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Balloo House Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2019 Winner


$20 - $40
British, Irish, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there with two friends and had our meals which were served without undue delay. All of us were happy enough with the food on offer and as it was our turn to pay my wife did so. Only when we got home did...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank BrianArmagh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a wedding venue this was excellent, small enough to be intimate and large enough to accommodate the increase in guests for the evening celebrations. I liked the new make-over, but I also liked the old decor. What made is special was the restaurant style...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Philip M
Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

We visited the new Over Wood restaurant in Balloo House and really enjoyed the whole experience. The outdoor drinks area with wood-burning stove was so relaxing. We enjoyed our meal... Seabass which was totally delicious... And steak. Pity all the extras cost more. However it...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JMcClements
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Newly refurbished upstairs at Balloo, “ Overwood “ is truly outstanding. Chef, Danni Barrie and her team are producing a dining experience to spread the word about. The new decor is comfortable, inviting and tasteful, the service impressive and the food , well, outstanding. From...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

We had an extended family celebration meal on a busy Friday night. Service was great, nothing too much trouble and it's fair to say that we did ask for a few things. Food was excellent, a wide range of meats and fish. The plaice was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Roy M
Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

Booked a table and arrived early. Girl said she would check to see if our table was ready - she never came back. Waited at the door while other couples and groups were seated without hesitation. Finally and with an apology we were shown to...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank BigL50
Reviewed July 18, 2019

A friend and I called here for an evening meal and I found the quality if the food very disappointing and overpriced. I ordered the chicken dish which was served with mash and French style peas ( peas with lettuce, onion and bacon). As I...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank LeahS1628
Reviewed June 4, 2019

First time here in years. Out as a family on a Sunday afternoon for a birthday meal. Service was initially good but once food arrived we were left alone - no check if food was okay, no check if we were okay for drinks between...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank BrianMag61
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Visited here last night for a wedding anniversary celebration, table had been booked for quite some time, no mention at the time of booking that we only had the table for 90 mins, starters came very quick which was fine, food tasted ok, maybe a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Kerrimac78
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Second time to this restaurant as we had been given a voucher..but will not be back..highly overrated establishment and overpriced food .

Date of visit: February 2019
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July 28, 2019|
Response from Roy M | Reviewed this property |
Well, there used to be a fine dining restaurant upstairs open from Tuesday to Saturday but it was only open on weekends and I'm not sure if it's open at all now. If you phone for a booking you will find out. Really don't... More
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February 7, 2015|
Response from Lorna A | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is or similar foods excellent.
Irene M
December 20, 2014|
Response from Jeff S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't answer directly as menus may change. We just dined there in the upstairs restaurant on a Saturday night some weeks ago. However their website does give a comprehensive menu for the Bistro downstairs which should... More
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