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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
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30 Main Street, Ballynahinch, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9756 3177
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Tue 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was average not overly warm. Waiters were very attentive, although they could change to filter water as the water was not nice.

Thank Catherine R
Castlewellan, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with friends for dinner on the way to rod Stewart concert and it was a good choice Five of us arrived just after 5pm and were worried as we hadn't pre booked but the waiter showed us to a seat straight away The menu was very good and our only problem was what to pick We hadn't time... More 

Thank castlewellan5
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last Saturday a for a friend's birthday. Had to go early at 6pm as we did not book in time. However the food, service and the ambience more than made up for the early start. They do a mean espresso martini too! The complimentary bottle of sparkly was a nice touch .

Thank Joy S
Ballynahinch, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Awful service, food was excellent, the owner walks about looking down his nose at everyone thinks he's better, does not make you feel welcome at all!

3 Thank SL1917
Dromara, null, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

After a VERY disappointing night at the Bull and Ram were our cheese board was removed and we were asked could they get the table back, We decided to go to the Primrose were it was not only a very warm welcome but it was also cosy. We spend the rest of our night in comfortable surroundings and great Gin... More 

2 Thank Natalie I
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Saturday night and my friends and I were treated to some excellent food. Starters, mains and desserts were top drawer. My steak was absolutely amazing and would highly recommend anyone to try. Everyone in our group had a great meal and were still raving about it the next day. The only down side was a group of people talking loudly... More 

2 Thank Night-train88
Belfast Northern Ireland
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We ate here on Friday evening. As on a previous visit, the food was excellent. The staff are very friendly and the service is good. There is a great menu - its hard to choose! I had monkfish with a thai sauce on the side and sticky rice. It was excellent. The other 3 all enjoyed their meals too -... More 

1 Thank holiday mu
Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Girlfriend and myself called in today, Sunday 09 Oct. We were greeted by Kevin, place was very busy but if we would like to wait at the bar we would get a table very soon. Definently worth the wait as the food was great, and we had no problems at all with the service. Well done Kevin and all the... More 

1 Thank william h
Bangor, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We are here with family around tea time, the food was good and the staff friendly and professional, it's worth a visit if you are in the area.

1 Thank Tugboat_11
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited on Saturday 17th September, for cocktails prior to going to dinner at the Bull & Ram. We arrived around 7.20 and the bar area was already buzzing with guests. The poor restaurant manager was busy meeting, greeting, seating and using the till, with one arm in a sling!! Poor thing! I had a Mojhito and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Main Street, Ballynahinch, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Ballynahinch
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9756 3177

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?