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The Halfway House

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80 Halfway Road, Banbridge, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9269 2351
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 17
    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
5 Star service, friendly and professional

What a gem of a restaurant. Superb staff, professional and friendly. Beautiful food, beautiful decor, what a lovely way to spend a Friday and Saturday evening dining with what felt like friends. Highly recommended. Dave Puckle (North Wales).

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
David P
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Colwyn Bay, Wales, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Colwyn Bay, Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

What a gem of a restaurant. Superb staff, professional and friendly. Beautiful food, beautiful decor, what a lovely way to spend a Friday and Saturday evening dining with what felt like friends. Highly recommended. Dave Puckle (North Wales).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

I went for my 18th birthday meal with the family, the food was gorgeous honestly couldn't fault it, the staff were so friendly and were constantly asking if everything was ok. Even tho the place was packed they were more than happy to wait on us hand and foot. As we were leaving on member of staff offered to take... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Six of us went last Friday evening for our dinner and had a superb meal. There was a good choice on the menu, the friendly staff (Neil and Amy) provided excellent service. I had the seabass on warm potato salad from the specials selection, which was fantastic especially when washed down by a couple of pints of well pored Guinness.... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We eat quite frequently in the halfway and I would have to say it is the best gourmet restaurant in Banbridge. The menu is really varied, there are daily specials, lots of fish dishes and really nice surroundings. Salt and chili beef strips for starter are to die for but again it is so hard to choose. Meals are consistent... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Came back here after longtime as I only travel to Northern Ireland occasionally. Taken some clients for business lunch and everything was excellent, service for my clients was brilliant and the food superb. I am only sorry I do not live local or I would eat here a lot. Can recommend that locals try this place out !!!

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

This was my third visit to the Half Way in the past 6 months and I must say each time it gets better and better, lovely quality food, friendlie staff and the service was excellent, a really nice place just have a drink too, I will definitely go agai during my next visit to Banbridge. Recommend it.

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Visited on 8th march with family of 5 hadnt booked. Place was full which was a good sign, only had to wait 10 minutes before a table was ready. Had the trio of beef whuch was excellent very tasty, beef on the bone was excellent, sausage one of the best I have ever tasted and the steak was well seasoned... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Food overpriced for lunchtime, service was woeful. Had to get up to ask if my order could be taken- drink order was wrong twice.(only two other tables in restaurant to a ratio of 3servers) Batter on fish was very thick and the chips were undercooked. I told the server but she was unwilling to do anything about it. Surroundings were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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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19 helpful votes 19 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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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 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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