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Vanilla Restaurant

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67 Main Street, Newcastle BT33 0AE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4372 2268
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great variety and value for money! Service is excellent and is within walking distance of the Slieve Donard, great! Creme brûlée is fantastic ... Best I've ever had! Love it! Will def be back!!

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1 Thank pianolad
Belfast, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner now the restaurant and ordered off the early bird menu. The food was of a very high standard and a great use of different ingredients. I had goats cheese and beetroot, followed by a rump steak and the chocolate fondant. I could not fault any part of it. It really is fine dining. The staff are well... More 

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Holywood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time I visit Newcastle I eat in Vanilla and it is always busy ... Which tells you something !! The food is terrific and the service always great.

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1 Thank Wayne S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

With our nieces and nephews out celebrating exam results we were all looking to mark the occasion with a memorable night hence a return visit to vanilla was quickly booked. Normally the two of us just go as we travel from Belfast but after raving to family and friends about this restaurant we all decided to drive from the city... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently visited this restaurant and found the staff to be ok but not what you'd expect from a fine dining experience, not overly friendly. The food was good but portion size could have been a little more generous. Tables are too close together.

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4 Thank Fine-dining00
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A quiet though pleasant atmosphere greeted us when we called here for our celebratory get-together. Vanilla offers a good choice of food though we had to ask what the vegetarian options were as they were not included on the menu. A little odd!! One of our party ordered the risotto which came in at a pricey £15.95. Starters,mains and desserts... More 

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3 Thank Fiona B
Newry
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here for lunch with my wife, we both had different starters and mains, the quality of the food was outstanding. The staff were efficient and friendly, I thought the prices were reasonable considering the standard of the food. I booked based on reviews I read on here, we will definitely be back as the food exceeded my expectations,... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one if the most exciting restaurant's I have been to. The food really is top nosh and within a doable price range. The staff are cheerful and very attentive. Wish I could go there every day.

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2 Thank ronniesstudios
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh my word the food is absolutely gorgeous cooked to perfection the waiters and waitresses are absolutely G8t I just can't wait for this year to go back I think is my favourite restaurant because of the atmosphere

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2 Thank Joanna O
Hertford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying at the nearby Slieve Donard for our 1st wedding anniversary. As much as I love the hotel, the food is really poor so booked to come here for dinner. Everything about it was perfect, from the warm 'happy anniversary' welcome to the chatty (in a non intrusive way) waitress and not forgetting about the food! We shared the satay... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Irish, European, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Main Street, Newcastle BT33 0AE, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4372 2268

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Belfast, United Kingdom
7 months ago
London, United Kingdom

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