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Ballydougan Pottery Restaurant & Coffee Lounge

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171 Plantation Road, Portadown BT63 5NN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3834 2201
09:00 - 17:00
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Ca'n Picafort, Spain
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast with our two grandchildren. We where given a priced menu and saw there was no price for children. As both children require gluten free food we asked that their bread and sausages on the breakfast be substituted. We where prepared to pay the adult price but didn't expect the children's to cost more. Also I felt we... More 

Thank joanandalfie
Portadown, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was taken here for lunch a couple of weeks ago and the food was superb, I had the roast of the day which was pork and it was delicious, and fresh veg accompanied it, the deserts looked lovely but unfortunately I had no room for them, would definitely return

Thank maureen r
northern ireland
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 37 of us travelled to ballydougan pottery and Resturant, we were met and greeted and felt very welcome, tea coffee and biscuits on arrival, we then were given a demonstration of the pottery, and an insight into the working pottery, the guide was very good and full of knowledge, lunch was excellent followed by a visit around... More 

Thank shields112
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

We have stayed in cottages a number of times and unfortunately what was once seen as charming is now just neglect. The bathroom was not clean and the bath was not sealed properly so there was a lot of mould. The bed sheets were not clean, neither were the dishes. The properties all lack natural light, and the artificial light... More 

1 Thank DeleTravels
Tandragee, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This is a popular place. Probably more because its a place to be seen than anything else. It does your social status sone good in certain sections of local society to be seen here. Make sure your car is clean etc etc Food is ok. Really is nothing special either in quality or quantity. Service is good, but dont expect... More 

1 Thank Alistair T
Craigavon, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

From the moment you enter the building you could not help being impressed by the ambeiance of the surroundings with items for sale to suit every taste. In December '16 I had lunch with family members. The layout of the. Restaurant area was very tastefully executed and this was backed home by the very efficient serving staff. Our orders were... More 

Thank DAMSON59
northern ireland
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70 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Walking distance from home, so stop regularly for a coffee, scone or some lunch. Never been disappointed. Friendly staff and Sean the owner always has the craic. Roaring fire, lovely ambience, beautiful authentic buildings. .

Thank JAMES m
Antrim, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Charming setting - menu for lunch a little small either soup or a full lunch but it seems Popular for type of customers . Had Rissoto was delicious

Thank Emmzy2014
County Armagh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Visited here for breakfast on numerous occasions, always busy but always get a seat! service is excellent very professional and welcoming. The porridge and French toast is to die for! Honestly couldnt recommend anywhere better!

1 Thank Barbra M
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219 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

I was amongst 50 or so adults having a pre-Christmas dinner. Attention from all staff from our entrance to exit was excellent. Professional, friendly and efficient waitresses provided each of our four courses consecutively. Individual requests were met effectively and the food was attractively presented - and tasty. Staff quietly facilitated our carol singing - and the owner actually joined... More 

1 Thank Robert W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Plantation Road, Portadown BT63 5NN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Armagh  >  Portadown
  • Phone Number: +44 28 3834 2201
Ballydougan Pottery Restaurant. Open Monday - Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm. Evenings available for Family Celebrations, Group Outings etc. Weddings and Corporate Events a speciality. Breakfast served 9.00am - 12.00noon.Lunch 12.00noon - 3.00pm. Afternoon Tea 3.00pm - 5.00pm. Late Night events included Valentines Dinner & selected Christmas Nights (please contact for dates)."Ballydougan...Good food served on Great Pottery".Also on site self-catering Cottages, Pottery Workshop & Studio and Gift Shop.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?