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Irish, Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews scones burger tray bakes ciabatta soup beef pie walled garden comfy armchairs quick cuppa antrim coast road home cooked lovely lunch well worth the wait tearoom
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Reviewed October 9, 2020 via mobile

Try the Double Cheese Burger with Bacon! The service can be a little but slow but it is well worth the wait! We dined alfresco in the lovely garden outside the cafe which gives you views of the castle .

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 4, 2020

Lunch - a burger (very good) and scampi. Lukewarm plates meant that the food was cold before we had eaten. The - in my opinion - more serious error was that excellent crisp scampi was plated on top of mushy peas (also above average). The...result was that a potentially excellent meal was down graded by batter made soggy by the mushy peas. What a pity.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 18, 2020 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here very tasty food I would highly recommend especially if you are visiting the walled gardens. Great choices the food was very good quality.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 31, 2020 via mobile

Somewhat underwhelmed. Sadly a local cafe seems to have been replaced by a functional chain and has really lost its ‘home cooked’ feel. It’s now lost its charm. Staff used to be lovely and friendly - still very pleasant but seem to be young students...lacking in a bit of confidence. The place has stacks of potential but needs to move away from the feel of a Cafe Nero. Let’s get some local charm back. Not a fan of having tray bakes served on saucers because they ran out of plates as a simple example.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 18, 2020

We visited last week- busy because of “eat out to help out” but the Glenarm classic burger is well worth the wait. Visited the shop to buy topside. All the beef is from their own Organic shorthorn herd and not at all expensive given the...quality. The lady in the shop even gave me her lunch cool bag to transport the meat home. Will be back!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 6, 2020 via mobile

Excellent never disappoints. Breakfast or lunch we are always impressed with the food drinks and desserts served!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed June 12, 2020

Popped in here today and it was open for carry out......this used to be our favourite place but had really gone down hill badly last year......we're we shocked.....it has been taken over by GROUND......coffee and fresh gorgeous things especially caramel squares......to die for......went back in...for seconds.....Lovely friendly helpful welcoming staff......and lovely lady in reception to welcome us in......excellent social distancing.....loved it......can't wait to go back to this special placeMore

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

Went with friends for coffee and cakes....the place is beautiful, lovely and warm, food amazing and staff even better....worth a visit if in area....

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020

My husband and I have been coming to the Tea Rooms since they first opened. We have watched it grow from the original to the lovely place it is now. However on our last visit we were very disappointed in the food. My husband had...the Chowder which is usually outstanding, but it was served in what I can only describe as an oversized crispy bap. I had the chicken goujons which were overdone and dry. The coffee was very good and the lemon drizzle delicious. We will be back as we love the gardens. Hope next time it will be better.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 6, 2020

Been here on several occasions and although I still have a fondness for this cafe (and it's beautiful location) it's tainted by being able to provide consistent delicious food together with staff who are either friendly or at worst unwelcoming... even grumpy (Shirley!) On our...recent visit I had hoped for the seafood chowder but it wasn't on the menu so opted for a toasted sandwich (turkey and stuffing) it was a bland tasting bite with little contents. I actually opened it and looked inside with disappointment and the scattering of crisps on the side didn't change my opinion. Previously when I have ate here the food was delicious, usually complimented with some side salad but not on this occasion. Fingers crossed management take heed of this review and when I return hopefully the quality of food and customer service will be more consistent! (PS The clothing shop, fudge shop and delightful little curiosity shop in the courtyard are great and certainly worth a visit to browse or buy!)More

Date of visit: December 2019
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August 20, 2019|
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Response from Llamaphile | Reviewed this property |
Did you see my review from a couple of weeks ago? My family are all vegetarians, we ordered vegetarian frittata and it turned out to be ham frittata :/
January 20, 2019|
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Response from AngelaI854 | Property representative |
Hi, The tearoom is currently open every day, the gardens re-open on Friday 15th March for the new season. (Again, every day).
patricia d
April 7, 2018|
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Response from Peter R | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call that's the easiest way to find out.
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