Ownies Bar Bistro | Ownies Bar Bistro is all about ambiance and great people
Ownies Bar and Bistro is a popular bar located right in the heart of Carrick, Co. Antrim, close to the historical Carrickfergus Castle. An award-winning bar with live sport, live music, great entertainment, a cozy ambiance and good quality traditional food in Carrickfergus.
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Ownies Bar & Bistro
Ownies Bar and Bistro is located right in the heart of Carrick, Co. Antrim, close to the historical Carrickfergus Castle and facing the stunning Marine Gardens we serve patrons from Newtownabbey, Larne, Belfast, Bangor and beyond.
An award winning bar we take pride in making people happy. We are the home of live sport, live music, great entertainment and good quality traditional food in Carrickfergus. Guests of all ages come to Ownies to enjoy the cosy atmosphere and warm welcome.
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A warm and friendly atmosphere is guaranteed. The Ownies family takes pride in making every guest feel welcome. Whether you are young or old, a local, regular or tourist you will be welcomed with a sparkling smile and friendly service. We cater for everyone and have created a cosy atmosphere with hideaway nooks, open fires & sea views. So if you fancy a pint at the bar, a 3 course slap up meal or a night on the tiles, Ownies is the place to be.

A wide selection of wine, spirits and choice beers. With three bars stocked to the gilders with all your favourite wines, beers and spirits we can create the perfect tipple for you.  Should it be a whiskey over ice, G&T, a pint of our finest Guinness (the best in town might we add), a smooth merlot or fresh and fruity sauvignon we have a varied selection of all the your old and new favourites for you to enjoy as you dine, drink, dance or socialise the night away.

Renowned for our food

Renowned for our food

Breakfasts, Brunch, Dinner and Lunch, we’re renowned for our traditional food and signature dishes. Visitors travel from near and far to enjoy our delicious selection of great homemade food. All of our ingredients are sourced locally and cooked to perfection. Famous for our homely chowder, smoked haddock, belly busting burgers, beef and Guinness pie and our homemade desserts you will always find something on our menu for you.
  • The best Guinness in town!

    Slowly and expertly poured, we get lots of compliments about our pints of the black stuff.

  • Room for Hire

    From private parties, meeting groups or funerals, hire our room and private bar for your personal function.

  • The perfect Christmas

    Need a venue for your Christmas party? Check out our Christmas menus.

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    We're proud as punch to say that we have been awarded Trip Advisor's coveted Certificate of Excellence, thanks to your excellent ratings.

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