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Rice's Hotel

12-14 Church Street | Poyntzpass, Newry BT35 6SW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3831 8893
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“rices” (30 reviews)
“steak” (63 reviews)
“apple crumble” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12-14 Church Street | Poyntzpass, Newry BT35 6SW, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Rices is very welcoming and clean. The menu offers great choice, the food is delicious and the portions are generous, lovely spot and very nice accommodating staff!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Aoibhin2015
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Called here after a day shopping and glad we did, we enjoyed a lovely tasty freshly cooked meal and excellent customer service from friendly efficient staff, menu is not extensive but varied enough and there are also daily specials, didn't get to try sweet options...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank d0nna6464
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We only got here once. I think i had spaghetti bolognese type of dish and my friend had steak sandwich,which came with chips at lunch. It was fine. Staff were pleasant. Prices are ok.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank frankm654
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

60th Birthday meal Staff were so accommodating with family members who organised the get-together, helped put up decorations and nothing was to much bother. The Sunday afternoon meal was excellent. We all had different starters, mains and sweets from a good varied choice. Staff were...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mrsjust60
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Went for something to eat tonight and as always it was very good .staff are very attentive & always a good atomsphere.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Z5832VLbrendac
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Called in last week as I’ve heard great reports and have been meaning to call. Had a lovely lunch, started with the tandoori wrap and afterwards the pear and almond tart, both delicious. Staff attentive and friendly, will definitely call again soon.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Armaghniall
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Burger had no flavour and seemed to be bulked with oats or something. Various people in our party ordered steaks and not one of them was cooked to their choices. Medium-Rare was the more like rare and the Medium-Well was rare, still pink with blood....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JKerrNicholl
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Popped in with the family one Saturday lunch time for some food. Everybody chose something different and all was excellent-no complaints at all regarding the food. One small point was that the tables were a little on the small side to seat 4 but we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dee E
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first time visiting Rice’s after hearing many good reviews from friends and family. We were instantly greeted in the main bar area by a young, male member of staff who told us to take a seat and immediately brought us menus. We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kellieveebee
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Went for mum's birthday. Food as always was good but service was quite slow. Didn't have enough seats for us all as restaurant is quite small. Took the girl about 15mins to ask us if we wanted a drink while we were waiting which wasn't...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Aaran87
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12-14 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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