Ownies Bar Bistro | Terrific food and a truly pleasurable dining experience.
A great place to eat, 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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From smoked haddock to beef & Guinness pie, Ownies Bistro in Carrickfergus offers a wide range of traditional and modern dishes using only the finest local produce. 
Our commitment to making our guests happy extends to our food, ensuring that we deliver you a delicious meal in a beautiful atmosphere that is great value for money. 
So if you want a scone and coffee by the fire, a good old Ulster Fry or a fabulous sit down meal then Ownies is the place to be.  We also have an amazing Early Bird Menu where you can enjoy a starter and main course for ONLY £11, check out our menu below for detail.

Eating out with friends and family is a real treat. Make memories with friends and family at Ownies. Enjoy a delicious meal, live entertainment Thurs-Sunday!  Please view our menu’s below!

Do you or a loved one have a special occasion coming up?  Celebrate in style at Ownies, we can cater for any occasion big or small, our function room can hold over 100 people and has its own private bar.

Kids eat for just £5.95

Kids eat for just £5.95

INCLUDING JUICES AND ICE-CREAM CONE
You’ve got to bring the kids along to eat, have a drink and delve in to some ice-cream. All for only £4.95 each – guaranteed to keep everyone happy, not just the kids!

LUNCH MENU
Served from 12.00noon –3.00pm

– TO START –

Soup of the Day (GF)
Fresh bread
£4.95

Crispy Battered Garlic Mushroom Skewer
Baby leaf salad, aioli
£4.95

Ownies Signature Chowder (GF)
Smoked haddock, shrimps, mussels, salmon, potatoes, bacon
Starter £6.95

Strangford Loch Mussels (GF)
Garlic, shallots, white wine, cream, fresh wheaten
Starter £5.95
Main £8.95

Sesame Chilli Chicken Strips (GF)
Salad, chilli drizzle
Starter £5.95

Caesar Salad
Baby gem, bacon, parmesan, crispy croutons
Starter £4.95
Main £10.95

– LITE BITES –

Soup and a Sandwich
Filling choices: Ham & cheese, chicken salad, sweet chilli chicken, coronation chicken, tuna
£6.95

Prawn Open Sandwich (GF)
Mixed leaves, tomatoes, peppers, red onion, Marie Rose sauce, wheaten bread
£6.95

Chicken Wrap
Southern fried chicken, sweet chilli sauce, salad, toasted tortilla wrap
£6.95

Cajun Chicken Melt
Cajun spiced chicken fillet, melted cheese, salad, cajun sauce, ciabatta
£6.95

6oz Rump Steak Sandwich
Grilled rump steak, caramelised onions, ciabatta, salad
£9.95

Mini Ulster Fry
Sausage, bacon, soda, potato bread, fried egg
£5.95

Full Ulster Fry
Soda, potato bread, pancake, 2 sausages, 2 bacon, mushrooms, fried egg
£7.95

Chicken & Chorizo or Leek & Mushroom Penne Pasta
Pesto, parmesan cheese, garlic bread
£7.95

– OWNIES STEAK BURGERS –

Spicy Jalapeno Burger (GF)
6oz steak burger, smoked bacon, cheese, jalapenos, spicy salsa, onion ring, salad, cajun chips
£11.95

Ranch Burger (GF)
6oz steak burger, smoked bacon, cheese, BBQ sauce, onion ring, salad, handcut chips
£11.95

Black and Blue Burger (GF)
6oz steak burger, blue cheese, smoked bacon, onion ring, salad, handcut chips
£11.95

Fully Loaded Burger (GF)
6oz steak burger, cheese, 2 southern fried goujons, pepper sauce, onion ring, salad, handcut chips
£13.95

Bapless Burger (GF)
60z Hereford steak burger, chorizo, stripy jack cheese, Cajun onion rings, sweet potato fries.
£13.95

– OWNIES FAVOURITES –

Slow Cooked Beef Brisket
Brioche bun, tobacco onions, salad, sweet potato fries, BBQ sauce
£11.95

Lasagne
Salad, coleslaw, garlic bread, hand cut chips
£11.95

Beef & Guinness Pie
Mushrooms, bacon, champ
£11.95

Baby Back Ribs (GF) (DF)
Homemade BBQ & honey glaze, coleslaw, skin on french fries
Half Rack £9.95
Full Rack £13.95

