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The Old George

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, British
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2 Caddells Lane | Rathfriland, Newry BT34 5PX, Northern Ireland
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Rathfriland, , United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

the Wife and i went out for an evening meal ,the food and service here was excellent, would fully recommend this hotel for food ,worthwhile a visit .

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Thank William M
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

A party of 6 of us ate here a few Saturdays ago. Every one of us loved the food and the quality of service. The portions were more than plentiful and all came out well presented and quickly. The staff were polite and courteous and very helpful. I will definitely be reccommending this place to friends and family

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Thank Conehead798
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We went to the Old George on our last evening in Rathfriland and were very pleased with great food. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend it. We found it a very clean and tidy place. It was better than one of the local chippies where we went earlier in our visit. So please visit and make up... More 

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Thank george f
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I found this restaurant by accident and my son and I are so pleased we did! They had all day lunch specials at £6.95 and the huge turkey and ham dinner was bigger and better than my Christmas dinner! My son and I loved it. The food was brought in quickly and the waitress was lovely. Excellent - can't wait... More 

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Salmon Arm
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Made a planned stop in Rathfriland to meet up with someone and chose The Old George for our lunch after walking around the town. We wanted a quaint pub and this fit the bill. The people in the pub were very friendly. We hadn't been able to find the person I town we were looking for so we mentioned his... More 

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Thank RanchWendy
Belfast, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Toast and jam would get a better review. Just don't bother go to the many chippers instead. Dingy, dirty, dreary, dreadful.

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Thank Ann M
Newry, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

If in Rathfriland, call in. The food was excellent with just enough of it and great value for money. We will definitely be back!!

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Thank B7Morgan
banbridge
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The food here is second to none. I eat out frequently and although this place is in need of a refurbishment the food is absolutely gorgeous. Modern dishes and some old favourites such as Chicken Maryland to steak sandwiches and delicious fish dishes are all available and I have never had a bad meal here yet. Everything is very well... More 

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Thank chrissieBanbridge
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2014

The staff welcomed our large party with a smile. All the orders came out correctly and in good time. I had the "Stack of Chicken" and it was a stack! Lovely pepper sauce and champ with fantastic tobacco onions. The food was hot, tasty and plentiful. The staff were attentive but not over fussy, giving us enough time and space... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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894 reviews
604 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2014

What a pleasant surprise to "just run across" such a gem. It is half a block off the city square and I found it just "by accident" while driving around downtown looking for any place to eat. It was so good, that I drove 10 miles out of my way to eat there again two days later! I ate on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Caddells Lane | Rathfriland, Newry BT34 5PX, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newry

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