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Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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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
weekend visit with granchildren

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Ann Jane P
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County Donegal, Ireland
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English first
County Donegal, Ireland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

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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57 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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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18 restaurant reviews
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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Nice place. Clean. Seat by window looking out to sea. Lovely. Starter fine. The main course took ages. Restaurant wasn't that busy. Adult food was very good. Kids goujons a bit greasy even for kids. And the waiter informed me that the side I ordered wasn't available (only when serving the main). I was offered an alternative but I reckoned... More 

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Stephen_Meldrum_GM, Manager at Percy French, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review of your recent experience of the Percy French Restaurant. I apologise that aspects of your experience did not live up to your expectations. Your feedback will be used to improve our service and ensure that every guest receives the level of service befitting the Percy French. Kind Regards James Toal Percy French... More 

Annalong, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A very good three course meal for two in a cosy setting with panoramic views over the Irish Sea. Despite the meal being bought via a Groupon voucher (£30 for two) the portions were sizeable, the food well cooked and presented and the service was first class.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Tonight I went to this restraunt with my mom and dad , pleasant , delightful waiters , as we did not have a starter there was a long wait for our food , which is normal , I had the burger which was gorgeous ! Well presented , and tasty . My mom had the chicken curry , like mine... More 

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N Ireland
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9 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Being within, and part of the "Slieve Donard", hotel this establishment has ideas of grandeur as has the main hotel itself.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Went there with my wife at the weekend - we had a beautiful meal. Great atmosphere, great food. Highly recommended.

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Stephen_Meldrum_GM, Manager at Percy French, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review of your recent visit to the Percy French Restaurant. I thank you for your feedback. I look forward to welcoming you back to the Percy French Restaurant at the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa in the near future and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing our restaurant... More 

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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

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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