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belfast northern ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just took family here food was awful was like frozen food served up really disappointed cause what the photos show you isn't what you get never be back . Place isn't very clean either need to put real picture in this. Was awful 🤢🤢🤢

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for a pint and stayed for a few, nice clean pub with history. Bar staff were really friendly, good range of beers and fair prices. Would prefer some music playing rather than the TV. Great find and would go back!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I was truly excited to stay at The Dobbins. The history and stories of it were enough to entice me to add it to my list of historic stays in the U.K. The entry is lovely and the reception was friendly. Sadly, Maude the resident ghost was not seen during my stay. The floors are uneven and the walls rough,...

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Thank Mistty A
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Private birthday party including 3 course meal. The food was excellent and lots of it. Pate as starter ..peppered chicken with all the trimmings....and pavlova for dessert.....absolutely lovely. Only a couple of staff to serve the whole room and food was plentiful and hot....perfect in fact

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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Situated in the centre of carrickfergus we stopped off for lunch and the quality of both the food and service were excellent. The menu is varied and prices are reasonable and lunch was most enjoyable.

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Thank AndrewUK2013
Lisburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017

stopped for a bar lunch. The whole place is tired and shabby. Could be amazing if attention paid to decor. Sat a while waiting for a menu. Wasn't busy but no-one came to us so had to go and ask. Food was extremely average. No atmosphere at all. I chose smoked haddock with asparagus and creamy leek sauce. What I...

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OwnerDobbins, Manager at Dobbins Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Judith, Thank you for taking the time to comment on tripadvisor on your recent visit. The food issues you note on your comments, I have checked and believe that these were not brought to anyone's attention at the time. The building dates back to late 13th century, you will not be aware of the legal and restrictive measures that...

Lisburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We popped into Dobbins Inn for a bite to eat at lunchtime and were warmly greated before being shown to our table.Staff very friendly and attentive and our drinks arrived shortly after ordering them.Great menu with plenty of choice.I had the mixed grill which was cooked to perfection as was the lasagne and the burger.Food was delicious and produced 3...

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Thank DaveB900
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Had a great Sunday lunch here today. The mashed potato and leek and bacon sauce were amazing! The staff were very professional and attentive. An overall great experience, will definitely be back soon.

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Margate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The floors were creaky and the room a bit dated BUT the food was amazing, and best of all it was so friendly and you won't get this history in a premier inn! The staff were all lovely and we will definately be coming back.

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Thank Elizabeth P
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This review is about the restaurant not the hotel itself. Freezing cold day when we visited so it was lovely to find the fire blazing away in the hearth and we were lucky enough to be seated right in front of it. Simple lunch food - Cumberland sausages, champ and veg for me and a Guinness and Chicken Goujons with...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Inn dating back to 13th Century, with many a ghostly tale, located in the heart of Carrickfergus.15 well appointed bedrooms, ensuite & with complimentary WIFI. Popular bar lounge & restaurant serving traditional food throughout the day.Small meeting room for personal dining or team conferences ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dobbins Inn Hotel

Address: 6-8 High Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AF, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Carrickfergus
Price Range: $107 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dobbins Inn Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Dobbins Hotel Carrickfergus
Dobbins Inn Hotel Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland
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“Room 5, it looks out onto the street and you have a view of the castle from it.”
davidmiller1964, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Haven't stayed here. It is a local restaurant and a hotel.”
violets88, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Have a night in the bar area”
charlesm543, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“First floor for me. Less stairs to climb.”
Norjay, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Back room for quietness.”
1STTRAVELLER, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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