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Balloo House Restaurant

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1 Comber Road, Killinchy, Northern Ireland
12:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had dinner on a Saturday night. The service was perfect and the food was simply delicious. Highly recommend the restaurant....a great choice of dishes and an extensive wine list. Many thanks!

Thank travrosie
Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been in Balloo House quite a few times for a meal and I cannot fault it at all. The food is amazing every time, the staff are friendly and helpful, the service is 1st class. I will most definitely be back, hopefully soon!!

Thank Aimee B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for three on a Thursday night at 7:30 arrived at 7:30 to a restaurant that was far from full but had enough people dining to create a pleasant atmosphere. We all had starters, main course and desert with drinks before making our choices from the menu, without going into every little detail about our variety of food... More 

Thank mutphy
Bangor, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Good food in pleasant surroundings. Menu has good selection of gluten free meals, and staff are helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank Hugh070
1 review
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I can't actually rate Balloo House highly enough. The food as you would expect is so good. The ambiance in the upstairs restaurant is intimate and relaxing. There is a great choice of wine to match with the food and the service is attentive without being intrusive. We will definitely be back again!

Thank Jonny M
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Attended for lunch from Christmas menu. Everything was outstanding, food, service, atmosphere and excellent value for money. Their flavours are just that more complex and menu is very original and changes regularly with each season. The service is always spot on, they have it down to a fine art. This is the best restaurant in County Down, I just cannot... More 

Thank Alco73
Portadown, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

No point waffling on...the food was simply delicious. Staff were lovely and really friendly without being in your face We will definitely be back

Thank 12_Molly_12
Groomsport, null, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Three of us. Two had pasta and one venison liver. Menu varied and some unusual things, a few pheasant and venison dishes. The staff were friendly and not intrusive. We all enjoyed our different meals. This is a nice, cosy venue. I cannot comment on some of the hit and miss reviews. I have been here before but a long... More 

Thank Elaine W
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Arrived for lunch-3 generations of us . Good service and menu looked appealing. Unfortunately the only one who got an edible meal was my 6 year old grandson who enjoyed his cheeseburger and ice cream sundae. We had to send back one portion of chicken as it was clearly undercooked and raw . My wife had Sole stuffed with prawns... More 

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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner and as usual not disappointed! Service excellent, starter and main course both to high standards enjoyed every bite and very reasonably priced.Only complaint would be house wine £20 a little steep. As every trip we loved it.

Thank Lorna A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Comber Road, Killinchy, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Killinchy

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Dundrum, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?