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Hillyard House

1-5 Castle Avenue, Castlewellan BT31 9DX, Northern Ireland
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Love the new decor. Menu gives great choice. Food delicious and good price. Buns and cakes are too tempting. Staff are very friendly and attentive. Outdoor area lovely. Cant recommend this place enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch. Very clean and well decorated, nice and bright. Menu was good for lunch with a range of options for kids. Bike friendly court yard looks hand too. I had a toastie and a coffee. My nephew had a burger and chips, the burger looked great and he happily got stuck in. He was also excited to get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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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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Swansea, United Kingdom
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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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26 hotel reviews
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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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