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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Tonight we decided to go out for dinner and decided to try the downshire again. We both like it as the food is always good, however like the last time we were let down by poor service. I had to get up and ask for a menu and then had to get up and ask could we be served. The... More 

Thank kennyh007
Craigavon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate in the very comfotable restaurant. Attentive and professional service. Our food was excellent and well presented. However we decided we might like a cheeseboard rather than dessert. The response, we have run of cheese!. Now maybe i am wrong but a cheeseboard normally has 4 or 5 varieties on the plate. So had they run out of every... More 

Thank mark m
Warrenpoint, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Downshire Hotel for lunch with my daughter last Saturday. Although very busy we were offered a table quickly. Staff were pleasant and helpful. Meal arrived and was beautifully presented. Large portion size and cooked to perfection. Could not fault at all and would definitely return again soon!

Thank Marie B
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246 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had an overnight stay here and the hotel took us back in time. It's an old staging post that has been tastefully spruced up, but retains most of it's character. The staff were very friendly and the breakfast served was a typical Ulster fry. The rooms are small, but clean and comfortable. We had a room at the front,... More 

Thank coachIreland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent a week at the Downshire Arms while we were visiting family. We had a great stay. The hotel is clean and well maintained. The staff are very friendly and some even remembered me from my stay there last year....Donna, Debbie Ann! The food is outstanding and the helpings are more than enough! They cater to... More 

Thank Lorna E
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing food! We had went here after our wedding g with our parents to have a catch up and it was so lovely such nice food and service was top standard! Good portions and incredible dessert! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Jess S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Called in last Sunday for a meal, the service and food was all excellent as always. There was 3 of us and we enjoyed a starter between us which was more than enough. Our meals were served the way we asked and the taste was delicious.

Thank Stephanie S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I have visited this hotel's restaurant several times over the years and never had a really bad meal and a few excellent meals. The quality of food is usually good but on an odd occasion the standard can drop a little but usually returns to normal.

Thank RKS S
Banbridge, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

4 of us ate in the restaurant and we all enjoyed our meals. The food was very good as was the service. We went early (6pm) and the main restaurant was very quiet. Soon picked up though. There were more people eating in the bar than the restaurant at that time. Great bar and a great smoking area as well.

Thank Caleb M
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Hard to find faukt and i go everytime im in Banbridge.... had decebt dinner on saturday then a night out in cellar bar.... just needs sgarper service,food is fine for what it is,and a decent range of vodkas for those of us who cant drink smirnoff!!! Will be back next time im in town though!

Thank Jonathan M

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Downshire Arms Hotel & Restaurant
Downshire Arms Hotel & Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Downshire Arms Hotel

Address: 95 Newry Street, Banbridge BT32 3EF, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Banbridge
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Downshire Arms Hotel Banbridge, Northern Ireland
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“Get a room at the back of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles coachIreland, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 11 is ideal for guests with wheelchair; Room 10 is ideal for vicarious enjoyment of Saturday night disco and sport on Beer Garden TV!”
 of 5 bubbles U150FDirenem, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We use the specially adapted disabled room. When you phone to make a booking just let them know what you would like.”
 of 5 bubbles Peter19053, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try not to get a room over the bar”
 of 5 bubbles Traveler53630, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room not above bar as sound travel's to a few rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Q6993WThelenb, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
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