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53-55 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0HH, Northern Ireland
09:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 19:30
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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234 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Ducked into this lovely cafe for lunch as the rain belted down outside. The staff were very helpful and the food we had we all enjoyed very much. The baked potatoes were a good big helping and we were all a bit full by the end. Was great to see the sea from the comfort of the cafe, great views... More 

Thank caseyj1937
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very helpful staff! Great coffee and ice creams. Great on a budget! Very family friendly! Didn't try the food but look awesome

Thank Jordann B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Regular visitor to the area and avid supporters of The Strand. Great choice of ice creams and as well as sit dining, good old fashioned street facing ice cream window for serving meaning if you have kids or just want a treat to eat beside the sea you have got it. Great selection of flavours and colours to suit all... More 

Thank Nigel K
northern ireland
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We had a day out in Newcastle. Called here for lunch. It was very nice and not expensive. Staff were very nice. I would go back again for a very reasonable good lunch.

Thank setrim
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Went here with family as we were spending the day in newcastle. We had the tuesday special "sweet chilli wrap" £4.50 the portion was huge and came with salad and coleslaw. The girl who served us was friendly and service was quick. The decor needs updating. Its not a place i would go to for a dinner but if your... More 

1 Thank emz1074
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Even though they were so busy the staff were just so lovely and helpful. Great service, tasty food and very reasonably priced. Will be back soon.

Thank Sinead R
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Were out for a cycle in the area and called for a coffee and snack. This we had served out at the front of the restaurant as it was a pleasant day. The coffee and food was just ok my husbands coffee was cold. Before leaving we decided to use the toilet facilities, I wish we had checked them out... More 

1 Thank quoile3

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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?