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O'Hares Newcastle

115-121 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0EU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4372 2487
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“chowder” (5 reviews)
“big open fire” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Irish, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
115-121 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0EU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a good decision to go here after climbing Sliabh Donard on a wild and rainy day. We weren't sure what kind of welcome we'd get as we were so bedraggled and our dripping clothes left big puddles as we made our way inside. ...More

Thank bromcgrath
OHares_Newcastle, Manager at O'Hares Newcastle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bromcgrath, thank you for your review! We know only too well what its like coming off that mountain and the fire is a very welcoming sign indeed. Glad you enjoyed your food and our hospitality and we hope to see you again in the...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

We like this place as a cosy family setting. Plenty of food and drink options, well located near the amusements, and the pool tables are still available. Nice spot. Just can get very busy - a tribute to the place.

Thank Ian P
OHares_Newcastle, Manager at O'Hares Newcastle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Ian, it's great that we are your regular port of call and you can continue to be our guest for a long time to come!

Reviewed 1 August 2017

Meandering adjoining buildings that do a lot of catering for large events like weddings etc. Helpful staff and decent food delivered in a professional manner. Across the road from the beach area. Plenty of parking around the back in public car park which can get...More

Thank DominicDeBurca
OHares_Newcastle, Manager at O'Hares Newcastle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments Dominic. We pride ourselves on our staffs helpfulness and professionalism so to get a review commending them on such is heartening.

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic spot if you've just done the mountain walk. Live music on the sunny Sunday afternoon we stopped by. Nice vibe.

Thank Dean M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

It's my birthday today and my family and two little dogs headed to O'Hares as we knew it is dog friendly. They also advertise food in the bar/pub grub and the website seemed to support this. However we were disappointed to be told when we...More

Thank SiobhanMcGui
OHares_Newcastle, Manager at O'Hares Newcastle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Siobhan, firstly thank you for your review and secondly apologies for the lack of service you feel you received. It has always been company policy for us to serve food in the restaurant Monday to Sunday from June 1st right up until September 1st,...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Called in here for a bite to eat expecting just the normal fair. Starters ,,,,delicious,,,, main course,,,, delicious.... Friendly service. Portions are very healthy so no room dessert. I will definitely be back

1  Thank luxivelle1
OHares_Newcastle, Manager at O'Hares Newcastle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Luxivelle for your kind words, I have passed them onto our Kitchen department, next time you must try our homemade desserts!

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Very cozy, corner table in the rear of the restaurant. Wait staff was very helpful and friendly. Food was delivered extremely quickly, we had the beef cheek with mash potatoes and steak pie. It was very good. It was the first time I have had...More

Thank Debbi D
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had great service here and great food. Wonderful atmosphere, many different rooms so we were able to get a quiet one to have drinks before our meal.

Thank Stormy2013
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Called in for a few Drinks...I hate having to ask for service, when the Bar is quiet, there are few other Customers and Staff walk past you whilst you are standing at the Bar with money in your Hand...2nd time this has happened. Fire was...More

1  Thank JKG2009
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Went in at 4pm so hungry and they said they would not serve food until 5pm so we got drinks and waited, by Ann or someone with dark hair. Then we were told at 5pm actually they had bookings and couldn't get us food til...More

Thank krd510
OHares_Newcastle, Manager at O'Hares Newcastle, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi Krd510, thank you for your review. Unfortunately the day you came in we were rather busy and had to close our Sunday Carvery half an hour early at 4. We would not then usually serve in our restaurant until 5 but we were fully...More

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28 October 2016|
Response from OHares_Newcastle | Property representative |
We have one of the best live bands ion the circuit, Mothers Little Helpers on stage from 10:30pm playing all the best in Rock, Pop and chart hits. We also have a Dj outside in our fully covered & heated CourtYard Cocktail Bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115-121 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0EU, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +44 28 4372 2487
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Family run business at the heart of the Live music scene for over 40 years, winner of many awards for our restaurants and food, proud server to the local community and beyond, we have something for everyone.....only at O'Hares
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