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Percy French

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Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4372 3175
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely meal at Percy French restaurant. The restaurant it's self is nicely decorated with Percy French memoribily. The staff very helpful and friendly. .

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Thank david c
Newry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Service good food was not good (fish chicken and steak) It would be a nice place to go for a drink not to eat

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Thank Susie860
Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Myself and my sister had lunch there on Sunday while staying at the Slieve Donard. We waited for a long time for a table even though it wasn't that busy. It looked promising when we were seated at the window but it was all downhill from there. Both the beef & pork dinners were average and not up to the... More 

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1 Thank Rebecca N
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cocktails were nice, Salad was lovely, main meal had the beef and chuncky chips, the presentation was beautiful, but didn't taste as nice as it looked. Desert, I was very disapointed it was the selection of icecream looked like the old 3layer icecream you used to get and tastes very similar nothing to shout about. The staff were very friendly... More 

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1 Thank PrincessSarah1989
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here for dinner one night last week. This restaurant is part of the Slieve Donard Hotel complex. The staff were very friendly and the food of high quality. Would definitely be happy to dine here again.

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Thank rivercross
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was heading to Newcastle last Sunday with the family and booked a table in advance at Percy French for Sunday Lunch, I had requested a table overlooking the sea, which was no problem and the kids loved watching the tide go out, it's just as well we had some view as the service was very slow. I thought the Caesar... More 

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3 Thank Catherine H
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Slieve Donard hotel and couldn't check in until 3pm, arrived a little early so decided to go and get some food. The Percy French was very rustic, almost dirty in some aspects and out dated. The salad to start was amazing, staff were very attentive and could do nothing more to help. Personally I found the roast... More 

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Thank Betthh_405
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely can't fault the restaurant food or staff. Great choice and different options made selection difficult. Staff were so friendly and attentive. Restaurant was really busy but service and quality was fantastic.

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Thank Lorraine C
Taunton, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch on a cold day, but the the heating was inadequate, and other diners were sitting with their coats on. They did turn the radiators up, but that should have been done before guests arrived. The food was ok, but nothing to make me want to return.

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1 Thank Richard L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Staying in the slieve donard for two nights so we decided to walk the 150 yrds or so to the Percy French for an evening meal. We hadn't booked a table but were told we could eat in the bar off the restaurant menu. Our order was taken by Dylan, who didn't have a docket book to write our order... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$33
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4372 3175
Description
Situated in the grounds of the luxurious Slieve Donard Resort & Spa, the Perch French is the perfect place to relax with a drink and enjoy the finest of local produce, cooked to perfection.

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