– CHICKEN –

Southern Fried Chicken Goujons (GF)
Salad, hand cut chips, choice of dip
£11.95

Southern Fried Chicken Burger (GF)
Tobacco onions, cheese, salad, mayo, hand cut chips
£11.95

Sesame Chilli Chicken Strips (GF, DF)
salad, sweet chilli drizzle, choice of side
£11.95

– Sea Food –

Grilled Pale Smoked Haddock (GF)
Baby new potatoes, creamed leeks, poached egg
£13.95

Battered Fish and Chips (GF) (DF)
Mushy peas, tartar sauce
£11.95

Scampi (GF) (DF)
Lemon wedge, tartar sauce, garden pea salad, hand cut chips
£13.95

Signature Chowder  (GF, DF)
smoked haddock, shrimps, mussels, salmon, potatoes, bacon
£13.95

– SIDES –

Hand Cut Chips £2.95
Cajun Chips £2.95
Garlic Bites £2.95
Mash £2.95
Side Salad £1.95
Tobacco Onions £2.95
Chefs Veg £2.50
Skinny Fries £2.95
Sweet Potato Fries £2.95
Sweet Chilli Bites £2.95
Champ £2.95
Garlic Bread £2.95
Onion Rings £2.95
Coleslaw 90p

– DESSERTS –
All £4.95

Pavlova (GF)
Home baked pavlova, strawberries, fresh cream

Hot Chocolate Fudge Cake
Vanilla ice cream

Sticky Toffee Pudding
Toffee sauce, honeycomb ice cream

Baileys Cheesecake
Chantilly cream, toffee sauce

Apple & Blackberry Granola Crumble
Vanilla ice cream, warm custard

Jam and Coconut Sponge
Custard, cream

Ownies Banoffee Pie
Fresh cream

Knickerbocker Glory (GF)
Fruit cocktail, ice cream, jelly, fresh cream

Chocolate Fudge Sundae (GF)
Chocolate and vanilla ice cream, homemade chocolate fudge, toffee sauce, fresh cream

Ownies Cheeseboard Selection
Cashel Blue, Goat’s Cheese, French Brie, Smoked Apple Wood, celery, grapes, pear chutney
£7.25

Select 2 cheeses of your choice with crackers
£4.95

Add a glass of vintage Port per glass
£3.00

– BEVERAGES –

Americano £2.10
Cappuccino £2.40
Caffe Latte £2.40
Flavoured Latte £2.80
Mocha £2.80
Hot Chocolate £2.80
Decaf Americano £2.80
Espresso £2.00
Tea £2.00
Green/peppermint/decaf tea £2.10

– SPECIALITY COFFEES –

Irish £5.10
Calypso £5.10
Baileys £5.10
Royale £5.60

– BREAKFAST –
10.00am – 12noon

Mini Fry
Sausage, bacon, soda, potato bread, fried egg
£5.95

Omelette
Your choice with 2 ingredients
£5.95
Extra ingredients 40p

Homemade Pancakes
Smoked streaky bacon, maple syrup
£5.95

Ulster Fry
2 sausage, 2 bacon, soda, potato bread, pancake, mushroom, fried egg
£7.95
Add beans 50p

Sausage or Bacon & Egg Bap
£4.25

Filled Soda
2 sausage, 2 bacon, fried egg
£5.95

Coffee & Cream Scones
£3.70

Ownies Special Eggs Benedict
Toasted soda, 2 bacon, 2 poached eggs, hollandaise sauce
£6.95

Porridge £3.50

Scrambled Eggs & Toast
£4.95

Extra Bacon 80p
Extra Sausage 80p
Extra Breads 60p
Add Beans 60p
Extra Egg 50p

– OWNIES MILKSHAKES –
All £3.95

Chocolate
Whipped cream, chocolate sauce

Bananna
Whipped cream,

Strawberry
Whipped cream, strawberry sauce

Popcorn
Whipped cream, toffee sauce

Please inform a member of staff if you have any dietary requirements, intolerances or allergies. (GF) = Gluten Free. (DF) = Dairy Free

Please note that a discretionary 10% service charge will applied to tables of 8 and over.

