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Vanilla Restaurant

67 Main Street, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 88 restaurants in Newcastle
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: English
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Ireland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Went here for dinner this week - it's a really good restaurant - food is outstanding and service is too notch. The restaurant doesn't look great, but don't be fooled - we all had fab, flavoursome food - totally recommended

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We dined in Vanilla last week. The staff were very friendly and service good. We enjoyed the food but my husbands goats cheese starter was tiny with no salad garnish or anything with it . I had the squid and beef which was delicious and huge they could have given my husband half of my salad and I wouldnt have... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Vanilla was recommended to us by a family member. Arrived to be warmly welcomed, seemed very few customers but that did not last for long it soon filled up. Food was excellent, served quickly and with style. Well worth giving it a try.

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

A real gem of a place. Great menu that does not disappoint. If you have only one place to eat in Newcastle, make it Vanilla!

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Vanilla is a great restaurant on Newcastle's Main Street. Great lighting inside at night, creating a relaxed atmosphere. The evening we visited we were booked for the 7 pm sitting which was quite busy but as we left the 9pm was filling up with locals and tourists. Menu -approx 6-7 starters and main courses.The spring rolls with spicy sambal were... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

great menu ,great service.Newcastle as a lot of lovely wee resturants. Vanilla is quality.presentation was excellent .will be back

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Portadown, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Had a lovely lunch here, me an hubby had soup and sandwich combo ihad the chicken and stuffing it was one of the best sandwiches I've had the soup was lovely to. We decided to try a dessert also they were a bit pricey but we thought we'd treat ourselves, the desert was lovely very different and well presented a... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Great menu and friendly staff. The food was a bit different with delicious flavours. Great location and we were warmly welcomed.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Seating is far too close, you are right on top of the table next to you, but I suppose they just want to get as many people in as possible. Not necessarily the way to go, food average and dear enough when you add in all the extras, I for one won't be back.

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n ireland
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

went for lunch superb food, try the chicken and chorizo burger ! wont bedisappointed, def be visiting again.

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