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The Old School House

39 Church Street, Rostrevor BT34 3BB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4173 8211
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tray bakes” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
39 Church Street, Rostrevor BT34 3BB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I love this place. Great variety of food and reasonable prices. Fast efficient service by friendly staff. Clean and well laid out.

Thank sheilacath
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Started as coffee shop and the sign still says it, but this has gone way beyond. Classy food, popular spot and great staff. Just needs a few tweaks. Don’t want to see milk in the cooler in a restaurant. More importantly choice of wine by...More

Thank Ruth J
Reviewed 18 March 2018

After enduring many mediocre Mother's day lunches, we have avoided going out on this day for many years. However, we decided to try the Old Schoolhouse this year on Mother's day, having had very good food there on different occasions. WOW! Fantastic. Food, atmosphere, staff...More

1  Thank Maura J
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Called up to see if I could have a Take Away, the staff gave me all the options that were on the Sunday Lunch menu (I ordered 2 x Roast Beef). Upon arriving there everything was ready in take away trays to go. Very reasonable...More

1  Thank mike1421
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I cannot fault the Old School House. Each time we go, for lunch or dinner, as a couple or as a family, we have no complaints about the service or the food. Love this place!

1  Thank keen01
Reviewed 22 January 2018

thsi is a grand place to eat, faceing the boys school where i went ther myself, the food is cooked well and the staff are helpful and u can ask i want this i want that and they will make ir for you,,,, its grand...More

1  Thank Patrick P
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We were spending time with the family over New Year and the whole family decided to go out for breakfast, what a treat. The staff were very welcoming and couldn’t do enough for us. The full Irish breakfast was cooked fresh and was delicious, the...More

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 28 December 2017

most delicious ribs I ever tasted will definitely be back .Telling everybody about this place great atmosphere ,superb service friendly staff and disabled facilities

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

This place is the best restaurant in South Down and indeed much further afield.. The tasting menu was sublime, the wine pairing was fantastic and where some people talk a good game in cooking, here they got on with it and produce top top dishes....More

1  Thank Robert F
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Visited The Old School House today for our second time. The staff are so welcoming and friendly and we're accommodating of our trainee Guide Dog Kitty. I had a 'Christmas burger' with turkey, ballybrie, bacon and cranberry sauce with sweet potato fries. It was absolutely...More

1  Thank Sean K
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13 August 2017|
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Response from Mark T | Reviewed this property |
I have seen many young children at the Old School House. they have high chairs and from I have seen they have catered very well for the children. I've seen some parents bring their tablet for the kids to watch something on.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Church Street, Rostrevor BT34 3BB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Rostrevor
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4173 8211
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