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The Cuan


  • Four Star Quality Assurance
Four Star Quality Assurance
6-12 The Square, Strangford, Co Down, BT30 7ND
The Cuan Bedrooms


The 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.

Designed by Garuda Design, The Cuan boasts nine individually designed bedrooms and a self-catering property, each with its own unique style and character. We have wonderful local produce on our doorstep and food will always be at the heart of what we do, so when it comes to dining we have options for everyone.


We’d love to surprise you, but there’s so much about our luxury guest rooms we just have to share. Our stylish and well-appointed rooms offer the very best in comfort and privacy, while providing a peaceful retreat in which to relax and unwind. Book to stay in one of our beautiful coastal inspired bedrooms or self-catering property at

Restaurant, Bistro & Bar

Casual, yet impossibly chic, our menus feature standout showstoppers, specialising in Northern Irish seafood dishes from dawn until dusk. Our chefs are committed to seasonality and sustainability, featuring produce from local suppliers and emulating the coastal sights, sounds and sensations of this beautiful part of the world.

Meetings & Events

You say the word and we will make it happen! Our stunning suite is an elegant and versatile space with an array of natural light, perfect for meetings, seated dinners, cocktail receptions, intimate weddings and a variety of social and business functions.

Packages - Stay, Dine & Play (Golf) - Stay, Dine & Taste (Echlinville Distillery Tours) - Stay, Dine & Explore (Exploris NI).  All information on our packages can be found on our website.


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 -








  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Toilets for disabled visitors


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Catering service
  • Half board supplement (£)
  • Licensed
  • Local Produce
  • Packed lunch available
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special dietary requirements catered for

Children & Infants

  • Cot & Highchair Available

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Beer garden
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Cater for females
  • Cater for individuals
  • Cater for males
  • Central heating throughout
  • Chef
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Exclusive hire of restaurant
  • Gift vouchers
  • Groups accepted
  • Groups catered for
  • Hairdryers
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Linen provided
  • Live music
  • Lost property
  • Night porter
  • Pets accepted
  • Prior Booking Required - Booking advisable, we take walk-ins for a restaurant and bar. Book rooms through our website or call us.
  • Private rooms
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Regular evening entertainment
  • Showers
  • Slippers available
  • Toilets
  • Towels available
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course
  • Cycle hire
  • Fishing
  • Water sports facilities
  • Wifi

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Daily rates available
  • Euros accepted
  • Midweek breaks
  • Monthly rates available
  • Short breaks available
  • Special group rates
  • Weekend breaks

Provider Preferences

  • Al fresco dining
  • Cater exclusively for vegetarians
  • Coastal
  • Dogs Welcome Inside
  • Dogs Welcome Outside
  • Family Room on request
  • Film or TV location
  • Forest Location
  • In countryside
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Seafront
  • Smoking Some Areas
  • Unique venue
  • Village Location
  • Waterfront

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • TV In Bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Activity breaks
  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Disabled access rooms
  • Marketed as gay friendly
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly

Travel & Trade

  • Commission/net rates apply
  • Packed lunches available



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      The Cuan Restaurant, StrangfordThe success of The Cuan has been built on consistently serving excellent food and drink coupled with exceptional customer service. A strong emphasis is placed on using fresh ingredients and sourcing our produce locally. Stay over in our bedrooms.

      Cuan House, StrangfordIdeal for large families, groups of friends, wedding guests, golfers and sailors etc. Close to National Trust properties, wedding venues, golf clubs, sandy beaches and excellent restaurants etc

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