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Hugh McCann's

121 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0EU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4372 2487
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (8 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, British, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
121 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0EU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just really enjoyed the Sunday carvery at the mccanns. Great selection of meats and vegetables, served with gravy or a peppercorn sauce which was absolutely gorgeous. The only negative was that the bar didn't have a great variety of soft drinks other than quite expensive...More

Thank Jonny H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I are very fond of a Sunday carvery. We particularly love the Yacht in Clontarf Dublin and miss it dearly since moving north. We've tried to find something as good in the north but have been disappointed - until now. We had...More

Thank PaulaBFs
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Catering for a large party (30+) couldn't have been easy, but the service, the standard and quantity of food and the atmosphere were all top class 😀

Thank Cats_123
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We had r meal and stayed her I would tell others to come try it u will fall in love with the place the bar staff u good very good the rooms r clean the front room views r to die for

Thank Ryan L
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had a meal here for my sister's 40th birthday, staff were very friendly and we were able to pre order from the online menu which saved any hassle when we arrived. The restaurant is very tastefully decorated and has a lovely atmosphere. We had...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Day out for a drive with my partner at weekend. Weather a let down. Called late evening having checked the online menu. Went in and were seated with menu to discover another £2 on every main as it was the Easter menu. Don't normally mind...More

Thank reno2001
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Called in for a drink on bank holiday Tuesday, there were more dogs than people in the bar!! Was a bit shocked ? Is this really appropriate ?? Personally I think only guide dogs should be allowed inside a public bar ? There are plenty...More

1  Thank briege c
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Been a while since we ate here but glad we did, again! Having enjoyed a walk in Tollymore Park Forest we had worked up an appetite. Wife ordered chicken wings starter and chicken and mushroom for main course. I had the soup and baby back...More

Thank DubbleH
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We were down in Newcastle for a hen weekend recently, and part of our weekend was the Cocktail Making Classes in Hugh McCanns. We chose the gold package which allowed us to have our meal included, as well as prosecco on arrival and with our...More

Thank sharon_ches
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This was our first visit to Hugh McCann's, but hopefully, it won't be our last. After reading the reviews, we booked the Sunday carvery for 5, to break our tour of County Down before our visitors returned to Yorkshire. We were concerned to find the...More

Thank Judith Elizabet... M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0EU, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4372 2487
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Hugh McCann’s is family business that has been on the go for almost 40 yrs, the building is around 200yrs old and has been sympathetically restored to preserve old world charm, yet with all modern comforts and fabulous design taking advantage of the stunning situation.The building nestles between the mountains and the sea. The cafe/restaurant looks onto the promenade and out to sea, the bar area and beer garden and wedding function room have views of the mourne mountains.The Bedrooms have either sea or mountain views. Ample parking for coaches is available nearby. Conference facilities include breathtaking 'breakout' areas, and fabulous opportunities for team building activities such as a walk in the hills or volunteering at a local national nature reserve.
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