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Percy French

Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4372 3175
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (29 reviews)
“cheesecake” (10 reviews)
“mussels” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had lunch here on Sunday past and I loved both the food and service! On arrival we were greeted by Martin and brought to our table, we booked weeks ago and luckily got a window table. Aimee was our waitress and was excellent, we...More

Thank Bangorman
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited Percy French Restuarant today 18 Feb for first and last time. Greeting by waiter and waitress was luke warm. Seating and tables are quite basic and not overly comfortable. Carpeted area looks like it hadn't been cleaned in a week. My wife told me...More

Thank MIMAC61
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I ate here quite some time ago and was disappointed but thought I would give it another go. The service is great and couldn’t be faulted. The food and atmosphere was again...average. To me it is has more of a ‘cafe’ feel that a restaurant....More

Thank mumof2chn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant service very friendly staff and above all excellent food atmosphere very homely and cosy can highly recommend this restaurant to anyone. I will definitely be back.

Thank Hilary K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner went here for dinner last night. Nice atmosphere and lovely staff. We had for starters soup and chilli chicken which was lovely and for main I had fish and chip and my partner had the vegetable curry which he said was...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch, friendly staff and the food was really delicious as well as a great selection of wine! Will be back soon :-)

Thank Machina41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I had the most amazing meal in Percy French and the service was incredible, thanks to our lovely and attentive waitress Hayley. Will definitely be back.

Thank Jacqui S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in around half six, was told we could eat in bar area instead of the Restaurant with the same food because it was fully booked fair enough be probably should have booked. Drinks are fairly priced. I would give the liver pàtè a miss...More

Thank LPK1997
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for light lunch and had the chowder. One word - delicious! I asked the chef for the recipe and made a pot myself. Although not as nice as the Percy French it was good. This is a fabulous place - great food and...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were first class always there when needed and made sure we had all we needed . Checked after starter and main to ensure we enjoying. We both had Fish cakes which were first class the issues was the portion to big . One...More

Thank Jtbendix
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Questions & Answers
john h
Mr.Toal, I have just read your unprofessional reply to my comment of 22 May 2017. I don't believe there was any need to bring clarity to my comment, you are correct in so far as my 'attack' on your staff member was personal, she was a disgrace to her profession in showing little more than contempt for a potential paying customer. My dog is ten years old, (15?) I made no mention to her of a previous visit to your establishment, she made no mention of your policy in allowing pets to eat with us outside, I asked her! She did not offer a high chair, I returned to the restaurant and requested one, she placed it just outside of the door, approximately ten yards from where we were seated, that was rude, so rude we left without further ado. Perhaps Mr Toal you ought to do your job and manage, get a grip of your staff instead of making ill informed replies to customers complaints. Perhaps you will invite me to return after reassuring me my concerns have been addressed? I will not hold my breath. Regards, John Hall
29 July 2017|
Response from Ashleigh_GS | Property representative |
Dear Mr Hall, Your 'Review' if you want to call it that, was a personal attack of our team member. It was insulting as it stated that she was 'elderly' and had messy hair. I would happily invite you back so that you could... More
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, View, 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
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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