Where to eat when visiting Newcastle

Restaurants, Pubs and Cafes in Newcastle, County Down

On holiday in Newcastle or just visiting for a day you will never be short of a fantastic place to eat. Newcastle can offer some great restaurants and cafes with local grown produce, a variety of menus and helpful Irish service. Listed below are a few places to try, having been recommended by our guests.

Hugh McCanns Restaurant, Newcastle

Hugh McCanns

Situated on the main street with the Mournes behind and the beach on its doorstep. Bar snacks, scrumptious evening menus and unbeatable carvery.

Maghera Inn, Maghera Village

Maghera Inn

Enjoy a warm welcome at Maghera Inn. Family owned pub serving home cooked meals during the day and evening. Traditional music.

Percy French Restaurant, Newcastle

Percy French Restaurant

For that informal style of meal or drink, why not visit The Percy French in the grounds of the Slieve Donard Hotel.

  • 38a Downs Road, Newcastle
  • 028 4372 3175

More Restaurants

  • The Bucks Head Inn,
  • 77-79 Main Street Dundrum
  • 028 4375 1868
  • Famous for its fish and seafood dishes. Accolades from the Bridgestone Guide A Taste of Ulster and Egon Ronay

  • Brunel's Restaurant at Anchor Bar
  • 9 Bryansford Avenue, Newcastle
  • 078 1820 6681
  • Specialising in gourmet dishes and using only the freshest regionally sourced ingredients.

  • Villa Vinci
  • 31 Main Street, Newcastle.
  • 028 4372 3080
  • Locally sourced food with a Mediteranean theme.

  • Dundrum Inn
  • 143 Main Street, Dundrum
  • 028 4375 1211
  • Renowned for its excellent range of prime steaks, local fish,traditional meats, vegetarian dishes and childrens menu

  • Vanilla
  • 67 Main Street, Newcastle.
  • 028 4372 2268
  • Food of a high standard with use of local wine merchants and producers to bring unique flavours to the table,

  • Harbour House Inn
  • Harbour, Newcastle.
  • 028 4372 3445
  • Offering a bistro menu in the bar and specialising in fresh fish and shell fish in the Stoneboat restaurant.

  • Mourne Seafood Bar
  • 10 main Street Dundrum.
  • 028 4375 1377
  • Locally sourced seafood for freshness and quality

  • Maginn's Bar and Restaurant
  • 9-11 Main Street, Castlewellan
  • 028 4377 8235

Hotel Restaurants

  • Slieve Donard Resort and Spa
  • Downs Road, Newcastle... Tel:028 4373 1066
  • www.hastingshotel.com
  • Serves traditional, international, buffet, table d'hote, seafood, and vegetarian.

  • Burrendale Hotel
  • Castlewellan Road, Newcastle... Tel:028 4372 2599
  • www.burrendale.com
  • Vine Restaurant: a la carte menu, Country Kitchen: informal dining at its best

Cafes and Coffee Shops

  • Cafe Creme Coffee Shop
  • 139-141 Main Street, Newcastle.
  • Mauds Cafe
  • 139 Main Street.
  • The Strand
  • 53-55 Central promenade, Newcastle.
  • Nikis Kitchen Cafe
  • 107 Central Promenade, Newcastle.
  • Savoy Cafe
  • Main Street, Newcastle.