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Grace Neill's

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££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub, Irish
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33 High Street, Donaghadee, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9188 4595
11:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was at grace Neil's for a meal on wed night. Lovely well presented food plenty to choose from esp the chef printed of a gluten free meal for my mum thank you!!! The potato and leek soup a real treat and ti chicken curry the best. Many thanks will be back

Thank jencodown_11
Donaghadee, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Grace Neill's restaurant is very pleasant to visit for lunch. Plenty off road parking. The restaurant itself is well laid out. The food is good with a very fine menu. The service on the day in question was satisfactory. This was a lunch out with the ladies and we all enjoyed the experience. I have used this restaurant many times... More 

Thank 355holidays
Leucadia, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Grace Neill's for New Year's Eve. Great bar, great local people!!! So glad I spent my New Year's at Grace Neill's. Sarah the bartender was the sweetest!

Thank SweetMauiMelissa
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here today - roast beef was very tender and no issue swapping potatoes for salt and chilli chips. Friends had scampi and lamb shank. Dessert was apple pear and date crumble...first class! Excellent gin cocktails as well.

Thank sharon l
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very historic part of this small harbour town with very nice surroundings called in for afternoon beers and basket of chips which were a great snack

Thank nealcritchley2017
Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Grace Neills as a family for the first time tonight. Phoned in advance as hadn't booked but were told a table was available. On arrival greeted warmly. Seated immediately. Drink order arrived quickly and with a friendly smile. 3 children and 2 adults all varying tastes so the menu was perfect as it suited all. Great variety and... More 

1 Thank dreid1b
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two visits in December, one with the Christmas Lunch for residents of Mount Royal on 16 December, and second one on Christmas day lunch. On the first visit with friends and neighbours we enjoyed fantastic service, combined with beautiful food, a lovely atmosphere, thank you so much to all at Grace Neil's. This for me was a taster for a... More 

Thank Sheena C
Hillsborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Visited with the family 4adults. 2 course meal Christmas fare Very good value. Starter was veg soup delicious with wheaten bread & butter. The main course turkey & ham lovely again delicious. Would recommend this Pub & Restaurant to anyone.

Thank rabbybutt2016
Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

was here back in October for a few drinks and a quick bite with friends. We were warmly welcomed and enjoyed the evening,the place had a nice atmosphere and I was looking forward to my next visit.could not believe the difference this week!!! Was greated by a grumpy looking woman at the restaurant door who gave a death stare when... More 

3 Thank gemstone1218
Grace N, Manager at Grace Neill's, responded to this review

Dear gemstone1218, i am sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your recent visit with us. I am sorry you feel you were rushed but i would see that as being efficient and getting you a table as soon as possible, rather than you waiting too long, sometimes its hard to win! We did have an issue with part of the... More 

Bangor, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the evening meal, very reasonably priced for 2 courses, and the staff were very willing to assist with slight changes, just go and try it!

Thank Hatandgloves

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 High Street, Donaghadee, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Donaghadee
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9188 4595
This bar has been around since before the English settlers landed in America (in 1620) and when it originally opened on this exact site on Donaghadee's High Street in 1611, it was known as The King's Arms. Since then, Grace Neill's has been visited by countless locals over the years, as well as smugglers and pirates, sailors and soldiers. Fishermen and lifeboatmen, businessmen and rascals have all enjoyed a drink or two in the original snugs at the front of the bar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?