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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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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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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1 Thank Rory O
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We've just eaten in Manhattan's best steakhouse-and both of us came away from it saying that Rice's was better! Still the best steaks we've ever tasted

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Newry, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely chicken burger for lunch here. Don't usually post about lunch snacks but it was marinated beautifully and really really tasty! Highly recommended!

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Thank CoNew1
Armagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. I had the Duck Breast followed by the Pavlova, and both were delicious. I'll definitely be back!

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Thank niebla77
Banbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Meal excellent. Atmosphere warm and friendly. Absolutely no hesitation recommending this venue.Staff so helpful and pleasant. We will return.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Great spot for a family lunch, plenty of options and very family friendly. Steak sandwich unreal, nice fish options, great friendly service.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Armagh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

What can i say about this place. We all had steak. The steaks were all amaxing. The best steak we had for a long time. A very busy place but no wonder because of the amazing food. The staff were all very friendly n helpful. Will be back without a doubt.

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Portadown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I guess you will have to think of this as a recent double review. I've been to Rice's many many times but recently have had a craving for steak (having been practically vegan for a couple of years!). First of my recent visits I took a young friend who had never before eaten sirloin 'blue'. I promised him no disappointment... More 

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups
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?