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The Bank Bar & Bistro

) #11 of 90 Restaurants in Newry ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, International, European
1 2 Trevor Hill, Newry BT34 1DN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3083 5501
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Irish, International, European, British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
1 2 Trevor Hill, Newry BT34 1DN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed in Newry last weekend and called in to The Bank for a cold drink... sat in the sun in the quirky roof top beer garden with its African theme, then decided to have dinner... food was delicious!!... ordered seafood chowder, which, may I add...More

Thank mags19602002
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Crispy beef salad - didn't read the menu properly because the description highlights this isn't crispy beef. All the same we were disappointed to have been served sliced beef, a bland mild chilli sauce, crispy noodles that were jawbreakingly hard and chewy, and WEIRD AS...More

1  Thank blamonte84
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food... we had the curry and salted chilli chicken... both excellent! Sampled a lot of cocktails... lemon drop is my fave... can't wait to return! Good atmosphere... live music on a Friday!

Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

an improvement from last time, definitely with the service. We were served by Santoo this time, and he was a delight. Last time we were there he mostly served behind the bar. My husband had steak, which he thought was better last time. My friend...More

3  Thank BB1Tampa
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Was staying in Newry on business so happened to come across this place and popped in for dinner. Had the ribeye steak and it was cooked to perfection , very tender and plenty of taste . No too expensive either. Service was good and its...More

Thank chcek
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the bank today for the first time for lunch on our way through newry and i must say i was very impressed! The food was top class and served promptly along with the excellent staff! The perfect sunday atmosphere with live music in...More

Thank paudi24
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

On a trip home from a few days away myself and my wife decided to visit.we arrived and were seated straight away even though they were extremely busy.There was a musician playing and was very good.The food was excellent and the service superb from start...More

Thank travelaround37
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Went with my husband for a meal here on Tuesday evening.The place itself was a beautiful building and great surroundings to enjoy a meal.The meal my husband and I had was really good very tasty. But the thing that ruined our meal was the service...More

2  Thank elaineb1971
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The food serviced was lovely. The steak I ordered was cooked exactly as I like it. The sweet potato fries are delicious and the desert menu was extensive. Meal left me full without feeling sickeningly stuffed

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Good atmosphere and the food was very good .unfortunately the service was dreadful which wasn't due to lack of staff .we were a party of ten on the 1st April at 18:30 we had to stand and indicate to waiters by waving that we required...More

Thank Imelda400
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Response from Martin M | Reviewed this property |
If say you could phone this establishment and buy a voucher over the phone. Ask them to post it to your friends in Newry. Hope this helps. M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 2 Trevor Hill, Newry BT34 1DN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 3083 5501
  • E-mail
Description
As the name might suggest, this venue was once a bank, but don't imagine a transformed local branch of Northern Bank this is a grand, towering building with ornate ceilings and has been restored to its former glory, encompassing some original features, and with the original bank vault located behind the bar, it gives a very unique style and decadence.Its history that props up the bar here at, The Bank - quite literally. These days, it's well worth investing some time in a bar where you can bank on a friendly welcome, good company and a fine pint. The Bank Bar attracts a loyal band of regulars as well as a city-centre mix of shoppers, passers by and students, many of them lured in by the promise of good food, good music and great times, and at the Bank Bar we do not disappoint. Situated in Newry's Town Centre, just 5 minutes' walk away from the main shopping area, you can experience fine dining in a lavish yet relaxed and comfortable setting, whether it's a quick lunch away from the office, socialising with a group of friends, cocktails with the girls, craft beers with the lads, an intimate celebration or even just calling in for a coffee. At The Bank Bar & Bistro, you're more than welcome
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