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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a return visit to the Downshire having stayed there a few years ago. Pleased to see that the same personal touch is very present. We eat in the dining room and one of the bar men suggested we try the steaks as the hotel was renowned for them. We were not disappointed - really tasty with great portions...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The family and a group of friends had our Christmas get to get her here, 3rd dec 16. It was extremely busy and full of many loud people. The food was generally ok although, some portions were small (the prawn starter to name one). The Christmas pudding was awful, brown instead of black and tasted worse than it looked. When...

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scarva
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Tonight we decided to go out for dinner and decided to try the downshire again. We both like it as the food is always good, however like the last time we were let down by poor service. I had to get up and ask for a menu and then had to get up and ask could we be served. The...

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We ate in the very comfotable restaurant. Attentive and professional service. Our food was excellent and well presented. However we decided we might like a cheeseboard rather than dessert. The response, we have run of cheese!. Now maybe i am wrong but a cheeseboard normally has 4 or 5 varieties on the plate. So had they run out of every...

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Warrenpoint, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Visited Downshire Hotel for lunch with my daughter last Saturday. Although very busy we were offered a table quickly. Staff were pleasant and helpful. Meal arrived and was beautifully presented. Large portion size and cooked to perfection. Could not fault at all and would definitely return again soon!

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belfast
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had an overnight stay here and the hotel took us back in time. It's an old staging post that has been tastefully spruced up, but retains most of it's character. The staff were very friendly and the breakfast served was a typical Ulster fry. The rooms are small, but clean and comfortable. We had a room at the front,...

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Thank coachIreland
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent a week at the Downshire Arms while we were visiting family. We had a great stay. The hotel is clean and well maintained. The staff are very friendly and some even remembered me from my stay there last year....Donna, Debbie Ann! The food is outstanding and the helpings are more than enough! They cater to...

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Thank Lorna E
Gilford
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing food! We had went here after our wedding g with our parents to have a catch up and it was so lovely such nice food and service was top standard! Good portions and incredible dessert! Can't wait to go back!

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Thank Jess S
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Called in last Sunday for a meal, the service and food was all excellent as always. There was 3 of us and we enjoyed a starter between us which was more than enough. Our meals were served the way we asked and the taste was delicious.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I have visited this hotel's restaurant several times over the years and never had a really bad meal and a few excellent meals. The quality of food is usually good but on an odd occasion the standard can drop a little but usually returns to normal.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Downshire Arms Hotel & Restaurant
Downshire Arms Hotel & Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Downshire Arms Hotel

Address: 95 Newry Street, Banbridge BT32 3EF, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Banbridge
Hotel Class:3 star — Downshire Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Get a room at the back of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles coachIreland, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 11 is ideal for guests with wheelchair; Room 10 is ideal for vicarious enjoyment of Saturday night disco and sport on Beer Garden TV!”
 of 5 bubbles U150FDirenem, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We use the specially adapted disabled room. When you phone to make a booking just let them know what you would like.”
 of 5 bubbles Peter19053, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try not to get a room over the bar”
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“Ask for room not above bar as sound travel's to a few rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Q6993WThelenb, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
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