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Pier 36

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36 Parade, Donaghadee BT21 0HE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9188 4466
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Headed out for drive Sun afternoon went on TripAdvisor Pier 36 came up first time in it will defo be back nothing to fancy which I like got table no probs had to wait few minutes staff very friendly and helpful the manager on the floor came over asked if we had been before which we said no thanked us... More 

Thank Suzanne A
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38 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

been hankering some good ol food for a while now and this place definitely hit the spot.. The steaks are to die for!!!!

Thank SOLV1983
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

visited here as a party of 3. Service was quick and the staff were all pleasant,if somewhat disorganised. We had different starters,wedge of brie with rhubarb compote,whitebait and prawn and lobster cocktail. All delicious. We then all ordered scampie which was fresh and tasty(requests for more tartare sauce were quickly attended to. Followed by desserts. Enjoyable evening in a non... More 

Thank Caroline C
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were not expecting the pub to be busy on a Monday night- but it was- exceptionally busy! The owners apologized +++ for out wait for food but I have to say the wait was worth it! They coped exceptionally well given that only 14 people booked and at least 74 turned up! Brilliant as always!

Thank ramorville
Northern Ireland
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great experience tonight with my wife and my Dad. Table felt a little small - a table for two that they added another setting to. Other than that, we were very impressed. Although we had a number of different staff serve us, all were extremely friendly and attentive. Food was great - steak one of the better cuts... More 

Thank JoMark
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Out for a spin , did trip advisor to decide on here for tea , it lived up to the good recommendations, the manager also gave us a guided tour of their sister restaurant adjoining harbour and co which looks fresh and modern, either or worth a go

Thank nigeltheshed
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family visit for dinner here was suggested due to its location and reputation for good seafood. On arrival it was clearly a very popular place, every table was taken and pleased we had taken the precaution of booking a table. We were greeted on arrival and shown smoothly to a good sized table in it's own alcove, we were left... More 

Thank thomsok
Bangor, United Kingdom
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in here for a meal when we unexpectedly found ourselves without any children to look after this afternoon and I'm so glad we did. I've lived in Northern Ireland for 11 years and this meal was one of the best I've ever had here - it was spectacular. I had the ham hock (playing it safe as never... More 

Thank cjddadx2
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Telephoned pier 36 a few days ago to arrange to book a table for 4. Dennis the owner answered the phone and although the restaurant was fully booked, arranged for a table to be made available as we were travelling from Whiteabbey to visit this venue for the first time. Arrived early but were escorted to out table right away.... More 

Thank magsmcallister39
Belfast, United Kingdom
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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having a meal at Pier 36 with my family I can see why Pier 36 was voted Pub of the year in 2013. The restaurant is located within the hotel in a great location over looking the sea and the lighthouse what a great place to visit on a Sunday afternoon or early evening ,a place for fine wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $26
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Parade, Donaghadee BT21 0HE, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Donaghadee
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9188 4466

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?