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The Cuan Restaurant

The Square, Strangford, County Down, BT30 7ND
The Cuan Restaurant


At The Cuan we pride ourselves on the choice and quality of our food. We aim to offer a creative menu and to use fresh and seasonal ingredients much of which is locally produced. Being on the coast we have a regular supply of excellent fresh seafood from our friend Marty Johnston at the award winning East Coast Seafoods. Our menu also features delicious vegetarian and vegan options and we cater for Gluten free diets,

We are open for lunch and dinner and whether you choose to eat in our dining room, relax at a table by the fire in our bistro, or have a snack at the bar, you will have an excellent choice of quality food with something to suit all palates. We also serve Authentic Neapolitan pizzas prepared in our wood fired oven as well as a selection of children’s meals to keep the younger members of the family happy.

To accompany your meal, we have an excellent wine list offering a varied selection of carefully chosen wines from all over the world!

Breakfast at The Cuan is a relaxed affair and is always popular with our residents as well as with locals and visitors to the area. Good food prepared to order in a beautiful setting, what better way to start your day!

At our bar locals, visitors and guests mix and enjoy a drink in a cosy and inviting setting. Here we serve a selection of beers, wines, spirits and even cocktails!


Pour Your Own Pint.  This experience is available to groups and booking is essential -  Package includes, Pint, Guiness T-Shirt & Certificate.  Available Montday to Thursday only.

Discover the Hidden Gems of Strangford Lough with our Boat and Lunch Tour.  Booking Essential -

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  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Toilets for disabled visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Guided Tours Available


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Catering service
  • Cocktail Menu
  • Dogs Accepted Inside
  • Dogs Accepted Outdoor Dining Area
  • Licensed
  • Local Produce
  • Packed lunch available
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special dietary requirements catered for
  • Take away service

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Child seat available
  • Children's Menu Available
  • Highchairs Available

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Accommodation nearby
  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Beer garden
  • Blue Badge guide
  • Chef
  • Conference facilities
  • Exclusive hire of restaurant
  • First Aid
  • Gift vouchers
  • Groups accepted
  • Live music
  • Number of covers - Restaurant - 60 Bistro - 26 Bar - 18
  • Pets accepted
  • Prior Booking Required
  • Private rooms
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Toilets
  • Visitor information
  • Wi-fi available

Leisure Facilities

  • Wifi

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Coach parking
  • Frequent bus services
  • Off site parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • American Express accepted
  • Euros accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted
  • Visa Debit Accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Al fresco dining
  • Coastal
  • Dining afloat
  • Dogs Welcome Inside
  • Forest Location
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals
  • In countryside
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Seafront
  • Smoking Some Areas
  • Unique venue
  • Village Location
  • Waterfront

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as gay friendly
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly

Travel & Trade

  • Commission/net rates apply
  • Packed lunches available

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The Cuan BedroomsThe Cuan, StrangfordThe Cuan is situated on the shores of Strangford Lough, on the Village Green in the beautiful tranquil village of Strangford. The Cuan is the perfect setting for a mid-week break, weekend getaway or an activity led holiday with the family.

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* Open 365 Days a year.

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