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Skinners Cafe & Sandwich Bar

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58 High Street, Holywood BT18 9AE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 6672
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I meet my daughter for catchups, we always chose Skinners for a sit down to enjoy lovely pots of tea, scrumptious homemade goodies or freshly made hot dishes. Service is always friendly and the ambience warm and welcoming.

Thank thewanderinggypsy
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My wife and I tried Skinners for the very first time and found it to be a very good experience. We both had the full breakfast and when it arrived it was delightful, nice and hor, grease free and had all the usual breakfast ingredients, bacon, egg, sausage, tomatoe, along with soda bread, potatoe bread. An excellent breakfast.

Thank Tony M
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Offering quite a good selection of foods and coffee all nice. Staff helpful and pleasant The tables are clean and well stocked with sugar etc. Only down side is wifi has not worked for some time.

Thank Lawrence M
Holywood, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Skinners home bakey bread is A1...and their Smartcarbs LOW GI bread has to be the best ever, becasue it truly is 'SmartCarbs' and non-fattening and suitable for Diabetics, and for Anyne else it also tastes 100% A1. And the staff are great too. Of course EVERYONE in Holywood is great!!

Thank Norman N
Belfast, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

If you want a tray bake or bun that DOESN'T taste like it's been sitting out for a week and is as hard as your head then stay clear of Nero and head stright for Skinners!!!! The wide range of baked goods are all delicious! Your mouth waters as you pick out which ones you want. The little hot food... More 

1 Thank Megan K
Holywood, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Once again as many places in Holywood ,it a family run business. Very N Ireland fare! Perfect for a very reasonably priced breakfast and lunch. Staff are pleasant and efficient. Place is a no frills place but clean and bright The bakery is fab! Delicious cakes especially their homemade brownies. The rhubarb crumble is so large it will do puddings... More 

Thank Muriel G
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67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is essentially a very good bakery with a small cafe section in the rear of the property.The food i have always found to be very good and reasonably priced and being a bakery the choice of buns,tarts etc are particularly good.The best point of all though has to be the staff who are very friendly and helpful especially towards... More 

Thank Stephen C
Crossgar, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Me and the boy nipped in for a wee fry before heading on to the transport museum. Good, tasty grub and fast, friendly service.

Thank TomSteenson
Alberta, Canada
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Consistently excellent for baked goods or cooked meals lots of little treasures in such a compact space

Thank Matthew S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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375 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Skinners does the best German Biscuits in Holywood by a long shot! Also it has a massive range of other buns and pastries. A very good all round bakery!

Thank Tom S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Irish
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 High Street, Holywood BT18 9AE, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Holywood
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9042 6672
Skinners Bakery - Cafe at the back of the Bakery. Best Pies we've ever had they make them there Good menu and prices. Service is excellent

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?