Bellahill Cookery

Bellahill Cookery offers exclusive cookery and dining experiences, suitable for small groups who enjoy good home cooked food and exclusive cookery demonstrations. Everyone will enjoy a friendly and relaxed cookery experience with Arlene in her beautiful country home located along the Causeway Coastal Route.

Join Arlene in her beautiful home situated along the Causeway Coastal Route, for an exclusive lunch, demonstration lunch or a themed tasting evening. Groups will enjoy a friendly and relaxed, private cookery demonstration or lunch in a beautiful countryside setting. Bookings available for groups of 6 – 10 (maximum).

Visit the website for booking information, menus and prices.

Arlene is a passionate home cook and a qualified cookery tutor, with 20 years experience as a demonstrator all over the UK, at Good Food Shows and Agriculture Shows etc. Highlights include training and website filming with Jamie Oliver as well as cooking with contestants in the X Factor house. Arlene is passionate about inspiring others to cook and has a weekly recipe column in a variety of local newspapers.

Groups can choose from the following three experiences:

Bellahill Lunch
(Includes a special Ulster Scots menu and an American menu)
Arlene’s lunches offer groups the privacy of a relaxing two or three course lunch with tea/coffee and a Bellahill bite, served in her beautiful dining room. Lunch booking arrangements can be tailored to the needs of individual groups.

Bellahill Lunch Demonstrations
Arlene’s Lunch Demonstrations offer groups a relaxed and fun demonstration followed by a tasty two course lunch.
Groups can sit back, relax and enjoy Arlene’s 1 hour demonstration in her large kitchen. You will learn new recipe ideas, a few technical skills and lots of handy hints and tips. Afterwards, you can enjoy a delicious two course lunch followed by tea/ coffee and a Bellahill bite in her dining area with beautiful views.

Bellahill Themed Tasting Demos
Arlene’s tasting demos offer groups a relaxed and fun, themed cookery demonstration in the informal atmosphere of her spacious open plan kitchen. Groups are welcomed with light refreshments as they sit round Arlene’s large kitchen island, relax and enjoy the 2.5 hour demo (usually three or more recipes). They can tuck into tasty samples, (you will not go home hungry) learn new recipe ideas, a few technical skills and lots of handy hints and tips while enjoying the craic.

Daytime and evening bookings available.

Themed Tasting Demonstration Menus include Thai, Italian, Spanish and seasonal themes.

NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:

Monday-Saturday on request

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Carrickfergus Museum
  • Prior Booking Required
  • Toilets
  • Groups Catered For
  • Free (parking charges may apply)
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Contact Details

2 Bellahill Road
Ballycarry, Black Hill
Co Antrim
BT38 9LE

Tel: 028 9337 2303
Mob: 0785 4114 727