The Poacher's Pocket

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About us

With its award–winning restaurant, lively local pub and artisan food & wine shop, the Poacher's Pocket is gastro–tastic.

Originally established in the 1800’s as an old coaching inn, The Poacher’s Pocket is situated in the heart of picturesque County Down. Our multi-award winning pub & restaurant offers modern Irish pub food using the finest locally sourced seasonal produce in a restaurant oozing in modern country charm. 

Just outside Comber and 5 minutes from the shores of Strangford Lough, the Belfast City Airport is just 15 minutes away.

Fresh Daily Food

Poacher's Pantry

Open every day 9am–9pm. freshly baked goodies, takeaway coffee, heat at home dishes from our own kitchen and some great bottles of wine. It's a one stop foodie shop!

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We are proud to have had some fantastic endorsements for our food

McKenna's Guide

2012 - 2020

Michelin Guide
UK & Ireland
2013 - 2021

Georgina Campbell's
Ireland Guide

2012 - 2022

Irish Restaurant Awards
Best Gastro-Pub Winner

2014 - 2018, 2020

AA Guide Restaurant & Pub Guide
2014 - 2021