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Out of Habit

Lisburn St, Hillsborough BT26 6AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9268 8191
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“panini” (3 reviews)
“tray bakes” (2 reviews)
“open fire” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lisburn St, Hillsborough BT26 6AB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely wee spot, emphasis probably on the wee, but the food was gorgeous and very well priced. Only a few tables downstairs but in this fine weather the tables out back are the place to be. Shelter from the road noise & pleasantly secluded. Didn’t...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Quirky surroundings and cute little garden at the back. Very helpful and friendly staff who provide a consistently high level of service. The food is fab and the cappachino coffee is excellent, whilst being reasonably priced.

Thank Knitwit63
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Fresh steamers and coffee, hot scones with cream and jam and a carrot cake Irish portion style... This quaint and homely coffee shop and restaurant sits on the Lisburn side of the village peeping onto the street. The once cottage, now a great morning snack...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We called in for lunch and we both had the fry which was lovely, the staff we great and the surroundings were perfect, added bonus was the open fire was lit making it feel like home.. We will diffently be back for more yummy food....

Thank Godfrey D
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nipped in for a quick weekday lunch. Warm welcome and sat upstairs. Service very friendly and attentive. Full fry very tasty and just the right size. My panini was also very enjoyable. Coffee beautiful. The menu is rather limited but worth a visit and compares...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 31 October 2017

My wife and I had a cooked breakfast here, for the first time, today. Our meal was served very quickly (within ten minutes) - and staff inquired if everything was o.k. on a number of occasions. Everything was very tasty - and cooked to perfection....More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Today we (Twigs & Twine) together with Out of Habit hosted a floral workshop for a 50th birthday. The service was excellent, the girls went over and above. Coffee, tea and tray bakes were amazing, would highly recommend teaming up with Out of Habit for...More

Thank Cherith R
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Lovely quaint spot in Hillsborough. Called in for lunch on Thursday. The soup and panini was so fresh and tasty. The young girl and fella serving were very helpful and accommodating. I'm glad to see the café has maintained an old style feel, a special...More

Thank DomWillz12
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We visited today as a group of 4 adults and 3 children (1 in pram). The food and coffee were delicious and the cafe is really lovely & homely. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble for them & we...More

Thank polly18377
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for a spot of lunch when visiting Hillsborough. After reading some reviews on TripAdvisor we decided to try out this place. We were very impressed with the food. I had a panini and the husband had a toastie. Excellent...More

Thank Amanda F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lisburn St, Hillsborough BT26 6AB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9268 8191
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