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O'Neill's Bournemouth

231 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1JZ, England
+44 1202 312174
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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“side salad” (2 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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231 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1JZ, England
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the pub for lunch with my partner recently and sat outside in huge beer garden. Fantastic pizzas and good prices for the area. Young girl working on lower bar with bright coloured hair was very helpful and suggested we tried the hop House which...More

Thank musiclover09
General Manager A, Manager at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon musiclover, I have already written a response to your review but it's showing as not posted. I'll write another one but I apologise in advance if you have already received one. Thank you very much for rating us so highly :) Hophouse is...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

After a great start following the really nice re-ferb the food has gone well down hill , the tatooed bar maids are rude and ageist The place looks grubby , the sports coverage is good but really much too loud Get your act together or...More

1  Thank romaine2013
General Manager A, Manager at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good evening Romaine, We at O'Neill's are extremely disappointed about your latest experience with us. In particular we are not happy with the service you received, nor the food you ate. We will be speaking to all our staff about this and hope next time...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Very good atmosphere at any time. You can go for a burguer (as we did) and a beer at the bar, then you can watch the best of the sport (boxing, football) or grab a drink and enjoy the good weather in its nice terrace...More

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

Good evening, Thank you very much for your positive review. We are glad you enjoyed every aspect of your visit. We hope to see you again. Many thanks Jimmy

Reviewed 1 May 2018

I visited O'Neills for a bar meal and to watch the football one evening when I was visiting my head office in Bournemouth. I ordered a mixed grill and settled down with a pint of Peroni waiting for the football to start. My food was...More

Thank smiler1956
General Manager A, Owner at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Good afternoon, We at O'Neill's are delighted you enjoyed your time with us on your last visit. Although we are slightly disappointed your mixed grill wasn't to a great standard the first time round we are happy you received excellent service and that the situation...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

We had been planning on Wetherspoons but didn’t like the look of it so ended up here. Looks like it has been recently decorated and seemed tidy if a bit spartan. Only one cask ale on tap which was a bit disappointing. Food was OK...More

Thank helenakitt
General Manager A, Manager at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Helena, Thank you for your 3 star review, during the week we only have one or sometimes two cask ales on as these are not a massive seller, Our food is a country mile better than Weather spoons. it is mentioned in 3 different...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018 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 22 March 2018

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 4 March 2018 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
General Manager A, Manager at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Hi Linda, As you are aware we as a company are dealing with this issue, There are claims on this review and other reviews that we very strongly refute.

Reviewed 3 March 2018 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
General Manager A, Manager at O'Neill's Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Tracey, Thank you for your review, We are sorry if you could not see the burger deal it is clearly marked on the menu, as for the salad had you asked on the day I would have been happy to give you a new salad...More

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 17 February 2018

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 20 February 2018

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$14
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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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Description
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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