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Balloo House Bistro

Bistro Bistro 1 Comber Road, Killinchy BT23 6PA, Northern Ireland
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (26 reviews)
“steak” (41 reviews)
“fish goujons” (8 reviews)
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Irish, European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bistro Bistro 1 Comber Road, Killinchy BT23 6PA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The title says it all. Food is brilliant, well cooked, and the menus are full of variety. Service is super; occasionally there is either a new chef or member of waiting staff, and it can take a bit longer to get the correct food that...More

Thank EnjoyLifeAndBeKind
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called by here last week with the family for lunch. The surroundings are lovely and it truly is a little hidden gem. I highly recommend the steak sandwich!

Thank SMW1987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here with friends for a birthday treat, food was good and service professional & friendly.

Thank Tugboat_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Balloo house bistro always reminds me of our old farmhouse kitchen when we were kids. The owners have retained the feel of the original building and it has the same white ceramic bricks we had around our range at home. Lovely food and reasonable prices....More

Thank joaniedot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Balloo House Bistro has become one of my regular haunts when in Northern Ireland. Tonight, as ever, it did not let us down. We shared a starter of Strangford Mussels and Chorizo Orzo and then we had Thai Fish Curry and a While Roast Plaice...More

Thank Lote123
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I was a bit wary of going to this restaurant as I had read some poor reviews. We had a very nice experience - we had chicken wings, breads, haddock and chips, thai curry and chicken breast. All were very good and we would order...More

Thank Angela F
Reviewed 10 February 2018

I have just enjoyed an excellent lunch with five friends. The dining room was warm and welcoming. The food was excellent. Homemade bread and tapenade was provided with no charge. Our plates were returned completely empty. We thought we could not manage another bite until...More

Thank joy0027
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Found ourselves in the area around lunchtime and asked a local for their recommendation - glad we listened! We actually drove by and missed it initially as the building is quite understated. Surprised to see items such as pheasant on the pub lunch menu so...More

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Ate in the Bistro with some friends recently and found the food to be just okay. I had battered cod and chips...a bit greasy and not overly tasty. The main problem I had with the menu or should I say menus....there were three different menus...More

Thank daftmare
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The food was simply sublime, Thai curry can't beat it!however the manager on was unprofessional and frankly I felt like getting up and helping the poor young waitress being shouted at. Our waitresses were just lovely and delivered our food with a smile and a...More

Thank susantrojan
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Ruth M
8 September 2016|
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Response from BelfastReviewer87 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes you can book Gift Vouchers online. Contact them an pay over the phone and they can post out to you as far as I'm aware.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
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: Bistro Bistro 1 Comber Road, Killinchy BT23 6PA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Killinchy
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