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₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, Cafe, Deli
53/55 Strand Road | Londonderry, Derry BT48 7NR, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7137 3744
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“scones” (77 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Irish, Cafe, Deli, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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53/55 Strand Road | Londonderry, Derry BT48 7NR, Northern Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Primrose
1. Beautiful lunch
"the food was delicious, the service was excellent"
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2. Nights at Primrose
"Decor Wow really didn’t seem like an eatery in Derry,just beautiful."
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3. Cocktails
"They serve lunches and evening meals and sell wine, beer and spirits."
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited primrose for lunch with my husband and child on sunday for the first time. I had to set up to trip advisor to share my experience. From start to finish we felt so welcome and well looked after. The interior was beautful, spacious...More

Thank l0uiseh43
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

On the recommendation of a friend visited today for lunch and it was exceptional.. the food was delicious, the service was excellent, the decor beautiful and most importantly it was great value for money!! Defo worth a visit, we will certainly be back.

2  Thank TheGraciousOne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place with great decor and lovely staff who are very attentive but not too attentive. The food and coffee I had for breakfast hit the spot perfectly. Go raibh maith iontach agaibh

Thank SaoirseDerry
Reviewed 19 March 2018

My friends and I went for lunch a few weeks ago in this new establishment. Found the entrance a little confusing. We didn’t know where to go. We were greeted by a front of house member, he didn’t look that happy to see us, they...More

4  Thank Anne-Marie D
primrose c, Owner at Primrose, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon Anne Marie thank you for taking the time to join us at primrose, to the front of Primrose Strand we have our delicatessen, patisserie and also our express coffee bar to accommodate all our customers that are in a rush and would like...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We ate here because we remembered the great food in the now closed Harry’s, where Derek Creagh cooked up a storm in the kitchen. The physical environment of the cafe is very pleasant and the staff were attentive and polite. The food is significantly less...More

Thank TouristBoy
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Three of us had Sunday lunch here earlier today. Gorgeous food, good service, lovely atmosphere and really good value at £15 for 2 courses and £19 for 3 courses. Quality of the food was excellent and definitely one of the best Sunday lunches we have...More

Thank Wendy M
primrose c, Owner at Primrose, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Wendy I am delighted you enjoyed your visit and appreciate the quality of the food we are serving, we are looking forward to welcoming you again soon Many thanks Melaine

Reviewed 16 March 2018

Had the Primrose breakfast, a full Irish breakfast... beautiful eggs, breads and meats with tomato... couldn't ask for more.

Thank mattshep
primrose c, Owner at Primrose, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Good Morning mattshep Thank you for taking the time to review us at Primrose and to leave a great review Many thanks Melanie

Reviewed 8 March 2018

It's 10am on a Sunday morning and its raining! No better place to eat breakfast .Lovely friendly staff and plenty of room to look at the morning papers while waiting for food. Just need to walk the Peace Bridge afterwards!

Thank Ann D
primrose c, Owner at Primrose, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Hi Ann thank you for a lovely review we look forward to your next visit Melanie

Reviewed 8 March 2018

The Primrose on the Strand Road is a magnificent building....Very refreshing in what is a dull end of town...It looks very European, something one would find in Italy or France. I arrived here for lunch on a damp Monday, I didn't expect a crowd and...More

Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

I recently came here with a few friends. We came for breakfast and found the place to be really busy even at such an early hour. We all thoroughly enjoyed our food. I opted for a pancake stack which was eggs sausages bacon and maple...More

Thank Lauren1989x
primrose c, Owner at Primrose, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you for your recent visit to Primrose we are delighted that you enjoyed your experience many thanks Melanie

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Questions & Answers
Gerardine H
27 September 2017|
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Response from kerilou | Reviewed this property |
There are 2 Primrose Cafes in Derry. We went to Primrose on the Quay (2 Atlantic Quay) which had a lovely outlook over the River Foyle. The other Primrose Cafe is in Carlisle Road, closer to the centre of town. I can't... More
22 September 2016|
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Response from Aco1985 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk about 5 mins to "Primrose on the Quay" or you can walk about 10 mins to "Primrose" on Carlisle Road! Both are fantastic!
17 February 2015|
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Response from THEMAMMY2014 | Reviewed this property |
15 mins. Cut through Foylewiew shopping centre. Escalator to top. Down Carlisle road half way on left.Suitable for meeting up for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 28
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53/55 Strand Road | Londonderry, Derry BT48 7NR, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7137 3744
  • E-mail
Primrose is a Local Family run Bistro, Delicatessen, Restaurant and cocktail bar , We use the finest local ingredients in our Kitchens, Baking all our Cakes and bakes from Scratch inhouse bakery., we have our own Family butchers Shops Breslin's Butchers Supplying all Our Primrose locations,.
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