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Hillyard House

1-5 Castle Avenue, Castlewellan BT31 9DX, Northern Ireland
Hillyard House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped off for coffee with my sister after our walk. Great flat white - and nothing too much trouble for the staff. Especially Stephen who made our morning with lots of laughs as he brought out our coffee to the outdoor seating area. Keep up the good work and the quality customer service. Place was spotlessly clean. Totally a great... More 

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Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

No flowery language, just a really nice lunch in a really nice courtyard, served by really nice people. Not the easiest place to find and we had missed it on previous visits to the area, but in the end, head for Castlewellan Forrest Park and it is on the right just before you go through the gates. I have no... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

While exploring the area on my motorcycle I was looking for a refreshment stop for coffee and cake. I happened upon Hillyard House as it looked like a classic coffee shop back home in England. It didn't disappoint, lovely coffee, delightful decor, friendly staff as I've come to expect over here. The only thing that prevents me from giving an... More 

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Nimes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

stayed there for one week with family and friends for a mountain bike event . all the group has absolutely "owned " the place during the stay .... difficult to leave . dominic king and his family are perfect hosts . we should go back there with pleasure .

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Swabia, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We arrived here just after 9 on a sunny, Sunday morning and it looked great. Smart decor, items well displayed and the whole place spotlessly clean. I had a good Americano, the others had a late and a pot pf tea. The real thing made with leaves not tea bags. We each had a scone and these were the best... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stayed here a few weeks ago on Saturday night for a conference. Have to say it was great...nice rooms and food for the price and great staff...thats what makes the place..nothing is to much trouble. Keep on doing what you do and all will be well!!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We just popped in for a coffee and a scone. With an easy manner the owner chatted to us and made us feel very welcome. Being able to bring the dog in rather than leave him in the car is a very nice option. The staff were friendly. The coffee and the scone were good and set us up nicely... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Thanks to Dominic and staff for super Christmas breakfast fry for a hungry bunch of cyclists on Sunday morning. Great hospitality and a perfect stop for cyclist with secure bike parking, would recommend to all clubs/groups or individuals.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is a great place to either have a coffee or food after a good walk around Tollymore. The food is good and they have a great outdoor courtyard where dogs are also welcome which is a nice touch. We were able to meet up with our family who were staying at a lovely local cottage called barneys for lunch... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We made several visits to the modern cafe at Hillyard House over the summer. Fabulous coffee and cakes and super friendly staff who always made us - and our new puppy - feel very welcome. There's a lovely sunny courtyard to enjoy . The menu includes a variety of lunches, including a children's menu. We are looking forward to going... More 

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