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Grounded Espresso Bar

) #2 of 3 Coffee & Tea in Newry #14 of 99 Places to Eat in Newry $$ - $$$ Cafe, British,
27 Merchants Quay, Newry BT35 6EH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3083 3868
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“tray bakes” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Merchants Quay, Newry BT35 6EH, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here recently. Keenly priced. The food is good. Worth checking out. Background music is very apt and adds to the atmosphere. Open until 12am!

Thank L W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visit Grounded at least once a month so I thought it was about time I reviewed it. I usually have the same breakfast (veggie bap with a side order of bacon) and it is pretty consistent, always tasty, served promptly, and presented nicely enough....More

Thank Andrea34M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee is exceptional BUT what really makes this place is the smiley, attentive, funny staff. Going into work early in the morning isn't a chore when these guys great you with a massive smile every morning.

Thank amvtb01
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Toilet dryer not working, very run down and cramped. Full of witches gauking and texting. Floor was dirty and menu limited with parking difficult for my Mini. Nowhere to plug in laptop, poor hotspot connectionMore

Thank bumble45
Graeme F, Owner at Grounded Espresso Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Hand dryers work fine. Those witches are extremely hard working and friendly..check previous reviews. Floors get dirty during service, they are cleaned when they can be. Menu has over 50 things on it. Theres 2000 spaces within 500m of the shop,, park your wee mini...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great sandwiches and lovely cold coffee frappas with whipped cream nice for a quick bit of lunch on the go

Thank chefgarvey
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Staff are excellent, coffee and food are great. Just what you want and expect. Had breakfast with the kids.

Thank Srm123srm
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Grounded is, without a doubt, the best coffee house I have ever been to. Our family used to frequent this spot 5 yrs ago and on our visit to the area again it hasn't failed to impress. Coffee is made to perfection and to your...More

1  Thank Niomi B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Stopped in here whilst passing through Newry. Fantastic food and very good value. Staff very good. Very busy little spot. Would recommend !!!!

Thank SeamusW60
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I've been to grounded so many times and return again and again as the coffees ,treats and general ambience are just perfect! The tray bakes are so hard to resist -especially the peanut caramel squares !The staff are always so friendly and there's always a...More

Thank JacquiO32
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I was in Grounded yesterday for Sunday Brunch and despite the café being flat out, myself and my boyfriend had the best experience. I got the Cajun burger and it was lovely. But the best thing about our date was the waitress. We both agreed...More

Thank SazMcN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Merchants Quay, Newry BT35 6EH, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 3083 3868
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