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Central Wine Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , Seafood
12 Ann Street, Ballycastle BT54 6AD, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2076 3877
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“smoked cod” (22 reviews)
“chowder” (41 reviews)
“lamb” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, British, Pub, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
12 Ann Street, Ballycastle BT54 6AD, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Decided to have the Christmas dinner - it was beautiful! Huge big bit of turkey, delicate pastry with cranberry sauce, veg done in a creamy cheese sauce (heaven) little more gravy needed. Then dessert was caramelised apple tart with vanilla bean ice cream (yummy) sitting...More

2  Thank melissamaxwell1986
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This dinner was for a fairly large group of people and varying age. The service was of good speed and well presented. The staff were good at their job as they moved between the tables. I've been to the restaurant another time and had their...More

1  Thank Jimimac2014
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Great friendly greeting followed by some superb food the fish chowder was especially good and a nice pint of Guinness

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Was slightly more expensive than we expensive but the food was delicious. The staff were very helpful and the guinesss was very good

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We had dinner at Central Wine Bar our first evening in Ireland. After a very long journey to Northern Ireland, via multiple forms of public transportation, we were ready for a homey meal. My stomach was not feeling well so I was concerned that I...More

Thank Tammy W
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived for a meal with family, no reservation... poor service, inadequate food portion size, food not freshly made, unable to meet the basic request of a boiled potato???? Kids meals served well in advance of adult meals (not at our request), they had almost finished...More

Thank martinascott98
Reviewed 26 October 2017

My wife and i we're up visiting friends in the area and they booked this place for dinner, hadn't heard of it before but will be definitely going back soon. The interior is beautifully laid out and spotlessly clean and the staff are very attentive...More

Thank garpal
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Called into here for dinner on our trip around Northern Ireland. The staff and food were fantastic. Our daughter and boyfriend unexpectedly announced their engagement, and the staff were so accomodating bringing extra bottles of bubbles, taking photos for us and then presenting the couple...More

1  Thank ereeca
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Four of us arrived on a Saturday night at peak hour and the staff kindly organised a table without a booking. The staff were all very friendly and attentive. Our meals were delicious and well presented. From roast meat to the heavenly chowder, it was...More

1  Thank Jemma M
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Having had dinner on the Friday we joined two friends on Saturday. Great choice of food so had no difficulty in choosing something different on the second visit. Live music on both evenings which was very enjoyable. The staff were excellent in the service they...More

1  Thank maryrichard100
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29 November 2017|
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Response from Margaret B | Reviewed this property |
i dont know about fryer. I did not eat anything that was in fryer
16 February 2017|
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Response from jill R | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Come as you are.
1 February 2017|
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Response from Jonathan M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Ann Street, Ballycastle BT54 6AD, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballycastle
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2076 3877
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This Family run establishment was 2009 finalist in the Northern Ireland Tourism Awards. From its traditional bar to its chic restaurant and enclosed beer garden its a perfect venue for a great experience in entertainment and dining.
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