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The Red Door Tea Room

14A Harbour Road, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2076 9048
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (94 reviews)
“irish stew” (29 reviews)
“fish chowder” (16 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Irish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
14A Harbour Road, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Cosy little diner, with loads of character and quirky features. Had a lovely bowl of soup and lemon meringue.

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 4 days ago

stopped here for lunch after coming back up from the bay, we all had soup which was delicious , a small place so lucky if you can just walk in and get a seat, but well worth the try.

Thank 101rosemarie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Friendly staff but food rather disappointing considering the amazing reviews. Nothing amazing, just standard soup/sandwich options with dated decor. If you need a basic lunch it is fine.

Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across this place after leaving the harbour and decided to have lunch here. It was a great decision. We had some amazing food. I loved my chicken wings with blue cheese, so delicious. My husband and our daughter also loved their choices of...More

Thank Janulik
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried to eat here as it was near where we were staying and we had just walked more than ten miles. It is located a half kilometer outside of Ballintoy. We were told it was open until 5:30; but when we arrived just before...More

Thank Dee G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous place and equally as nice staff, best Fish Chowder I have ever had ! Full of a mixture of fish in large pieces and served with wheaten bread and fresh lemon. My husband had home made chicken fillets in bread crumbs served...More

Thank Lorna A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We, a group of ten, were taking a tour of the Coastal Road from Belfast to the Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede so when it was lunch time, our driver/guide, Garrot, suggested "The Red Door Tea Room and Restaurant", which he highly recommended. It is located...More

Thank travelerted
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a hearty meal here with friends. This place is a gem. The food was excelent, staff friendly & knowledgable. Well worth a visit.

Thank catherine k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always intended to visit but didn't until recently. Good menu, local craft beer and homely setting. Staff friendly and helpful. So having had the pleasure once will be back soon nxt time hope to sample the stew 😊

Thank gordonlync
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food. Everyone of us were very happy with our meal. Nice scenic spot highly recommend. Very reasonable price too

Thank Emma O
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28 July 2016|
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Response from Amanda D | Reviewed this property |
You won't get a reply from the red door but have to rely on previous customers to answer your question. It closes in winter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14A Harbour Road, Ballintoy BT54 6NA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballintoy
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2076 9048
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