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“Thanks Brendan!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Governor Rocks

The Governor Rocks
27 The Parade, Donaghadee, Northern Ireland
02891884817
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Ranked #2 of 13 Restaurants in Donaghadee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
N. Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Thanks Brendan!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Without doubt the best meal ever!!! Great table, super atmosphere, outstanding service, and food to die for! Margaret and I will see you again very soon!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great for lunch or dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Have visited this restaurant a few times now, and the experience has been good on each occasion. Although this is mainly a fish restaurant, the chef has wisely included a number of meat alternatives (which are equally as good at the fish dishes). Interestingly, the original BYOB arrangement (while they waited for their licence) has been retained, although a full and varied wine list is now available. The restaurant is bright and airy, unlike one or two others in the area, and can be confidently recommended.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Worth the try”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Would recommend the seafood platter and prosecco combo. Excellent location on a sunny summer evening.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“great lunch with friends”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Got a groupon voucher for a sea food platter, had friends from Germany visiting, seemed like a good time to try somewhere new. Had to change the time of our reservation and the staff were very accomidating, when we turned up the weather was great and then the food arrived and we were blown away, great variety , tasted even better!! we'll be back with or without a voucher , it that good!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Good fish menue.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Visited this restaurant last Friday with friends.They appeared to be very closely booked for the time slot that we had requested.After a bit of deliberation by staff we were seated and menus presented.There was a birthday group of young`ladies`seated about four tables from us who shrieked and screamed at one another until they left the restaurant (with no interruption to their performance by staff)The menu was a well balanced presentation with local fish dishes featured.We were not disappointed by our choices and all four enjoyed the food.The staff were pleasant and courteous (even acknowledged that the afore mentioned group were `a bit loud`). Would visit again and enjoyed the experience.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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