! The shop and cafe are closed from 25th December 2018 until 1st January 2019, re-opening on Wednesday 2nd January !

The Bank House is a beautiful destination Cafe, Delicatessen and Gift shop, situated at the start of the stunning Causeway Coastal Route, in the heart of the Victorian and Edwardian village, Whitehead. 

Close to the spectacular Gobbins Cliff Path, The Bank House Cafe and Deli serves locally roasted Bailies Coffee and specialist loose-leaf Tea, along with tasty deli lunches serving a selection of fresh Irish cheeses and meats, and sumptuous cakes and sweet treats handmade by local bakers.  The Cafe is the perfect place to unwind where you will only be served perfect coffee, by friendly welcoming staff.    

Whether as a gift, or a beautiful keep-sake from your travels through Northern Ireland, there are many beautiful items in the shop to tempt you, with an emphasis on high-end, local Crafts, and a wide variety of Ceramics, Fine Art, Stationery, Scarves, Home Fragrance, Accessories, Children's Toys  and Home-ware.  

While in Whitehead, you can also visit the rest of The Bank House family - Lighthouse Yarns and Healo - all housed in our beautifully majestic red brick and sandstone premises, which was a former Bank and Bank House. While in the town, you can also visit the famous historical Steam Train Museum, run by The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland. To complete your visit, make sure to visit our beautiful beach and scenic coastal Blackhead Path walk, complete with one of the last Lighthouses in Northern Ireland... our scenery is truly stunning, and visiting Whitehead makes for the most wonderful family day trip. We are also just a 3 miles from the famous Gobbin's Path, and we look forward to welcoming you to our shop and cafe for a warming cup of tea and some craic!