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The Pheasant

410 Upper Ballynahinch Road, Hillsborough BT26 6NR, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9263 8056
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak platter” (16 reviews)
“curry” (6 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
410 Upper Ballynahinch Road, Hillsborough BT26 6NR, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 362 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'm giving 5 stars specifically for the shared steak meal deal and kids eat free offer. Value for money and good flavour is untouched elsewhere. We had the two rump steak with Med salad, garlic fries and bearnaise sauce. The tobacco onions added to a...More

Thank ErneRetreat
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having eaten here many times we took ourselves there for an early evening meal on the way home from work. I have always liked the Pheasant but this was, by a mile, the worst meal I have had offered to me anywhere. Our starter was...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu is good, food is good & staff are generally good - EXCEPT if you sit in the bar area. I can appreciate with no customers in the bar area there is no need for a member of staff to be there.... but once we...More

Thank rubyruby19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good quality food and service? But there was very little coffee in the cup and no top up. Why spoil a very good meal like this ? Money for virtually nothing sticks in the mind.

Thank BelfastJames007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt the best we have had in a long time. Great food & service. The only disappointing part was the light! I've taken off one star as we were seated at table 4 & it was very dark. I did have difficulty reading...More

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a group of seven here, and it was no problem at all. Food was served to everyone at much the same time, it was very good, and a very good value. Total cost was about 100 pounds for the party of seven, and...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Called in on the off chance on easter Monday, place was packed & we were lucky to get a table, food and service was faultless. The atmosphere is lovely, cosy & welcoming. Can't wait to return!

Thank Kerrimac78
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent place, food fantastic, service superb, if this place was in any major city/town you would have a waiting list!

Thank Y8576ZMjamesm
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I am pretty hard to please as I am a chef but every thing was top class from having a drink in the bar to the service and the food was fantastic a very professional establishment well done to the owners and chefs and the...More

Thank ronaldo007
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We really enjoy this place. Good food, good staff. Would recommend. Good selection of food for everyone.

Thank Andrew L
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Hugh T
menu for Friday 31/3 / 2017
31 March 2017|
Response from jacquelinemcclen2016 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of their menu, but 'phone the Pheasant. It won't disappoint, and I,m sure you,ll find something appealing. Enjoy.
Have you the recipe for your delicious Christmas pudding please? The best!!
13 December 2016|
Response from jacquelinemcclen2016 | Reviewed this property |
I don't, but maybe if you telephoned them directly ?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 32 - USD 73
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Upper Ballynahinch Road, Hillsborough BT26 6NR, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9263 8056
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Our menus are designed to offer the best and freshest of local produce, including game from the neighbouring Larchfield Estate and ingredients and dishes from around the globe. As a sister restaurant to the Award Winning Plough Inn, Hillsborough, naturally seafood is our house speciality all year round.

Our aim is to offer something to satisfy everyone's tastes. Our friendly and attentive staff are here to ensure that you relax and simply enjoy a taste of "good olde Irish hospitality".
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