EVENING MENU
From 6.00pm

– TO SHARE –

Selection of Homemade Breads
Tapenade, oils
£5.95

– TO START –

Soup of the Day (GF)
Fresh bread
£4.95

Crispy Battered Garlic Mushroom Skewer
Baby leaf salad, garlic mayo
£4.95

Ownies Signature Chowder (GF)
Smoked haddock, shrimps, mussels, salmon, potatoes, bacon
Starter £6.95

Strangford Loch Mussels (GF)
Garlic, shallots, white wine, cream, sundried tomato bread
Starter £5.95
Main £8.95

Chicken Liver and Smoked Bacon Pate
Salad, toast, pear chutney
£5.95

Toasted Cheesy Garlic Ciabatta Bread
Salad, pesto, sweet chilli dip
£4.95

Sesame Chilli Chicken Strips (GF)
Salad, chilli drizzle
£5.95

Caesar Salad
Baby gem, bacon, parmesan, crispy croutons
Starter £4.95
Main £10.95

– OWNIES FAVOURITES –

Slow Cooked Beef Brisket
Brioche bun, tobacco onions, salad, sweet potato fries, BBQ sauce
£11.95

Lasagne
Salad, coleslaw, garlic bread, hand cut chips
£11.95

Beef & Guinness Pie (GF)
Giant Yorkshire pudding, mushrooms, bacon, champ, vegetables
£11.95

Baby Back Ribs (GF) (DF)
Homemade BBQ & honey glaze, coleslaw, skin on french fries
Half Rack £9.95
Full Rack £13.95

– OWNIES STEAK BURGERS –

Spicy Jalapeno Burger (GF)
6oz steak burger, smoked bacon, cheese, jalapenos, spicy salsa, onion ring, salad, cajun chips
£11.95

Ranch Burger (GF)
6oz steak burger, smoked bacon, cheese, BBQ sauce, onion ring, salad, handcut chips
£11.95

Black and Blue Burger (GF)
6oz steak burger, blue cheese, smoked bacon, onion ring, salad, handcut chips
£11.95

Fully Loaded Burger (GF)
6oz steak burger, cheese, 2 southern fried goujons, pepper sauce, onion ring, salad, handcut chips
£13.95

Bapless Burger 
6oz Hereford steak burger, chorizo, stripy jack cheese, Cajun onion rings, sweet potato fries
£13.95

– ON THE GRIDDLE –

10oz Sirloin Steak (GF)
tobacco onions, portobello mushroom,  hand cut chips, peppercorn sauce
£18.95

Chargrilled Chicken Breast
Champ, tobacco onions, peppercorn sauce
£10.95

Southern Fried Chicken Goujons (GF)
Salad, hand cut chips, choice of dip
£11.95

Southern Fried Chicken Burger (GF)
Tobacco onions, cheese, salad, mayo, hand cut chips
£11.95

Sesame Chilli Chicken Strips
Salad, sweet chilli drizzle, choice of side
£11.95

– OWNIES SIZZLERS –

8oz Rump Steak Sizzler
Tender strips of rump steak, wok fried mushrooms, onions, choice of sauce (Peppercorn, Mushroom, Bushmills, Thai red curry, Teriyaki), hand cut chips
£15.95

Chicken Sizzler
Wok fried mushrooms, onions, choice of sauce (Peppercorn, Mushroom, Bushmills, Thai red curry, Teriyaki), hand cut chips
£14.95

– Sea Food –

Grilled Pale Smoked Haddock (GF)
Baby new potatoes, creamed leeks, poached egg
£13.95

Battered Fish and Chips (GF) (DF)
Mushy peas, handcut chips tartar sauce
£11.95

Scampi (GF) (DF)
Lemon wedge, tartar sauce, garden pea salad, hand cut chips
£13.95

Signature Chowder 
Smoked haddock, shrimps, mussels, salmon, potatoes, bacon
£11.95

– SIDES –

Hand Cut Chips £2.95
Cajun Chips £2.95
Garlic Bites £2.95
Mash £2.95
Side Salad £1.95
Tobacco Onions £2.95
Chefs Veg £2.50
Skinny Fries £2.95
Sweet Potato Fries £2.95
Sweet Chilli Bites £2.95
Champ £2.95
Garlic Bread £2.95
Onion Rings £2.95
Coleslaw 90p

