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All 3 Killinchy Restaurants

Balloo House Restaurant

1 Comber Road, Killinchy, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Killinchy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Thu 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was my second time here. Love this spot, staff are so friendly and helpful. The food is always top grade and worth every penny.

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Killinchy, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Our friends are more than happy to drive 30 mins to enjoy Balloo's menu, we live nearby - easy!! The renovations have made a difference to reduce the noise levels and it looks great. The tables still have plenty of room between them. He food was excellent as always. Risotto starter with butternut squash and the hard-to-pass Young Buck local... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We had a Christmas party at balloo last Saturday night. There was approximately 45 of us there as we have our annual farmers night out in balloo every December. Despite such a large party and a packed restaurant the service couldn't be faulted and the food was the best I've had in a long time. Many thanks Balloo house for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Great food. Pork belly, duck and sirloin were all cooked perfectly. Large portions. A treat for a special occasion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We were at the Balloo House to celebrate a 70th birthday. Everything was perfect - the regional and seasonal food with a lot of local game - as wanted by us - was very, very delicious. The staff is very attentive, friendly and performed a perfect service. The atmosphere is cosy and still modern. It could not have been better... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was my 4th time at Bolloo House Restaurant over the past 2 years and I have been meaning to review it for some time. We were there for a set menu with wine. Every dish and every wine was spot on!! This is one of the best Restaurants in the UK and Ireland. The atmosphere is fantastic, Champaign in... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Nice welcome and a roaring fire in the midst of a rainstorm. Food very good indeed and certainly not "too clever for its own good" nor indeed too "nouvelle cuisine". Will try the bistro downstairs next time just for a change but this is in no way a comment on the excellent ambiance and food upstairs.

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Banbridge
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Had the taster menu, great flavours, fabulous presentation...friendly staff well worth the visit...stay at Hunters lodge in Killinchy to make a night of it...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

First impressions were not good - as a dirty grubby stairway had to be negotiated!! But after that it was wow all the way. The salmon starter just melted in the mouth, as did the venison and the amuse bouche and pre dessert were unexpected little treats. The night finished with coffee in front of an open fire - it... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This was our first visit to Balloo House and it will definitely not be our last. The food was fantastic, with the venison being the best we have had for a very long time. Presentation and service were equally as good. The restaurant itself is quite small but beautiful and the atmosphere is fairly subdued - not the place for... More 

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Additional Information about Balloo House Restaurant

Address: 1 Comber Road, Killinchy, Northern Ireland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Killinchy
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: European

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