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53-55 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0HH, Northern Ireland
09:00 - 19:30
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 19:30
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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped here for lunch with my parents and my two little ones - everybody had a great lunch. Kids burger and sandwich went down well and my parents chicken curry was excellent. Will definitely be back - an unexpected gem

Thank trin0209
Belfast, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dinner after a family day out. It's good traditional food at a reasonable cost. The service is excellent, very attentive.

Thank P H
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a couple of friends yesterday, There was no atmosphere at all, old tables and chairs and cheap knives and forks. Sat for 10 minutes before getting menus, then for a further 20 minutes before an order was taken. Unfortunately the cod had sold out, but the waitress continued to tell us how good it was and how we... More 

Thank James G
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I thought I would try it again - as my favourite place was doing a bistro ngt. Lets just say, it reaffirms what I thought. I will not be back. Sorry.

Thank Clement122
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

What a we gem! Head up stairs for a wonderful view of the sea. Spacious and good food! Very reasonable. We had a good lunch and tea for £15. For two people that was great! Nice place to relax watching the waves. A pleasant surprise!

Thank Liz G
Belfast, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Located on the opposite side of the promenade to the sea, the views from the upper flow are beautiful. Food well presented by pleasant, friendly staff. Would highly recommend "all day breakfast". For the reasonable charge of 4.95 you get a huge plate of good old "Ulster Fry". Plenty of other choices too but this one particularly appealed. Lots of... More 

Thank NorthernIrelandJoan
Belfast, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This restaurant has three dining areas. Two were closed on the day I had lunch with my adult son.Very noisy with kids running about and people on phones. Lunch was okay with good portion sizes. But average dining at best. it is a much better place when all areas are open.

Thank mdevlin56
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6 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I felt the need to write a review as I just couldn't believe the dirt of this place. As a child we would of frequently visited Newcastle and eaten at The Strand however, over the last 10 years Newcastle has aquired some lovely cafes and restaurants. As we decided on a light lunch we tried a few cafes in the... More 

Thank Hayley R
Newry, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Have been coming here for more years than I care to remember. It doesn't change much and doesn't need to . For us it is one of the landmark places in Newcastle which we visit frequently. Coffee, lunch, ice cream they do it all and very well at a reasonable price.

Thank mervyncairnduff1
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Good service and great cakes. Would Defo recommend. Good service and friendly owners. My friend had the banoffee and it was Amazing. Generous portion sizes and comes served with ice cream and fresh cream. Good coffee and fast service

Thank Elaine M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53-55 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0HH, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle

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