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Square bistro

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18 Lisburn Square, Lisburn BT28 1TS, Northern Ireland
02892666677
Website
Today
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 183
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely Spot

Never had a bad experience here, but always book! Food is great and service is great, often come here for special occasions.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Sarah M
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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235 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Coventry, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Never had a bad experience here, but always book! Food is great and service is great, often come here for special occasions.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Lovely homely restaurant right in the middle of Lisburn. Food choice very good and service great. This restaurant is also licenced if you want a drink.

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1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

I gave a second chance by visiting this restaurant. When i entered the staff was more interested in wiping their glasses than greeting people. Staff have a look on their face as if they are donating the food. I ordered the so called fresh local sea trout. The fish was undercooked and chef merely added tasted like a ready made... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Squarebistrolisburn, Owner at Square bistro, responded to this review

1/ we don't use canned food 2/ the waiting staff are amazing and greet every customer as they enter, read previous reviews 3/ All our seafood is fresh and local 4/ we have not had sea trout on for quite some time, 5/ all our sauces are made from scratch 6/ we have never had a portion of sea trout... More 

Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Hidden in the corner of Lisburn Square is Square Bistro. The place would be easy to miss if you didn't know it was there. The second you walk in you are instantly made welcome by very friendly staff. This VIP service continues throughout your visit, attentive without being intrusive. A great menu selection makes it difficult to make your choice... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Group of us booked table for my friends birthday. We had a brill night. Food was fabulous and staff on point. Toilets were slightly grubby but we overlooked this as it was very busy. Nice atmosphere and we were more than happy leaving. Will return in the future

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Lisburn, NI
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Was brought here for a meal by a friend and she couldn't have picked a better place. The staff were so friendly and accomadating and the food was perfect for the whole group(6). I am now taking my mother here for her 80 birthday meal. Love the idea of the themed nights and imagine I will have many more meals... More 

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Hillsborough, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful food!! Knowledgeable and welcoming staff!! Relaxing atmosphere. Can't recommend this restaurant enough!!! 5 star!!!!!!

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We visited Square Bistro in January. There was a party of four of us myself, my husband and my inlaws who regularly eat here. Due to an illness my husband had there's a limitation to what he can eat, I explained to waitress who served us and nothing was a bother to her to sort out. The food was fantastic... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Square has held its own over the years. It's situated ion the new Lisburn Square shopping area. In the last few years this area has suffered badly with lots of "boarded up" shops, so it's tough surviving here. The Square Restaurant has though. The last time we visited the place was busy. Like any place a busy atmosphere is... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've had some good lunches in the Square Bistro but the tapas night is really good. Food is great and the service excellent. Desserts fantastic.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Lisburn Square, Lisburn BT28 1TS, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Lisburn
  • Phone Number: 02892666677

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 31
  • Cuisine: Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?