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The Pheasant

410 Upper Ballynahinch Road, Hillsborough BT26 6NR, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9263 8056
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak platter” (18 reviews)
“curry” (6 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
410 Upper Ballynahinch Road, Hillsborough BT26 6NR, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We are regulars of the Pheasant for many years, and as we absolutely love it we decided to host my Dad's 70th there last weekend. We hired the room upstairs and had a 3 course menu for 30 guests. The service we received from when...More

Thank LouLouJade
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday dinner. Absolutely phenomenal food. Was totally blown away by the choice, freshness and value. 3 courses for under £20. ( no tea/ coffee which would be my only criticism) Family friendly with a big box of toys at the door. Friendly staff....More

Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here recently on a Saturday night, with a table reserved in the restaurant, first time here! After being greeted with a warm smile by the manageress, we were immediately seated and given menus. With mains ordered of roast Hogg, smokey burger and crispy...More

Thank gabe186470
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I phoned and booked a table at short notice for myself and my 2 kids. It was a man I spoke to and it seemed like a bit of a hassle to take the booking. Anyway, we turned up again and our table hadn't been...More

Thank Tim N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at a B&B closely in Lisburn in Ireland and requested the proprietor of the inn to help find a dinner spot close by. She indicated the Pheasant was excellent. We had made a reservation and were shown to a very nice table...More

Thank Bob_De_Goff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wrote a review on here not so long ago regarding a disappointing visit on Mother’s Day. Just wanted to thank William for the lovely phone call and complimentary voucher he sent as a result of this. We have since used, and had a lovely dinner...More

Thank Mooshbex
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Visited here on a week day night. Firstly, we waited some time to be seated and then again some time for our order to be taken. The restaurant didn’t appear to be that busy with plenty of staff around. Food finally arrived and was good...More

Thank Rachael K
Reviewed March 19, 2018

We had a fabulous evening in the Upper room - function room. Staff were very helpful and accomodating. The room was lovely and cosy and functional for our fundraising pub quiz. Would highly recommend.

Thank anahiltplaygroup
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Went here for a Mother’s Day dinner with my husbands family. Unfortunately things started badly when they couldn’t find our booking and the guy (who seemed to be in charge) asked me to find it on his sheet? Odd! We were seated quite quickly and...More

Thank Mooshbex
william p, Owner at The Pheasant, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

I am very sorry to hear about your disappointing experience here yesterday. If you would email us to info@the pheasantrestaurant.co.uk with your contact details or alternatively telephone 02892 638056 and ask for a member of management so we can discuss this with you personally. Many...More

Reviewed March 9, 2018

Visited here with a party of 8 for a special occasion". All agreed great value, excellent professional service and the food was simply first class. Their early bird menu was great value but the same excellent standard as all their menus...I would highly recommend a...More

Thank Michaelplaw
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Hugh T
March 30, 2017|
Response from jacquelinemcclen2016 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of their menu, but 'phone the Pheasant. It won't disappoint, and I,m sure you,ll find something appealing. Enjoy.
December 13, 2016|
Response from jacquelinemcclen2016 | Reviewed this property |
I don't, but maybe if you telephoned them directly ?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$34 - US$77
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Upper Ballynahinch Road, Hillsborough BT26 6NR, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9263 8056
Our menus are designed to offer the best and freshest of local produce, including game from the neighbouring Larchfield Estate and ingredients and dishes from around the globe. As a sister restaurant to the Award Winning Plough Inn, Hillsborough, naturally seafood is our house speciality all year round. Our aim is to offer something to satisfy everyone's tastes. Our friendly and attentive staff are here to ensure that you relax and simply enjoy a taste of "good olde Irish hospitality".
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