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  • 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.

  • Carnfunnock Camping and Caravan Park
    Accommodation | Larne

    Carnfunnock Touring Caravan Park and Camp Site are nestled within the rural surroundings of Carnfunnock Country Park, which is uniquely positioned on a beautiful stretch of the Antrim Coastal route (A2).

Castles & Stones Day Tour

Castles & Stones Day Tour
Tours and Itineraries

Discover our unique history, myths and personality on a day spent exploring unforgettable places in the company of local people. See it all through our eyes as a local storyteller recounts the legends that grew from this place and shaped its people.

Thieves & Steel Day Tour

Thieves & Steel Day Tour
Islandmagee | Tours and Itineraries | Carrickfergus | Whitehead

As you travel, our storytellers will delight you with tales of fairies, giants and local folklore. This tour combines ethereal myths and legends with the power of castles, engines and steel walkways. It’s Ireland as you’ve never seen it before.

Causeway Fisher Fishing Trips

Causeway Fisher Fishing Trips
Activities | Carnlough | Experience

Hop aboard the Causeway Fisher and enjoy a 3 hour fishing trip out of Carnlough or Glenarm (subject to tidal and weather conditions) and enjoy spectacular views of the Causeway Coast.

Halfway House

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

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

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!

  • Castles & Stones Day Tour
    Tours and Itineraries

    Discover our unique history, myths and personality on a day spent exploring unforgettable places in the company of local people. See it all through our eyes as a local storyteller recounts the legends that grew from this place and shaped its people.

  • Thieves & Steel Day Tour
    Islandmagee | Tours and Itineraries | Carrickfergus | Whitehead

    As you travel, our storytellers will delight you with tales of fairies, giants and local folklore. This tour combines ethereal myths and legends with the power of castles, engines and steel walkways. It’s Ireland as you’ve never seen it before.

  • Causeway Fisher Fishing Trips
    Activities | Carnlough | Experience

    Hop aboard the Causeway Fisher and enjoy a 3 hour fishing trip out of Carnlough or Glenarm (subject to tidal and weather conditions) and enjoy spectacular views of the Causeway Coast.

  • 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!