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Percy French

) #21 of 39 Restaurants in Newcastle ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, Bar, European
Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4372 3175
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (9 reviews)
“sea view” (13 reviews)
“two courses” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
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Reviews (637)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Decided to have a day off work and go to Newcastle as the weather was so good. Having walked up the length of Newcastle we decided to stop in the Percy French for lunch. The menu was pricey for what it was but we thought...More

Thank Montymag
Reviewed yesterday

Visited the Percy French recently and waited 20 minutes at a uncleared table before anyone noticed me When I asked for a glass of wine and menus I was told it was bar service only and to order and pay for the meal inside The...More

Thank Irelandeye
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been years since I've eaten here so thought we'd give it a try whilst staying at the Slieve Donard hotel. Restaurant was quite busy but with a nice atmosphere. Staff very friendly and efficient. Good varied menu and the food was really really good. Lovely...More

Thank Kelbelle10
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ate here this evening for the first time. Very disappointed. Chips were really dry and not at all crispy. I had fish. Batter was very greasy. Mum had steak but the pepper sauce was horrible. We did complain and the staff passed on our comments...More

Thank Hilary M
Berni_Guest_Services, Manager at Percy French, responded to this review

Dear Hilary, I am disappointed reading your review of your dining experience with ourselves last night as I remember your party. You where seated at Table 23 and I remember that a member of our team checking your table mid-meal, I infact was speaking with...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant is situated at the entrance of Slieve Donard Hotel. Fabulous atmosphere with lots of Percy French memorabilia. Outside seating available for favourable weather conditions.

Thank thewanderinggypsy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Didn't get as far as eating here, elderly waitress with messy hair do, needs lesson in customer relations, showed great reluctance in providing a high chair and ignored a request for menu's.

2  Thank john h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here one evening while staying at the Slieve Donard hotel. Good service and lovely food. It wasn't too busy on the evening we were there but it still had a lively atmosphere.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Slieve Donard and had a meal here as part of the deal. Menu was quite limited and when it came it was very basic and not in keeping with the standard of the hotel. Main course was awful but dessert was very nice...More

1  Thank emmah6981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi we went here for dinner and dinner was good but the staff could smile r talk to u it was like the walking dead u ask for sit near windows for view they sit u esswere very pricey but bad staff

1  Thank Ryan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food, good menu choice, excellent staff who are very well trained and are there to meet your needs. Very clean, lovely location. Ordered Steak, it was very lovely.

Thank ClaireChapel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4372 3175
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Situated in the grounds of the luxurious Slieve Donard Resort & Spa, the Perch French is the perfect place to relax with a drink and enjoy the finest of local produce, cooked to perfection.