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Maud's cafe

main street | Newcastle, Newcastle WF8 1AQ, Northern Ireland
01977 790 658
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Ranked #25 of 88 Restaurants in Newcastle
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Aug 9, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Gloucestershire
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119 reviews 119 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Cracking cafe with very fine quality interesting meals and deserts. Some good options which I have not seen the like of else where. Tea good too. Very busy but the service and seating arrangements stood up to the test. I was treated and so didn't fully appreciate the prices but got the impression that it is expensive, although this is... More

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Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Visited here in July 2014, as a family of 4. Lovely setting, nice views and option of outdoor seating. Staff where nice, ordering was a bit busy and staff forgot to bring part of my order (waited 25 mins for a few waffle ice creams), but hey we're all human. I did find it a bit pricey, 1 adult meal... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Food was good but the place is very crowded. There isn't any air conditioning or fans so on a warm 85 degree evening it was a bit warm.

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Port Perry, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The vista from this small restaurant is unparalleled. The ocean lies on one side and the Mourne Mountains on the other. The best value for money is the traditional Ulster fry with egg, bacon, sausage, tomatoes, mushrooms, Irish soda bread and potato bread accompanied by tea or coffee at less than five pounds ( that's about $9!) The refill of... More

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uk
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Visited with family twice.Really busy but great service and able to find a table without too much of a wait. Loved the soup and wheaten bread.Great selection of cakes, had a request to take plenty home for family members unable to visit with us! Lovely views of the mountains.

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Londonderry, Northern Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Easily accessable right on the main shopping street this cafe offers a wide range of lovely home cooked food. Ice cream and take aways are available. Staff are friendly and great value for money.

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Belfast
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Every time I go to Newcastle I love a trip to Maud's! However the service has been terrible the last two times I have ordered crepes and I have had to go and ask where is was and they haven't even been busy!! One time I was waiting 25 minutes while the staff stood chatting to each other!!the second time... More

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on the road
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147 reviews 147 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Maud's promotes itself as an ice cream specialist, however the flavors, or lack thereof, do not live up to the hype. Thai location is clean and bright. Cakes etc look good. Ice cream should be the true measure by which an ice cream shop is measured, and in this area, Maud's comes up short. Most so called "flavors" are merely... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We ate 3 times here during our few days in Newcastle. We enjoyed coffees (and cake ) , lunch on another visit (club toasties and chips) and evening meal on last visit (beautiful homemade lasagne , chicken pie with chips and salad ). One of our sons thoroughly enjoyed freshly made Crepes on each visit served with ice cream. A... More

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3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I loved the Maud's and whilst you can get Maud's in various locations over NI, this is undoubtably the best. The food and cakes are fab but the icecream is amazing. The mix up is a must have.

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