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The Elk Inn

) #333 of 826 Restaurants in Belfast $$ - $$$ , British,
793 Upper Newtownards Road | Dundonald, Belfast BT16 2RE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9048 0004
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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“elk burger” (4 reviews)
“pavlova” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
793 Upper Newtownards Road | Dundonald, Belfast BT16 2RE, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Was welcomed warmly by waitress who took our drinks order then our food menu. However we sat for over 20 minutes after our starter. I had to take the empty plates to the bar and we have now left as tables all around us are...More

1  Thank 231tracey
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My daughter treated me to dinner on Mother's Day. The food was absolutely yummy, everything was well presented and delicious. The chocolate brownie which we had for dessert was scrumptious! We shall most definitely return.

1  Thank 2020vision
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal. Friendly staff. Would recommend the Elk Burger. Very reasonable priced.Will eat there again.

1  Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I heard good things about the Elk and because it's so local thought I'd give it a go. Table spacious and private which was good for a catch up but we went early so atmosphere was lacking. The batter on the chicken was very nice,...More

Thank Emily A
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Was here on boxing day with my mother. Was the first I had been here for food in a long time. I had the chicken and beacon cesar salad and mother had beef burger. We were both very impressed. The salad was a big portion...More

Thank niki7447
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Stopped off for Lunch, on way back from Junction 1. The Bistro was very nice, plenty of spacious tables. It was very quiet when we arrived. Just ordered a main, I had Lasagne. It was very nice and tasty. Not a huge portion, and one...More

Thank Paddywan1138
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Good food,nice atmosphere good portion sizes very friendly staff some things a bit over priced I would say to be fair but the place is very clean and welcoming it also has a lift for disabled or elderly.

Thank Ríona M
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Having not been in the Elk Inn in Dundonald for many years, I was glad I chose it for a meal on a Saturday evening. The premises were clean, warm, comfortable and well furnished, and with booking not required, we were shown to a booth...More

2  Thank gabe186470
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Called in on a Sunday afternoon for dinner.... Was pleasantly surprised by the menu.... Lots to choose from.... Fairly cheap..... Staff were friendly ......

Thank Shell1218
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

After waking up with a hangover last weekend I knew the rest of the day would follow one of two paths: A) Pain and misery as I curl up into a ball and slowly perish under my bedsheets until 6pm that night or B) A...More

1  Thank Graeme K
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James V
8 February 2017|
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Response from gabe186470 | Reviewed this property |
James hi I'm not sure! Probably fine for the upstairs restaurant, but not for the downstairs lounge. G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 26
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 793 Upper Newtownards Road | Dundonald, Belfast BT16 2RE, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9048 0004
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A fun, friendly pub and kitchen located on the outskirts of Belfast. Family friendly upstairs in our lounge, providing great afternoon and evening menus with fantastic offers. Also warm rustic atmosphere downstairs in our public bar, especially when showing major sporting events!
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