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Central Wine Bar

) #1 of 21 Restaurants in Ballycastle ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ 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” (18 reviews)
“chowder” (37 reviews)
“burger” (41 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, British, Pub, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
12 Ann Street, Ballycastle BT54 6AD, Northern Ireland
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Reviews (989)
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1 - 10 of 920 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

This is the place to go. Great atmosphere, music and friendly staff. Food was amazing! I had the hake and family were happy w fish and chips. Make sure you leave room for desert.

2  Thank ballyjune
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved the food and the atmosphere. This is what you call a gourmet pub! Also there was live music on and the singer was really talented. This place is really cosy and classy without being pretentious.

5  Thank Nur M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently found this place after visiting Dark Hedges. It was Sunday, raining and there were tour buses galore. Nealy every place to get food was closed. When we drove past this pub we stopped. It was fantastic. The service, the food, the craic were...More

3  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First place we visited when we got to Ballycastle last week for a night away -having heard many recommendations. We weren't disappointed...the barman was very friendly, the prosecco lovely and the food was gorgeous. All 4 of us had different meals and enjoyed every bite!...More

3  Thank marie_doherty25
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An hidden gem. In an adventure trip to Northern Ireland with my family for my 50s, we end up our day in Ballycastle. Looking for a place to eat we were attracted by the live music of a guitar/singer performer. This was just the beginning....More

2  Thank ValVal67
Reviewed 6 days ago

This Irish pub has character to spare. The atmosphere was warm, friendly and lively. Great selection of beers, spirits, wine & tasty food at very reasonable prices. It was so good we visited on 2 consecutive nights and loved the experience. The staff were very...More

2  Thank Harold J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Seafood chowder is amazing but this whole pub is just fantastic. Live music was just great, a guy playing simon and garfunkel, paul mccartney, eagles, james taylor - say no more, staff were awesome and after all the huge walking today meal sizes great -...More

1  Thank 66JJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice pub with a few nice corners to sit in. The fish and chips werenm very good and the burger as well. Kid's menu is available.

1  Thank flxmx
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for an evening meal, and chose the Central Bar as one of a number in the town centre featuring sea food. Chose the chowder, with a huge amount of gorgeous freshly baked bread, and my partner the cod. Both were absolutely fantastic, too often...More

3  Thank Richard N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a glorious finish to a perfect day! We had the good fortune to have had good weather for our trip to the Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge and had wonderful walks in both areas, which whetted our appetites. So to finish off a...More

3  Thank Fuchsia
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a dress code
16 February 2017|
Answer Show all 7 answers
Response from jill R | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Come as you are.
Do you have any vegan options on your menu?
1 February 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, 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
  • E-mail
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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