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“Just superb” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Enigma - CLOSED

Enigma
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
northern ireland
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Just superb”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2013

There are a lot of restaurants in North Down but Enigma stands out as one of the very best. It is the consistency of the food which makes it so different from the rest. great to see that it has recently been awarded with the accolade of being the Best in North Down,
Superb food; wonderful service; great wine list and very expensive wallpaper!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank bryansomer
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  • English first
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English first
Holywood,Co Down
Level Contributor
29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Spoilt for choice in Holywood”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2013

We have dined in the Dirty Duck and Coast, both restaurants in Holywood, and thoroughly enjoyed them both. Therefore when we heard about Engima we thought we would try it for a change. What a revelation. From the warm welcome, lovely ambience,good service and delicious food we have now a new favourite restaurant .

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Avid_traveler27
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Ilkley
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156 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Buzzy and fun, but above all, great food !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2013

Despite being packed out, service was great. Highlight dish was the lightly-curried monkfish. Some interesting ' rare ' wines on the list at decent prices ( though I wasn't paying ! ) Only small blemish was that wine-glasses were filled to two-thirds - a good way of rocketing through a Gevrey Chambertin, but not good form !

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank SeanIlkley
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Holywood, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“A very relaxing evening”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013

A lovely, quite romantic restaurant, Lesley very welcoming as are all the staff.
A wide and varied menu, and good selection of wines for all tastes.Very easy to relax and enjoy a evening either as a couple or with friends.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank OSUWASHMAN
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Bangor, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A great night!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013

This is the first time we have eaten in Enigma. Recommended by one of my clients who was there tonight when we arrived.
Lesley greated us and having dined many times in the restaurant that she previously managed it was lovely to see her again!
The food, service, ambience and staff made this a lovely evening especially as we brought our best friends for their birthdays.
Will definitely be back soon and only wish we had a restaurant as good as this in Bangor! A big thanks to Lesley and all her staff for a very enjoyable evening.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank Stephen M
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