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Balloo House Bistro

Bistro Bistro 1 Comber Road, Killinchy BT23 6PA, Northern Ireland
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“pork belly” (26 reviews)
“steak” (40 reviews)
“fish goujons” (8 reviews)
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Irish, European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Bistro Bistro 1 Comber Road, Killinchy BT23 6PA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just enjoyed an excellent lunch with five friends. The dining room was warm and welcoming. The food was excellent. Homemade bread and tapenade was provided with no charge. Our plates were returned completely empty. We thought we could not manage another bite until...More

Thank joy0027
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found ourselves in the area around lunchtime and asked a local for their recommendation - glad we listened! We actually drove by and missed it initially as the building is quite understated. Surprised to see items such as pheasant on the pub lunch menu so...More

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate in the Bistro with some friends recently and found the food to be just okay. I had battered cod and chips...a bit greasy and not overly tasty. The main problem I had with the menu or should I say menus....there were three different menus...More

Thank daftmare
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The food was simply sublime, Thai curry can't beat it!however the manager on was unprofessional and frankly I felt like getting up and helping the poor young waitress being shouted at. Our waitresses were just lovely and delivered our food with a smile and a...More

Thank susantrojan
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Brilliant food, excellent atmosphere and the decor and surroundings are beautiful. The food is always of a high standard (we are locals and dine here regularly), I honestly can't say a bad word about it. The staff are always very accommodating and nothing is too...More

Thank catherinesparky1980
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Service was very good - sea food chowder and the pot of mussels were delicious mmmmm the Guinness soda wow than you

Thank belfast-jj
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I normally rate Balloo house as one of the best in County Down, but unfortunately on this occasion it was really disappointing and will probably not return after going for years. There were 5 at our table and all 5 had 3 courses. I am...More

7  Thank Alco73
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Went to Balloo House recently for a birthday celebration. Had booked prior and was surprised to see so many vacant tables on a Saturday evening. Place was cold, never took our coats off the whole meal. Quality has gone down hill since our last visit....More

4  Thank geraldine o
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Sunday Lunch Set menu was good not bad value , waitresses served ok , draughts were un pleasant bit like eating in a fridge , front door held open , outer door left open , when challenged we got a 10 minute lecture on doors...More

1  Thank stephen k
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Went for a family Sunday dinner. Food superb. Good choice, could not fault it. Service excellent and staff went out of their way to accommodate. Friendly relaxed atmosphere. Definitely will be back. Would highly recommend!

Thank ailish66
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Ruth M
8 September 2016|
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Response from BelfastReviewer87 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes you can book Gift Vouchers online. Contact them an pay over the phone and they can post out to you as far as I'm aware.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bistro Bistro 1 Comber Road, Killinchy BT23 6PA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Killinchy
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