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The Bay Tree

Audley Court 118 High Street | county down, BT18 9HW, Holywood BT18 9HW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 1419
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
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British, Irish, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Audley Court 118 High Street | county down, BT18 9HW, Holywood BT18 9HW, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This small cafe, tucked away in a little square off the main shopping street in Holywood, has been doing well for many years. The food it serves is fresh, wholesome and appetising. Highly recommended and worth a visit.

Thank DLP555
Reviewed 5 days ago

Regular visitor to this long established premises. Good selection of tasty dishes for lunches and also excellent for a coffee and snack.

Thank maryrichard100
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited here on Tuesday 23 May for a business lunch with a colleague. I paid about £9.50 for beef and Guinness which came with sourdough bread and a cuscus based salad and £3.50 for a frozen yogurt smoothie. The food seemed an odd mix...More

Thank EddNM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife decided to treat ourselves last Friday night so we booked the Bay Tree Holywood. There was a good buzz about the place and the waiting staff were very attentive and presented us with some bread along with tapenade to nibble along with our...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Love Bay Tree so much keep coming back for more I had a goat's cheese charlotte with Puy lentils galore Hubby had a crispy pork belly Salad with a molasses dressing Both meals were deliciously filling and full of zing The visit was enhanced by...More

Thank RhymeReviews
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service- all homemade with local produce- I had "the stack" toasted soda / bacon/ mushrooms and a poached egg bit healthier than the fry ( who am I kidding!!) stopped at the wee shop and got a world famous cinnamon scone to...More

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

William and his Bay Tree team provided outside catering for my wife's Birthday Event. Two platters of canapés for starters included mixed Crostini, mini Caesar Salads and preserved Lemon and Cranberry Panzanella wraps. Our Mains - Moroccan Lamb Tangine with preserved Lemons and Apricots and...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Bay Tree is our go to cafe in Holywood, mainly due to their amazing cinnamon scones. They genuinely are worth travelling for and will quench anyones sweet tooth appetite. Any other food we have had has always been tasty and served without fuss. Decent...More

Thank Luckyjonny
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Iam from Scotland and travel to Northern Ireland a lot with work, the BayTree is a firm favourite of mine, for breaky lunch and dinner. Sue and her team have been welcoming me in for the past 10 years. The staff are attentive friendly. The...More

Thank aw630
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Went in at about midday yesterday with my girlfriend and we had slightly missed breakfast fry up cut off time. We both really fancied a breakfast, but realised it was too late. At the bottom of menu, it said they were flexible so please ask....More

4  Thank Shaun O
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If my sick mother couldn't eat a full fry would you accommodate her with a half fry?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
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
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Opposite the police station in Holywood