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McKee's Country Store & Restaurant

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28 Holywood Road, Newtownards BT23 4TQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9182 1304
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit this shop and restaurant regularly. Can be very busy at lunchtime so be prepared to wait for a table. Service is good and waiting staff very friend,y and helpful. Try to leave space for dessert 😀

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Thank Karen C
Belfast, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch had goats cheese fritter to die for .mckees is amazing place lunch was beautiful friendly staff.very clean was really busy.but didnt have long to wait on are food.also has delie bakery butchers stuff is great also has gift shop.realy worth the trip cant wait to go back.bought scones and wheaten bread take home best iv ever eaten.

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Thank Elizabethfisher
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to this restaurant twice and both times it has been sensational. The choice of food is fantastic and the portions are massive. You certainly won't leave hungry, if anything you might complain that you got too much (is that even a complaint!?)

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Thank TangerineDreamer18
Bargoed, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family brought us here as we were over from Wales for a visit. Views are spectacular and we were lucky enough to get a seat by the window. Served immediately with friendly service throughout. It was very busy but this did not hinder. I was recommended the pancakes with bacon and maple syrup and it was the first time... More 

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1 Thank tanyamjames
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

My sisters and I went for lunch. It is not possible to book which is a pity but the queue was not long at 12.30 on Saturday. There are plenty of tables and we got a nice corner by the window. Plenty of choices. We went for chicken for 3 of us and a small turkey and ham for the... More 

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Thank Bernie S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

We enjoy coming here for a lunch before shopping for food in the adjoining store. However, there is always a feeling that you are surrounded by good living aunts ready to tick you off for improper table manners.

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Thank cd23244
Bangor, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Today my wife and I planned to have brunch with a couple of friends at McKee's, where we have eaten several times before. My wife and I arrived first and waited outside the restaurant entrance as we were told they had to clear a table for four people. No problem with this and shortly a woman (who I took to... More 

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6 Thank Colin_Bangor
Belfast, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

This is the place to bring family or friends or anyone you want to impress with good Northern Irish food well cooked! The meals are fantastic and huge! In fact I sometimes just get the starter for lunch...especially their chicken liver pate which comes with salad and wheaten bread and 2 huge portions of pate. Have tried most of their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Can highly recommend a visit to McKee's. Excellent food, friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere. Not only excellent food but wonderful gift shop too!

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Thank Susan DeBoer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Very clean restaurant including toilet facilities. Always busy. Great selection on menu. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Suitable for all ages. Nice little gift shop on site

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Holywood Road, Newtownards BT23 4TQ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newtownards
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9182 1304

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