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Balloo House Restaurant

1 Comber Road, Killinchy, Northern Ireland
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Comber Road, Killinchy, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner on a Saturday night. The service was perfect and the food was simply delicious. Highly recommend the restaurant....a great choice of dishes and an extensive wine list. Many thanks!

Thank travrosie
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We have been in Balloo House quite a few times for a meal and I cannot fault it at all. The food is amazing every time, the staff are friendly and helpful, the service is 1st class. I will most definitely be back, hopefully soon!!

Thank Aimee B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Booked a table for three on a Thursday night at 7:30 arrived at 7:30 to a restaurant that was far from full but had enough people dining to create a pleasant atmosphere. We all had starters, main course and desert with drinks before making our...More

1  Thank mutphy
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Good food in pleasant surroundings. Menu has good selection of gluten free meals, and staff are helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank Hugh070
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I can't actually rate Balloo House highly enough. The food as you would expect is so good. The ambiance in the upstairs restaurant is intimate and relaxing. There is a great choice of wine to match with the food and the service is attentive without...More

Thank Jonny M
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Attended for lunch from Christmas menu. Everything was outstanding, food, service, atmosphere and excellent value for money. Their flavours are just that more complex and menu is very original and changes regularly with each season. The service is always spot on, they have it down...More

Thank Alco73
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

No point waffling on...the food was simply delicious. Staff were lovely and really friendly without being in your face We will definitely be back

Thank 12_Molly_12
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Three of us. Two had pasta and one venison liver. Menu varied and some unusual things, a few pheasant and venison dishes. The staff were friendly and not intrusive. We all enjoyed our different meals. This is a nice, cosy venue. I cannot comment on...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Arrived for lunch-3 generations of us . Good service and menu looked appealing. Unfortunately the only one who got an edible meal was my 6 year old grandson who enjoyed his cheeseburger and ice cream sundae. We had to send back one portion of chicken...More

2  Thank Terence Michael N
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner and as usual not disappointed! Service excellent, starter and main course both to high standards enjoyed every bite and very reasonably priced.Only complaint would be house wine £20 a little steep. As every trip we loved it.

Thank Lorna A
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David L
I remember having great chocolate and fruit Pavlova here fifty years ago. I suppose it is too much to expect Pavlova to be still on the menu.
7 February 2015|
Response from Lorna A | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is or similar foods excellent.
Irene M
what is yournSunday lunch menus please
20 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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
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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