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“Fabulous!”

Primrose on the Quay
Ranked #29 of 208 Restaurants in Derry
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$20
Description: primrose on the quay is an independent business owned by husband and wife team Ciaran and Melanie Breslin, serving delicious fresh local produce morning noon and night, with the north wests finest patisserie, whether you require breakfast, lunch , afternoon tea, our amazing cocktails or local beers you are guaranteed the best view of our beautiful river foyle and is one of the favourite choices for local and visiting diners .. serving seven days a week,
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Description: primrose on the quay is an independent business owned by husband and wife team Ciaran and Melanie Breslin, serving delicious fresh local produce morning noon and night, with the north wests finest patisserie, whether you require breakfast, lunch , afternoon tea, our amazing cocktails or local beers you are guaranteed the best view of our beautiful river foyle and is one of the favourite choices for local and visiting diners .. serving seven days a week,
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped off at Primrose today for a coffee after a stroll along the quay. First time here and we were not disappointed. The coffee was perfect and the strawberry cheescake was to die for. The staff were kind, courteous, efficient and provided a perfect service. We will be back very soon indeed.

Thank JoCa42
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

As a party of three, we went to the Primrose for lunch. We were seated at a comfortable booth and ordered. All three of us ordered the Greencastle Haddock with chips and mushy peas, as it was a cold day!
When the meals came, it's fair to say that none of us are big eaters especially at lunch time, but the portion sizes were miniscule, representing extremely poor value. The fish was like a child's portion, the chips were in a ramekin no bigger than 4 ounces, and the peas came in a thimble-like vessel. I think there were only five chips in the serving!
The food was of a decent quality, so fair play to the chef, but to the tight-fisted owner, I'd say "come on, catch yourself on!"
The food was £9.50 per serving, making it an expensive lunch and the drinks bill was also high, £2.50 for a small cola and £4.50 for a glass of beer. Derry is not an affluent city and I don't believe locals, shoppers or visitors would eat here frequently, not at "hotel prices". G

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We called in to this lovely wee cafe for Sunday morning breakfast, we were seated straight away and brought a menu, about 5-10 mins passed and another couple were seated beside us. Lucky for them they knew the male staff member and were offered coffee straight away, within minutes their coffees were served and there breakfast orders were taken by a another staff member as we sat there with no drinks offered and no order taken hence the 4 rating. I decided to ask was there any chance our order might be taken and within minutes it was. The breakfast was gorgeous and after feeling ignored after we arrived the service was excellent from then on in.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

A lovely lunch with tasty dishes ( venison cottage pie, mussels, carbonara) really great service at the right pace ( not too rushed!) would recommend as a treat

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We had the avocado bacon and egg and it was absolutely excellent. Followed by strangest cappuccinos and very ordinary carrot cake. Service was chaotic quite a contrast to Primrose Strand Road where we had a lovely lunch last week with very good service. I was prepared to leave at one stage - my husband had to go up to the counter to order. This cafe is nearly always full but it won’t be us again.

Thank fionnualag
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primrose c, Owner at Primrose on the Quay, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Hi there Fionnuala
Thank you for your recent visit to Primrose on the Quay.. If you could possibly contact me on primrosecafe@hotmail.com as I would like a few details of date and time and I will look into the matter, I’m glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to our new Premises On the Strand road
Many thanks
Melanie

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