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  • The Secret Bookshelf
    Shopping | Carrickfergus

    Gift, collectible, bargain and kids’ bookstore hidden in the delightful Courtyard complex in Carrickfergus. Also selling book accessories, cards, gifts and prints. Writing classes and groups also supported. Regular author and shop events.

  • Twilight Coffee
    Carnlough | Food and Drink

    Independent coffee shop serving specialty coffee, teas and locally baked treats. Located directly across from the picturesque Carnlough Harbour, offering gorgeous views, comfy seats, and some of the best coffee in the Glens.

  • Millside Restaurant Gracehill
    Gracehill | Food and Drink

    Millside Restaurant is an award winning family run business in the historic village of Gracehill, providing an excellent range of menus including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Also available are separate function and party menus for larger parties.

  • Slemish Market Garden
    Shopping | Food retailer | Ballymena

    Slemish Market Garden, located at Ecos Nature Park, Ballymena prides itself on using traditional methods to grow seasonal fruit, vegetables and cottage garden plants onsite. Fresh produce plus transplants and potted plants are available for sale.

  • Ability Cafe @ ECOS
    Ballymena | Food and Drink

    Ability Café is a Social Enterprise Café, located in the Ecos Park, Ballymena. Head along and enjoy a walk and nature at its best before enjoying some well deserved, tasty refreshments.

  • Slemish Farm Tours
    Guided Food Tours | Tours and Itineraries | Broughshane | Experience

    Discover our Ulster farming heritage in the Braid Valley, nestled near Slemish Mountain in County Antrim. Experience the smell of home baking on a farmhouse griddle, with the opportunity to watch or traditionally bake on a charming AGA stove.

  • Carmel’s Chocolate Creations
    Cookery Schools | Experience | Whitehead

    Carmel’s offers exclusive chocolatiering experiences, in the heart of the Victorian town of Whitehead on the beautiful Causeway Coastal Route with classes to suit all ages.

  • The Vintage Time Travellers
    Shopping | Whitehead

    Quirky and unique vintage shop stocking an eclectic mix of vintage furniture, collectibles & wonderfully nostalgic decorative items in the heart of the Victorian town of Whitehead, on the Causeway Coastal route.

  • Rae's Slemish Tours
    Guided Food Tours | Tours and Itineraries | Broughshane

    Rae’s Slemish Tours offers small group experiences to explore the Braid Valley countryside in County Antrim. These unforgettable tours take you off the beaten track to explore laneways and tracks unique to this idyllic landscape.

  • McKendry's Lounge & Bar
    Galgorm & Cullybackey | Food and Drink

    Located in the heart of Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort, McKendry’s Lounge & Bar offers the warm ambience and atmosphere of an eclectic Irish pub.

  • The Red Brick Coffee House
    Broughshane | Food and Drink

    Located at the entrance to Raceview Mill in Broughshane, The Red brick is a destination country coffee shop, offering fresh food and a warm welcome.

  • Shambles Workshop
    Crafting | Glenarm | Shopping

    Shambles Workshop is a unique family owned craft shop in Glenarm Castle estate. From photography to bespoke retro up-cycled items to jewellery, everything is sourced and hand made by them with a number of local artists also displaying their work.

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.