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The Bank Bar & Bistro

1 2 Trevor Hill, Newry BT34 1DN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3083 5501
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribeye steak” (3 reviews)
“penne pasta” (2 reviews)
“mushy peas” (2 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, International, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 2 Trevor Hill, Newry BT34 1DN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Bank Newry for a meal for 4. The minute we walked in the service was amazing. I actually haven't been there for a while, but my first impressions were the changes they have made there....I thought I walked into a Gin Palace...More

Thank hugh7561
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went to the bank bar for a family lunch on st patricks day there were 3 children and 5 adults. We were seated as soon as we arrived even though the place was filled with people eating and drinking. We were seated at a...More

Thank clairemjordan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my boyfriend for something to eat and was not disappointed! The food was amazing The staff were very helpful I’ll definitely go back

Thank Starrs2001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great dinner tonight in the Bank food was delicious and staff were very helpful and attentive. Kate our waitress couldn't do enough for us.

Thank JaerynB B
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

This is a great place where the food is super tasty, staff are super friendly, great menu and at the weekend the crowd is great. Love music plays which is relaxing. I had the hake for dinner and sticky toffee pudding for desert.

Thank Jordanne B
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Booked very impromptu for 19 people, 11+ results and a panto, food and service absolutely fantastic couldn't ask for better extremely accommodating 😊😊😊 would definitely recommend

Thank Pim247
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Cocktails are amazing with over 50 varieties of gin I was in heaven. A must try is the Edinburgh rhubarb and ginger gin with rose lemonade. So good I bought the ingredients and made some when I got home. Plenty of variety in the menu...More

Thank HomeComforts70
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I arrived with a group of four colleagues just as the kitchen was closing. The lady in charge (there seemed to be only two people keeping this very busy place going) could easily have turned us away as the kitchen was due to close just...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Food was outstanding and the waitress Kate that served us was fantastic, she couldn’t do enough for us and we were honestly treated like royalty. Can’t wait to revisit

Thank aislinnmurphy2813
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Recently visited but once again service was terrible and rude staff. Starter was tasteless, main course and dessert was good. Wine ordered for table but had to wait 20 mins for glasses to put it in. All meals did not come out together some getting...More

2  Thank shellyN_ireland
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3 November 2016|
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Response from Martin M | Reviewed this property |
If say you could phone this establishment and buy a voucher over the phone. Ask them to post it to your friends in Newry. Hope this helps. M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 2 Trevor Hill, Newry BT34 1DN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 3083 5501
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As the name might suggest, this venue was once a bank, but don't imagine a transformed local branch of Northern Bank this is a grand, towering building with ornate ceilings and has been restored to its former glory, encompassing some original features, and with the original bank vault located behind the bar, it gives a very unique style and decadence.Its history that props up the bar here at, The Bank - quite literally. These days, it's well worth investing some time in a bar where you can bank on a friendly welcome, good company and a fine pint. The Bank Bar attracts a loyal band of regulars as well as a city-centre mix of shoppers, passers by and students, many of them lured in by the promise of good food, good music and great times, and at the Bank Bar we do not disappoint. Situated in Newry's Town Centre, just 5 minutes' walk away from the main shopping area, you can experience fine dining in a lavish yet relaxed and comfortable setting, whether it's a quick lunch away from the office, socialising with a group of friends, cocktails with the girls, craft beers with the lads, an intimate celebration or even just calling in for a coffee. At The Bank Bar & Bistro, you're more than welcome
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