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The River Room & Conservatory

Galgorm Resort and Spa 136 Fenaghy Road | Cullybackey, Ballymena BT42 1EA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2588 1001
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (8 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
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British, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Galgorm Resort and Spa 136 Fenaghy Road | Cullybackey, Ballymena BT42 1EA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After eating in Gillies during a stay at the hotel we decided to try here for some cocktails for me and a beer for my husband rather than taking a drink in Gillies. We were greeted by really friendly staff and took a table at...More

Thank SarahH26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped by here for brunch with a friend and we both had eggs Benedict with tea and coffee respectively (couldn't grumble at £12 each for that). It is undeniably a lovely place and the views are really great too. The food was very nice...More

Thank SteveDundee
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Perfect for a girly day out. Food is beautiful and service is fantastic every time I’ve been. Only let down is my boyfriend has a severe allergy to peanuts, peas, beans, chick peas and lentils. The server took these details down but my boyfriend was...More

Thank Catherine E
Reviewed 22 February 2018

I visit here a couple of times a year for special occasions (birthdays). Afternoon tea is beautiful and views too

Thank Causeway Coast R
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

My daughter booked high tea for 8 people for a baby shower. I am diabetic and I detest cheese. I was given two identical slates with a cheese tart and a cheese sandwich. I had to request milk for our party also hot tea as...More

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We were staying at the Galgorm Resort and spa overnight. After dinner we decided to have a drink whilst we sat and chatted, so ordered from the conservatory. Our order was brought very quickly and served in beautiful cut glass . We had only ordered...More

Thank 901les
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We have had lunch twice in the conservatory and it is so peaceful. Such a relaxing atmosphere and beautiful views of the river and spa. I would definitely recommend a visit to the conservatory even if it is just for coffee or a drink.

Thank Séanín S
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We had afternoon tea at the Conservatory to celebrate my wife birthday. Marvelous selection of interesting teas, beautifully presented and very tasty selection of sandwiches, mini quiche and soup, followed by the most amazing selection of cakes, scones and desserts. Staff where very cordial and...More

Thank Billy H
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We sat at a window table with a wee gin at night looking over the river maine and then we were lucky enough to have a window table again for breakfast. We loved the service we get here and the more personal touch at breakfast...More

Thank Colin7452
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Our package at Galgorm included breakfast in the River Room. Apart from the lovely views across the grounds the breakfast choices were sumptious. We both had the Galgorm special cooked breakfast which came with two fried eggs, two tasty sausages with bacon and tomato alongside...More

Thank John A
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$57 - US$114
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galgorm Resort and Spa 136 Fenaghy Road | Cullybackey, Ballymena BT42 1EA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2588 1001
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The River Room embodies the ethos of Galgorm in its menu and dishes offering a unique and memorable dining experience. It is one of four restuarants in Northern Ireland to be awarded 3 AA Rosettes for culinary excellence. Chef Israel Robb creates dishes that are true to the ingredients, showcasing local artisan producers with menus that change daily. The menus are packed with seasonal ingredients sourced from carefully selected local suppliers and the Resorts very own kitchen garden, all imaginatively served to complement an extensive wine list.
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