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Top store recommendations from locals

Breakfast Spot
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“Beautiful mining centre with hosted walks into the mines. Great walks, beautiful scenery and only around 18Km from White Cottage. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Pub
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“Long-established bar which serves craft beers. Popular with locals on a Friday night and during sporting events. It is on the Ormeau Road which is an up-and-coming popular area in South Belfast. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
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“Interesting old mansion house Walks to suit everyone including children’s nature walk and walk along the shores of Strangford Lough and visit Audrey’s Castle. Also for those interested in Game of Thrones there are tours of the places used for filming. Cycling tracks and canoes and canoeing lessons can be booked. National Trust Shop and tearoom”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“great homely food in a busy friendly restuarant. All dietary requirements catered for!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Great place for kids and adults alike. Preserving the sea life local to Strangford Lough. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Food, crafts and local people selling local products in a historic building. Open Fridays, Saturdays, Go for lunch. Shops begin closing around 3 pm”
  • 13 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Large supermarket on the Lisburn road. This will have everything the metro won't.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Food
“Scandi Coffee Shop - They do a mean coffee - But if you're sitting in, you will smell of their delicious food for hours after.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
“This is one of Northern Ireland's oldest attractions and has been part of Co Fermanagh for over 160 years. Book a guided tour. Visit the Tearooms ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Ski Area
“Great day out with family, children will enjoy trampoline park and all other activities. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
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“my favourite eaterie. vegetarian. beautiful rustic mish mash cafe and shop flowers odd china turf fire bundles of atmosphere ! go on afterwards to beautiful historic Carlingford .”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
“Local artisan bakery - proudly gluten-ful and Ballycastle's most knowledgeable coffee aficionados. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bakery
“An artisan scratch bakery. Everything is made by hand with whole ingredients. They grind a lot of our own spices, we only use sea salt, eggs from a shell, real butter, and sunflower oil for example. Eat freshly baked bread : Focaccia, sourdough , bagels and sumptuous, mouthwatering savoury & sweet pastries. You can sit in and have coffee/tea and watch the world go by. The owner :Jennifer, is good crack and is passionate about her baking. You can taste it”
  • 10 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
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“Neo-classical house and celebrated gardens reflecting the rich tapestry of design and great planting artistry that was the hallmark of Edith, Lady Londonderry. The mild climate of Strangford Lough allows astonishing levels of planting experimentation. The formal areas exude a strong Mediterranean feel and resemble an Italian villa landscape; the wooded areas support a range of plants from all corners of the world, ensuring something to see whatever the season. Engaging tours of the opulent house reveal its fascinating heritage and historic world-famous artefacts and artwork.”
  • 7 locals recommend
General College & University
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“Belfast Metro is a smaller store stocking a smaller range of groceries than our Superstores”
  • 4 locals recommend