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Chef and Manager

23 High Street, Newtownards BT23 4JN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9180 0932
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baklava” (6 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
“cheese board” (3 reviews)
12:00 - 20:00 Hours
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
23 High Street, Newtownards BT23 4JN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a really lovely meal the other night with my friend. A nice warm welcome, even though we were a little late, and shown to our table downstairs. This was my third time here and always the same. I ordered the duck and never had...More

1  Thank Pauline H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say about the Chef and Manager, simply the best. We had a fantastic meal, we had not been for a while and were welcomed with a good to see you again smile. We had pre booked and although we were early our...More

Thank Maggiebailey
Reviewed 31 August 2018

My fifth visit in as many months. The quality of food is excellent enhanced only by the execution. Special recommendation must go to the lamb the flavour of which is superb and always cooked to perfection. Five adults dined on Saturday night with each thoroughly...More

Thank Ahmeek
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Lunch was really good didn’t have to long to wait even though it was really busy. Will definitely go back.

Thank Allison M
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

I tried this restaurant for the first time on Saturday and was so pleasantly surprised. Honestly I had put off trying this place for the longest time because I hadn't really heard much mentioned about it and now I can't wait to bring my husband....More

Thank ECH1993
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We went as a group of 10 on Sat night. There was a set menu of a starter and a main. I personally don’t like starters so just had a main, I would have liked to have a choice of a dessert instead of the...More

Thank Dramaqueen50
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We went here as a group of around 20. We were shown upstairs to a private table. The hostess was really lovely and put everyone at ease. The food was served perfectly on The plate and piping hot!! We had an adequate time i n...More

Thank ruthiesugarbabe
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve lived in Ards for 4 years and I’ve worked in the town for 3 of those, but we’d not been to the Chef and Manager. Well, we’ve put that right by going twice this month. It’s a lovely restaurant: ambience, service and food all...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This is a great restaurant. It has fantastic staff who are friendly, professional, nothing is too much bother and they remember your likes/dislikes each time you go in. Whilst the menu isn't extensive it is always freshly cooked, flavoursome and a wide enough choice to...More

Thank Hilary M
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We had lunch 5 of us. Food was fantastic. Comortable fresh food with brilliant service. Perfect for a variety of occasions.

Thank Timothy C
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Questions & Answers
12 January 2017|
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Response from rgeorgemcv | Reviewed this property |
There usually is as my wife had a vegetarian pasta dish there. Perhaps you could ask?
23 November 2016|
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Response from HONDA | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help.
7 August 2015|
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Response from Mimca14 | Reviewed this property |
No only wine is allowed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 High Street, Newtownards BT23 4JN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newtownards
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9180 0932
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