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Ownies Bar

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16-18 Joymount, Carrickfergus BT38 7DN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9335 1850
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 10:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ordered the steak sizzler and chowder as mains. Steak sizzler was really good but chips came in a small tin cup which was poor as portion was very small. Chowder really tasty and delicious only gripe was there was very little liquid making it a bit dry rather which was a shame as the flavour was really good.

Thank E2617DHjohnt
Dundee, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of four on Good Friday all left happy and ate well. Brisket burger in brioche bun with sweet potato fries was top notch as was the burger with blue cheese. Got a table upstairs in restaurant with a nice view over the lough. and finished off the evening in the cosy wee bar downstairs. Worth a visit !

Thank Rablitos
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on Friday night after a suggestion/recommendation from a family member.... we all had an absolute ball, quickly served at the bar, and the cheesy 90's tunes to up to date ones were on point! Will defo be back next time we're in the area!!!!

Thank Snackajack0808
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food great atmosphere. The kids meals were good value. Service was a little slow however, they were busy. Definitely recommend it and will be going back.

Thank Thomo66
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slow service, poor food, cold and sloped on the plate. Not impressed at all. I think they rely on there weekend drink service as they charge 80p for a splash of lemonade

1 Thank davehni
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was suggested "Ownies" for my Birthday dinner (Evening meal), so we book tables for 8 people just a day in advance of my Birthday, no problem. On arrival we where seated upstairs opposite the doorway. Just a few diners and our family group made for quick service from very friendly and attentive staff. We were given menus and our... More 

Thank William G
Belfast, Maine
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never been disappointed in Ownies ,good food and very friendly staff , overall very good value. Atmosphere very relaxing , no pressure on time.

Thank 48eve
Leicester, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for 9 people, 2 weeks before. Seated upstairs near a birthday party group. We were the only 2 groups up there, but staff didn't forget about us. Drinks & food ordered on time. Food arrived on time, was warm and delicious. The place was very busy but that didn't stop the staff from being friendly nor helpful. Can recommend... More 

Thank SuzySue27
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with two girlfriends for lunch and big catch up ! Must say they have changed things around a bit !! Had to pay up for food and drinks in order stage ! One of my friends is vegetarian and was happy to see an extensive separate menu for vegetarians !! My other friend and I ordered the massive... More 

Thank Edithluc
Selkirk, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Defiantly enjoyed my two meals here. They were very large platefuls of good home Ulster cooking and you will not go home hungry.

Thank Bob B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-18 Joymount, Carrickfergus BT38 7DN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Carrickfergus
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9335 1850

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