe a number of years ago when it was in a different location. It is now very modern spacious location. The food and service is excellent. I would throughly recommend Nobels for lunch.

Thank Sam M
Northern Ireland
Level Contributor
31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We called in here two years ago but never forgot how gorgeous the food was. Also service was first class. So out shopping today chose this place for a snack we had toasties with garlic fries. Ham cheese and salad and smoky Joe for hubby. They do burgers (look amazing) chicken gougeons etc. Highly recommend this place. Staff are also... More 

Thank Lizdrum

Travellers who viewed Nobel Cafe also viewed

Ballymena, County Antrim
Ballymena, County Antrim
Ballymena, County Antrim
Ballymena, County Antrim
Ballymena, County Antrim

Been to Nobel Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102-104 Church Street, Ballymena BT43 6DF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: +44 28 25654302

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Nobel Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?