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The Elk Inn

££ - £££
Bar, Pub
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793 Upper Newtownards Road | Dundonald, Belfast BT16 2RE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9048 0004
11:30 - 00:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 23:00
Thu 11:30 - 00:30
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Was here on boxing day with my mother. Was the first I had been here for food in a long time. I had the chicken and beacon cesar salad and mother had beef burger. We were both very impressed. The salad was a big portion and very filling was very tasty too. My mother was impressed with hers as well.... More 

Thank niki7447
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Stopped off for Lunch, on way back from Junction 1. The Bistro was very nice, plenty of spacious tables. It was very quiet when we arrived. Just ordered a main, I had Lasagne. It was very nice and tasty. Not a huge portion, and one of those small bucket of chips. The food was very nice and flavoursome, and the... More 

Thank Paddywan1138
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Good food,nice atmosphere good portion sizes very friendly staff some things a bit over priced I would say to be fair but the place is very clean and welcoming it also has a lift for disabled or elderly.

Thank Ríona M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Having not been in the Elk Inn in Dundonald for many years, I was glad I chose it for a meal on a Saturday evening. The premises were clean, warm, comfortable and well furnished, and with booking not required, we were shown to a booth which afforded privacy. The menu was well priced and covered everything you would expect, from... More 

2 Thank gabe186470
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Called in on a Sunday afternoon for dinner.... Was pleasantly surprised by the menu.... Lots to choose from.... Fairly cheap..... Staff were friendly ......

Thank Shell1218
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

After waking up with a hangover last weekend I knew the rest of the day would follow one of two paths: A) Pain and misery as I curl up into a ball and slowly perish under my bedsheets until 6pm that night or B) A sudden desire to have a fully trimmed Sunday carvers to satisfy my need for a... More 

1 Thank Graeme K
British Columbia, Canada
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110 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We came here for dinner and found the food excellent. Thursday night is curry night with main courses for 6 pounds. The device was attentive and prompt.

Thank 4coasters
Belfast, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Called for food yesterday. 2 adults 3 kids. Menu catered for us all. Had an offer on for 2 courses and bottle of wine for £25. We had salted chilli chicken for starter. It came with an Asin slaw. Really tasty. For main we both went for the Elk burger. It was massive and full of flavour. Sides included .... More 

1 Thank catglen
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68 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

The Elk used to be one of my favorite spots for food & drinks when long ago I lived in Ballyhackamore, just down the road. Before this visit, my last meal there was in 1999, when it had gone all upmarket with modern cuisine & new decor. Fast-forward to the present & the upstairs restaurant is now my kind of... More 

Thank Steve_Zodiac_XL5
Belfast, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Went with my partner for our anniversary, having never been for food before. The menu was quite limited, however all the dishes sounded tasty and I decided on a garlic bread starter to share, a burger for my main while my other half got the chicken goujons. Food was tasty and presented well, the garlic bread was to die for,... More 

1 Thank Caitlin G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 793 Upper Newtownards Road | Dundonald, Belfast BT16 2RE, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9048 0004
A fun, friendly pub and kitchen located on the outskirts of Belfast. Family friendly upstairs in our lounge, providing great afternoon and evening menus with fantastic offers. Also warm rustic atmosphere downstairs in our public bar, especially when showing major sporting events!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?