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Dufferin Arms

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££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub, Soups
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35 High Street, Killyleagh BT30 9QF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4482 1182
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful meal and the perfect pint of Guinness. The character of the pub is old and quaint but it was clean, warm and so welcoming.

Thank Dan O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff & great food, child friendly with a warm & welcoming atmosphere, food is fresh & of a very good standard!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Killyleagh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family of four decided to visit dufferin arms for Sunday lunch which my youngest was free with the deal, we all went for 2 course Sunday dinner amd got soup and roll first, hearty amd tasty and beautiful bread didn't know how we were going to eat our dinner. 2 got roast beef and I got turkey and ham... More 

Thank lana c
Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good variety of food on menu with Strangford Lough Lobster and Langoustines as specials, Steak night is a very reasonable meal for 2two including wine

Thank DpkMan
Belfast, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The staff are friendly. The food is tasty. I had mussels and my boyfriend had chowder! They staff attended to us well and the food was quick as it came out!

Thank Honest B
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Myself and 3 others visited the Dufferin Arms in Killyleagh on Fri 02nd Dec for a meal at 7.30pm. As we were early we had a drink in the Public Bar which had a good crowd and the atmosphere was great. We went down to the Restaurant which was warm and cosy. Our meals were delicious - we had the... More 

1 Thank paulmcgreevy
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I was not impressed at all with this shack. I walked in and got the smell of dust and pneumonia. The place is very dark. The staff are ok I guess some are quite blunt and bland and don't want to make any conversation. The food is really not that good, nothing to bum about. I was seriously not impressed... More 

1 Thank Julie B
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Great value on steak night, excellent steaks and a free bottle of wine. Two steaks, two sides and free wine food £35 - and the steaks were excellent 😊

Thank SMcK1983
Dromore, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Quirky wee bar/restaurant with great food. Saturday night has live music with good atmosphere. Sunday lunch is great value

Thank libbsd
Dundee, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for dinner being convenient as we were staying next door.... The welcome was nice and friendly, plenty to choose from the menu, everything we had was tasty, hot and represented good value We enjoyed the bar which seemed typically Irish and had great Guinness! Highly recommended.....thank you for the hospitality shown us

1 Thank Macasy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$31
Bar, British, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 High Street, Killyleagh BT30 9QF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Killyleagh
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4482 1182
The Dufferin Arms is famous throughout Northern Ireland for its great food, perfect Guinness, live music and the best craic that money just cannot buy! We pride ourselves in the friendly welcome that greets all our customers, come in a stranger, leave as a friend for life! In our restaurant we serve everything from a light bite for lunch, to fresh lobster and langoustine from Strangford Lough, plus steaks, burgers, fish and chips, to name but a few of the dishes on our menus. One dish worth a mention is our famous, secret recipe, Seafood Chowder. We are a family friendly establishment, and if you have any dietary requirements, we will do our utmost to accommodate them. We are also able to provide a venue that is perfect for family celebrations, Christenings, private parties etc. Restaurant Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs Midday-3pm/ 5pm-8.30pm, Fri-Sat Midday-9pm/ Sun Midday-8pm

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