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Dufferin Arms

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35 High Street, Killyleagh BT30 9QF, Northern Ireland
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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All hours
Sun 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited Killyleagh for a week this August and had a couple of visits to the Dufferin Arms, the staff were friendly, the food great, I can recommend the burgers. We managed to squeeze in on a Saturday afternoon and had the best view of the traditional music and atmosphere on offer. Not to mention a perfect pint of Guinness.... More 

Thank Robert A
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here with our 2 young children & thoroughly enjoyed it! The kids menu has plenty of options. The staff were lovely.

Thank dinkydog
County Donegal, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tasty food by the sea! Another unforgettable experience at the Dufferin Arms. The wife and i have always came to the Dufferin Arms when visiting Killyleagh. Despite the rowdy table of around 30 people in front of us, which arrived an hour late we were told by staff, we still had our food out and cooked to perfection. having decided... More 

Thank MarkandAngie132
Williamsburg, Virginia
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is not fancy, but the service is friendly and the food ample and tasty. There is a M-F menu that includes wine for under 9 pounds. I had the burger and salad; my husband had the chicken goujons. Both were excellent. The bar has the best Guinness in the area. You can also sit outside.

Thank colonialparkway
Anstruther, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

prebooked a meal for 25 people a month before going for the meal the entire meal was picked and the Dufferin was advised exactly what everyone was having despite this there was almost a 2 hour delay between the starters and the main courses. I had the boiled ham with Champ and by the time it came it was overcooked... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This pub is popular with locals so book a table or turn up early. We enjoyed a pre-prandial snifter outside before our meal, and were happy with our choices. Good, friendly service if not the most exciting menu.

Thank Steppinglightly
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

great food well priced , weekly specials , friendly fun staff with local knowledge willing to offer info and advise , i look forward to returning many times.

Thank linty
Sligo, Ireland
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Great deals on different week nights. Popular with locals, a cosy pub / restaurant. Friendly staff. Had three dinners here.

Thank ARG191
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Friendly and welcoming, good food choice and great value with great service. Enjoyed the beer as well.

Thank rogeratterbury360
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Wasn't out of this pub at the weekend, good laugh lovely little pub, food and staff lovely. Couldn't fault it - had a range from the massive chicken stack to the sunday dinner also the stir fry is to die for!

Thank fayelucy1993

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $33
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 High Street, Killyleagh BT30 9QF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Killyleagh
  • Phone Number: 442844821182
The Dufferin Arms is famous throughout Northern Ireland for its great food, perfect Guinness, live music and the best craic that money just cannot buy! We pride ourselves in the friendly welcome that greets all our customers, come in a stranger, leave as a friend for life! In our restaurant we serve everything from a light bite for lunch, to fresh lobster and langoustine from Strangford Lough, plus steaks, burgers, fish and chips, to name but a few of the dishes on our menus. One dish worth a mention is our famous, secret recipe, Seafood Chowder. We are a family friendly establishment, and if you have any dietary requirements, we will do our utmost to accommodate them. We are also able to provide a venue that is perfect for family celebrations, Christenings, private parties etc. Restaurant Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs Midday-3pm/ 5pm-8.30pm, Fri-Sat Midday-9pm/ Sun Midday-8pm

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