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The Old Schoolhouse Inn

100 Ballydrain Road | Castle Espie, Comber BT23 6EA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9754 1182
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good11%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
100 Ballydrain Road | Castle Espie, Comber BT23 6EA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been to the Old Schoolhouse for a good while but, a few weeks back, we gave it a go and were delighted, thoroughly enjoying the whole experience. We couldn't wait to return and visited again last evening. Another great experience with superb service,...More

1  Thank lisdoonan
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Food serve really nice way but long time.to get dish for us in this time we have been will say taste good but small portion for.sure

1  Thank AAndzia
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The old School House is definitely a 5 star restaurant. Fantastic Food A great service by very knowledgable and friendly staff Decor is beautiful We will be back Thank you for a wonderful experience

1  Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We absolutely love the old school house Inn. We've been coming here every October for a few nights for the past 5 years. The welcome is always so warm. All the rooms are lovely but this year we had the newly decorated room and it...More

3  Thank Kymstonelake
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Comber is a hidden sanctuary in County Down and the Old Schoolhouse Inn is a hidden delight. From the inviting converted redbrick schoolhouse nestled either side of the high entrance archway to the cosy large bedrooms a sense of immediate relaxation is de rigueur. I...More

1  Thank Mimi G
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed here one night a couple of weeks ago. I'd chosen it due to its proximity to my business meeting the next day. Arrived late on the Monday evening thanks to a delayed flight! It's in the middle of nowhere and I must admit I...More

1  Thank Janice D
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We enjoyed a superb dinner at the Old Schoolhouse. The food was, frankly, the best I have eaten in Northern Ireland. Clever, not silly, not over-complicated, perfect portion sizes. Delicious flavours and knowledgeable staff. Then the bill arrived. Our party of four had been over...More

5  Thank Pjdb
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I had heard so much about this restaurant I was really looking forward to my visit. We chose the £20 set menu which is good value. The vegetarian menu however is extremely limited and the portion of garden vegetables ordered was a dish of broccoli....More

Thank Coilean56
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We are just home from Sunday lunch what a disappointment we have dined here twice before and that was a disappointment but thought we would try again but we will never be back I didn't have a starter my partner had the gazpacho. Which he...More

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have visited here several times and everytime time we go it is excellent. The food is superior focusing on local produce and varities of textures. The staff have been excellent and an added touch to the recent visit was when your...More

Thank Findog1990
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Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
Hi you should call the Old School house to make a reservation
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Ballydrain Road | Castle Espie, Comber BT23 6EA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Comber
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9754 1182
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