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Creative Gardens Bushmills

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88 Ballyclogh Road, Bushmills BT57 8XA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2073 1287
09:30 - 17:30
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All hours
Sun 12:30 - 17:30
Mon - Thu 09:30 - 17:30
Fri 09:30 - 20:00
Sat 09:30 - 17:30
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't like writing reviews like this , as we love this place , but today met with a friend for lunch , so many things have changed in here - food wise , all mains that used to be in a casserole dish now come in individual pots , I personally do not like this . The portion sizes... More 

Thank Kim M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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335 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the garden centre I stopped into the cafe for a quick coffee. There was the usual choice of teas and coffees available such as you would expect to find anywhere else, and as expected a generous selection of traybakes. Altogether there was nothing that you would not be available in a good well attended cafe anywhere else.

Thank John A
United Kingdom
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

the stew is ok from here but when the café is busy you have to wait a while as the service is slow.so I think they need to work on getting through customers quicker.

1 Thank naomihaugh543
Belfast, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This is usually a busy spot and there's good food for either a snack or lunch. The big minus is the cost of the eats! Scones, fruit pie etc are good but they're priced way above other places of similar standard on the North Coast. Staff are good but when I mentioned the prices to one server, she seemed to... More 

1 Thank Alan C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Bright, airy, clean, attached to garden centre, outside tables available. Good quality food, cooked from scratch. Great desserts.

Thank J M
Bangor NI
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Driving around the North Coast and in need of a snack we decided to go to the cafe at Creative Gardens Bushmills. As we were driving from the Giant’s Causeway, we headed towards Bushmills, turned right on Main Street, first left onto Priestland Road and then took the 2nd turning on the right up Ballyclough Road. The Garden Centre has... More 

Thank HeavenKnowsIm
Portrush, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Had two cups of tea, a traybake and a slice of lemon drizzle cake! Cost was £8.00! Thought this was rather expensive! The food was good but just felt it was all very over priced!

Thank ShazFinlay
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Garden centre in general is in good condition though it can be messy and look neglected in places. The cafe is clean and has a nice atmosphere but the prices aren't so nice. At £2.25 for a traybake worth £1 at most, it's best having something to eat before coming out or sharing with other people.

Thank Nathan K
Bluffton, South Carolina
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

We enjoyed the knowledgable advice. Had fun sampling the whiskey in good company and nice surroundings

Thank suzanc1023
Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

We were at Bushmills for the weekend and thought we would try Brunch at Creative Gardens. We were very disappointed. We eat out a lot and have, therefore , sampled a lot. There was a very limited Brunch menu based on pancakes or bagels. We were hoping for the usual healthy porridge with maybe fresh fruit or maple syrup or... More 

Thank Dinger321

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Ballyclogh Road, Bushmills BT57 8XA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Bushmills
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2073 1287

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