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Meet & Thyme

16 Lisburn Street, Hillsborough BT26 6AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9268 8850
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good4%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PMAll hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Lisburn Street, Hillsborough BT26 6AB, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointing 45 pound meal at his restaurant . My steak was equivalent to a minute steak which I ordered medium / rare and arrived with no pinkness whatsoever . I didn't bring this to the attention of the staff as I didn't wish to...More

2  Thank Robert I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy small town restaurant but no high notes tonight. Despite booked table asked to wait on bar stools, advised large group arriving same time or after would be prioritised over our order. Not made to feel important. Candle on table not lit to end, long...More

Thank raymondm670
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really not sure the restaurant always hits the top notes. Chestnut soup, fabulous stock but did not let that fabulous flavour of the chestnuts shine through. Chateaubriand, potato wedges to die for, but the meat supplier did not do them justice, beautifully cooked to order...More

Thank 884courtenay
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Forget the boring traditional turkey and all the trimmings....get down to Meet & Thyme and kick your Christmas off with a spectacular meal. The cod skins just melt in your mouth, the soda great for sharing. The pheasant is to die for The Chateaubriand absolutely...More

Thank samred2017
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Visited on a Saturday night at 6pm - I was late at booking so that was the only time available but it suited us ok especially as we had the kids with us. There is no kids menu but they can order of the main...More

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I would echo what I've seen here in some average reviews... Its cold. The restaurant itself. Even in the middle of the restaurant when it's busy. Food has never wowed us. Some courses not available. Some starters £9 and not exciting. I would not particularly...More

3  Thank JOHN C
Reviewed 27 November 2017

What a superb restaurant! So nice to get a restaurant that does the basics so well. Starter, mains and desert where superb... did I mention the nutty seedy wheaten bread, it was arguably some of the best bread I have ever eaten!! Rather than trying...More

Thank BelfastBusinessMan
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Ate here last weekend with friends, staff were welcoming, food was amazing and service was second to none throughout the night. We met people we knew who wanted to join us for a drink after dinner and the staff moved chairs for us no problem....More

Thank Somecatch
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We all had a terrific meal last night in Meet & Thyme. Starters included Crab, Scallops, Hot Smoked Salmon and a Pork Pie, all absolutely delicious. For mains we had beautiful white Cod and Pork Cheeks. Service is always first class and we resolve to...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We read very good reviews of this place so thought we'd give it a go for lunch over the many other eateries in Hillsborough. It had a very small lunch menu and the dish I ordered wasn't available! However, what we did have was very...More

1  Thank Donna H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Lisburn Street, Hillsborough BT26 6AB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9268 8850
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