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Cunningham's Kitchen

13 Newcastle Street, Kilkeel BT34 4AF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4176 2385
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (14 reviews)
“turkey” (6 reviews)
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
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Irish, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Newcastle Street, Kilkeel BT34 4AF, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Great simple home cooked food. Meat was superb - which is probably down to the butchers next door. Found it by accident when visiting Kilkeel. My friend had the fish & chips which he also raves about. Worth a visit if you are in the...More

3  Thank PaulMcDermott10
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We had a really enjoyable meal here on Sunday evening 29 July 2018. Not being local to the area my husband googled places to eat in Kilkeel and that is how we ended up there. I never would have thought of a restaurant being there...More

3  Thank justlizzie
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Found it by chance Staff v friendly Service excellent , food served promptly, had 3 courses, carrot and coconut soup was delicious , flavors were phenomenal, steak on ciabatta was so tender and flavoursome , had a portion of veg which I can honestly say...More

5  Thank aishlingmfitz
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Cunninghams came highly recommended by friends so we thought we would give it a whirl. We arrived on Friday evening with no booking but that was no problem. The young lady that greeted us was very pleasant indeed, menus given and order taken no issues....More

5  Thank brianod123
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Just had a meal tonight with a few friends, had the soup and Cunningham burger. Very nice! Actually it was nicer than nice. Very yummy! Service was great, atmosphere was great. Will of course be coming back.

5  Thank jadeywadey96
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Just passing through Kilkeel and felt peckish. Called into Cunningham's tried the turkey and ham dinner. Superb. Loved every mouthful. Will definitely be back.

6  Thank Selina F
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We didn’t actually eat here, we were advised to visit here as the food is supposed to be lovely! However it is attached to the family butchers next door and when we entered, unfortunately the smell of the butchers was very overpowering so we decided...More

1  Thank Colette C
LoveFood0471, Owner at Cunningham's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Hi Colette, Thank you for review but it has me completely baffled and confused. You say you entered our Butchers. If you go to google you can take a guided tour of our Butcher shop. We have an Award winning Butchers that has been voted...More

Reviewed July 27, 2018

This was a family outing having traveled from Greenore on the new car ferry to Greencastle. I had identified Cunningham's Kitchen from the TripAdvisor list for Kilkeel. We were not disappointed. The food was delicious and the menu perfect for us all, including a vegetarian....More

3  Thank simsenoj
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic.....Staff are clued in to our needs as my 3 year daughter has coeliac....5 star food and 5 star service....we have visited here for breakfast and lunch and again 5 stars all round....nice interior....spacious....relaxed

6  Thank Claire B
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We recently had lunch here as part of a large group. Our experience was excellent. Staff were extremely polite and friendly and were able to cope with 26 people dining at once. The food was delicious and there was a wide variety to choose from...More

4  Thank Kat6126
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Lianne M
September 8, 2018|
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Response from LoveFood0471 | Property representative |
Hi Lianne, Yes you can bring your own. We are happy to say that we will have our own drink licence by November so will be able to offer a brilliant drinks menu as well. Hope this helps James
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Newcastle Street, Kilkeel BT34 4AF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Kilkeel
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4176 2385
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We are a High Class Multi Award Winning Butchers&Deli, in Business from 1919. We have opened our newly built Food Hall and bistro to complement our already established Brilliant High Class Butchers. We make everything in our Food Hall using our own Fresh Ingredients. The core of our business will always be our butchery. We have won the Best in Ulster Awards for our Granite Aged Dry-Cured bacon and Our French Bread Stuffing. The Dry Cured Bacon recipe has been in our family for generations and we feel is the best bacon you will ever eat. No shrinkage or white stuff in sight, bacon as it should be. Our French Bread Stuffing is made on site everyday. A very simple Recipe but so so tasty. The secret is we use real Butter. We have won All-Ireland Winning titles for our Sausages and Barbeque Products, We dry-age all our Beef the old fashioned way for 28-days. We now have a Himalayan Salt chamber which customers can now see in our food hall. The process of dry aging now happens in front of your eyes. Our Bistro seats over 50 people and we have a team of Brilliant Chefs who use all our butchery products on the menu. We feel you will not get a fresher meal or better breakfast anywhere in the country. We have a hot-food counter and deli making delicious products. We have over 200 different dishes which can be bought both hot and cold. We make our own Home-Made Gelato Ice-Cream on site with a vast array of toppings and a delicious Hot Chocolate fountain. We use Milk and Not cream making a lovely light healthier alternative to traditional ice-cream. There is vast display of artisan products on display and we sell fresh vegetables which are delivered fresh everyday from Belfast market. We have a 50 car parking spaces at the side making your trip as convenient as possible.
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