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    The Old Schoolhouse Inn

    100 Ballydrain Road | Castle Espie, Comber BT23 6EA, Northern Ireland
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (53)
    Dining (19)
    Room & Suite (5)
    • Excellent72%
    • Very good16%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “pate” (10 reviews)
    “tasting menu” (9 reviews)
    “michelin star” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 27 February 2017

    Food was absolutely excellent- great preparation, great presentation and excellent explanation of ingredients and preparation from staff- especially Damian. Plenty of local and regional produce and the chef (owners son) really deserves the highest praise. Only 8 rooms for overnight stays so it is reasonably...More

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    Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I did something we rarely do and ate Sunday lunch, I would rather eat in the evening, at 'The Old Schoolhouse Inn' Three courses were £25 and I initially though it a tad expensive but we only had the main and adjustments...More

    1  Thank Night-train88
    Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

    We stayed as part of the open house festival tour. The good and accommodation were excellent- we would highly recommend it! We had a set menu which was brilliant- pate salmon duck then a chocolate triumph- all with very well matched wine. Good check in...More

    3  Thank ramorville
    Reviewed 14 February 2017

    Will Brown, young chef/proprietor of the Old Schoolhouse Restaurant and Inn, is the rising star of Northern Irish cuisine. In the quirkily refurbished classrooms of this former rural school in beautiful Co Down, he can teach a lesson to other local chefs who also promote...More

    Thank Trew'sTrips
    Reviewed 10 February 2017

    Maybe I was oversold the Schoolhouse but I was expecting more. I've nothing to highlight in a negative its just there was no wow factor for me. Its in the middle of nowhere, ok for some but not me really Rooms were, well I would...More

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    • Comber
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    Traveller (53)
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    "Don't go there are a lot more good restaurants out there"
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    "The Buchanan room was finished well with a touch of luxury. The bed was very comfortable."
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    "All the rooms are quiet but if you want the disabled room ask for the Wilson room"
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    "Didn't stay in the hotel, only used the restaurant."
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