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2 North Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AQ, Northern Ireland (Formerly Sozo)
+44 28 9332 6060
08:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hadn't been here since 2005 but had heard great things so I took my girlfriend for lunch. The only plus point was the service, lunch was very busy but the waitress noticed we were waiting to be served and went out of her way for us. We both ordered panini and unfortunately they were the worst I've ever had. Burnt,... More 

Thank Gavin I
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I think they made me the best cup of hot chocolate I have tasted in these parts...or its could be the cold air outside and I really needed some good hot chocolate. I ordered the All Day Fry and I was not disappointed. It was a full plate of yummy goodness and real good value for money. The staff was... More 

2 Thank MwateC
Northern Ireland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed a meal in Sozo with friends on Saturday 16th December. As it was a Christmas menu we had to pre-order our meals. Most of our table ordered steak as a main course, all cooked in different ways and we all received exactly what we ordered. The food was delicious and the service was wonderful. There were absolutely no... More 

1 Thank Maeve M
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This a lovely little restaurant, very popular when we arrived we were lucky to get the last table. I came here with my parents and eldest son and had the turkey dinner and it was really lovely with just the right amount of food on the plate. The staff where extremely friendly and helpful, our server was really nice (dark... More 

1 Thank mcrtravelfamily
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

very disappointed in service as the staff were to busy chatting among themselves, food over priced and over-rated

Thank gasmec
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Undoubtedly my favourite restaurant in Carrickfergus. Food and ingredients always of a high standard and I always feel that effort goes into the preparation. The menu has great variety and daily specials are excellent. Definitely a hidden gem.

2 Thank Glenn P
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The decaf cappuccino was smooth and as velvet The granary toast was malted and good as you can get The lady waitress was excellent Best money I have ever spent

1 Thank RhymeReviews
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

this is a small cosy spotless bistro. the food is delicious. since we found sozos in carrickfergus we dont eat anywhere else, as it never dissappoints. dont waste ur time+money going anywhere else.

2 Thank ontheball247
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had a really nice meal here last Saturday evening ...starters, main and dessert all good. Great that it's BYO wine. Fantastic friendly service. Quiet atmosphere. Casual restaurant/ cafe......food very well presented....enjoyed it☺

3 Thank linda079
Belfast, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is situated in the center of Carrick its bring your own alcohol for a small corkage fee. It's a small place that's nicely decorated. The tables are a bit close together but can be forgiven for the size of the place. Staff in the place where friendly and very helpful. Food was good. Nicely presented and cooked well.... More 

2 Thank carvs606

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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
Average prices
British, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 North Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AQ, Northern Ireland (Formerly Sozo)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Carrickfergus
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9332 6060
Award Winning Carrickfergus restaurant Sozo has recently been taken over by New Management who would like to take this opportunity to welcome customers old and new. After enjoying a complete refurbishment, the new, stunning, modern interior compliments the incredible food that people have come to expect and enjoy. From a quick bite to a lavish lunch, come and pay us a visit - your new favourite eatery is only a journey away!

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