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Percy French

) #21 of 39 Restaurants in Newcastle $$ - $$$ Irish, , European
Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4372 3175
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (9 reviews)
“cheesecake” (9 reviews)
“mussels” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 647 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Nice location but menu over priced. Small quantities and expensive side orders. OK if you don't mind paying to look at the at the Irish Sea but if you want good value for money check out other locations in the town

Thank jimritchie1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Walked into the Percy French last night with a party of 11 for my daughters birthday, it was extremely busy and we did not have a table booked I got talking to Lauren who was very accommodating to our large party giving us a table...More

Thank paulb32363
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My second attempt to eat here. Stood for several minutes watching the stuff bumping in to each other. There were lots of staff, and not one of them made eye contact, or acknowledged us. After a few minutes someone in a waistcoat (management or supervisor?)...More

2  Thank Gypsyking09
Berni_Guest_Services, Manager at Percy French, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Gypsyking, I am quite surprised reading your comment as we were in fact extremely busy last night and not as you say 40% capacity. I do apologise that we were unable to provide you with a table however due to it being a weekend...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Percy French for a family birthday and found the service slow and patchy. My husband got the lamb shank which he said was very small and the mash was lumpy. Just average food. Not great for being on the grounds of the...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been in the Percy French about 4times now and it was always very nice until today my wife had steak which was well over cooked and I had battered chicken which was also well over cooked to be honest the rest of the...More

1  Thank fletchNewtownabbey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned for a quick lunch having previously enjoyed delicious food and excellent service. This time food was very poor and service mediocre. Will not be back.

1  Thank Raymond B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service good, staff pleasant, tables a but small in areas. Wouldn't bring kids back here again. Food ok

Thank FootieMad14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great time at the Slieve Donard Resort, with wonderful friends, and in particular our night out at the on-site Percy French. Great food and fine selection of wines, all very reasonably priced. The Ballybrie Wedge is a must for starter, and although I...More

Thank JohnnyD257
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here for a chat over coffee, they have some nice soft seats to sit on while you do so. It's a pub atmosphere and it has a modernish feel. The coffee was nice although the cups were small. The server was Jonny on...More

Thank TimBadil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a party of six we visited the Percy French on the evening of Saturday 27th May. The restaurant was quite busy. My first impression was that it was very noisy as there were quite a few children present. Therefore I felt that there was...More

1  Thank 955craig
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Downs Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4372 3175
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Situated in the grounds of the luxurious Slieve Donard Resort & Spa, the Perch French is the perfect place to relax with a drink and enjoy the finest of local produce, cooked to perfection.
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