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The Bay Tree

$$ - $$$British, Irish,
Audley Court 118 High Street | county down, BT18 9HW, Holywood BT18 9HW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 1419
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“cinnamon scones” (48 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
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British, Irish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Audley Court 118 High Street | county down, BT18 9HW, Holywood BT18 9HW, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great evening out with a few friends! Food was really delicious and very reasonable. Wine list not pricey either. Staff were attentive and contributed to a very relaxed and enjoyable evening. Birthday celebration for one of us and we will definitely be back for dinner...More

Thank Frank K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Husband and I went for breakfast. My husband ordered breakfast stack no potatoe bread and they should really call it a filled soda. Burnt sausages and fatty bacon wont be back very disappointed

Thank Gillian F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been visiting the Bay Tree for years and always thoroughly enjoy it. Today I had an iced coffee and the usual cinnamon scone which were both absolutely lovely. However, my friend and I were served by an older lady and we were both...More

Thank tan-dia123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here based on their famous cinnamon scones,so got one on route home from Bangor to take away. Off the main street and very popular spot as was busy, but pleasent service. Scone was £2, and although tasty was more like a Danish. It...More

Thank Unar123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with friends for a wine tasting...at £45 per head one expects a good night...not the case...seated at refectory style seating so service was across the opposite side of the table...sadly my husband’s Lacoste sweater was ruined by a spillage.... the food was ordinary at...More

Thank Margaret B
willik1980, Owner at The Bay Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Margaret, as I recall, you approached every element of our service in a typically confrontational manner. You and your party continuously and loudly proceeded to talk while Felicia (our host) introduced each wine, to the extent that another customer finally chastised you. The 'refectory style...More

Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

I'm a regular to the bay tree anytime I'm In Holywood although was quite disappointed today. Very slow service. By the time my husbands latte had arrived I had drank all my tea and ate my tray bake. No baby changing facilities was very annoying....More

Thank Joyce G
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Went with friends for Sunday breakfast. The place is ok, but very ordinary and the breakfast was a bit of a dog`s dinner. Everything was there, but served up without any presentation or finesse whatsoever. Not for us, sorry

Thank william bill d
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Visited here on Tues and was very impressed both by the food and the ambience....very quirky!!Here with my wife and sister in law. I went for the Pan Fried Cod with parsely & caper butter, champ & salad as did my sister in law, changing...More

Thank doug56m
Reviewed February 20, 2018

A creative menu, plenty of choice and focus on local. As good as it has always been. There are often specials on a Friday, and evening events for wine/beer tasting. It really is a place where you feel dishes are invented rather than just being...More

Thank thepointmisser
Reviewed February 19, 2018

I always enjoy Bay tree food, so my husband and I went for lunch the other day. He ordered aubergine dish, it looked fantastic but he found a hair like stuff sticking out from aubergine! He thought it was human hair as it was dark...More

Thank hana705
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Audley Court 118 High Street | county down, BT18 9HW, Holywood BT18 9HW, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Holywood
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9042 1419
Opposite the police station in Holywood
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