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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1 Comber Road, Killinchy, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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

Thank BorderlessScott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank michael w
Reviewed 23 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 20 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
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Arrived around 7pm and got a nice table near a window. Restaurant is well established and relaxed. Chose Lamb Dinner and a Burger. The Burger was a good size , presented in a bun and was enjoyable. The Lamb Dinner was nicely presented, with plenty...More

1  Thank Mo_DaW171
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

My husband took me for my Birthday. As we stayed in the Hunter's Lodge we got a deal on the 5 course meal. It has been ages since we had such good food. The waitress was very good looking after us even though she was...More

1  Thank Carol W
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This place was deffo one of the beat which i have eating in along time. I came with my mom and dad 😊

Thank Andrew W
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David L
7 February 2015|
Response from Lorna A | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is or similar foods excellent.
Irene M
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
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
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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