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Opening Times


Wednesday - Saturday
12.00 - 15.00

Early Bird

Wednesday - Friday
18.00 - 19.30


Wednesday & Thursday
18.00 - 21.30
Friday & Saturday
18.00 - 22.00

Sunday Lunch

12.00 - 20.00

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Latest News

Food Heroes of Co. Down - Carnbrooke Meats

Food Heroes of Co. Down - Carnbrooke Meats

Posted on 10 February 2017

Last week, chefs Paul & Ryan paid a visit to one of our suppliers, Carnbrooke Meats in Dromara, where we...

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Yorkies! The Sunday roast essential

Yorkies! The Sunday roast essential

Posted on 19 January 2017

The story goes that when wheat flour began to come into common use for making cakes and puddings, cooks in the...

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Seasonal Ingredients - Celeriac

Seasonal Ingredients - Celeriac

Posted on 18 November 2016

In its raw state, the humble celeriac is not going to win any beauty contests any time soon. The unsung...

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Brunel’s Restaurant at The Anchor Bar,
9 Bryansford Road, Newcastle, County Down,
Northern Ireland BT33 0HJ

About Brunel’s

Paul Cunningham - Head Chef at Brunels Award-winning Restaurant, Newcastle, County Down

As far back as he can remember, Paul always wanted to work with local, seasonal, fresh produce. He was inspired from a very early age by his grandfather, and Paul still has fond memories of his role model teaching him about respecting the landscape, about using the earth to grow fresh fruit and vegetables, and about the best spots on his doorstep to selectively forage the wonderful shellfish, sea vegetables and herbs that were readily available, if you knew where to look. It is these formative early memories of time spent outdoors with his grandfather that has had a very positive impact on his style of ingredients-led cuisine, for which he is known today.

Our Awards

Our Suppliers

We use some of the best local suppliers. And thank them for their great service

Fresh Fish
Keenan Fish, Belfast

Dundrum Oyster Fishery

Fruit & Vegetables
North Down Group, Belfast

Quail & Duck Eggs
Woodview Eggs

Beef / Mourne Lamb
Carnbrook Meats, Dromara

Organic Fruit & Vegetables
Gavin Fraser, Crossgar

Free Range Hen Eggs
Murlough Eggs

Dry Goods
La Rousse Foods

Free Range Chickens
Crossgar Poultry

Walter Ewing, Belfast

Pork Belly
John Ferguson, Dromara

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