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Grounded Espresso Bar

$$ - $$$Cafe, British,
27 Merchants Quay, Newry BT35 6EH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3083 3868
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“club sandwich” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Merchants Quay, Newry BT35 6EH, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent breakfast, poached egg bagel and good quality coffee all at a reasonable price. Lots of locals in which is always a good sign.

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Yummy food delicious coffee funky surroundings innovative food combos healthy and naughty treats. Great location perfect for meeting friends or having a date lunch. Highly recommend!

Thank sapphire01
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Thanks Jack, Chloe and Beth for being awesome. I got off at the wrong bus shelter (thinking it was Belfast). I was treated like royalty as soon as they heard my yarn. From the extra marshmallows in my hot choccy to having a midnight taxi...More

Thank conorrath
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Had lunch here recently. Keenly priced. The food is good. Worth checking out. Background music is very apt and adds to the atmosphere. Open until 12am!

Thank L W
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I visit Grounded at least once a month so I thought it was about time I reviewed it. I usually have the same breakfast (veggie bap with a side order of bacon) and it is pretty consistent, always tasty, served promptly, and presented nicely enough....More

Thank Andrea34M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The coffee is exceptional BUT what really makes this place is the smiley, attentive, funny staff. Going into work early in the morning isn't a chore when these guys great you with a massive smile every morning.

Thank amvtb01
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Toilet dryer not working, very run down and cramped. Full of witches gauking and texting. Floor was dirty and menu limited with parking difficult for my Mini. Nowhere to plug in laptop, poor hotspot connectionMore

Thank bumble45
Graeme F, Owner at Grounded Espresso Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Hand dryers work fine. Those witches are extremely hard working and friendly..check previous reviews. Floors get dirty during service, they are cleaned when they can be. Menu has over 50 things on it. Theres 2000 spaces within 500m of the shop,, park your wee mini...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Great sandwiches and lovely cold coffee frappas with whipped cream nice for a quick bit of lunch on the go

Thank chefgarvey
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Staff are excellent, coffee and food are great. Just what you want and expect. Had breakfast with the kids.

Thank Srm123srm
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Grounded is, without a doubt, the best coffee house I have ever been to. Our family used to frequent this spot 5 yrs ago and on our visit to the area again it hasn't failed to impress. Coffee is made to perfection and to your...More

1  Thank Niomi B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Merchants Quay, Newry BT35 6EH, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 3083 3868
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