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The Cuan

6-10 The Square, Strangford BT30 7ND, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4488 1222
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“scampi” (51 reviews)
“chowder” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (26 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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6-10 The Square, Strangford BT30 7ND, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed today

Nice place, as for the food, was lovely but not much on the big plate they serve it on and the price of it was over the top,£13.45 for basic roast beef dinner, I wouldn't have minded really but the portions on the plate didn't...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed yesterday

Stopped in here as part of a Game of Thrones tour, after pre-ordering our food. Staff were very welcoming, dining area was very clean, tidy and well looked after. Peter (chef and owner) popped out for a quick word to say Hi. Food was good...More

Thank Chileman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the famous seafood chowder. Simply marvellous. Homemade Wheaten bread to die for as well. Very friendly. Marvelous

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed our stop at The Cuan. We all had wonderful meals (I had the seafood chowder and it was delicious). There was a kids menu. Some outdoor seating but not much. Everyone was very friendly and service was great. The owner sat with...More

Thank lrd897
Reviewed 1 week ago

The starter of Strangford Lough Mussels was very disappointing. The mussels were very small and a lot of shells were empty with contents missing. I brought this to the attention of the young waitress who did absolutely nothing about it. Main course of Roast Beef...More

3  Thank mustangken2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent setting,service and food for our family meal 11 people all seated served starters, main course and if course deserts... Well done too all.

Thank dixie66648
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a treat when the owner sits down and chats with you for 10 minutes. Peter and his staff were very friendly. The food was excellent, we had the sausages; the seafood chowder & the kids fish fingers.

Thank BudSnow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had lunch along with our young grandson and had the most delicious cod (the best ever according to my husband) and I had the seafood chowder which was also great. The thing that makes this place somewhere to return to is...More

Thank margaret s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our food was served by really lovely staff which is a big bon5on a busy day. My friend and I had the breadcrumb scampi which was delicious. We both love a good coffee I love my espresso and when I was told sorry it's not...More

Thank TjibsnCat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in here for lunch and had an amazing time. The staff were very welcoming, attentive and helpful. We were a party of 7 (4 adults and three kids) and they were able to seat us very comfortably. The food was freshly prepared and...More

Thank Clare O
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Questions & Answers
Barbara F
17 April 2017|
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Response from TheCuanCoDown | Property representative |
Hello Barbara, you do not need to specify a time at this stage just let us know on arrival. We look forward to meeting you Barbara. Regards Caroline
14 June 2016|
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Response from Eileen Q | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if it was but if you contact the owners....Caroline is the contact she will let you know very timely. They are wonderful people and have a special business in the Cuan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$40
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-10 The Square, Strangford BT30 7ND, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Strangford
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4488 1222
  • E-mail
The Cuan Licensed Guest Inn is a family owned and run hotel located in the beautiful conservation village of Strangford, on the shores of Strangford Lough. We offer a fantastic food experience, available all day, with a passionate commitment to sourcing local seasonal produce. At the Cuan, we believe in the personal touch that comes with a family run business – you give us our livelihood – we reflect that in the way we look after you Plan a short break with us and explore the breadth of attractions and things to do in Co Down.
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