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The Strand

53-55 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0HH, Northern Ireland
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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“ice cream” (15 reviews)
“tray bakes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, British
53-55 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0HH, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Popped here for lunch with my parents and my two little ones - everybody had a great lunch. Kids burger and sandwich went down well and my parents chicken curry was excellent. Will definitely be back - an unexpected gem

Thank trin0209
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Great dinner after a family day out. It's good traditional food at a reasonable cost. The service is excellent, very attentive.

Thank P H
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Went with a couple of friends yesterday, There was no atmosphere at all, old tables and chairs and cheap knives and forks. Sat for 10 minutes before getting menus, then for a further 20 minutes before an order was taken. Unfortunately the cod had sold...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I thought I would try it again - as my favourite place was doing a bistro ngt. Lets just say, it reaffirms what I thought. I will not be back. Sorry.

Thank Clement122
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

What a we gem! Head up stairs for a wonderful view of the sea. Spacious and good food! Very reasonable. We had a good lunch and tea for £15. For two people that was great! Nice place to relax watching the waves. A pleasant surprise!

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Located on the opposite side of the promenade to the sea, the views from the upper flow are beautiful. Food well presented by pleasant, friendly staff. Would highly recommend "all day breakfast". For the reasonable charge of 4.95 you get a huge plate of good...More

Thank NorthernIrelandJoan
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This restaurant has three dining areas. Two were closed on the day I had lunch with my adult son.Very noisy with kids running about and people on phones. Lunch was okay with good portion sizes. But average dining at best. it is a much better...More

Thank mdevlin56
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I felt the need to write a review as I just couldn't believe the dirt of this place. As a child we would of frequently visited Newcastle and eaten at The Strand however, over the last 10 years Newcastle has aquired some lovely cafes and...More

Thank Hayley R
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Have been coming here for more years than I care to remember. It doesn't change much and doesn't need to . For us it is one of the landmark places in Newcastle which we visit frequently. Coffee, lunch, ice cream they do it all and...More

Thank Mervyn C
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Good service and great cakes. Would Defo recommend. Good service and friendly owners. My friend had the banoffee and it was Amazing. Generous portion sizes and comes served with ice cream and fresh cream. Good coffee and fast service

Thank Elaine M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53-55 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0HH, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle
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