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“Perfect lunch by the sea side” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pier 36

Pier 36
Ranked #2 of 21 Restaurants in Donaghadee
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $25
Cuisines: Irish, Seafood, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Perfect lunch by the sea side”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

Was going for a cycle decided me and a family member to call in for a little bite couldn't off asked for nicer staff we wanted to move to watch our bikes and they were fine with it lovelyfood just maybe a little over priced just a little apart from that lovely thanks for a great lunch xx

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Beefy B
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clara05, Manager at Pier 36, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Dear Beefy B

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Pier 36. We all look forward to welcoming you on your next visit.

Kind Regards

Pier 36
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English first
Edinburgh
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Sunday Lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

Family sunday lunch here last week. Friendly & prompt service by lots of young, slightly inexperienced staff, but enthusiasm was good. Food was pretty good quality for the price. I had the Hake which was tasty and good portion. Brother in Law had the Venison Pie. The best part was the dessert, the bread and butter pudding was superb, really very tasty. All in all, nice meal, no complaints, would go back again

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Zoosh67
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clara05, Manager at Pier 36, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Dear Zoosh67

Thank you for sharing your positive experience at Pier 36. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your meal. Our bread & butter pudding is homemade. We all look forward to welcoming you on future visits.

Kind Regards

Pier 36
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Tyrone
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Lovely, first-time stay”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

We stayed on a recommendation which I have to say was worthwhile. First impressions of the building are deceiving as it appears small, however, the premises are just wonderful - full of quirkyness and comfort with a great atmosphere. The staff are all lovely and very accommodating. The rooms are very clean and ours was surprisingly spacious. The restaurant is great too, good menu choice and tasty food with ample portions. Can't wait to return !!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank hemc17
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clara05, Manager at Pier 36, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Dear hemc17

Thank you for taking the time to review Pier 36. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. We offer various packages which include your bed & breakfast and an evening meal such as the 'Steak & Stay' which you may be interested in for your next visit.
We all look forward to welcoming you for a second stay.

Kind Regards

Pier 36
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Comber, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Don't believe the negative!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

I am a frequent diner in Pier36. I have to state that A. The food is always great and B. the staff are great.

After reading the last negative review I can only surmise that they either were in a different restaurant or that they have a grudge against Pier36.

The staff are always helpful and smiling and eager to please but this is a family owned business that takes great pride in what they do and what they have achieved.

The owners are always on hand to make sure that the customer is always 1st. I have never heard a member of staff swear nor use a mobile in work. I would frequent Pier36 on average at least 3 times per week.

Such a review can be damaging and it's easy to sit behind a keyboard and remain anonymous and try to slate a place rather than offer some constructive feedback. As for the place being noisy well good on them as that means its packed with happy loyal customers.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank pete18107
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clara05, Manager at Pier 36, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Dear pete18107

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience we appreciate your feedback. We strive to achieve high standards in food and service for each of our customers and I am happy that you have received this. I hope that you will continue to frequent Pier 36.
We all look forward to welcoming you in the near future.

Kind Regards

Pier 36
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“best of the best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013

cannot go wrong !!! love everything about this place!!! great staff, great food, great atmosphere, great decor!!!!!!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Janine L
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clara05, Manager at Pier 36, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Dear Janine L

Thank you for taking the time to review Pier 36.
We all look forward to welcoming you on future visits.

Kind Regards

Pier 36
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