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McKee's Country store & restaurant

28 Holywood Road, Newtownards | County Down BT23 4TQ, Newtownards Bt23 4tq, Northern Ireland
02891 821304
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Ranked #6 of 51 Restaurants in Newtownards
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Aug 7, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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81% Recommend
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Have been here on many occasions and never been disappointed with either the food or the service. The waiting and kitchen staff just seem to cope well no matter how many people come through the doors. The quality of food, whether for breakfast, lunch or tea, is uniformly excellent. That's why I keep returning.

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Killinchy, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

My daughter in law and I enjoyed a lovely lunch at McKees and afterwards had a lengthy browse in the shop. The food was excellent and the service second to none both in the restaurant and the shop. A few young men in particular went to great lengths to ensure we left with everything we needed. Great gift shop, nice... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I visited McKees several times during the past couple of weeks. The food is heavenly. I came for breakfast, I came for coffee and cake and then came for lunch, all on different days. I have never had such fresh ingredients. Between us we had bacon, wheaten bread, poached eggs, scrambled eggs, bacon and toast. Amazing. Presentation is more like... More

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

As is our custom to go late each Friday afternoon to McKee's for a coffee to get the weekend started and as usual it didn't dissapoint. The coffee is delicious, caramel latte is the best I've had anywhere - thank you James! But for me the BIG things that matter are the quality of the food and the staff. If... More

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Myself and a companion had a lovely lunch here today. They don't accept bookings so we had to wait a while for a table. The views from the restaurant are simply stunning of the county Down coast, Scrabo Tower and Strangford Lough. However the wait is worth it as the food is of a good quality and good value for... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

One of the best steaks I've ever had. Absolutely melted in the mouth. The goats cheese starter was excellent too. Great value and service too. Highly recommended.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We popped in for a bit of Lunch the other week, as Always the Food Really is Excellent here, we had a variety of dish's and everyone was pleased with their choice, I had just for a change the Scampi and as usual was Not disappointed, Really once you have had it here, Fresh & in Crispy batter, you just... More

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Bangor, Co. Down
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

McKee's is one of the Coffee Houses in my area to which I return most often. And the reasons - a. It enjoys fabulous views looking over Strangford Lough towards Scrabo Tower. b. The extended and well furnished dining area possesses a warm and welcoming ambience. c. The smiling staff are all pleasant and helpful. d. The coffee and wide... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Lovely setting, beautiful views over strangford. Always terrific home made food. Never disappointed!

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co down
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love this place, whether for coffee or lunch. Their cinnamon scones are a legend! lovely surroundings and staff, amazing food. highly recommended!

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