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
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.
Had the lunch menu. Food was great and the service was very prompt. Will definitely come back for another visit. Look forward to trying the dinner menu with friends.
Although the risotto was absolutely delicious the helpings were way too big. One dish did arrive luke warm (a chicken dish(. The seafood platter for starters was lovely too.
Great meal to celebrate my parents wedding anniversary. Staff were excellent in helping with cake and decorations and extremely attentive throughout the meal without being overbearing. Good food had by all 15 of us with the 5 10 5 menu providing great value. We'll certainly be back.
I thought the food was very salty. The lobster was overpriced for the small amount of meat my wife actually got. Really enjoyed the seafood platter starter though and my pigeon mains was great.
The younger staff need a little more training.
Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner for four at Balloo House and will definitely make the effort to return! The scallop risotto was especially delicious and the service was terrific. Everyone was friendly and helpful. Thank you! We brought visitors from California and they loved this place.
Service was slow drinks came in a stagger fashion , window open beside the smoking area not very pleasant. A bit lack lacklustre to be honest.
We had a great lunch with a quick and friendly service and a great taste!
Quaint setting serving standard fare.
Excellent service and amazing food. We had a dinner party for 26 people using the upstairs room. Very personal and intimate. Would highly recommend for a party.
I’d give 6 stars for service! Charlie and Adam were outstanding- not intrusive but always discreetly in the background ready to help. Really impressed as I always am with Service. Food was amazing.
Fabulous lunch and relaxed and friendly service. Well worth the drive.
Great food - port Wellington was great!
As always we had a lovely evening. The food is always excellent but the distinguishing factors really is how friendly and attentive the staff are .
Had an enjoyable meal
Excellent service and the food, as always, is very very good. We will certainly be coming back.
Balloo never disappoints!
Staff were fantastic, food was amazing. Add in the lovely surroundings..... and a cracking pint of Guinness. All in all a lovely day out. Thank you Balloo.
My third visit and now an absolute favourite of ours! Service and friendliness of staff was second to none and the food was top notch! Lovely to have the live music also! Can’t wait to go back
Great food, good atmosphere. Pleasant and friendly staff! Enjoyable experience. No sense of being hurried.
What a pleasure to entertain our friends to a quality Sunday lunch in a good atmosphere and at reasonable prices. The four of us enjoyed our time with you. Many thanks..
Good value Sunday menu and large portions of excellent food
We hired upstairs at Balloo for our wedding reception of 53 guests and it was excellent from start to finish. As soon as our guests arrived the staff were on hand to welcome he them with Guinness, Cava and a selection of canapés, with soft drinks for the children. The delicious à la carte menu was designed by the chef, and full of locally sourced ingredients; our guests loved it and were full of praise. We had some guests who required vegan, vegetarian or gluten free options and the kitchen gave them a whole separate menu from which to choose; these guests were amazed at the choice and delighted with the quality. The service was first rate, too: quick and attentive throughout. Vanessa, Paula-Marie and their team, with their great attention to detail, were always on hand, whether this was being contactable by phone in the build up or on the day, and made the reception go like a dream. We had a great day, and we can't recommend it highly enough for a small wedding or party; you can always guarantee quality at Balloo. Thank you!
Lovely quaint place for an evening with good musicians