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Yellow Door at Hillsborough Castle

Lower Visitor Centre, Hillsborough Castle & Gardens, West Pavilion, Royal Hillsborough, County Down, BT26 6HR
Image is the front of the Yellow Door cafe leading onto a courtyard


The Award Winning Hillsborough Café is located in the Lower Visitor Centre at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens. Entry to the Café, Visitor Centre and Car Park is completely free and can be easily accessed from the A1 Belfast to Dublin Road. We do not take bookings for our café for breakfast and lunch. We have lot of indoor and outdoor seating so come along and enjoy our quality food and drinks with our hospitable service. We offer a sit in table service and a wide range of take away food and drinks to enjoy on our patio.

Breakfast: We serve breakfast from 9am to 11.45am and are proud to be the winner of The 2020 Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Award. Booking is not required for breakfast.  

Lunch: We begin lunch service at 11.45am to 3pm and have a range of quality dishes available throughout the day using the best of local produce and seasonal fruit and veg from the on-site Walled Garden. Booking is not required for lunch.

We also serve Sunday Roast every week from 11.45am to 3pm for sit in and takeway.

Patisserie is a speciality within Yellow Door. We use only the finest natural ingredients in our freshly baked cakes and breads.



  • Guide dogs permitted


  • Local Produce
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve lunch

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

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* Mon & Tues: CLOSED
Wed - Sun: 9am - 4pm

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