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Portaferry Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Parked the car in Strangford and walked on the ferry which operates from there to Portaferry Restaurant was not full and we where serves quickly although one of the starters arrived wrong, this was very quickly sorted and the food was good especially the seafood dishes Nice evening at around £30.00 per head which included some drinks

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited with a group of friends from overseas. They declared that the food was the best they had eaten in Ireland. Scampi, mussels, pulled pork - all superb. The home made pies are fabulous, soups delectable and bouillabaisse brimming with local fish. Prices so reasonable and service so efficient and pleasant. Do not miss out on this great food in... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daughter and grandaughter enjoyed some nice food at lunchtime today. The receptionist on arrival was very pleasant and we were shown quite promptly to a table. Our food was well presented and the taste was delicious. The staff was friendly and helpful. My only complaint on this occasion being it was a little to warm in the restaurant and... More 

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Cahal A, Owner at Portaferry Hotel, responded to this review

Hi TjibsnCat firstly i'm delighted that you decided to come back to The Portaferry Hotel, after you last visit new years eve 14/15. Although we are only open 6 months, our customers have gave us great compliments and encouragement through Tripadvisor. It's unfortunate that the Restaurant was too warm on this visit. Please don't be afraid to ask to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a lovely meal at the Portaferry Hotel. Been twice in the past two weeks and both times we've had excellent food and service. The setting of the hotel with a beautiful view overlooking Strangford Lough makes it all the more enjoyable.

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Thank Nicola M
Cahal A, Owner at Portaferry Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Nicola You're starting to make a habit of visiting us. Theres no doubt we have the best location overlooking Strangford lough, customers continually comment on the views, especially from our bedrooms. Thank you for pointing out our excellent food and service Thanks Cahal More 

Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 6 nights in the hotel to be near to family during an illness. The staff could not have been more helpful. This was our second stay in the hotel since it reopened and it just gets better. Will be back again as it is a firm favourite not only for the quality of everything in the hotel including the... More 

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Cahal A, Owner at Portaferry Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Geri Sorry for the slow reply, as we're only new to this business we appreciate everyone taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. Thank you for noting the atmosphere, and fab location we have We look forward to seeing you again in less stressful circumstances Thanks Cahal More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We now have become firm favourites of the New and very much improved Portaferry Hotel. Each time we return the we are even more impressed with the food , atmosphere and very attentive staff. On Sunday evening we arrived and were quickly shown to our prebooked window seat with its amazing view of the ferry coming and going..... Are food... More 

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Cahal A, Owner at Portaferry Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Roy, my replies are starting to look repetitive, Your kind review i could not have written it any better myself. Look forward to have you down with us. I will pass your review on to Phil, our manager, Thanks Cahal More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just after returning from spending a weekend in the Portaferry Hotel. It's a period hotel set on the promenade. The receptionist was very helpful and pleasant at check in. We had a twin room which was nice and spacious. We ate both afternoons in the bar and the food was lovely and a good selection on offer. Katherine our waitress... More 

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Cahal A, Owner at Portaferry Hotel, responded to this review

Hi John, sorry for the slow reply. Again another great review for our new business, they just get better and better. It's great to see our receptionists, bar man Johnny and waitress Katherine get a mention, so big well done to them. Hope to have you revisit next year. Thanks Cahal More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

This was a return visit to the Portaferry Hotel after several years for an evening meal, and as usual the food was 'superb'. The main Restaurant is only open on weekends, but it runs a Bar and Bistro during the week. The menu, even for the Bistro is really very good and great mix of options. The food is cooked... More 

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Cahal A, Manager at Portaferry Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ducatij Thank you for giving us such a great and detailed review. It's great for us that you chose the Sirloin steak, coming from a farming background, are family are also local butchers, it should be a given that our steaks etc should be of the highest grade. Full marks to our chefs for cooking it as you ordered.... More 

Greyabbey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We've eaten a few times in the Portaferry Hotel since it reopened and think it is constantly improving. Yesterday we went for a very late lunch in the bar and had the daily special - Bouillabaise. It was amazing. It was a very generous portion with a huge chunk of hake, and a huge chunk of salmon (both cooked to... More 

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Cahal A, Owner at Portaferry Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Rachel, thankyou for giving us such a great review on Tripadvisor. We're delighted that you chose to come to dine with us in Portaferry. Our Bouillabaisse has fast become a firm favourite on our menu. Thanks Again Cahal More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The hotel is situated over looking the beautiful lough of strangford ,the food is excellent , staff very friendly , excellent value for money ,a place you will won't to visit time and time again . Our family has. Visited for the past 20years .

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Cahal A, Owner at Portaferry Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Pamela, we're delighted you've took time to review us. It's great that you see us giving excellent value for money. Its great to see long time supporters of the hotel coming back again Hope to see you soon Thanks Cahal More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Portaferry Hotel

Address: The Strand, Portaferry BT22 1PE, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Portaferry
Price Range: $104 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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