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Balloo House Restaurant

1 Comber Road, Killinchy, Northern Ireland
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Comber Road, Killinchy, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here this week Hannon beef is spectacular and triple cooked chips fab yum yum and the crunchiest onion rings I have ever eaten

Thank catherinegO8484QS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for an early dinner at 6:30, for 5 adults and a five year old. First, we liked the welcome and the comfort. Quite traditional in furnishing but pleasantly quiet even though quite busy. For starters we ordered 2 seafood platters to share, at...More

2  Thank lesfb14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved an 8pm table on a Saturday evening at the downstairs restaurant and the place was busy when we arrived with ‘early diners’, but soon became quieter. Service was very slow throughout the evening and the standard of food was poor. The Seafood Chowder...More

1  Thank Retsub6287
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Being a regular at another restaurant owned by the same group just down the road we thought we would try Balloo for a change. When we arrived the restaurant wasn’t that busy and we got seated in a nice area ( we had booked a...More

1  Thank BorderlessScott
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I live locally and regularly drop in with friends and or family for dinner. The food, service and staff are excellent and in all the years I've been there I have never had a bad meal. The decor is lovely and perfect for a large...More

Thank catherinesparky1980
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Called in before Christmas for an evening meal. The whole experience was excellent from the service to the food. There is a good selection to choose from so noone will be disappointed. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank CathJohnston
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We called in on spec, Saturday evening approx. 7:00p.m. We had not booked. Shown upstairs to a homely well decorated sitting area and the coal fire was burning brightly. Food order taken promptly and shown to our table. Surprised us with a lovely appetiser of...More

1  Thank michael w
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

In the function room with a group of 20 people, effectively the whole menu was available for us. The quality of the meal was superb - what excellent beef. Additionally, the attitude of the staff, serving us in a comfortable and beautifully laid out room,...More

Thank TouristBoy
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We stayed at Hunters Lodge just down the road and we were recommended by our host to dine at Balloo House. It was so good we ate there both nights of our stay. On our first visit the waiter sat us in a booth by...More

Thank Trixie63
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Was there for my sixty birthday with family,menu had a great variety of food.service brilliant,food excellent and wine great.would go back again.

Thank 56annie2015
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David L
8 February 2015|
Response from Lorna A | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is or similar foods excellent.
Irene M
21 December 2014|
Response from Jeffrey S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't answer directly as menus may change. We just dined there in the upstairs restaurant on a Saturday night some weeks ago. However their website does give a comprehensive menu for the Bistro downstairs which should... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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: 1 Comber Road, Killinchy, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Killinchy
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