– DESSERTS –
All £4.95

Pavlova (GF)
Home baked pavlova, strawberries, fresh cream

Hot Chocolate Fudge Cake
Vanilla ice cream

Sticky Toffee Pudding
Toffee sauce, honeycomb ice cream

Apple & Blackberry Granola Crumble
Vanilla ice cream, warm custard

Jam and Coconut Sponge
Custard, cream

Ownies Banoffee Pie
Fresh cream

Knickerbocker Glory (GF)
Fruit cocktail, ice cream, jelly, fresh cream

Chocolate Fudge Sundae (GF)
Chocolate and vanilla ice cream, homemade chocolate fudge, toffee sauce, fresh cream

Ownies Cheeseboard Selection
Cashel Blue, Goat’s Cheese, French Brie, Smoked Apple Wood, celery, grapes, pear chutney
£7.25

Select 2 cheeses of your choice with crackers
£4.95

Add a glass of vintage Port per glass
£3.00

– BEVERAGES –

Americano £2.10
Cappuccino £2.40
Caffe Latte £2.40
Flavoured Latte £2.80
Mocha £2.80
Hot Chocolate £2.80
Decaf Americano  £2.80
Espresso £2.00
Tea £2.00
Green/peppermint/decaf tea £2.10

– SPECIALITY COFFEES –

Irish £5.10
Calypso £5.10
Baileys £5.10
Royale £5.60

– DESSERT COCKTAILS –

After Eight 
Chocolate, crème de menthe, espresso, milk
£4.95

Ferrero Rocher
Chocolate & hazelnut syrup, espresso, milk, chopped hazelnuts
£4.95

Ownies Hot Chocolate
triple sec, hot chocolate, cream
£4.95

Please inform a member of staff if you have any dietary requirements, intolerances or allergies. (GF) = Gluten Free. (DF) = Dairy Free

Please note that a discretionary 10% service charge will applied to tables of 8 and over.

SUNDAY MENU
From 12.00midday

– TO START –

Soup of the Day (GF)
Fresh bread
£3.95

Classic Prawn Cocktail
Marie rose sauce, fresh wheaten
£4.95

Crispy Battered Garlic Mushroom Skewer
Baby leaf salad, aioli
£3.95

Ownies Signature Chowder (GF)
Smoked haddock, shrimps, mussels, salmon, potatoes, bacon
Starter £5.95
Main £9.95

Chicken Liver and Smoked Bacon Pate
Salad, toast, pear chutney
£5.95

Toasted Cheesy Garlic Ciabatta Bread
Salad, pesto, sweet chilli dip
£4.95

Sesame Chilli Chicken Strips (GF)
Salad, chilli drizzle
Starter £4.95
Main £10.95

Caesar Salad
Baby gem, bacon, parmesan, crispy croutons
£4.50

– OWNIES STEAK BURGERS –

Spicy Jalapeno Burger (GF)
6oz steak burger, smoked bacon, cheese, jalapenos, spicy salsa, onion ring, salad, cajun chips
£10.95

Ranch Burger (GF)
6oz steak burger, smoked bacon, cheese, BBQ sauce, onion ring, salad
£10.95

Black and Blue Burger (GF)
6oz steak burger, blue cheese, smoked bacon, onion ring, salad
£10.95

Fully Loaded Burger (GF)
6oz steak burger, cheese, 2 southern fried goujons, pepper sauce, onion ring, salad
£11.95

– OWNIES SIZZLERS –

8oz Rump Steak Sizzler
Tender strips of rump steak, wok fried mushrooms, onions, choice of sauce (Peppercorn, Mushroom, Bushmills, Curry, Hoi Sin, Teriyaki), hand cut chips
£14.95

Chicken Sizzler
Wok fried mushrooms, onions, choice of sauce (Peppercorn, Mushroom, Bushmills, Curry, Hoi Sin, Teriyaki), hand cut chips
£13.95

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– SUNDAY ROASTS –

Roast Silverside of Beef (GF)
Yorkshire pudding, gravy
£10.95

Breast of Antrim Roast Turkey with Honey Roast Ham
Sage & onion stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce
£10.95

Pan Fried Fillet of Salmon (GF)
White wine and prawn sauce
£12.95

Slow Roast Leg of Lamb (GF)
Rich gravy
£11.95

All Sunday Roasts served with chef’s seasonal vegetables, mash and roast potatoes

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– OWNIES FAVOURITES –

Slow Cooked Beef Brisket
Brioche bun, tobacco onions, salad, sweet potato fries, BBQ sauce
£10.95

