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Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4372 3175
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not that the main restaurant in the hotel was bad, it was great, but Percy French was more our speed. More of a pub feel, but with excellent food and great service.

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Thank EnAreJay
Belfast, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently had a great meal here. I had a good burger and chips and my friend a good curry. Nice rose wine too. 2 great sticky toffee puddings. Good food good price and nice atmosphere. Service was good too.

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Thank irishgirl61
Colnbrook
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Percy French is attached to the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa. What a lovely restaurant and I had the best daube of beef I've ever tasted. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Claire095
Northern Ireland
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited a few times in the past and being disappointed especially as the restaurant is part of the Slieve Donard,, we were pleased that the quality of the food seems to have improved. Lovely setting, staff were attentive and friendly and Sunday lunch was very good value.

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Thank holidayjenny123
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time with a group of just under 30 friends and relatives to wish my uncle a happy birthday. Staff were very helpful and polite. Food was delicious. And as the sun set we had a glorious view of the Irish Sea set next to Newcastle Strand.

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Thank Seamus H
Belfast, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice spot for late lunch with a sea view seat is even better - very pleasant staff - food lovely and sell mini prosecco bottles which is perfect for lunch!

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Thank marlene968
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal at Percy French restaurant. The restaurant it's self is nicely decorated with Percy French memoribily. The staff very helpful and friendly. .

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Thank david c
Newry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service good food was not good (fish chicken and steak) It would be a nice place to go for a drink not to eat

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Thank Susie860
Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my sister had lunch there on Sunday while staying at the Slieve Donard. We waited for a long time for a table even though it wasn't that busy. It looked promising when we were seated at the window but it was all downhill from there. Both the beef & pork dinners were average and not up to the... More 

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1 Thank Rebecca N
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Cocktails were nice, Salad was lovely, main meal had the beef and chuncky chips, the presentation was beautiful, but didn't taste as nice as it looked. Desert, I was very disapointed it was the selection of icecream looked like the old 3layer icecream you used to get and tastes very similar nothing to shout about. The staff were very friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$33
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, 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
Description
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.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?