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  • Halfway House
    Broughshane | Carnlough | Food and Drink

    Historic country pub and restaurant located halfway between Ballymena and Carnlough at the foot of impressive Slemish Mountain, offering a friendly welcome to the weary traveller and locals alike serving great food and drink!

  • The Coffee Doc
    Larne | Food and Drink

    The Coffee Doc in Larne, set on the Causeway Coastal route, offers a 'prescription for a better day' with it's medical themed decoration throughout and lots of tasty meals and treats, including an allergy friendly menu.

  • Carriages Bistro
    Larne | Food and Drink

    Carriages in Larne is a family run, fully-licensed restaurant offering traditional Irish and Italian cuisine with steak, pizza and seafood specialities. As for the name, you'll see original train seats, windows and carriage booths!

  • Bentra Grill
    Food and Drink | Whitehead

    The Bentra Grill on the outskirts of Whitehead, has a fully licensed grill bar menu using only the finest local produce and offering an enjoyable dining experience. It's ideally located on the Causeway Coastal route and near The Gobbins.

  • Take Thyme Delicatessen
    Shopping | Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Take Thyme is a delightful delicatessen set in the unique Courtyard complex in Carrickfergus, retailing fresh produce alongside tasty bites and lunchtime specials, with opportunities to eat alfresco.

  • Coastal Coffee
    Food and Drink | Whitehead

    Coastal Coffee is a friendly café based near the railway station in Whitehead and renowned for their range of delicious breakfasts, served all day, speciality teas and coffees, traybakes and a tasty selection of hot and cold dishes.

  • Chocoa Couture Chocolate House and Bistro
    Ballymena | Food and Drink

    Northern Ireland's first premium chocolate and dessert boutique bistro, located in Ballymena offering handmade chocolates, luxury desserts and hot food.

  • The Prom Café
    Larne | Food and Drink

    The Prom Café, located in Larne beside a delightful promenade walk and Jurassic coastline, offers exceptional coastal views and delicious food including afternoon tea.

  • Castello Italia
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Italian restaurant, coffee shop and gelato emporium in Carrickfergus, ideally positioned on the Causeway Coastal route, with stunning views over Belfast Lough and an easy walk to Carrickfergus Castle.

  • The Grouse Restaurant & Bar
    Ballymena | Food and Drink

    The Grouse Restaurant & Bar has long been a favourite for food, drinks and live entertainment in the heart of Ballymena’s bustling town centre. It is renowned for its great location, luxurious traditional décor, roaring fires and relaxing atmosphere.

  • The Dancing Goat Cafe
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Located in the grounds of Kilcreggan Urban Farm, The Dancing Goat Café is a not-for-profit Social Enterprise offering work opportunities to adults with learning disabilities, providing healthy breakfasts, lunches & sweet treats.

  • Castle Kitchen + Bar
    Galgorm & Cullybackey | Food and Drink

    The distinct warmth, and ambience of Castle Kitchen + Bar make it a space for all occasions and tastes

Straidkilly Nature Reserve

Straidkilly Nature Reserve
Glenarm | Walking | Attraction | Carnlough

Small and secluded Ulster Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve, located on an inland route between Glenarm and Carnlough, on the hill slope above the Coast Road with interesting flora and fauna alongside panoramic views across the Irish Sea to Scotland.

Glamper UK

Glamper UK
Accommodation | Broughshane | Experience

Glamper is a leading provider of luxury motorhome rental offering a wide range of motorhomes.

Our base is located close to the M2 and the main arterial routes allowing you to easily travel throughout Northern Ireland.

PaPa Browns Grill

PaPa Browns Grill
Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

Relaxed colonial-style diner and bar serving an all-day menu, within easy walking distance of Carrickfergus Castle and located on the main Causeway Coastal Route.

Gatto's Ristorante

Gatto's Ristorante
Ballymena | Food and Drink

Gatto’s is a family run business in Ballymena town centre, inspired by their Italian family heritage, to create delicious food including the pasta and pizza doughs, all made in-house from traditional family recipes for that authentic taste.

Rococo

Rococo
Ballymena | Food and Drink

Fantastic family owned restaurant, in the heart of Ballymena town centre, offering a great selection of food, wine, beers and cocktails.

Monroe’s Restaurant

Monroe’s Restaurant
Ballymena | Food and Drink

Monroe’s is a locally owned family restaurant located in the IMC Cinema complex in Ballymena, offering a casual dining experience for all, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in its large socially safe restaurant and outdoor seating area.

  • Straidkilly Nature Reserve
    Glenarm | Walking | Attraction | Carnlough

    Small and secluded Ulster Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve, located on an inland route between Glenarm and Carnlough, on the hill slope above the Coast Road with interesting flora and fauna alongside panoramic views across the Irish Sea to Scotland.

  • Glamper UK
    Accommodation | Broughshane | Experience

    Glamper is a leading provider of luxury motorhome rental offering a wide range of motorhomes.

    Our base is located close to the M2 and the main arterial routes allowing you to easily travel throughout Northern Ireland.

  • PaPa Browns Grill
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Relaxed colonial-style diner and bar serving an all-day menu, within easy walking distance of Carrickfergus Castle and located on the main Causeway Coastal Route.

  • Gatto's Ristorante
    Ballymena | Food and Drink

    Gatto’s is a family run business in Ballymena town centre, inspired by their Italian family heritage, to create delicious food including the pasta and pizza doughs, all made in-house from traditional family recipes for that authentic taste.

  • Rococo
    Ballymena | Food and Drink

    Fantastic family owned restaurant, in the heart of Ballymena town centre, offering a great selection of food, wine, beers and cocktails.

  • Monroe’s Restaurant
    Ballymena | Food and Drink

    Monroe’s is a locally owned family restaurant located in the IMC Cinema complex in Ballymena, offering a casual dining experience for all, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in its large socially safe restaurant and outdoor seating area.