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Bayleaf Restaurant

27A Wellington Street, Ballymena BT43 6AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2564 5148
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible42%
24 Jan 2018
“Price promise not upheld”
10 Jan 2018
“Change in name may mean other changes”
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27A Wellington Street, Ballymena BT43 6AB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place that is now called the Fayre Grill serves food that chippy food would trump. The service is mediocre and they got my order wrong when the place was pretty much empty, but they did quickly fix it. They are also really stingy with...More

Thank wwwcasey12345
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect location, bright and airy, great start to the day with a tasty breakfast & lunch menu. Quality ingredients plus a very good coffee, all round unbeatable value in Ballymena. Friendly and enthusiastic new proprietor, Rico, will be sure to make you feel welcome.

Thank outofafrica2018
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I have been coming to this restaurant for many years and have always enjoyed the food, finding the portion sizes good and the meal filling. On my penultimate visit I had a lovely discussion with the new owner, where he declared he was changing the...More

Thank A G
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We called here as it is a favourite of my mother in law. I had a bowl of their thick vegetable broth with wheaten bread and good coffee. My wife had their excellent stew made with chunks of beef, not mince. Both dishes were served...More

Thank sandylindsay
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Been here a couple of times for lunch, I love their chicken strips and their chicken goujons. I have found the staff to be pleasant and helpful. I haven't been put off by any negative reviews and neither should else 😊 will definitely be back...More

Thank JoanneJennings05
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years and never had any issues, food has always been really tasty. Love this place and will be coming back a lot more often 👍

Thank Paddy W
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I called up for a salad sandwich which I must say was absolutely appalling, one small piece of lettuce and a few cubes of chicken and a slice of tomato, no onion mayo or coleslaw which I asked for, I also asked for a few...More

Thank 958barbara
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Waitress slammed teapot and cutlery onto our table and had really terrible attitude. other waitress just as unpleasant. Seriously need new staff or intensive training for existing waiting staff. Very poor atmosphere in place and to the guy on the counter please don't call me...More

Thank nicka80
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Called in...not sure if he wanted lunch or a coffee. Ladies behind counter busy talking about people... no idea who but whoever it was they didn't like her.. Waited for a while. Then I just asked for a take away coffee. The cafe was not...More

Thank k2k13s29
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We have been going here for Breakfast for many years as it is the most delicious one you can get anywhere and I do mean anywhere! Any time we go away on hols are just try another place we always compare it to this great...More

Thank marian40
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27A 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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