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The Garden Cafe

53A Market Street, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4483 5322
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“wheat bread” (3 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
53A Market Street, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with my sister and took the kids, we ordered chicken burger and a beef burger, both where cooked perfectly dressing was good. kids ate all there chicken and chips and they are fussy. Only thing is that the waiting staff should be...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank H5155USadriang
Reviewed 3 December 2017

You can choose to eat inside or outside in the garden. Either choice is lovely. Very nice atmosphere. Homemade pies and other delicious choices. This is a good place for a break from touring or a lunch stop.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Magnolia13
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Spacious cafe,self service.I have had quiche and a selection of salads,stew,soup and wheaten bread for lunch.Morning coffee with a selection of fresh scones are delicious. Restaurant is kept tidy and clean,some of the waiting staff have learning difficulties ,they are well trained and supervised and...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Dibney
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Called in for lunch for 2, bright pleasant atmosphere. With striking gardens. Fortunately the mind numbing loud music was off today hopefully it will stay off. Food is fairly good and very reasonably priced. Yes I would recommend. Staff that served me were excellent and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Roamerabout7070
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Called in for a coffee and a snack before our train ... ordered for 6 of us .. coffee hot chocolate tray bakes etc... they started to make this for us then asked what tour group we were with ... we weren't with a tour...More

Date of visit: August 2017
4  Thank FussyEater73
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Based int he St Patrick's Centre, the Garden Cafe has some staff who have special needs and the are fully involved in the operation of the cafe. A range of hot and cold lunches and breakfast options as well as excellent cakes and pastries, in...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank enterprisingsoul
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Called here recently for lunch, I ordered what I thought was an open prawn sandwich. At £8 I thought it couldn't be a starter. But no a slate arrived to my table with the smallest drinking glass 3/4 filled with shredded lettuce a spoon full...More

Date of visit: December 2016
8  Thank F2734LDgarym
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Don't expect a cup of tea after 4pm. Paper cups and food on a serviette to eat outside when we got there at 3.55pm, even though seating area still occupied. And why did they try to charge 50p for a debit card contact only transaction....More

11  Thank ShropshireLad48
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Spoilt for choice with delicious cakes and traybakes. Friendly caring staff particularly the lovely girl on the till and Peter who regularly checks that everything is good. Recommend Rocky roads and caramel squares also Tate Apple cinnamon and raisin pie. Only One disappointing was a...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Karen S
Blueberry2722, Public Relations Manager at The Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Hi Karen S Thank you for your review. All our cakes and traybakes are made fresh by our chef and we are pleased that you enjoyed them. Sincere apologies about the croissant we hope that you were offered an alternative? We hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 3 September 2016

Beautiful room, lovely staff, nice food, will be back for more now I've found it. Garden looks interested but didn't explore as was raining. Daughter liked it.More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Minky42
Blueberry2722, Public Relations Manager at The Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Hi Minky42 Thank you for your review and we hope to welcome you back again. W are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Did you know that 100% of our profits are reinvested to support adults with a learning disability in Downpatrick? We have also...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53A Market Street, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Downpatrick
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4483 5322
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