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53-55 Central Promenade, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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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 of 5 stars
Great Breakfast

While visiting Newcastle Co Down for the recent Irish Open Golf Tournament, we dropped into this lovely restaurant for breakfast. A friendly waitress took our order within a few minutes and even though there was 5 of us our breakfast was served promptly. There was a decent choice on the menu and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
SBarry7
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Leixlip, Ireland
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Recently bough an ice cream here and asked for a small cone, I was rather disappointed to receive one small thimble of ice cream on top of a cone, I should have complained at the time but didn't The ice cream is as good as ever but really terrible portions.

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Leixlip, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

While visiting Newcastle Co Down for the recent Irish Open Golf Tournament, we dropped into this lovely restaurant for breakfast. A friendly waitress took our order within a few minutes and even though there was 5 of us our breakfast was served promptly. There was a decent choice on the menu and when we got our breakfast it was a... More 

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Taree, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

if you are looking for the best breakfast in Ireland - the Strand offers one of the most hearty and generous meals we have had on our tour. Judging by the crowds and the friendly and prompt customer service, this a obviously popular place. As visitors from Australia, we are no strangers to quality ice cream. We would have to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

We have been here many many times and always returned because we loved it! But yesterday my opinion changed, we went in and sat down as usual at the front seating area and one of the staff walked passes I called to her for a high chair and she just glared at me as if I had spoken anything but... More 

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newtownards
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We have dined here in the past, but from our latest visit it might be our last. We called for a coffee in mid-afternoon and after a longish wait we had our order taken and then served eventually. We ought to have known better, but we assumed the afternoon rush being over should allow for better service for a meal.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had lunch here today. I had the chicken gougons & my husband had the all day breakfast. The portion sizes were quite good & the food was very tasty. We haven't been here for quite a few months and the restaurant has been newly refurbished and it looks very well. It must have been done quite recently as you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Came in on Saturday lunch time for a fry up after my hiking trip up through the Mourne mountains to be served by a lovely waitress named Bronagh who was more than helpful, the fry was delicious with plenty of everything and I will certainly be back.

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A nice stroll through Newcastle on a winters day very pleasant decided to have a late sunday lunch as we had been at the strand before we decided to visit again We arrived at 3-oopm and placed our order with a very very overworked waitress who appeared to be running the place on her own taking orders and clearing tables... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We had Sunday lunch here on 25/01/15 in the rear downstairs restaurant during a family day out to Newcastle. We found our waitress pleasant and helpful. The food was nice, veg portions on the roast dinners could have been a bit more generous. All in all good value and there was no problem making a few changes to our food... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

on one of my biking trips our usual eating house was too busy so we called into the strand. The young girl that served us was very polite and friendly and very efficient. The food was served very quickly and good quality. Looking forward to return for another munch.

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Additional Information about The Strand

Address: 53-55 Central Promenade, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Cuisine: Irish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 53-55 Central Promenade, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 7:30 pm

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