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Course and clubhouse with old world charm and class.

My personal favourite on this golf tour of N.Ireland. The quality of the greens and the course in... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Ian A
Brussels, Belgium
Excellent friendly course

A round of golf at royal Belfast is a must . We had the good fortune to play it this month... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Stevie G
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20 Aug 2018
“Course and clubhouse with old world charm and class.”
23 Jul 2018
“Old grumpy club”
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| Craigavad, Holywood BT19 0BP, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 8165
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

My personal favourite on this golf tour of N.Ireland. The quality of the greens and the course in general was exceptional. Excellent value for money. Lunch or dinner in the clubhouse is definitely recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ian A
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The course is a little special but nevertheless very interesting and with different hurdles and difficult lays (up and down). Funny thing was even if I had tailored shorts clean shoes and black socks, I had to buy white ones even if it looked rather...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

A round of golf at royal Belfast is a must . We had the good fortune to play it this month. Although it was raining heavily the course held up very well with the greens being some of the best I’ve played on . Very...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Stevie G
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This golf club had fabulous clubhouse, delicious food and incredible hospitality ! Freshly made scones daily, 24 types of gin - amazing !

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We went to check out the Pro Shop as we didn't have time to play a round. While there we ate lunch. The scenery is fantastic. The food was very good. This course dates from mid 1800's and is the oldest in Belfast.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Marty M
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Many thanks and appreciation to Andrew, Jeremy, and the 2 fine gentlemen long time members we met upon arrival in Northern Ireland at RBGC. The genuine courtesy and welcome to such a fine golf course unparalleled. Amenities: New Taylor Made Clubs, full sets 4 Fairways:...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank U2229PPkimh
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Possibly the nicest setting for a wedding ever and definitely the very best shortbread that i have ever tasted. The royal belfast is an elegant yet beautiful venue, the staff very helpful and the food fantastic. The bar also has a great selection of gin...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank brads67
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had my seventieth birthday party here, and again for another big occasion, which was someone else's ninetieth. The estate was a private house way back, and visiting is always nice. The food is always excellent, and service also. They have a lovely view of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Hanni_LR43
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Ideal setting for wedding. Absolutely beautiful grounds, very well maintained. The club house is old but perfect. Staff wonderful. Everyone friendly and very helpful. Excellent staff. Food was good, presentation slightly lacking. Sometimes less is more. Meal nice but couldn't be described as fabulous. However...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank cathy606
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I have been at this great course…as a non playing participant. The '8 x golfers' I was accompanying were from north of England & N Ireland, teeing off at 11am on a beautiful sunny morning. This is a beautiful, scenic,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Jayceemonk
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16 November 2018|
Response from Ian A | Reviewed this property |
There are a few holes where the slope is quite steep but our group are mostly in their 60's and we walked.