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The Halfway House

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80 Halfway Road, Banbridge, Northern Ireland
+44 (0)28 9269 2351
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Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 78
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing improvement!

We visited the Halfway just after it got taken over a few years ago, and although the food was good, it was really just pub grub. We visited again last saturday and the difference a year makes is unbelievable! The menu is completely different to what I remember, still steaks/burgers/scampi but lots... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We visited the Halfway just after it got taken over a few years ago, and although the food was good, it was really just pub grub. We visited again last saturday and the difference a year makes is unbelievable! The menu is completely different to what I remember, still steaks/burgers/scampi but lots of local produce with lots of variety of... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Booked a meal here with family to celebrate birthdays and a graduation. Very sorely disappointed. It took at least 25 mins to show us to our table even though there were only 2 other tables taken. Took a further 20 mins to take our order and we then waited 25 mins on our starters arriving. Once we'd finished our starters... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

called in on way home for some lunch ordered burger and chips for 3 adults and chicken strips for 3 year old ,nothing to fancy so expected it to be nice alas the food was bland ,the chips were under cooked and the chicken was tasteless used to call in here on a regular basis years ago till we got... More 

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

great food excellent atmosphere easy to find and a great local feel have been a number of times. great steaks

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food was excellent and the service was top class. The interior decor has been changed and updated. well done

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Las Vegas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Called at the Halfway House for an evening meal whilst working in Banbridge. Warm greeting from friendly staff and shown to a table. Chose the Rathlin Island Scallops with a peppery black pudding and scallops cooked to perfection. For a main meal I had the 8 oz flat iron steak, which was cooked medium rare with chips and I ordered... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We visited the Halfway recently on a Sunday for dinner. The menu was varied and the food was very good and well-priced. More than ample portions! The service was friendly and the atmosphere was good. Would definitely go back!

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We found the restaurant with no bother. The restaurant was very busy, being a Saturday evening, but we had booked. We were seated quickly, we were apprehensive that it was very busy and we would probably have a long wait. We were given the menu and drinks order taken. The drinks order arrived swiftly and the meal order taken. My... More 

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Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

food ok but expensive found to be average restaurant and poorley sign posted espically in the dark passed the halfway house twice on a wet and windy evening

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend this restaurant, the waitresses are friendly and always willing to fit us in at short notice. Our starters were beautifully presented and the mains simply delicious. Try the sticky toffee pudding, it's to die for! We were advised all the deserts are handmade by Julie, who deserves a mention. Thank you, Natalie for squeezing us in during... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 80 Halfway Road, Banbridge, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Banbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)28 9269 2351

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?