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Address: Downs Rd., Newcastle, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 4372 3175

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Great location, as you walk to the door you expect to be delighted, but once inside it disappoints. Staff are friendly but otherwise it is characterless and bland. Shame as, with... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
James R
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great location, as you walk to the door you expect to be delighted, but once inside it disappoints. Staff are friendly but otherwise it is characterless and bland. Shame as, with a bit of attention, this could (and should) be so much better.

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Thank James R
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner, steak was ordered well done. Came out charred to pieces. Service slow. This place has so much potential. However with bad chefs and a rude manager this place will continue to go down hill. I won't be back. Manager needs to get a grip and stop writing silly replies

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Thank Abcde34
Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

The Percy French Restaurant is perfectly located at the entrance to the Slieve Donard Hotel. Great views, a friendly ambience, good service and pleasant food. A visit is strongly recommended.

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Thank RICKPE
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We called in for a birthday meal for one of the party. Four of us including a child of 6. We said we would go for the meal deal - 2 courses for £18. We were given menus and sat outside. The first waitress gave us the wrong menu - we had to adjust our order. Waited 15 minutes for... More 

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Thank Moira B
Bangor, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

What a disappointment - called in for a drink and a cup of tea. Drink fine but asking for a biscuit with the cup of tea? Impossible. A dessert was offered but a biscuit was not possible. Such a disappointment for an eating and drinking place attached to a four star hotel. Service was slow but the decor and surroundings... More 

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Thank Roger H
Las Vegas, Nevada
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

The food is modern Irish. Fish and chips were quite good, and very fresh. The restaurant has great views, and is adjoining the historic Slieve Donard resort.

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Thank Vegas_Michael_2014
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Just returned home after a lovely trip to meet up with friends in the Percy French restaurant in Newcastle county down and thought how nice one of the young staff members were his name was Ruari he Was very attentive carrying extra seats over for us all. He was so pleasant and helpful one of our party even remembered that... More 

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Thank mariecinema
Belfast, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Went for lunch as we knew we could sit outside and enjoy the fabulous view! We were 'greeted' by a waitress who was devoid of facial expression, made no eye contact and very little communication effort. The lunch was acceptable though to add chicken to a small Caesar Salad at a cost of £1 and to get 2 VERY small... More 

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Thank ethompsone
Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Over priced and underwhelming food was ok nothing special and at £14 for burger and a small basket of chips prices expensive for what it was .average price of starter was £8 and average main £15 to £25 no lunch time specials .do they forget it's essentially bar food albeit in the grounds of the sliver Donard

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Thank ormeau21
Castlewellan, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Standard fare - nothing special but food served was good as was service. Good parking and a scenic location overlooking the sea. Tables outside for use in good weather. Pretty pricey for what you get.

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