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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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Bangor, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Colin_Bangor
Belfast, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

1 Thank findlindatavares
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

Thank Susan DeBoer
co down
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67 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank carmel N
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a regular customer to Mckees carrying out 50% of my grocery shop here every week. I wouldn't buy my cheese, breads,potatoes or meat anywhere else. Top quality produce at a cost comparable to that of Tesco. It is a popular spot, there's never an empty car park . Staff are friendly and efficient. There's often a queue for... More 

Thank Louise G
Belfast, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff Tasty scones Lovely gift shop Good menu selection Everything is presented in a lovely way with small finishing touches .

Thank ArtWhite2015
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Have been to Maker's a number of time and from the moment you walk in the door you and make to feel so welcome. The food is 2nd to none

1 Thank Rachel C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

My partner myself and my 5 year old went here for lunch. Waited to be seated in a long queue. Where we were causing an obstruction to those in at the farm shop... finally after a 15 min wait we got a seat.. Young fella come over to take our order... after a 15 min wait I noticed that people... More 

1 Thank Marski_1985
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch on a Saturday afternoon! Very busy but well managed! Food was delicious! I've been a few times and can't fault it! Good portion and really really tasty! Staff are lovely! cheery and friendly! Always fantastic service! My only complaint is price!! Far too over priced! £10 for a panini and a drink! It's nice but not worth... More 

1 Thank Kirstie S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Have been before and the food really is good. Well worth the long queue to get a table. Today though, 10/8/16. The whole dining experience was spoiled by what I can only describe as an act of pure greed/meanness. I was at the restaurant with my wife and sister-in-law and prior to our meal, we had ordered a pot of... More 

4 Thank steve s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, 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?