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Vanilla Restaurant

) #1 of 39 Restaurants in Newcastle €€ - €€€ Irish, European, British
67 Main Street, Newcastle BT33 0AE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4372 2268
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“spring rolls” (35 reviews)
“beef salad” (15 reviews)
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Irish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
67 Main Street, Newcastle BT33 0AE, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 834 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch. Varied menu and plenty to chose from including an adventurous vegetarian menu. I chose the gnocchi from the veg menu. Others chose steak sandwich, roast beef dinner and they kindly prepared salmon and veg for my father which wasn't on the...More

1  Thank Gemma m
Reviewed 3 days ago

Invited out to celebrate a pair of birthdays, this was our destination. Although owner/chef Darren was not working when we visited (tonight 24/6/17) the food was of the standard I would expect of anyone who worked under Neil Perry. The ravioli starter was a mere...More

4  Thank David K
Reviewed 5 days ago

When we were staying in Newcastle, a friend recommended Vanilla. This friend is extremely well travelled and had recently flown in from his office in Bermuda. I knew his judgement would be sound and indeed, this was the case. Not a particularly big restaurant but...More

4  Thank StephenWaringstown
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading so many good reviews we decided to visit Vanilla. A mistake I'm afraid. Not that there was anything wrong with the quality of the food, it was the portion size. Goat's cheese starter at £5.95 consisted of 2 small balls of cheese, my...More

2  Thank BYAD2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner booked for 20:30, starter arrived for myself and my wife quite promptly and was delicious. Unfortunately that's were the good times ended. We then waited approximately 1 hour with no sign of a main course. The first aid Waitress I spoke to apologised and...More

1  Thank Alan B
Vanillanewcastle, Manager at Vanilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alan B, 'Thanks' for your review. Firstly I would like to point out that you have every right to feel aggrieved at the delay in receiving your main course. Your wait was certainly outside of the time that we would like our customers to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vanilla, on a busy Friday Night- excelled in service and flavours. The steak was excellent, as was the chicken- succulent and moist. It's difficult to get food this good, and the location in the charming seaside town of Newcastle is just wonderful.

2  Thank Noel G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place and friendly staff. Always greeted with a smile and a bit of craic. Good to die for and enough to eat and well Priced. Soup and sandwich a meal in its own right. I would walk 1 hundred miles for this alone. Can't...More

2  Thank Cazpf1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was there today for lunch. Cudnt fault it. Friendly service. Nice atmosphere. Amazing food. And of course nice wine. Definitely be back.

2  Thank supermanwhy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always read trip advisor for reviews but would normally not leave feedback... but... Tried Vanilla in a Newcastle for our 10th Wedding Anniversary dinner on the basis of a 4.5 trip advisor score and was beyond disappointed. First the positives... Staff were friendly Pork...More

1  Thank PWH1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff great service, delicious food and beautifully presented. Will definitely go back. A standard way above the usual!

2  Thank lois67wilson
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there vegan menu?
18 January 2016|
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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.
Can you adapt the menu to cater for people with food allergies?
9 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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
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12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:30
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
  • E-mail
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