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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
Closed now
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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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Derry, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nothing bad can be said of Vanilla. The food is second to none and the Manager is very helpful and courteous as are the waiting staff.Its easy to see you would have to pre book Vanilla as the menu is excellent and very reasonably priced. I will definitely call again

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Trinita d'Agultu e Vignola, Italy
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a superb two course meal here last night. It was the best value for fine dining we have had in years. Our choices were presented with flair and the most interesting combinations of flavours, The flat iron steak was finely sliced with excellent sauce on the side and the starter of homemade spring rolls was a delight of... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ate in Vanilla with two work colleagues, and had a very good evening meal with excellent and very friendly service - great fun. We all ordered the hay-roasted Hereford beef - delicious and a huge portion, and I followed this up with the chocolate fondant - so good, I managed to eat it all, despite being totally full after the... More 

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Comfortable, elegant, good service, great starters, good mains and all on the Earlybird special. Everything was there but we felt that the mains were not as good as hoped for. However, the service was good but lacked a naturalness that we enjoyed in the rest of Newcastle. Please don't get me wrong. The service was brilliant but in our opinion... More 

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Epsom, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food - the entire experience - at the Vanilla Restaurant was fabulous! It was not the same average food that you find at most restaurants. Rather, the dishes themselves were untraditional and different and delicious! The cocktails were equally as untraditional and different and delicious! The one negative is, we found the portions to be smaller than average -... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I plus our daughter's little Yorkie, Louie, were in Newcastle, Co Down, on Thursday and as always stopped at Vanilla on the Main Street for lunch. The food and service was, as ever, excellent. We sat outside on a lovely day. Louie was served water and we had some excellent food. The staff were brilliant so it's... More 

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ards
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I had a fantastic dinner here after being before and having an average lunch I wasn't expecting much. I had the goats cheese and the lamb then the toffee pudding, everything was perfect, the staff where very helpful and genuine. The dinner deserved 5 but because the lunch was just ok I gave it an average of... More 

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Newtownards, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This small restaurant serves the most tasty food which is beautifully presented, and the staff are very friendly. There is a great atmosphere in the restaurant.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible food had the catch of the day, followed by the peanut parfait . I rarely eat dessert always in Vanilla Excellent food ,wine and service

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northern ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked the Vanilla for the early bird menu which was excellent value. The food and quick service was great could not fault at all.The atmosphere in the restaurant was good with adequate back ground music. Hope to get back.

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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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?