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The Parsons Nose

) #3 of 19 Restaurants in Hillsborough €€ - €€€ Irish, British,
48 Lisburn Street, Hillsborough BT26 6AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9268 3009
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (64 reviews)
“chowder” (24 reviews)
“breads” (21 reviews)
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Irish, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
48 Lisburn Street, Hillsborough BT26 6AB, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 642 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have read some great reviews about this place and as we were out for a drive and to get lunch decided to stop. We arrived without a reservation and at around two in the afternoon so were very lucky to get a table for two...More

Thank SAM492013
Reviewed 2 days ago

First visit since refurb, food fantastic, she who must be obeyed had pizza, best she's had outside Italy so high praise indeed, I had monkfish scampi, and triple cooked chips, which I am always sceptical of as a middle class affectation, but they were fantastic,...More

Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed a meal with my partner was impressed by both the food and the staff. We booked a table and where shown straight to our table where drink and food was served to us in a very professional manner. Starter where great main course was...More

Thank Familyman1961
Reviewed 1 week ago

A party of nine of us were at the Parsons Nose tonight 16 June. I have had both good and very poor meals at the Parsons in the past, but tonight it was awful. There were many problems with both food and drink. Let me...More

2  Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For all its facade our experience of The Parsons Nose was somewhat underwhelming, bland average food the seemed more thrown together than crafted dishes. We went on a warm night and the restaurant was very warm, and as it has no facility to cool the...More

4  Thank Thanatos72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit since extensive refurbishment...was not disappointed! Very good and elaborate menu. My guests were impressed by the newly installed pizza oven. Pizza amazing! The best hake I've ever tasted..absolutely beautiful . A wonderful all round experience with friendly attentive staff Highly recommended.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Sunday afternoon for lunch. We were welcomed warmly by the staff. It was quite busy but meals came through fairly quickly. We chose the three courses for 24pounds. The Roast Beef was fantastic. Very tender and plenty of it.Biggest Yorkshire puddings I've...More

Thank Bruce02
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Parsons nose has been refurbished to a great standard - very stylish and with a lovely atmosphere. Food was fantastic with great choice in the menu Staff particularly Natalie were very attentive and friendly Our party of four really enjoyed all aspects of our meal...More

Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to the Parsons Nose a couple of times since it reopened and have eaten in the new extension. The setting is lovely and the menu had a good choice. We found that the small portions were quite large enough for us. The...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I were recommended this restaurant by his work colleague so we thought we would try it out.Im Scottish and have only been here 1 month, so everything is new. Although we hadn't booked a table and was basically a " drop in"...More

Thank Laney W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Lisburn Street, Hillsborough BT26 6AB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9268 3009
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