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Ownies Bar

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16-18 Joymount, Carrickfergus BT38 7DN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9335 1850
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10:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Wed 10:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Melon and mandarin cocktail in Prosecco with black current sorbet - WOW Simple but unforgettable 😍😍😍😍 Roast turkey dinner and traditional accompliments - so tasty and piping hot. 😍😍😍 Christmas pudding and brandy butter 😍😍 Great flavours - polite staff - great ambiance and modestly priced (not a packet in sight) What can I say but thank you And Merry... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is good, bistro type, nice choice on the menu. Service was a bit scary - the staff were stressed (there was a very large party in the new room upstairs) and the waitresses were taking no prisoners. I felt sorry for them having to go up and downstairs with plates of food - this is a health and... More 

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Londonderry
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful building and looks like a great space for a party with the new addition at the back of the upstairs restaurant. Separate vegetarian menu it's good choice but bit pricey.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very tasty meal here this week. Service was quick and helpful. Food fresh and tasty and great value . I would recommend it .

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Thank angelaokane
Coleraine, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely meal, good wine, we both enjoyed the evenings special of sea bass. starters too were great, regret too full for dessert, our mature lady hostess was cheerful and helpful, we will definitely be back

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Thank mac117
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal all of us enjoyed ourselves checked the main menu and early bird menu. We all went for the special meal menu. Super meals all round chicken cooked to perfection, steaks cooked as requested, would pick these meals again. Deserts to die for glad we didn't have a starter, just room for coffee. We will be back again.

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Thank CarrickJohn
Ripon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Ownies many times and have always found a warm welcome and a cold beer. Sarah in the picture is always great craic and the font of all local knowledge combined with good sound advice, respect...

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Thank mosterreviewer
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always, the food and hospitality were really good. Sharon was welcoming as always. The grilled haddock with a leek sauce was wonderful. It was my friend's birthday and I was allowed to decorate the booth. The atmosphere was great - a lovely open fire and great conversation with Jack, the landlord. A lovely birthday lunch extending into the evening!

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Thank persia02
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Ownies on Saturday night to celebrate my wife's birthday. The place was buzzing with a lively crowd in. We shared our table with my two sons and their girlfriends. All I can say is that the food was great and combined with the ambiance and quality of service I can fully understand were Ownies has gained its reputation... More 

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Thank Victor L
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on Friday night for an early dinner and ended up having the 16oz Ribeye on the bone special. All I can say is wow!!! The steak was so tender and the flavour from the grill was just lovely. It ranks as one of the best I've ever had and was not that expensive either. Both happy people 😊

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-18 Joymount, Carrickfergus BT38 7DN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Carrickfergus
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9335 1850

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?