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Roches Bar

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Duncannon | The Hook Peninsula Duncannon, New Ross Co Wexford, Duncannon, Ireland
+353 51 389 188
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here twice in four days! Great bar area, typically Irish, with roaring fire. Simple but wonderfully-cooked food, particularly the curries (we believe the chef is Sri Lankan) and if you've a yearning for a game of pool or darts, they've a back bar for that too. It was the sort of pub we were hoping to find on our... More 

1 Thank tonythebigfella
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting with a friend after a long walk by the hook! Great and quick service, and an absolutely delicious menu! We got the Thai curry and the goujons and everything was super fresh and tasty! The bar is beautiful and you really feel at home here! Decided on dessert after too! Homemade brownie! Just delicious! There's also a great selection... More 

1 Thank underthenet
Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended to Roches by our landlady. Typical dark, rambling interior, part of which (at the back) was rather cold. Once we had found a warm table we ordered food - fish for both of us as we were only yards from the sea. Very good - and equally good, relaxed service. After eating, and belatedly discovering that they... More 

Thank CanalFan
County Wexford
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great fish and chips. Fresh and plenty of it. Service was good and served with a smile. Will be back

1 Thank BarsideBert
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The food in this pub is amazing. Think I've tried almost everything on the menu now. The Thai Green curry is a must. Highly recommend it. The selection of craft beers and gins is brilliant for a rural pub. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Live bands at weekends which makes this pub an all rounder.

1 Thank Michelle W
Clearwater, Florida
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

My two siblings and I had lunch. Friendly service, good pint of Guinness. Chowder was excellent as were the fries, the crab and salmon was good but not great. The tempura prawns avoid they were not good. Overall well worth a visit to this small town pub with great food.

1 Thank DJD33756
County Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is an excellent bar and the bar food is amazing. Try the monkfish and prawn curry . Rochester is very suitable for families or even large groups. The staff are lovely and very helpful. I have never been disappointed with the food here. Excellent.

1 Thank Mary N
Waterford, Ireland
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181 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Visited on a Friday in early November not really expecting to be able to have lunch. The lunch menu was quite nice as were the specials. The girls serving couldn't have been more helpful. I had a monkfish curry and my wife had haddock. Both were superb and quite fresh. My daughter had sausage and chips and the chips were... More 

1 Thank GerryR18
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Love going to Roche's Bar for dinner. Food is delicious. Gluten Free is gathered for in that most of the menu is gluten free by default. Décor has lots of character. Staff are really helpful.

2 Thank fifoley
Belves, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Typical Iris pub serving good food, some dishes much better (and better value) than others. I had some scallops served with bacon and a garlic/parsley sauce, absolutely delicious and copious (11,90€). My wife and the sea food chowder, also delicious (6,95€). I ordered the sea bass (no price indicated, then when asked, the waitress told me 14*, then went back... More 

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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
Irish, Bar, Pub, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duncannon | The Hook Peninsula Duncannon, New Ross Co Wexford, Duncannon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wexford  >  Duncannon
  • Phone Number: +353 51 389 188
We are a family run bar over 40 years in business. We focus on fresh local produce with an emphasis on fish, curries and home cooking. We have a dedicated Children's Menu and our friendly staff will look after you well. Our bar opens every day except Christmas Day and Good Friday. Usual bar opening hours. Our food is served every day from 12.30 - 9 p.m. (last orders 8.45 p.m.) Please note, we do not take table bookings for our bar food. First come first served. We do however have a separate dining room available for parties, etc.

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