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Babushka Kitchen Cafe

Teas and Ices, South Pier, Portrush BT56 8DG, Northern Ireland
+44 7787 502012
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Teas and Ices, South Pier, Portrush BT56 8DG, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been using Babushka regularly for a couple of years now due to its location on the dog walk but primarily because it's coffee was of the highest quality with a strength and intensity you don't get in other establishments On recent visits we...More

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here whilst out walking after reading TripAdvisor reviews. Lovely wee cafe with great views of the West Strand. Great coffee and a proper pot of tea. My other half had the posh bacon bap which he said was lovely. I had the breakfast pancakes...More

1  Thank 316nicolas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there just wanting a quite bite to eat and coffee, what we got was the beat coffee I had in a very long time (my partner had a hot chocolate, the beat she’s had in a long time) with a absolutely lovely view...More

2  Thank Charles M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This isn't the cheapest place in Portrush but you get what you pay for. Amazing, responsibly sourced coffee and locally produced delicious food. If you want a cheap cup of whatever from wherever regardless of the impact on the grower and local environment, perhaps go...More

1  Thank LondonUlster
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

My friends and I were in Portrush, UK, in Northern Ireland for a few days and availed ourselves of a very good breakfast at the sweet little Babushka. The simple, yet filling meals were perfect to fuel us for our day of exploring. The coffee...More

2  Thank Mara F
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

A cafe in the perfect setting overlooking the beach. Staff were very friendly and recommended cake. The caramel anzac cake was delicious and glad we took the ladies suggestion. It didn't last long!!! Had an americano but the flat white coffees going out looked very...More

1  Thank Kate P
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Babushka has a irreplaceable location on the west strand beach so the view is “brilliant”. A serious coffee snob will not be disappointed with the coffee or staff and if you’re wanting a light breakfast or snack you’ll also find it satisfying. Limited seating both...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

As usual the food and coffee were lovely. My main issue is how complaints are dealt with. When my lunch first arrived at the table it was clear that the sour dough was pretty burnt. I called one of the staff members over and asked...More

5  Thank carrie47264
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Great spot on the beach. Take out and sit on the sand. Good coffee and lovely cake. Location is ideal. Service is friendly.

1  Thank Dean L
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The cafe has a good location. Unfortunately there is a shortage of outside seating, but if you don't get a seat, a take away coffee can be enjoyed on public seating nearby. One big grip I have with coffee shops, is that it should smell...More

1  Thank Nicky M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Teas and Ices, South Pier, Portrush BT56 8DG, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Portrush
  • Phone Number: +44 7787 502012
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