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The Old Schoolhouse Inn

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Called here for a meal. Haven't been for years and wanted somewhere a bit different for a very good friend who at 75 was retiring after 50 years as a priest. 4 of us called. To be honest didn't know that it was also a hotel. Lovely restaurant, with a great menu and our serving person was absolutely wonderful. She...

1Thank John M
Saintfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I attended the Winter Wine Evening in the Restaurant and was planning to stay over .......as it made more sense and was better value. Avril and Terry are great hosts. The property is quaint, homely and very comfortable with a very relaxed atmosphere. It is in a lovely location and with their son running an excellent restaurant - this place...

Thank Capt007Pugwash
Lisburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Visited on Sunday 30th Oct with my family. What a beautiful setting.We had a lovely meal very high standards delicious. All staff were very friendly and the atmosphere was excellent .We will definitely be back and would highly recommend it to everyone..Thank you

Thank heatherbowes121
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A great find, off the beaten track. Lovely surroundings & amenities. Service was very welcoming & friendly at all times. Great menu, great food, reasonable prices, would definitely return and would highly recommend. Well done, keep up the good standard :-)

Thank s4ndra
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

As a result of a straw poll of our diners this was the restaurant that most wanted to re-visit. We had a wonderful evening, the food, the service and the wine was great. It was great value for top quality cooking with beautiful fresh ingredients. I would highly recommend a visit to this excellent venue a recommendation fully endorsed by...

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Just returned from having afternoon tea at the old schoolhouse at lisbane Northern Ireland. We had a delicious selection of savouries, sandwiches and sweet treats. The service was excellent, and the attention to detail was very good. The old schoolhouse was very quaint and very clean. There was a little craft shop and food shop attached where you could buy...

Thank murphyEngland
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Hi, this is a retrospective review, I stayed here whilst on business, and what a fantastic place. I never had the opportunity to eat in the restaurant , due to working late , but the lady who owned it did show me round, fantastic . The rooms were all named after US presidents , the breakfast was out of this...

Thank glitter92
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had a meal recently in the Old Schoolhouse and it was beautiful. Everything was cooked to perfection and the presentation was 1st Class. There was nothing that could be criticised. Service also was excellent. Attentive but not intrusive and very pleasant staff. We were there on a Saturday night and it was fairly quiet which was a shame as it...

Thank Ardnavalley
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I booked this resto/B&B because it is near the WWT reserve at Castle Espie. I was quite unprepared for the high quality of the rooms, the quietness and the excellence of the restaurant. The staff were outstanding. My only reservation would be the simple fresh-cooked breakfast, with apparently little choice. However, Terry made up for it with his warm welcome...

Thank grumpyfuzz
Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is cooking at its best. Lovely ingredients, beautifully presented and really delicious food. It was quiet as we visited mid-week but we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Let's hope we get to visit again soon.

Thank bobbinin

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A little piece of Heaven situated by the shores of Strangford Lough in an area of outstanding beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Schoolhouse Inn

Address: 100 Ballydrain Road | Castle Espie, Comber BT23 6EA, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Comber
Price Range: RM376 - RM547 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Schoolhouse Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Didn't stay in the hotel, only used the restaurant.”
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