Beef & Guinness Pie
Mushrooms, bacon, champ
£10.95

Baby Back Ribs (GF) (DF)
Homemade BBQ & honey glaze, coleslaw, skin on french fries
Half Rack £8.95
Full Rack £12.95

Battered Fish and Chips (GF) (DF)
Mushy peas, tartar sauce
£10.95

Scampi (GF) (DF)
Lemon wedge, tartar sauce, garden pea salad, hand cut chips
£12.95

Jerk Chicken Salad
Mixed leaves, red onion, tomato, fresh strawberries, grapes
£9.95

Southern Fried Chicken Goujons (GF)
Salad, hand cut chips, choice of dip
£10.95

Southern Fried Chicken Burger (GF)
Tobacco onions, cheese, salad, mayo, hand cut chips
£10.95

Lasagne
Salad, coleslaw, garlic bread,
hand cut chips
£10.95

10oz Sirloin Steak (GF)
Onion rings, grilled tomato, hand cut chips, pepper sauce
£16.95

– SIDES –

Hand Cut Chips £2.95
Cajun Chips £2.95
Garlic Bites £2.95
Mash £2.95
Side Salad £1.95
Tobacco Onions £2.95
Chefs Veg £2.50
Skinny Fries £2.50
Sweet Potato Fries £2.95
Sweet Chilli Bites £2.95
Champ £2.95
Garlic Bread £2.95
Onion Rings £2.95
Coleslaw 90p

– DESSERTS –
All £4.95

Pavlova (GF)
Home baked pavlova, strawberries, fresh cream

Hot Chocolate Fudge Cake
Vanilla ice cream

Sticky Toffee Pudding
Toffee sauce, honeycomb ice cream

Apple & Blackberry Granola Crumble
Vanilla ice cream, warm custard

Jam and Coconut Sponge
Custard, cream

Ownies Banoffee Pie
Fresh cream

Knickerbocker Glory (GF)
Fruit cocktail, ice cream, jelly, fresh cream

Chocolate Fudge Sundae (GF)
Chocolate and vanilla ice cream, homemade chocolate fudge, toffee sauce, fresh cream

Ownies Cheeseboard Selection
Cashel Blue, Goat’s Cheese, French Brie, Smoked Apple Wood, celery, grapes, pear chutney
£7.25

Select 2 cheeses of your choice with crackers
£4.95

Add a glass of vintage Port per glass
£3.00

– BEVERAGES –

Filter Coffee £1.80
Americano £2.10
Cappuccino £2.40
Caffe Latte £2.40
Flavoured Latte £2.80
Mocha £2.80
Hot Chocolate £2.80
Decaf Coffee £1.80
Espresso £1.80
Tea £1.70
Green/peppermint/decaf tea £1.80

– SPECIALITY COFFEES –

Irish £5.10
Calypso £5.10
Baileys £5.10
Royale £5.60

– DESSERT COCKTAILS –

Raspberry Trifle
Vanilla vodka, creme de cassis, cranberry juice, cream, hundreds &
thousands
£4.95

Ownies Chocolate Orange
Triple sec, hot chocolate, cream, marshmallows, chocolate orange
£4.95

Espresso Martini
Vodka Tia Maria shaken with freshly brewed espresso
£4.95

– DESSERT COFFEES –

Ferrero Rocher
Chocolate & hazelnut syrup, espresso, milk, whipped cream, chopped hazelnuts
Served hot or cold £4.00

After Eight
Chocolate, creme de menthe, espresso, milk, whipped cream, After Eight mint
Served hot or cold
£4.00

– OWNIES MILKSHAKES –
All £3.95

Chocolate
Whipped cream, chocolate Flake

Vanilla
Whipped cream, mini marshmallows

Banoffee
Whipped cream, toffee sauce

Strawberry
Whipped cream, strawberry sauce

Popcorn
Whipped cream, popcorn

Please inform a member of staff if you have any dietary requirements, intolerances or allergies. (GF) = Gluten Free. (DF) = Dairy Free

Please note that a discretionary 10% service charge will applied to tables of 8 and over.

  • Early Bird Menu

    Main Course for £8, Starter & Main for £11, or all three courses for £14.95

  • Live and unplugged

    From blues to rock, country and traditional Irish, we have live bands on a Saturday night

  • Delicious Desserts

    Check out our Menus to find the perfect food finalé