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14 Ballygowan Road, Belfast BT5 7LL, Northern Ireland
+44 7758 610829
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Holywood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called into this cafe about a week ago for a quick lunch. I was very disappointed. I ordered the special they had on being a Bagel with bacon, chicken, lettuce and tomato and was told this came with some chips. The young man serving me was very pleasant. Some time later I saw one of the cooks bring my order... More 

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Thank 23jojo317
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Booked a groupon voucher for afternoon tea,have been ringing this place last few weeks but no answer or engaged!!arrived there yesterday wi my wee son who was so excited to have this.there was 2 people sitting in the place at the time so we took a seat.lady came over said can I take ur order I advised we have a... More 

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1 Thank Sarah W
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

What a delightful surprise this wee place is. We went with a Groupon voucher for their chocolate afternoon tea. What a lovely welcome we got from the owner, and again from the delightful waitress taking our drink order. The food was genuinely exceptional, nothing was too much trouble, we all ended up calling out radio quiz answers, we felt so... More 

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London
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant! My daughter had her 8th birthday party here on Saturday.. 14 girls decorating cupcakes, making chocolate biscuit lollies and having a lovely dinner tea party. I'm told it was "awesome" and her "best party ever". The 2 members of staff were absolutely lovely with the girls and great fun too. Highly recommend!! Thank you so much! Will definitely... More 

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1 Thank Joy C
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Looks like your average local cafe, but the food is way better that the average cafe. Had the festive afternoon tea & did not disappoint. We arrived earlier than expected & staff were quick to clear & reset table for us & get us seated. Really accommodating & brilliant laugh. Food was delicious, the homemade apple cake & mince pies... More 

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1 Thank Elaune
Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I would use here quiet regularly and the stew or the bacon baps are good and staff are always friendly. Defo worth a go :)

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Wheaten Bread and Earl Grey Tea Plenty of craic in this cafe Handy place to drop in to , if you passing this way The wheaten bread was tasty and sweet And the staff were the best you could meet

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1 Thank RhymeReviews
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

I was in on Saturday Morning. 27/02/16. My welcome was from a young girl that had a lovely way about herself. I was asked if i wanted a refreshment while browsing through the menu. My Coffee was outstanding, just like the service. My breakfast was poached eggs and bacon and it really did hit the spot. As I say the... More 

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Thank Gemma M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

I am a regular to Cooks, its a small place and family run. The owner could not do enough for you and remembers what you like. It has great selection of traditional wholesome dishes, Deli options and fly ups. The roast on Sundays is incredible and you can get it delivered to your door! (they deliver anything!) highly recommend.

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Thank Trisha W
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Love this cafe, very family friendly and the staff are great. The food is always good and reasonably priced.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Irish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Ballygowan Road, Belfast BT5 7LL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 7758 610829

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?