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Turnip House

64 Dromara Road | Ballyward, Castlewellan BT31 9UF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4065 0848
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good6%
  • Average0%
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
£
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64 Dromara Road | Ballyward, Castlewellan BT31 9UF, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

A home from home with views which rival lord of the rings! I may be biased but I cannot think of a warmer, more beautiful place to have got married! Also have to mention the amazing fresh soup and wheaten scones, and the most delicious...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Delightful stop as we toured the area. Best of home made produce and famous for their lemon drizzle cake Relax and unwind in the homely setting,chat by the fire,browse the craft hop full of unique items, perfect as as treat for oneself or gift for...More

Thank Marbarspearc
BenrawJohn, Owner at Turnip House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review We're so pleased you enjoyed your stop off. Look forward to seeing you again if you're around the area Best wishes John & Elaine McCombe

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My friend and I visited the Turnip House after a trek round Castlewellan Forest Park after finding it on TripAdvisor. We are so glad that we did! A bowl of steaming hot broccoli & leek soup & two wheaten scones each, followed by chocolate brownie...More

Thank Nicola W
BenrawJohn, Owner at Turnip House, responded to this review

Thank you Nicola we really appreciate your kind comments. Looking forward to seeing you again Best wishes John

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We have recently discovered turnip house. The food is really tasty and the owners are so welcoming and friendly. Would highly recommend for a light lunch!

Thank cathybelfast12
BenrawJohn, Owner at Turnip House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and look forward ti seeing you again.

Reviewed 15 August 2016

We were in the tourist board office in Newcastle and found a leaflet for this place. The lady at reception was great with her directions and recommendation for a visit here. It was on our way home so we decided to call. Lovely drive over...More

Thank maramis
BenrawJohn, Owner at Turnip House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, it is much appreciated. We're really pleased to hear from you. Looking forward to seeing you in the winter, beside the fire! Very best wishes John & Elaine

Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great place for a light lunch in the Dromara hills. Home made soups and cakes. Good value. Save it on the sat nav. You'll want to come back!

Thank Michael C
BenrawJohn, Owner at Turnip House, responded to this review

Thank you Michael! we're really pleased you liked it, looking forward to seeing you again. John McCombe

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Looking for somewhere for lunch, saw The Turnip House online and thought it looked interesting. When we stopped the car a large friendly dog greeted us. The owner checked that we weren't frightened by him and said to go on into the restaurant as someone...More

1  Thank RiceNI
BenrawJohn, Owner at Turnip House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We're glad you liked the food, our place, and the views. I hope that the presence of the dog didn't take too much away from your experience, and that we got him out of your way soon enough. We...More

Reviewed 12 June 2016

It's worth finding this place. The soups and cakes are delicicious and the views over the Mournes are superb. Gardens are lovely for a scroll and a sit and a coffee and a chat. Owners are very lovely

Thank rosemarie_oneill
BenrawJohn, Owner at Turnip House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. I'm glad you had a good time, looking forward to seeing you again John McCombe

Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous wee spot nestled in the heart of the countryside. Such a calming wee spot, we were made to feel very comfortable by the owners warm welcone. We ordered coffee and tea and the famous home made lemon drizzle cake also the ginger cake all...More

Thank Mournetraveller
BenrawJohn, Owner at Turnip House, responded to this review

Thank you Mournetraveller, your comments are most kind. We really enjoyed your company on that lovely Sunday. looking forward to having you back. John and Elaine

Reviewed 31 March 2016

We called into the Turnip House on Monday, and was really surprised. The soup was to die for and the scones define. Also Charlie the dog was really good company. Would recommend to everyone

Thank 97agnessp
BenrawJohn, Owner at Turnip House, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments, they are much appreciated!

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happy120
Can you bring your dog and sit inside?
16 February 2017|
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Response from BenrawJohn | Property representative |
Hello, yes you can bring your dog and sit inside We have a dog too; Charlie If your dog is OK with that, and with having other people around, then you will be welcome. Thank you for your enquiry John McCombe
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Saturday
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Dromara Road | Ballyward, Castlewellan BT31 9UF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Castlewellan
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4065 0848
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Description
Turnip House is a Tea Room and Craft Workshop. Situated in the Dromara Hills in the Mournes Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a place to relax with a hot drink, a piece of home made cake (lemon drizzle cake our speciality) and take in the stunning views. We also serve home made soups and breads. There is free wifi in the Tea Room. In our workshop we make knitwear and felt products. Visitors can see the making process, purchase craft made by us and other local artisans, or commission special pieces.