Ownies Bar Bistro | A terrific range of wines, draft beers and cocktails
With a wide selection of drinks including craft ales and cocktails, 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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Shaken or Stirred – Bottle or Glass – Neat, Over Ice or Mixed – Draft, Craft or Bottle – Sweet, Sour or Spicy whatever you desire  we have the wine, beer, cocktail, spirit, cider or alchopop for you; and if we don’t we will match, mix and create the perfect tipple until we do.  Set in the heart of Carrickfergus we are famous for having the best selection of drinks on offer in County Antrim. Our regular’s who have been popping by for their daily medicinal tipple (some for over 30 years) know we pour a great pint and have an amazing selection of draft beer, and our younger crowd know that there will be something young, fresh and new for them to try. All drinks come with banter and a great big smile from the Bar staff free of charge.  Keep an eye on our website and facebook page for regular special offers and remember to always drink aware (www.drinkaware.co.uk).

Ownies Bar & Bistro is renowned for its craic. Our staff and guests are the heart of Ownies, making us the most popular spot in Carrick. When you open our doors you can hear the laugher and see the smiles. Our customers come to us to relax, have fun and enjoy themselves. We pride ourselves on making people happy, providing friendly and professional service in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. If you want to have a fun filled night out in Carrickfergus, come along to Ownies you are guaranteed to leave with a smile on your face.  Food, Entertainment and craic  – we have it all.

The best pint of Guinness in town. Everyone loves a “good” pint of Guinness and you can be re-assured that all of our staff have been trained on how to pour the perfect pint. Rich, creamy, perfectly settled and not a bubble in sight.  Don’t just take our word for it, pop down and try it for yourself.   
Pouring a good pint isn’t the only thing we are good at, all of our team are fully trained on helping you choose the perfect wine, and mixing up the perfect cocktail, just ask your server and they will happily help.

Cocktail Happy Hour

Cocktail Happy Hour

THURSDAYS TO SUNDAYS

Enjoy cocktail hour EVERY Sunday–Thursday from 7pm-9pm. Selected cocktails ONLY £3.50. Check out our cocktail menu below.

  • Meet our Mojito!

    Our most popular cocktail, shaken to perfection

  • Coronarita

    You haven't had a Corona properly until you've tried our popular serving

  • Strawberry Daiquiri

    A cool slushy blend of strawberry-citris and rum

2,455

Cocktails shaken by our bar staff last month

253

The most Cocktails served in one night

420

Mojitos sold last month (our most popular cocktail)

1,200

Limes we need each month for Cocktails