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The Governor Rocks - CLOSED

27 Parade, Donaghadee BT21 0HE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9188 4217
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
15 Mar 2016
“Changed hands”
10 Mar 2016
“Governor gone.......Stillwater arrived”
Restaurant Hours Closed
27 Parade, Donaghadee BT21 0HE, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

My wife and I went to this restaurant few days ago and what a mistake nothing that was on the living social advert was available The restaurant had only 6 people in on a Friday night although the starter list was varied the portions and...More

5  Thank Isaacwilliam
Reviewed 9 November 2015

This would have been about our 7 th time here.... We have never been dissapointed with the food. The staff are good and efficent and friendly. There is a nice buzz about the place. They specialise in fish but there are meat options also... I...More

Thank Wanderlust295
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

I booked this deal quite a while ago but decided to use it during a free afternoon in half term so our daughter came along as well. We had been to this gem of a restaurant on a couple of other occasions, the last time...More

Thank Janette H
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant a couple of times, food both times was excellent. Last night we had the fish pie and we were really impressed, the onion rings also were particularly tasty. A nice rustic restaurant with great food and ambience, we will...More

Thank Earl H
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Popped in for lunch with our 5 year old. Food was lovely, and good quality kids options. Looking forward to returning. Great views!

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We were there on a Saturday night for dinner there was a great menu, plenty of choice.We would always have had the fish dishes but decided to go for chicken for starters ,and the steak for mains and it was great with all the unusual...More

1  Thank 121dorothy
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Visited this restaurant recently and while it was quiet the food and service were still very good. Good menu range and it is now licensed and accepts credit cards which previously it did not and may have put people off. The staff are very attentive...More

1  Thank coffeetime93
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Went my wife for a mid week meal Booked at 7.30, restaurant was busy with one waitress looking after everyone Got our starter at 8.30 Food was great Eventually another waiter started helping but they couldn't cope I ordered haddock and chips but was given...More

3  Thank stephenskier123
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Have been dining in Governor Rocks since it first opened. So was looking forward to going for a meal on Saturday nite. Unfortunately this is no longer the same restaurant and is certainly not the same high standard. We had a starter and a main...More

5  Thank Rock482015
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had Dinner tonight and the standard of the food and service were excellent. On a previous visit I mentioned that I really liked a rack of lamb and the chef cooked it for me tonight even though it wasn't on the...More

2  Thank critic10122
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
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17:30 - 21:30
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17:30 - 21:30
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17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Parade, Donaghadee BT21 0HE, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Donaghadee
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9188 4217
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