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Percy French

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Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Situated in the grounds of the luxurious Slieve Donard Resort & Spa, the...
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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  • 133
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  • 83
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 45
    Poor
  • 35
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Dinner surprise

When my wife and I booked a one night stay at the Slieve Donard Hotel and Spa we assumed our evening meal would be in the hotel restaurant. However we got a surprise when checking in to learn that it was in the Percy French Bistro located in the former gate lodge of the hotel. As it was raining... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
William L
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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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English first
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Amazing food, great views, wonderful ambiance. Great location. Well furnished, good to see chefs cooking

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

When my wife and I booked a one night stay at the Slieve Donard Hotel and Spa we assumed our evening meal would be in the hotel restaurant. However we got a surprise when checking in to learn that it was in the Percy French Bistro located in the former gate lodge of the hotel. As it was raining we... More 

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pairs
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Food was really nice and the bar has lovely views of the mountains. We were there midweek and was lovely and quiet.

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Tyrone
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72 reviews 72 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Lovely setting and we were accommodated even though we had not booked. Friendly and attentive staff who were not patronising. Food was good.

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Belfast
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129 reviews 129 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We were staying in the Slieve Donnard hotel for a joint birthday treat and decided to have our evening meal at this restaurant, in the Hotel grounds. We booked for the Sat night and were lucky to get a table at late notice - so book early! The staff were very friendly and gave us plenty of time to choose.... More 

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County Donegal, Ireland
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

childrens menu ok usual kids stuff this one included a free drink! ordered food and three cokes when the bill came i was charged for the cokes when i questioned this i was told the free drink was orange squash??? this was not made plain on the menu

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Belfast
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My wife and I ate in the Percy French on 21 April. We arrived just before 7pm and were given 2 menus the main menu and the early bird menu which was 2 courses and a glass of wine for arounf £17, great value. We ordered of the main menu and we both really enjoyed our meals and dessert, finished... More 

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

we called in for a quick drink before travelling home . we were waiting at least 15 minutes before someone came to our table.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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62 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Ate here Easter weekend with our two elderly mums. We had a great experience from our entrance by a very attentive young girl Samantha who looked after us so well. The food was great two of us had fish and chips one salmon and one the beef daube which were all delicious. The desserts were all great the upside down... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

For being busy service was attentive, we were part of a sleep over package , had a varied choice, food was good both my wife and I left clean plates through all coarses. ..would go back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 33
  • Cuisine: French

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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?