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O'Neill's Bournemouth

231 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1JZ, England
+44 1202 312174
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
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“side salad” (2 reviews)
“great pub” (6 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
231 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1JZ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Top compliments to the staff who under the busiest times were polite friendly attentive and ensured that everyone was served with a smile. Guinness was smooth and the clients were all on top form. Cheers

Thank Lee B
General Manager A, Manager at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Lee, Thank you for your great comments, St patricks day in the pub was fantastic and everyone was super happy, Our Guinness is fantastic and we hope to see you again in the near future. Thanks John

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awful just awful! Went for lunch on a work break with a colleague Ordered ‘Vegetarian’ sausage & mash, bar staff brings it out. I Didn’t question my order as why would I? Start eating it only to realise it doesn’t taste like a veggie sausage....More

2  Thank Lindi T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dissapointing lunch. Didn’t see the lunchtime offer which included a drink. So having already bought a drink we ordered food off the main menu because it appeared that you got a house salad with it rather than a side salad. But it turned out to...More

1  Thank Tracey D
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Went there today with a colleague for lunch. I ordered Vegetarian sausage and mash, I started to eat one of the 'veggie' sausages only to realise something isn't quite right, I looked at it and asked the bar staff if it was vegetarian what I...More

1  Thank Linda T
General Manager A, Manager at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Linda, I believe this is being dealt with by a senior manager from within the organization. Thanks John

Reviewed 30 January 2018

Afternoon deal of £5 was good to share with my friend. Garlic bread lovely and very nice staff . Could not finish pizza as too full

Thank Juney25
General Manager A, Manager at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your high rating! Thank you again for the great review!

Reviewed 28 January 2018

Although busy when we visited (Friday night 8pm ish) we found that the bar; whilst a little chaotic, only had a short wait for us to place the order with the kitchen quick to get food out. I had a burger with chips and a...More

Thank Chantelle B
General Manager A, Manager at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Chantelle B, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at O'Neill's Bournemouth. We're happy we could meet your expectations! Thank you again for leaving us this response!

Reviewed 20 December 2017

The last working day before Christmas. Eighteen of us decended at lunchtime, stringing three tables together. If you like witnessing a well-deserved, well-oiled (not really) team in action, you'd have loved this! (Where were you?) We ordered sporadically, and a lot of different mixes of...More

Thank Steve E
General Manager A, Manager at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Steve, Thanks for your wonderful review, we pride ourselves on having a can do attitude and never saying ''no'' thus driving our high standards. Next time your in be sure to get one of our vouchers for £5 off your next bill. Wishing you a...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Place could do with a lick of paint but atmosphere was good and was a pleasant visit. Staff friendly and music was great

Thank Tay1orjay
General Manager A, Manager at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Hi Tay1orjay, Thank you for the 5 star review, I am delighted you enjoyed our great atmosphere and friendly staff, We would love to welcome you back to Oneills again soon. Thanks John

Reviewed 7 November 2017

popped in for a pre-concert meal, 3 of us, all had different stuff from the excellent options on the menu. helpful staff and prompt service considering there was football and rugby on the multiple screens and the place being pretty full. food arrived promptly and...More

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General Manager A, Manager at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review and kind words, We pride ourselves on our friendly and efficient service and quality food so thank you for this. We hope to see again very soon where hopefully we can turn the 4 star review into a 5...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I vitrified this pub with my work colleagues on a Friday night and what an amazing night. When we arrived it was nice to see the security staff making sure everyone was of age to drink as one of my colleagues were ID. We had...More

Thank Stephanie44_12
General Manager A, Manager at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hello Stephanie, Thank you for your kind words, we are glad you enjoyed the music and the atmosphere, I noticed you said you were on a work night out. We have a really good Christmas offer if you would like to book for Christmas please...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$16
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 312174
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You'll always find a warm welcome at O'Neill's in Bournemouth. Ours is a place where you're free to go with the flow. Where great food and drink is always served with a smile. And where, no matter whether you're a regular or a newcomer, our friendly team will make you feel at home. Irish pubs are known for their hospitality - a point we love proving here at O'Neill's in Bournemouth. We are one of the best pubs in Bournemouth for Irish food, drink and atmosphere. Come and see for yourself - drop by for a bite to eat, to watch some sport, to enjoy our live music or just for the craic. Slainte!
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