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Sweeneys - CLOSED

6B Seaport Avenue, Portballintrae, Bushmills, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2073 2405
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
8 Jul 2015
“Bartali = Yummy!”
29 Jun 2015
“Bartali Review”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
6B Seaport Avenue, Portballintrae, Bushmills, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 8 July 2015

When I arrived up in Portballintrae I noticed that Sweeneys is now Bartali. The staff were helpful and I got a table. About 1million times better than the old restaurant. The food is authentic and really good. The atmosphere is welcoming and pleasant. The staff...More

1  Thank Lanzahector
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Had a fabulous meal in Bartali! Will definitely be back for more...along with dessert! (Highly recommend the chocolate torte)

2  Thank HollyShort456
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I was very pleased to see the former Sweeneys in Portballintrae was to reopen ,especially as I had heard good reports of their two other restaurants in Belfast . I managed to book a table for Saturday night . The restaurant has a lovely location...More

1  Thank galavantinggranny
Reviewed 2 June 2015

I went with my partner on Bartali's opening night and I must say we were both very impressed. We dined in the upstairs conservatory to beautiful views, great food and knowledgeable staff. The wine chosen by Sean, had to give him a special mention, complimented...More

8  Thank baz_fletch_69
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Just to let tripadviser researchers know that Sweeneys has been closed for some time. You can still drive into the car park but there is no signage to indicate it's closed. Not sure if it will re-open under new management or now.

3  Thank PDWallace
Reviewed 8 April 2013

This was slow in serving and didnt get the order right.I felt the food lacked any finish but was generous.

2  Thank Annabelweldon
Reviewed 13 November 2012

My partner and I visited Sweeneys one Sunday evening for tea as we had been out for a drive and decided to call in. I had been recommended it by a friend at work. The atmosphere was lovely, big open fire and a warm friendly...More

2  Thank ron37
Reviewed 29 October 2012

From the moment we went in the waiter was very attentive and helpful. We had been to Giant's Causeway and were cold and hungary. The food was ok, I had a house burger, it was a bit burnt. My partner had peppered chicken, it was...More

Thank shelly-ann
Reviewed 10 September 2012

We stopped for a late lunch and were not disappointed. Great food and service at good price. We were definitely outside normal lunch hour so were pleasantly surprised.

1  Thank Litchc
Reviewed 9 September 2012

We went mid summer and late summer.Service and standard of food improved.Value for money. Simple lunch menu with something for all tastes

Thank NIRunaway
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$11 - US$24
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6B Seaport Avenue, Portballintrae, Bushmills, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Bushmills  >  Portballintrae
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2073 2405
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