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Dufferin Arms, Killyleagh

35 High Street, Killyleagh, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 2 restaurants in Killyleagh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 23, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Devon
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71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Highly recommend the clam chowder if you're a fan of sea food. The atmosphere was great and the service was really friendly. The food took a while to come but it was definitely worth waiting for. Reasonably priced set menu with lots to choose from. Vegetables in the roast over done, but that's my only complaint.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We spent a great weekend based around this pub whilst attending the International Irish Fly Fishing Fair that is held at the Pub and the surrounding area. I has the best chowder i have tasted. Proper pub with nice food.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Situated in picturesque Killyleagh village, the Dufferin Arms provides excellent food at very good prices. We went on the recommendation of a friend and were not disappointed. The menu provides a good range that will suit most tastes with a concentration on meat and seafood dishes. A restricted, but very adequate, range of affordable wines is also available if you... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We go here for our traditional pub grub. The food is honest and the prices decent. Of course, you need to have a nice pint to wash it all down! The locals hang out here, so it's always nice to be in what feels like really cosy and familiar surroundings.

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The Dufferin Arms is a pub/restaurant which has remained unchanged and authentic. It is like walking into an old pub. The atmosphere is wonderful and the staff welcoming and very accommodating. The food is excellent and there is a good ranging menu. They do Banquet nights which I would most definitely recommend. The food is to die for and the... More

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Somerset
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Have visited this 'proper' pub before when visiting my family near by, and love it. The atmosphere is congenial and it is cosy and warm. Great Guinness, fabulous fish, and superb staff.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

ended up in killyleagh today and called in for lunch in one of my favourite pubs in northern ireland. Very quiet as it was monday lunch time but service was friendly and efficient and other customers very chatty/welcoming. Food was ok. My veggie pasta a bit samey after three mouthfulls and my buddy's scampi and chips received 'the nod'so happy... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We loved the decoration in the Dufferin Arms. The food was fantastic- especially the mussels. The live bluegrass set was excellent.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The Dufferin is a traditional town pub. Good food, good Guiness, friendly and helpful staff, good atmosphere, and if you go at the right time good live music.

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Liked the bar, the food and the service. Good attention to detail. Dining room was nice enough but could be more atmospheric. However, we would definitely eat here again. Try the mussels. Yum.

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