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Creative Gardens Bushmills

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88 Ballyclogh Road, Bushmills BT57 8XA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2073 1287
Today
09:30 - 17:30
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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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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never felt the need to write a bad review before but the service and quality were so poor I feel i have to. Got the orders wrong twice, painfully slow and poor quality food. Understaffed too. Nothing to recommend it apart from pleasant staff who were clearly working under too much pressure.

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Thank Richard K
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 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 

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1 Thank Kim M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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349 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 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.

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Thank John A
United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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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.

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1 Thank naomihaugh543
Belfast, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 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 

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3 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.

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Thank J M
Bangor NI
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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 

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Thank HeavenKnowsIm
Portrush, United Kingdom
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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!

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Thank ShazFinlay
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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.

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Thank Nathan K
Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 17:30
Monday
09:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 17:30
Thursday
09:30 - 17:30
Friday
09:30 - 20:00
Saturday
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?