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Vanilla Restaurant

67 Main Street, Newcastle BT33 0AE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4372 2268
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“spring rolls” (35 reviews)
“flat iron steak” (11 reviews)
“beef salad” (11 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Irish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
67 Main Street, Newcastle BT33 0AE, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Eight of us visited Vanilla upstairs after waiting for any opening issues to be ironed out. The restaurant is fitted to a very high standard and is compact upstairs but every inch of space is used well. We had great seats along the bar which...More

1  Thank CountyDownStar
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited here with friends on Sat night and it was fabulous! Starting with a pre-starter starter of a cocktail (fabulous!) and then with 3 different starters and 3 different main courses, we were all extremely happy with our choices. I had the goats cheese to...More

1  Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My son Mathew and his wife Cooleen invited Cathy and myself to experience the new Vanilla Tapas Bar & Restaurant . I had mixed feelings about going as I thought it just couldn’t be the right thing in Newcastle. Boy was I wrong , from...More

2  Thank Jtbendix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic cuisine, extremely friendly and professional service from Michelle. Food was excellent. Some familiar ingredients elevated to a level neither of us had tasted before even in Michelin star establishments. Highly recommended, next time we will book in advance for Wine and tapas.

2  Thank BrendaK186470
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a recommendation and we were not disappointed the food was to die for ( biggest pork chop I’ve ever seen) we had the special. Lovely surroundings really relaxing but best of all were the staff. Michelle, Kaitlin and Paul made our evening....More

1  Thank Jonsee_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visitors to Vanilla in Newcastle, County Down, and found it to be very good. Restaurant is nicely laid out and we were welcomed warmly. From the Early Bird Menu we started with Thai Beef Shin Spring Rolls and Soup. The Spring Rolls were...More

2  Thank Mo_DaW171
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My father in law treated 3 of us to a night out at Vanilla last Thursday evening. We started the meal with brilliant cocktails! I was impressed by the fact that the actual bartender took our orders too. Then we all ordered from the Early...More

3  Thank carries477
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for the second time whilst on Holiday in Newcastle had such a great meal on first visit 2 years ago had to be a must for our return visit. Another excellent meal with excellent service not the cheapest place in Newcastle but well worth...More

2  Thank poppylachat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal in Vanilla restaurant, the food was first class as was the service, would recommend Vanilla restaurant without hesitation.

3  Thank Martin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of dining in Vanilla with my husband on Saturday evening. Everything really was amazing, for starters my husband went for the salmon dish and I opted for the goats cheese and beetroot. Portion size was good and food was really tasty. For...More

3  Thank Ciaralou01
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Questions & Answers
18 January 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from WorldwideIreland | Reviewed this property |
I dont believe they have a Vegan menu as such but the chef seems more than capable and I am sure they will do their best to accomodate your needs. i hope this is of some help to you.
10 November 2015|
Response from Vanillanewcastle | Property representative |
Hi meltingchains, Absolutely! All our waiting staff are 'allergen aware' and will be more than happy to guide you through the menu. Our team of chefs will cater for your specific needs. Fell free to call in advance if... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Main Street, Newcastle BT33 0AE, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4372 2268
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