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The Percy French

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Not Great

Had dinner here tonight with my husband and son - Pizza for my son was soda bread with... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
Northern Ireland
via mobile
Valentine's Day

Decided to come here for Valentine's Day as it was handy enough to get to and from and, more... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Downpatrick, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good19%
  • Average29%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible12%
4 Apr 2018
“Such a disappointment”
25 Mar 2018
“Fantastic Sunday lunch with great service”
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Downs Rd., Newcastle, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4372 3175
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I called in on the first night of our stay in the Slieve Donard hotel. The Percy French is associated with the Hastings group so we expected a very good standard of meal and service. We had not booked and were seated...More

1  Thank Fiona D
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here today with my family. Perfect seat with a great sea view. Chose from the set menu £16 for 2 courses or £20 for 3. Amazing value!!! I had duo of melon with apple sorbet for starter - delicious. For main I chose...More

Thank cmcm1704
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We went here in a group of 20 for my wife's big birthday and had a delicious range of food. Service was second to none. Highly recommended

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Decided to come here for Valentine's Day as it was handy enough to get to and from and, more importantly for me than my boyfriend, served cocktails. We arrived for our table almost half an hour early, and while we were happy to wait, we...More

Thank lisamccrissican
Reviewed 28 January 2018

The white radiators were covered with brown stains. The window sills were dirty and hadnt been cleaned in a long time. The window frame was held together with black tape. The female toilets were dirty with rubbish in each sink. The drinks fridge air intake...More

Thank Alistair M
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant following the reputation of the parent hotel, the renowned 5 star Slieve Donard, there the star ratings part company. This is to quote the manager “casual dining not fine dining”, but poor service, badly presented food, poor quality ingredients prepared in...More

2  Thank Killeneny
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We called into the Percy French as a last minute decision for something to eat and I have to say that we really enjoyed the meal we had. Ryan served us and it was really lovely to have him make us feel really welcome and...More

Thank Libby T
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Five of us are here and all were happy with the quality and quantity of the different meals. Roughly our bill was £115 for five meals (three haddock and chips, one curry and rice and a chicken meal) also three glasses of wine and one...More

1  Thank tomas63mac
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This establishment is in a lovely setting, we had great window seat. Delicious food and very friendly staff. This would be 5 stars except I had to query the bill as if you order Clonmel they don't have a button for it on the till...More

Thank Gareth E
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight with my husband and son - Pizza for my son was soda bread with cheese/sauce... I had the prawn cocktail and whilst it was lovely, it was overpriced. Chips were not very well cooked and the chicken curry was bland with...More

2  Thank martonc
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