Category Archives: Out to Lunch

For those members that like to lunch in company.

Out-To-Lunch-Bunch: Academy Restaurant Belfast

Date: Friday 6th March 2020
Time: 1 p.m. (13:00)

Venue – Academy Restaurant at University of Ulster Campus, York Street, Belfast.

Anyone who has already given their name to me need not reply UNLESS you are not able to go.

If you wish to go please let Florence know before 3rd March.

02837 523104

Out-To-Lunch Bunch – Newry

Florence has been in touch with the Southern Regional College Newry Campus (Newry Tech) and has booked us in to the Restaurant there.

Date Friday 7 February 2020

They would like us seated at 12.30 but remind us to allow time to get parking permit from reception and park car.

Please let Florence know if you are going, no later than Monday 3 February.  She has booked for up to 30 people.

Florence Johnston
(028) 37523104

Tour Of The Armagh Cider Company Premises in Ballintaggart – Price reduced

We have organised a tour of the Armagh Cider Company Premises at Ballintaggart House. The date is Friday, 1st November and this will be another outing combined with out-to-lunch.

We have the following details of the day:

When group arrive they are given a drink of juice with shortbread.
Philip will give a talk on history of the place (approx 20 mins)
Then tour of bottling plant which may or may not be working (approx 25 mins). Then tasting of all products (remember to note favourite and ask for it at lunch)

Vegetable soup, sausage roll, wheaten and soda bread, all locally made
Apple pie and fresh cream.

If anyone is interested in horses they will bring out a pony and talk about it.

There are products for sale.

Cost: £20.

There is more information on the Apple Cider Company’s website at Apple Cider Company

If you are interested in taking part in this outing, please contact MARGARET on 028 3752 2126

Hillsborough Castle

A trip (including Out to Lunch) to Hillsborough Castle and Gardens has been arranged for Friday, 27th September 2019.

The bus will depart from Armagh City Hotel at 9:30 am and return around 5:30 pm.

The price will be £32 . This includes bus (subsidised), tea/coffee and scones on arrival in Tea Rooms, entrance to Castle and Gardens, a 2 course lunch with tea or coffee in Yellow Door Restaurant at Castle and tips for restaurant and bus driver.

Numbers are limited to 50. It may be necessary to split into 2 groups for the tours.

Payment to be paid by cheque made out to Armagh U3A before 5th September.

Hoping to see you at this event

Margaret Oakes. Florence Johnston

You can contact MARGARET on 0283752 2126
Cheques paid at General Meeting or posted to
Margaret Oakes
17 Killuney Park Road
Armagh BT61 9HG

Out-To-Lunch-Bunch – County Armagh Golf Club Restaurant

Our next Out to Lunch is set out below. The restaurant would like you to pre-order your selection from the menu. To simplify things, you can select 2 courses, Eleanor will collect your selection at the May General Meeting or you can contact Florence later in the month.

Date Friday 7 June 2019
Venue.  County Armagh Golf Club
Time 12.30
Please let me know your choice of menu before Tuesday 4 June


Breaded garlic mushrooms
Vegetable broth with crusty roll
Chicken Caesar salad

Irish roast beef, mash, roasted root veg and a rich gravy.
Fillet of salmon , mash, roasted root veg and lemon sauce.
Chicken fillet with Parma ham and Brie with homemade chips, salad and sun dried tomato sauce.

Choice available on the day.


Two courses. £14 ( to include tip )

Please try to have correct money with you.