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Dufferin Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
35 High Street, Killyleagh BT30 9QF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4482 1182
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (8 reviews)
“chowder” (11 reviews)
“scampi” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
35 High Street, Killyleagh BT30 9QF, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends who are from Killyleagh invited us down for the evening. We had a meal in the Dufferin Arms the food was excellent as were the staff. David was a very good waiter & an asset to the bar. There was sessional music on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Theresa S
Reviewed 15 September 2018

called for lunch with mum.food was good pub grub. nice old traditional pub inside. outdoor smoking area at back staff friendly

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank charles p
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Came here for some Sunday lunch and a couple of drinks lovely family feel to the place and has fook music playing until the early evening. Was a lovely experience on our holidays!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank FarAway791456
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Unfortunately on a Tuesday night this is the only restaurant open in Killyleagh. Its a very small place with a very limited menu. Our meal was ok though.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank teenc123
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This was by far the best pub in the village. Very popular with the locals, it was full most lunch times and evenings during our stay. A couple of nights during the week there was live music and anyone could join in. Food was well...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank janetmcg1
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I looked for somewhere doing mussels after a bit of an excursion with the kids, so in the end plumped for here after a trip to Delamont. My wife loves mussels and so I kept everyone happy with this day out and the food didn't...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank StedocNI
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Also serves food, home cooked. Great atmosphere locals bery friendly. Traditional music from time to time

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Magoo44
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Best restaurant/bar I have been to this year - called in at a very busy time, a young woman who wasn't on shift yet started early in order to seat us and take our order. Very friendly welcome. Food was great quality and a very...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Bern089
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Eaten here twice, the first meal was steak, cooked exactly as I’d asked for it, but not the best quality. The second meal was the scampi which was delicious. Staff are very friendly and the pub has a lovely welcoming atmosphere. It’s the only place...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank lizzsimms
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely food, freshly cooked. Pleasant & attentive staff. We were surprised how busy it was in off peak. Might be a good idea to book ahead.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Philomena B
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Mary w
5 February 2015|
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Response from Cropton45 | Reviewed this property |
The pub does have functions, they have sing along and play sessions (usually local folk). Occasionally, invited performers. Best to check with the pub for latest information. Certainly well worth a visit we had two great... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 High Street, Killyleagh BT30 9QF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Killyleagh
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4482 1182
  • E-mail
The Dufferin Arms is famous throughout Northern Ireland for its great food, perfect Guinness, live music and the best craic that money just cannot buy! We pride ourselves in the friendly welcome that greets all our customers, come in a stranger, leave as a friend for life! In our restaurant we serve everything from a light bite for lunch, to fresh lobster and langoustine from Strangford Lough, plus steaks, burgers, fish and chips, to name but a few of the dishes on our menus. One dish worth a mention is our famous, secret recipe, Seafood Chowder. We are a family friendly establishment, and if you have any dietary requirements, we will do our utmost to accommodate them. We are also able to provide a venue that is perfect for family celebrations, Christenings, private parties etc. Restaurant Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs Midday-3pm/ 5pm-8.30pm, Fri-Sat Midday-9pm/ Sun Midday-8pm
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