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The Old Mill Restaurant

Merchants Quay, Newry BT35 8HF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3025 1234
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good15%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (7 reviews)
“duck” (2 reviews)
“canal court” (7 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 10:30All hours
Seafood, British, Irish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Merchants Quay, Newry BT35 8HF, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been a few times only on Sundays, I absolutely love the Sunday 3 course food has always been very high standard desserts are amazing, price is reasonable, staff are friendly nothing is too much bother will definitely be back

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful restaurant, the staff are very helpful and friendly, and the food is amazing.... However, we booked well in advance to make sure it was wheelchair friendly and they could accommodate us with the wheelchair...but, when we were shown to our table,...More

Thank Lemmieout
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The breakfast served in this restaurant is absolutely fantastic! There is a very pleasant atmosphere with lovely decor. You are warmly greeted at the door, shown to your table, given a menu and invited to start your meal by helping yourself to a very extensive...More

Thank thewanderinggypsy
Old Mill R, Marketing Manager at The Old Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely review of your breakfast at Old Mill Restaurant, Newry. I am delighted you found the service, quality of food and variety all excellent and hope you return again to the Canal Court Hotel in the future.

Reviewed 27 February 2017

Recent Family birthday celebration with 6 in attendance and it was super from beginning to end. Table setting, service, atmosphere but particularly the food....all outstanding!! Quality with a super selection to suit all taste buds. Thank you to the staff and chefs... will be back...More

Thank OrlitaN
Old Mill R, Marketing Manager at The Old Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

I am delighted you and your family enjoyed your meal in Old Mill Restaurant - Our new head chef has introduced a new menu and the feedback has been fantastic! I hope you will return again and enjoy the same high standards.

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Took my wife to the old mill restaurant the weekend before Valentine's Day. From start to finish every thing was amazing we were greeted at the door by a very efficient manager who couldn't do enough for us. I think her name was Mary. We...More

Thank Tommy M
Old Mill R, Marketing Manager at The Old Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for your wonderful comments and sharing your experience of the Old Mill Restaurant - I am delighted to read that the service was excellent with special mention of Mary the restaurant manager. Also it it fantastic to read that every part of your...More

Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is a charming restaurant in a pleasant hotel - see separate review. The service was prompt and the staff were very helpful, often anticipating a little extra helping. There was a nice selection of food and drinks. The restaurant is well decorated and screens...More

Thank Bally192
Old Mill R, Marketing Manager at The Old Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for your sharing your experience of the Old Mill Restaurant and delighted you enjoyed your meal. Our restaurant has a warm and relaxing atmosphere and is a must when dining out in Newry city.

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to have a late lunch New Year's Eve as we planned on going home early to watch a film and welcome 2017 with Jools. So I booked a table in The Old Mill Restaurant in the Canal Court. We booked it for 2.30pm....More

Thank vontrapp66
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We received really top notch service from all the staff at the old mill restaurant!.... they were very accommodating of my boyfriends needs as a coeliac.... the food was all very tasty and filling, no complaints

Thank beccared92
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Excellent food and excellent service, loads of staff to accommodate everyone and a great selection of wines

Thank NatsDublinIreland
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Myself, my husband and two young children dined in the restaurant on Saturday 1 October for what was supposed to be a birthday treat. The service was very poor - we waited for 20 minutes before our orders were taken, the order brought to the...More

Thank tracyannmcdonald
Old Mill R, Marketing Manager at The Old Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

I am really disappointed to read of your experience of The Old Mill restaurant and sincerely apologize for any delay on your food - Whilst we are currently training some new staff, this should not be an excuse for poor service and an incorrect bill....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 33
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merchants Quay, Newry BT35 8HF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 3025 1234
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The Old Mill Restaurant at the Canal Court Hotel is perched on top of the hotels spiral staircase and have stunning views overlooking Ireland's Oldest Man-made Canal. The Old Mill is a contemporary styled restaurant with soft lighting, wood paneled walls and a rich feeling. The food is an Irish Style cuisine cooked by a team of award winning chefs with a strong focus on locally sourced produce. The food is a testament to the classic Irish dishes with a modern twist. We have a strong focus on meat and seafood. The service is welcoming and paced with an emphasis on taking your time to enjoy your meal. You arrive to our bright conservatory where you enjoy a drink and the ambiance while your peruse the menu. Your order is taken in the bar as you relax and you come through to the dining room when your food is ready. The Old Mill is a rare restaurant that can meet almost any need. From a romantic meal for 2 to a large group dinner to a birthday to a business lunch. The Old Mill is open 7 days a week for breakfast / lunch / dinner services.
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