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  • 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 flavour, warmth, and ambience of authentic BBQ smokehouse await you at Castle Kitchen + Bar.

  • Josper’s Restaurant, Belfast Loughshore Hotel
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Treat yourself to an impressive range of delicious, freshly prepared food served by our friendly and dedicated staff. Whether a hearty breakfast, light lunch or a delicious evening meal, our warm welcome will ensure you return time after time.

  • The Lighthouse Bistro
    Food and Drink | Whitehead

    Local seafood, cheese, steaks, coffee and freshly made desserts are available at this coastal restaurant in Whitehead. Only 10 minute drive from The Gobbins, Carrickfergus Castle.
    Themed Tasting Menus (such as Game of Thrones®) and Tapas available.

  • Fratelli
    Galgorm & Cullybackey | Food and Drink

    Fratelli Ristorante, Pizzeria & Bar oozes rustic Italian charm with a contemporary edge, welcoming guests into a family-friendly, informal environment where the focus is on simple yet quality cookery and a warm welcome.

  • Nix
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    This small but cosy Cafe/bistro is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (Friday-Saturday) and does take-away food as well. For lunch, soups salads and irresistible cakes are on the menu. Nix is a modern and fresh place to eat, drink and socialise.

  • Ownies Bar and Bistro
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Ownies Bar and Bistro is one of Irelands finest Gastro Pubs, it offers the highest standards of service and food and drink while maintaining the warm atmosphere of an Irish Pub. It is famous for its seafood chowder and its home made Deserts.

  • Glass House Bistro
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Glass House Bistro of Carrickferugs is based in the Museum and Civic Centre. Food Standard Agency 5 star. Irish cuisine. Outside catering.

  • Gillies Grill, Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort
    Galgorm & Cullybackey | Food and Drink

    Gillies Grill offers a casual style of dining with menus catering for a wide range of tastes, including brasserie dishes, a grill selection and Asian-inspired creations. Live music in Gillies pub 7 nights a week adds a jovial atmosphere.

  • Adair Arms Hotel Restaurant
    Ballymena | Food and Drink

    An extensive menu of fresh locally sourced, quality ingredients served in our spacious, relaxing Grill Bar.

Carriages Bistro

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

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

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

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

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

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.

  • 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.