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Rice's Hotel

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14 Church Street | Poyntzpass, Newry BT35 6SW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3831 8893
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We go here at least every two weeks food is excellent staff are so friendly we have took friends and family we wouldn't yo pass it.

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Thank Ann Marie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A midway journey between Newry and Tandragee is Rice's Hotel. More what we use to call a local Public house that does food. There were nice specials on offer and the menu was surpising. We opted for the 5oz fillet steak with trimmings. This was just enough and the side order in the price made the meal complete. The steak... More 

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Thank Clive B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best food, Guinness, Irish coffee and friendly service around. Consistently exceeds expectations. Love, love, love...

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Thank Fiona B
County Armagh, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hubby and I called in to Rice's Hotel for Sunday Lunch. There was a real buzz about the bar, with most people just eating in the bar. We joined them, and hubby had vegetable soup, followed by roast beef dinner. Most of the locals who all seemed to know each other were going for steak so I had the steak... More 

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Thank sarahmarylucas
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Just finished meal on a wed night. Had the two courses for £12 option first class. Terry was very helpful and friendly. Finished with the above. 👍👍👍👍

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1 Thank Arromanch
Newry, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Great service Very friendly people very enjoyable night Service fast and food to a high standard. Will go again

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Thank Brannock2
Bradford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A really people friendly pub, good service and good food. Steak, was excellent, and the service from all the staff was exceptional. My only fault was, I had the pork and it was very dry. Didn't like to mention it when with a family who go there a lot.

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Thank Claire W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Decided to try Rice's for the first time based on the reviews and we were so glad we did. When we rang to book a reservation it was booked out but we were told the bar menu was the same and it was a first come first served basis. So glad this happened as the atmosphere in the bar was... More 

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3 Thank IzBambii
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Love this place! Food fabulous. Service 100%. Terry & Gavin always look after us well. Great place with a lovely ambience. One of my favourite places to eat. Well done to all.

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1 Thank Lyou11
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Service and food here are always excellent. Easily the nicest sirloin I've ever eaten and reasonably priced. 5 star all round!

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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
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Church Street | Poyntzpass, Newry BT35 6SW, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 3831 8893

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