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30 Main Street, Ballynahinch BT24 8DN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9756 3177
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (23 reviews)
“wedges” (3 reviews)
“open prawn” (2 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
30 Main Street, Ballynahinch BT24 8DN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family have been raving about this place for a while so went last night. Didn't have a booking but managed to fit us in just after 8.30pm on a Saturday which was lucky. Service second to none, perfect balance of attentive and left in...More

Thank gp1008Bel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I opted for fish and chips ... I shoulda been more adventurous ... some of the other meals I saw looked sensational ! Friendly efficient, service, place seemed to be full of repeat customers .... who were warmly greeted by staff, who obviously recognized them...More

Thank Almostgreynomad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a family, we find the Primrose hard to beat for top quality food and service. Kevin and his team are amazing at what they do...and the atmosphere is both friendly and welcoming. The food is of a consistently high standard, with something to suit...More

Thank Janiceh0123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For those who remember the Primrose of old, the current version is quite a change. 20 years back this was a pub which served a bit of food, but now a full blown restaurant. There's somehow been a few more tables squeezed in, though the...More

Thank Isaac B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner is a nasty little man. Staff treated horribly. Don't eat here, the owner is not a nice person, your son, daughter treated extremely bad. Horrible little man.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Went to the Primrose on a Friday night having made a reservation- there were 3 in our party. A warm welcome was received and we were shown to our table promptly. We read the menus with interest, and a very pleasant guy came to inform...More

Thank Valtpal
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Portion size and breadth of menu are the standouts here, as well as the quality of the food and service. Staff are engaging and friendly, there is a serious selection of options to choose from on both good and drink, and the team catered for...More

Thank Charlie L
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Taken over recently by new management the atmosphere inside is great. Offers of specials were shown with the main menu and two of us chose the steak meal option, rib eye.. medium cooked, and the two ladies chose chicken with spicy sauce. Sides were served...More

Thank Henry M
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 7, we had a table with plenty of room. Food for everyone came warm and at the same time. Service was first class, friendly polite and didnt forget to check us. The food was amazing, there was no empty plates...More

Thank SkorgeDee
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I've been to the Primrose quite a few times, and everytime has been great. The staff are friendly and always go the extra mile. The food is fantastic and the value is just as good. I went here for my birthday and the staff even...More

Thank glenngilmore90
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24 September 2016|
Response from karensuzi | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open midweek.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Main Street, Ballynahinch BT24 8DN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Ballynahinch
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9756 3177
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