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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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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rices” (27 reviews)
“steak” (61 reviews)
“sticky toffee” (2 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 6 days ago

We have heard so many great reviews we called in for lunch. It's a nice un-pretentious place with very friendly staff. The kinda place you could spend a bit of time chatting away and watch a bit of sport while you have a few pints....More

Thank Newry_Bloke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined in the bar here with a group of friends in late afternoon. First impressions were of a fairly grotty bar. The menu offered a lot of choices, which kind of suggested a freezer - microwave - table environment. I ordered a chicken and bacon...More

1  Thank LandPC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Any time I visited here I left happy anď contented.staff very friendly ans attentive.good value for money..

Thank con m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not very good, I had the buffalo wings which were tasteless, with very little sauce and overcooked. My colleague had the cod and chips, soggy batter though chips were good. Will not be back

Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Took my partner out for a birthday meal and decided to drive from Armagh to Rices. Had been here a number of times a few years back and went here about a month ago on a Sunday. We had roast lamb and beef for mains...More

Thank dem190
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Myself and a lady friend popped in for lunch in a sunny Saturday. Very few in about 12.30 but royal wedding , motorbike racing at North West, and cup finals on TV plus great sunny weather would disuade people from sitting indoors. We ordered a...More

Thank Francis M
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Went out fir a meal with 4 other friends, all of which would be very fussy eaters. Every aspect of our meal was superb! The service was excellent, especially Natalie and Callum.. nothing was too much trouble. The starters were delicious ( buffalo wings) but...More

Thank SballNewry
Reviewed 22 April 2018

What a place, Third time here and I will be going back without a doubt. The food is just amazing. The steak is so good. Best place for a steak in Co Armagh if not best place in Northern Ireland. The staff are all very...More

Thank Tweetie34
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Well, I feel my photos tell the full story. My girlfriend had the salmon and I have half a bullock. What a steak, absolutely gorgeous, cooked to perfection and served with a smile. There’s nothing to complain about except it’s a little too far away...More

Thank Night-train88
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

If you want good food and friendly staff this has to be one of the best places you will get great meal as usual

Thank conork2
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Restaurant Details

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