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The Bay Tree

) #9 of 30 Restaurants in Holywood ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ British, Irish, Cafe
Audley Court 118 High Street | county down, BT18 9HW, Holywood BT18 9HW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 1419
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
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British, Irish, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Audley Court 118 High Street | county down, BT18 9HW, Holywood BT18 9HW, Northern Ireland
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Reviews (186)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife decided to treat ourselves last Friday night so we booked the Bay Tree Holywood. There was a good buzz about the place and the waiting staff were very attentive and presented us with some bread along with tapenade to nibble along with our...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love Bay Tree so much keep coming back for more I had a goat's cheese charlotte with Puy lentils galore Hubby had a crispy pork belly Salad with a molasses dressing Both meals were deliciously filling and full of zing The visit was enhanced by...More

Thank RhymeReviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service- all homemade with local produce- I had "the stack" toasted soda / bacon/ mushrooms and a poached egg bit healthier than the fry ( who am I kidding!!) stopped at the wee shop and got a world famous cinnamon scone to...More

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

William and his Bay Tree team provided outside catering for my wife's Birthday Event. Two platters of canapés for starters included mixed Crostini, mini Caesar Salads and preserved Lemon and Cranberry Panzanella wraps. Our Mains - Moroccan Lamb Tangine with preserved Lemons and Apricots and...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Bay Tree is our go to cafe in Holywood, mainly due to their amazing cinnamon scones. They genuinely are worth travelling for and will quench anyones sweet tooth appetite. Any other food we have had has always been tasty and served without fuss. Decent...More

Thank Luckyjonny
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Iam from Scotland and travel to Northern Ireland a lot with work, the BayTree is a firm favourite of mine, for breaky lunch and dinner. Sue and her team have been welcoming me in for the past 10 years. The staff are attentive friendly. The...More

Thank aw630
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Went in at about midday yesterday with my girlfriend and we had slightly missed breakfast fry up cut off time. We both really fancied a breakfast, but realised it was too late. At the bottom of menu, it said they were flexible so please ask....More

4  Thank Shaun O
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A few years since we last visited here but had coffee and a cinnamon scone on Saturday morning. The coffee was ok but maybe a smaller cup than elsewhere and not sure if the cinnamon accompaniment is best described as a bun or scone. It's...More

2  Thank Epicurean247
willik1980, Owner at The Bay Tree, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for your review! Our cinnamon scones are often called cinnamon buns by customers. We understand! It's an appearance vs taste dilemma. I suppose it qualifies more as a scone because of the ingredients. The most important thing for us is that our...More

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The Baytree have rightly had a reputation for excellent cinamon scones. But alas thet can be inconsistent....and sometimes unrecognizable. My last visit mixed the worst of their offerings with a poor coffee. Worse was that when asked how I enjoyed my order, and having been...More

1  Thank ColinJohnG
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Food delicious, staff charming but a bit noisy for me! Plenty of other diners. Apparently afternoon tea come highly recommended.

Thank nancy m
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If my sick mother couldn't eat a full fry would you accommodate her with a half fry?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Audley Court 118 High Street | county down, BT18 9HW, Holywood BT18 9HW, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Holywood
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9042 1419
  • E-mail
Opposite the police station in Holywood