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Carrickarede Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Irish
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21 Main Street, Ballintoy BT54 6LX, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2076 2241
10:00 - 22:00
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Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Stopped here after visiting the rope bridge and had a very good pint of Guinness. Staff friendly ando happy to chat.

1 Thank jaxgloucester
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166 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

What a great little find in Ballintoy ....a must do and stop by ! Great service ,food and libations .....the Guinness beer is so amazingly fresh and served with pleasure .... Bushmills Whiskeys as well . The chef has some great very affordable meals that will make you sooooooo happy . If you're looking for a nice pub in the... More 

2 Thank sunrisemahon
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This was the best lunch experience of our two week stay...and we always had good lunches! We ate here in between the bridge and the Giant's Causeway. The atmosphere was great...toasty peat fire going which smelled wonderful, cozy seats, even a local telling her friends from two different countries the legend of Finn MacCool! We all had delicious food, but... More 

5 Thank RocktonTravelers
Lafayette, Louisiana
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184 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Too rainy to visit the bridge, and we were cold and wet, so we wanted a warm, dry place to relax. This place was perfect. We sat at the bar and just about had the place to ourselves for a late afternoon Irish coffee. We felt welcome and appreciated the chance to warm up. There is a restaurant next to... More 

3 Thank jrdek
Austin, Texas
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

My friends and I ate here recently after visiting the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. The food hit the spot and was very reasonably priced. The staff was very nice as well.

4 Thank Bethagee1
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Had a hard time finding a place to get something to eat after 8pm but this place served us good food at reasonable price! Service was good - we just sat and ate in the bar due to time of evening but was good experience

4 Thank Ronda C
Phoenix, Arizona
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114 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We stopped at this place after visiting Dunluce Castle, Giants Causeway and Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge. It is located in the pretty little town of Ballintoy, which is convenient to all the sights. The day we were there, there was only one other couple in the bar, so I thought the service would be faster. But when the meal finally arrived,... More 

4 Thank lifeinsagebrush
Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Stopped with friends for lunch, excellent value for money all home cooked meals Friendly waitress service and nothing to much trouble.

4 Thank Bids M
Dublin, Ireland
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314 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We've had a burger and chicken goujons. All food was served quickly. Meal was tasty and reasonably priced. The only thing was that the place didn't accept credit cards which was mentioned on the bottom of the menu. Unfortunately, being tourists, we didn't pay attention which is of course our fault. So don't make the same mistake as the nearest... More 

4 Thank travelbonkers44
Kilkenny, Ireland
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Being a coach driver and tour guide I will always take advise of locals regarding places to eat. Stating at the wonderful Sheep View Hostel I was told there was 2 nice pubs to eat, Fullerton and the title pub. I looked at Fullerton first but skipped as there was a Birthday party and entered the Carrick A Rede Bar,... More 

6 Thank JohnLockes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 13
Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Main Street, Ballintoy BT54 6LX, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballintoy
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2076 2241
Situated along the breathtaking North Antrim Coast of Ireland This warm and friendly Family-run Bar and Restaurant is ideal for Food, Drink, Music and Craíc. Enjoy a pint at the open fire. Bar Meals served Daily.

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