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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stopped here for lunch during our Game of Thrones tour, great spot really friendly staff food is delicious I had the lasagne. Reasonable prices and they have one of the Game of Thrones doors from the dark hedges in the bar.

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TheCuanCoDown, Owner at The Cuan, responded to this review

Dear Emma M Thank you for taking the time to share your Game of Thrones experience. Look out for our wonderful themed GoT events throughout the year - Sat 10th June is Game of Thrones Murder Mystery night, we are planning to kill off Cersei!!! Regards Caroline, Peter & Team

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Once again we found a home from home in the Cuan where they really look after their guests like family. We have an 8 month old baby which can sometimes be challenging, but nothing is too much trouble and we even had cushions brought for her to play on. The food is as good as always, the seafood chowder being...

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TheCuanCoDown, Owner at The Cuan, responded to this review

Dear fullylit It was lovely to read your fantastic review - it encapsulates the whole ethos of The Cuan. We look forward to doing it all over again for you on another occasion. Regards Caroline, Peter & Team

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We came here for lunch as part of the Winterfell Game of Thrones tour (which was also excellent). I had the mussels and my husband had the lasagne. Both were delicious, very filling and a decent price. We particularly liked the bread which came with the mussels, which the manager advised was an old family recipe. We felt at home...

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TheCuanCoDown, Owner at The Cuan, responded to this review

Dear Amber T Delighted that we contributed so much to your Game of Thrones experience. Thank you for taking the time to share it with the rest of the world!!! Plan to stay over with us the next time on our Winterfell Dinner B&B package - you could book the room used by Jon Snow when they were here for...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at The Cuan for one night. Peter's welcome was warm and sincere. The staff were outstanding, friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. Our evening meal and breakfast next morning was superb. Accommodation very clean, warm and cosy. Our stay was faultless thanks to a very efficiently run establishment. Great location for exploring the Ards Penninsula. Looking...

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TheCuanCoDown, Owner at The Cuan, responded to this review

Dear Valerie C Great to hear that you are already planning your return visit - all the information on our special events for 2017 is available to view in the events section of our website. Regards Caroline, Peter & Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I are just back from a lovely weekend stay at the Cuan. The stay was the result of a happy accident; we were looking for a late valentine's weekend, and stumbled across The Cuan online. The location was perfect, we could go for walks around Castle Ward, or take a wee trip on the ferry to head...

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TheCuanCoDown, Owner at The Cuan, responded to this review

Dear Stephen P Thank you for your delightful review, Colman truly is the star of The Cuan but Nicola may have to get in the queue of all those who would like to take Colman home!!! We look forward to your next visit. Regards Caroline, Colman, Peter & Team

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a table for a meal for my mother's birthday this Saturday past. I ordered the roast beef. Shortly after placing the food order, the waitress came out with two plates and asked "who is having the lamb". When no-one responded she looked shocked and took the plate away to ask the chef if the meal on the plate...

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TheCuanCoDown, Owner at The Cuan, responded to this review

Dear Michelle A I am sorry to read that we fell short of your exceptions in relation to two of your dishes. They are actually our two lead dishes. The Rib Eye of Irish Beef is a wonderful cut of beef, it gets it delicious taste and moistness from the element of fat marbled throughout the meat, very occasionally (as...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Strangford on a road trip as part of my 30th birthday and were recommended The Cuan by locals we met out visiting "Winterfell". From the moment we walked through the door we were welcomed by the Landlord and the lovely staff!! We were only looking for a quick break and a hot beverage but ended up staying for...

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TheCuanCoDown, Owner at The Cuan, responded to this review

Dear Florian E Thank you for the lovely review, Winterfell is an amazing experience with the opportunity to tour the 16 filming sites of Game of Thrones plus the unique experience of re-enacting Bran Stark doing archery in exactly the same spot as the show. Have a look at our exciting Game of Thrones on our website, the Winterfell Dinner...

Banbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in to the Cuan yesterday at 12.30, we hadn't booked, and I would recommend booking if you are a larger group, as we got the last free table. We were welcomed by Peter, who was pleasant and friendly, and looked after by Dale and Bronagh, who were professional, very quick, and looked after us very well. The Cuan...

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TheCuanCoDown, Owner at The Cuan, responded to this review

Dear Nicky F You have just provided our future guests with a fantastic insight to a visit to The Cuan - thank you, you have done a wonderful job! I am delighted to know that we made such a great impression, this is our day and daily, it is there for all our guests. There is so much to do...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great value for money. Food excellent, great selection of fresh locally sourced food cooked to perfection. Staff, sorry, the team work very well with each other. Nothing is any trouble to them. They will take the time to chat with you, offer advice on local attractions, tourist routes etc Our bedroom very well appointed. Lovely big en-suite. With all the...

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TheCuanCoDown, Owner at The Cuan, responded to this review

Dear Sean M Thank you for that excellent review, delighted to read that we exceeded your expectations on every level, combine the beauty of our location with The Cuan and you have a very special holiday. Hope to see you again Sean M. Regards Caroline, Peter & Team

Dundalk, Ireland
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Just back from a great weekend in Strangford staying at the Cuan. Great hospitality from all the staff from the moment we arrived late Friday evening. We got rolls Royce treatment all weekend. Food was top class too. I would recommend this location to anybody looking for a short break especially people from the south of Ireland who don't realise...

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TheCuanCoDown, Owner at The Cuan, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen C Thank you for this wonderful detailed review, service, dining, accommodation and a very special location, your review would read well in a tourism booklet! We look forward to spoiling you all over again Kieran and Blinne when you make the journey north. Regards Caroline, Colman, Sean, Peter & Team

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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Additional Information about The Cuan

Address: Strangford Village, Strangford BT30 7ND, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Strangford
Price Range: $145 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Cuan 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“We had a room in the front which was really lovely, unfortunately the alarm across the road kept us awake.”
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