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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was absolutely excellent- great preparation, great presentation and excellent explanation of ingredients and preparation from staff- especially Damian. Plenty of local and regional produce and the chef (owners son) really deserves the highest praise. Only 8 rooms for overnight stays so it is reasonably quiet (especially at this time of year), We will certainly be back. Jim & Jenny

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I did something we rarely do and ate Sunday lunch, I would rather eat in the evening, at 'The Old Schoolhouse Inn' Three courses were £25 and I initially though it a tad expensive but we only had the main and adjustments were duly made. We were seated by a very helpful and attentive member of staff...

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dublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed as part of the open house festival tour. The good and accommodation were excellent- we would highly recommend it! We had a set menu which was brilliant- pate salmon duck then a chocolate triumph- all with very well matched wine. Good check in and check out times and a fantastic cooked breakfast the next morning!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Will Brown, young chef/proprietor of the Old Schoolhouse Restaurant and Inn, is the rising star of Northern Irish cuisine. In the quirkily refurbished classrooms of this former rural school in beautiful Co Down, he can teach a lesson to other local chefs who also promote the local provenance of their ingredients -- he not only uses the produce of his...

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Belfast, UK
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Maybe I was oversold the Schoolhouse but I was expecting more. I've nothing to highlight in a negative its just there was no wow factor for me. Its in the middle of nowhere, ok for some but not me really Rooms were, well I would compare them to reasonable B&B Bar has no TV (this was highlighted to me since...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Booked the Old Schoolhouse Inn for dinner, bed & breakfast as a birthday treat for my wife. After a pleasant pre dinner G&T (great gin selection) by the fire, we were shown to our table (slightly premature as we hadn't finished our pre-dinner drink) to make a start on the tasting menu. Amuse bouche of scallops was a lovely appetiser...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Simply Marvellous......... I don't need two hundred characters to make a submission to trip advisor when those sixteen sum up my experience. Good menu, good service, nice wines, nice environment, loved it.

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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The only thing I wanted to stop tonight were my tears. Tears of joy which - for a man - may often times translate into embarrassment. Especially in a cosy and relaxed setting. A happy pork must have been prepared by an extremely gifted chef. Wow. And then the complimentary bechamel potatoes. How can a 'simple' side turned into be...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We stayed at the Old School House for an overnight stay on a recommendation. The room was adequate although the whole place seemed overstuffed with furniture and decorations. The bed was uncomfortable and lumpy and the ventilation in the room was poor. There was no extractor fan in the bathroom so it was unbearable after a shower and the next...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Called here for a meal. Haven't been for years and wanted somewhere a bit different for a very good friend who at 75 was retiring after 50 years as a priest. 4 of us called. To be honest didn't know that it was also a hotel. Lovely restaurant, with a great menu and our serving person was absolutely wonderful. She...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
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A little piece of Heaven situated by the shores of Strangford Lough in an area of outstanding beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Schoolhouse Inn

Address: 100 Ballydrain Road | Castle Espie, Comber BT23 6EA, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Comber
Price Range: $118 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Schoolhouse Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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