Food served daily,
Sunday & Monday 12noon – 8:30pm
Tuesday – Thursday 12noon – 9.00pm
Friday & Saturday 12noon – 9.30pm
Tues – Thurs 6.00pm – last orders 9.00pm, Fri – Sat 6pm – last orders 9.30pm
Available for functions and private dining.
- Disabled Access
- Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
- Private Dining
- Outside Seating Area
About Balloo House Pub
Walking into Balloo House, you’ll immediately be struck by its atmosphere of ease, comfort and conviviality, due in part to good company, sturdy stone walls and time–worn flagstones. If the weather is inclement, with a sharp wind blowing off nearby Strangford Lough, you can warm your essentials on the old range, a remnant of Balloo’s farming days. Other parts can be warmed by the fine selection of spirits, wines and beers on offer at this colourful watering hole. And if you didn’t have an appetite beforehand, a perusal of the sumptuous bistro menu is sure to induce one.
I have been a customer of Balloo House many times over the years and I have to say, my visit with my family for dinner was disappointing. I had previously order Chilli Squid as a starter as I remember it being a good, full bowl of crispy chilli squid that could be shared. This time I ordered the squid (slightly different name) as a starter and boy were we flabbergasted. On a plate arrived 4-5 pieces of ‘squid’ that to be honest was pretty tasteless and I think we got 1 or 2 pieces each and It was done and to add insult to injury I was charged £9! for this. I had the burger which was ok... my wife had the fish and chips which was nice to be fair and the best meal on the table was my sons burger and chips of the children’s menu! I would nearly order from the children’s menu myself given the quality of the food and price! Really good value. However.....Overall the squid 🦑 put a dampener on the whole thing.....would I return after that experience....Probably not to be honest. Advice to owners/management. Customers are your heart and sole, without them the business doesn’t exist. Go back to your old roots and serve good old wholesome tasty food with ‘DECENT PORTIONS’ and stop trying to rip of your customers by charging them £9 for virtually nothing! You can do better I know you can as I have experienced it previously. It used to be the case you wouldn’t have got a seat, when I was in there were 3 tables taken......should speak volumes....
We enjoyed Sunday lunch at Balloo House with a family part of five.
Delicious food and attentive staff. Sunday lunch menu was very good value with lots of choice. Would definitely return and recommend to others.
Absolutely first class lunch. Service was excellent and food was incredible - well worth the trip. Hope to call again very soon! Would not hesitate to recommend.
Excellent service to go with excellent food. I appreciated the quality vegetarian menu
We were hadn't been for a year as had bad experiences and then a friend told us there was a new menu and chef this is now are third visit. Food was excellent and fantastic value so will be returning often as our local.
Good evenings food and entertainment. Artist in bar area provided good quality live music. Very enjoyable food and atmosphere. Will be back
Thank you. Had a really good time, lovely meal with great service
We had a large group that included 5 children and our servers where very attentive to everyone’s needs . We really enjoyed our dining experience in Balloo house
Food delicious. Service excellent as always
Really like the new menu. Great fish.
Delicious food - lovely choice and great service.
Meet a friend each month for lunch and we really enjoy coming to Balloo. Considering I live in Hillsborough and my friend Stormont Belfast so it’s a great place to eat Thanks
Staff were friendly and attentive and the food was very tasty. Restaurant was clean and tidy. Will definitely be back.
Beautiful meal from start to finish - nothing we could fault
Excellent meal on Saturday night and great to have some live music in the bar
The food was excellent and the staff were friendly and courteous. Good choices on menu and specials. Couldn’t ask for more really!
As always a delicious meal in Balloo House, with a lively and busy atmosphere on a Saturday night.
Great evening. Thanks
Good food, lovely place & friendly staff!
Fantastic meal and great service, hope to return soon.
Has been a while since our last visit,always enjoyed the food but the service was a bit hit or miss. Big change couldn’t fault the service and the staff and yes the food was great.
Lovely waitress and delicious food - will definitely be back!
Enjoyed our meal with you on Sunday. Our favourites weren’t on the menu, but I suppose with it being Fathers Day, there was a set menu! Meal we had was enjoyable and the squid was devine.
Food was excellent on very busy day and with a 1 year old with us we were very well catered for