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Percy French

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Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
02843723175
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Antrim, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ordered prawn sandwich on wheaten bread for a light lunch. Smallish dollop of prawns - very average salad on side - wheaten bread just looked like a bought brown loaf - very average for £9

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Ballynahinch, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had dinner in the Percy French restaurant in the grounds of the Slieve Donard Hotel , Newcastle on Saturday night .The restaurant setting is wonderful being at the foot of the Mournes and with views across the beach out to sea . Lovely sculptures are dotted around the hotel grounds . After being shown our table we waited 15... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for lunch with my partner muscles and roast beef nice, but had to ask for our pudding that was part of a meal deal and when it arrived after a long wait it was a very small portion. Returned for an evening meal deal, I had curry but instead of spice I got a tomato soup flavoured curry... More 

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1 Thank Deborah W
Belfast, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Newcastle for a family day out and decided to have lunch in the Percy French Bar and Restaurant. It is well placed at the entrance to the 5* Slieve Donard Hotel and has good parking facilities. As I am disabled I am pleased to advise that the premises are easily accessible with ramps providing access to the... More 

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1 Thank Stan H
Ballymoney
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for lunch whilst on a 'doggy' holiday in Newcastle, they allowed our dog into the outdoor seated area while we had our lunch. The staff were lovely, food delicious and menu was great. Beautiful restaurant in a stunning location, we will definitely be back. Highly recommended.

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Thank Stephen C
Berni_Guest_Services, Manager at Percy French, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review regarding your dining experience at the Percy French Inn. It means a lot to our team here at the Percy French when people take the time to do this. I am glad we were able to accommodate your whole family on your visit (even your dog).... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly drinks order was given 3 times and still delivered wrong!! Food was bland, tasteless and over priced, when asked was all OK we replied no it was very poor food which the member of staff responded with OK!! And just walked off. Won't be back in a hurry🙁

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3 Thank juls1970
County Armagh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see the game of thrones door, should have just took a quick photo and left. Had the fish it was soggy and under cooked, cold in the middle. The scampi was good but for the price of it you would have expected more. Nice location handy to get parked, would only go back for drinks only.

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1 Thank RACHEL I
Berni_Guest_Services, Manager at Percy French, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review of your recent visit to the Percy French Restaurant. I thank you for your feedback. I look forward to welcoming you back to the Percy French Restaurant at the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa in the near future and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing our restaurant... More 

armagh
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First and last visit here for a meal on Sunday night with my husband. He got tasteless sea bass and I got tasteless chicken, no flavour. Portion sizes were tiny and overpriced. We went to Chinese restaurant afterwards to fill up as still so hungry. My chicken was supposed to be butterflied n cooked in lemon n herbs, it was... More 

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1 Thank Jacquie D
Berni_Guest_Services, Manager at Percy French, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review of your recent visit to the Percy French Restaurant. I thank you for your feedback regarding your meal and I have passed to our chefs. I look forward to welcoming you back to the Percy French Restaurant at the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa in the near future and would like to... More 

Cookstown, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very limited choice on menu! Food quite bland! Outside of the restaurant looked lovely inside a big let down , no character or atmosphere! Staff were nice!

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1 Thank lisa c
Berni_Guest_Services, Manager at Percy French, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review of your recent visit to the Percy French Restaurant. I thank you for your feedback. I look forward to welcoming you back to the Percy French Restaurant at the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa in the near future and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing our restaurant... More 

Scunthorpe
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111 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took advantage of the two meals for £18 deal and it was excellent value. Lovely food and large portions. Two courses either starter or sweet with main course.. We had a table by the window with a wonderful view of the beach. The staff were very pleasant and we were soon served with our starters.

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Thank JENNYScunthorpe
Berni_Guest_Services, Manager at Percy French, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review regarding your dining experience at the Percy French Inn. It means a lot to our team here at the Percy French when people take the time to do this. I look forward to welcoming you back to the Percy French Restaurant at the Slieve Donard Resort... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $33
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: 02843723175
Description
Situated in the grounds of the luxurious Slieve Donard Resort & Spa, the Perch French is the perfect place to relax with a drink and enjoy the finest of local produce, cooked to perfection.

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