Eating and shopping at Giant's Causeway
Whether you’re fuelling up for a coastal adventure, or relaxing after a brisk clifftop walk, the café at Giant’s Causeway has got you covered. If you’re searching for something special to remember your trip, you can browse the shop for handmade crafts by local artisans or head over to the Boathouse Gallery to take home an original work of art.
Eating at Giant's Causeway
Select a snack or hot drink from the Grab and Go Café in the visitor centre and enjoy a taste of Giant’s Causeway. Whether you fancy a quick cappuccino and a muffin there’s something for all appetites. Indoor seating is available in the visitor centre, and you can also take sandwiches, snacks and drinks to take away if you’ve got a picnic planned or want to eat on the go.
Dogs are welcome in the café
We know that dogs are part of the family, and they are welcome to join you in the café and throughout the Visitor Centre.
Staying a little longer?
Eat and stay at the National Trust’s Causeway Hotel which serves up a menu of traditional fayre and has an excellence reputation for a pint of the black stuff. Bring the whole family and choose from a menu of hot meals, lunches and snacks made with local produce, or savour something sweet from the range of cakes and bakes.
Most of the food and drink served is prepared on site in our kitchen, using a wide range of ingredients. As a result, we can’t guarantee that any of our food and drink products are completely allergen free.
If you have an allergy or intolerance and would like ingredient information about the food and drink served, please ask the staff, who will be happy to help.
Always check when you visit
Visited before? We sometimes change our recipes to improve quality and flavour, including the ingredients. When you visit, please speak to one of our team to check the current allergen information for your favourite dish.
Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.
Shopping at Giant’s Causeway
The gift shop
Treat yourself or someone special in the gift shop at Giant’s Causeway. Located in the visitor centre, 90% of the product lines are locally sourced. We offer a huge range of local craft products as well as the National Trust’s seasonal ranges. Shop from lovingly handcrafted jewellery, textiles, ceramics and confectionary as well as artwork, photographic prints and artisan foods. The designs of many of the pieces have been inspired by the Causeway coast area.
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This Christmas, give a gift inspired by the places we care for, with a range of bespoke handcrafted items inspired by Northern Ireland's only World Heritage Site and made by local craftspeople.
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Boat House Gallery
Over in the Boathouse Gallery at the neighbouring Innisfree Farm you can browse the creations of local artists and take home an original work of art. Five local artists exhibit their work here, all of them taking inspiration from the land and sea around the Giant’s Causeway.
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