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The Brass Monkey

1-4 Sandys Street, Newry BT34 1EN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3026 3176
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (19 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
“side salad” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1-4 Sandys Street, Newry BT34 1EN, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Average food wouldn't be in a rush back, basic menu not a great selection and staff aren't the most helpful or friendly.

Thank Delia D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This establishment has two parts; the dining area and the pub. We enjoyed a light dinner in the more quiet “bistro” style dining room, with lovely Art Deco interior. My partner had a classic hamburger, and I had a salmon/shrimp salat. We were both very...More

Thank Dorte A
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Dropped in for an early mea.l attentive staff. Good menu options. Competitively priced both for food and wine. Only complaint no alcohol free beers.

Thank Rory91
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Attended this restaurant after my sister in law recommended it. Have been before and wasn't impressed but heard it had new owners so gave it a go. We were seated by a waitress that clearly didn't speak a word of English and has zero people...More

2  Thank patsyemz
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Decided to have a Sunday dinner here with my partner, my sister, her fiancée and my wee nephew as I’ve heard lots about hw good the Brass Monkey has become since I arrived home. We walked in the main door and not one staff member...More

4  Thank markmcl19947
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

I ordered vegetarian burger as they are very poor regarding a choice of vegetarian dishes. It was a take out dinner. My burger was saggy and it wasn’t possible to eat it. I throw it out in the bin. Apparently cook made a mistake making...More

Thank Liga M
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Love this place for food.. it is a bit expensive for what you get but enjoyed it at each visit. Restaurant staff are good. Love the decor

Thank DREENS33
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Have been twice recently and absolutely love the food. The platter for two, of wings, scampi and ribs is fantastic, comes with fries and is great value for money. However the service is terrible, no one sits you when you arrive, and staff tell you...More

2  Thank camelphat
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal two weeks in a row from this place. I would have to admit, it's a place I would've stayed away from until recently. I'm not sure if there's a new chef or what but the food was devine. The prawns, steak...More

1  Thank AlannaMcGivern
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I believe the brass monkey is now under new management since I have last visited and has a new menu. I went with my husband and 8 month old baby. We had been highly recommended this restaurant by friends and family so decided to give...More

Thank cristine34
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22 October 2015|
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Response from Sojourner-Texas_USA | Reviewed this property |
I share the other responses. I have been to the Brass Monkey many times, under the old management and under the new, and after the renovations. But I don't recall ever seeing advertising of a B&B or rooms available while... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-4 Sandys Street, Newry BT34 1EN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 3026 3176
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