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Vanilla Restaurant

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67 Main Street, Newcastle BT33 0AE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4372 2268
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just had the tastiest squid and beef salad! The squid was in a light batter and the beef melted in the mouth, cooked to perfection! served on a beautiful salad with a zingy dressing and a big portion. would love to try here for an evening meal

2 Thank monaghanlass
Belfast, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While staying at the Slieve Donard Hotel we went to Vanilla for dinner. While you could easily pass it by on the street, I highly recommend that you have dinner at this restaurant as it was one the best meals that I have had in a number of years. While the menu is not long, the choices are excellent and... More 

2 Thank HMCIreland
Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Took 4 of my staff for lunch for the first time to vanilla. What a find best burger I have ever had and one of the guys had it as well and said the same. Definitely going back again was amazing food and service!

2 Thank Gordon C
Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our favorite place in Newcastle. We've had many many visits here and it never ever disappoints. Only called in for a quick lunch on this occasion as usual excellent choices, fantastic staff. I opted for the soup combo huge portion beautiful and cheap only 6.95 I never ate the rest of the day. The hubby went for the chowder again... More 

1 Thank foodlover524
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We called here on a Thursday evening in late September. The restaurant was surprising busy but the staff were very welcoming, friendly and efficient. Our waitress was able to answer all our questions about the menu and we were treated to a superb meals which I cannot fault at all. They were all well presented, very tasty and had sufficient... More 

2 Thank Derick J
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumble upon this restaurant by chance with my partner on a drive to Newcastle and what a find! We opted for a beef and squid salad to start along with the parfait. Presentation and taste a definite 10/10. Main courses we decided on the duck and beef (pink by the chefs recommendations) accompanied with parmesan chips , which we did... More 

2 Thank Sarah H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always eat here when in Newcastle. Had dinner last Saturday night and it was excellent. Only issue would be the wine house wine not great and overpriced.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been twice once for lunch and once for the early bird. Really impressed. Good atmosphere. Small portions but we like that. Will definitely be back.

2 Thank ldawson888
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here recently for special occasion dinner.Superb service and incredible presentation skills but restricted menu choices was the only downside of the experience.The marriage of flavours on offer was quite exceptional.

2 Thank Raymond C
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wife and her friend went to Vanilla for early dinner 5.30 on Saturday 8th October my wife had chicken liver parfait and loved it her friend doesn't eat meat but will eat fish her starter was goats cheese and beetroot well received main courses of monkfish and salmon ravioli were great this is pne of our favourite restaurants and every... More 

2 Thank michael r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?