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1 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840
401-845-9311
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Good for:
Bar scene
Dining on a budget

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Friendly Fun

Looks similar to authentic pub. Eclectic crowd. Friendly Irish service. Warm atmosphere. Noisy though but fun!! Bangers and Mash favorite! Good food! :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
moonsailor
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Newport, Rhode Island
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Newport, Rhode Island
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Looks similar to authentic pub. Eclectic crowd. Friendly Irish service. Warm atmosphere. Noisy though but fun!! Bangers and Mash favorite! Good food! :)

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

So this lovely little pub is the go to place for our European friends in town. We met them for a rugby match and there was standing room only! The atmosphere was phenomenal-lively, multicultural, and all problems solved over a Guiness. The Irish breakfast has real bacon, sausage, Irish sausage, blood pudding, potatoes, eggs, & Heinz beans. Great service, locals'... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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97 reviews 97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stay away from this place. The bartenders are rude, the late night food is terrible. Everything is sticky - just not a great place to be. The only saving grace is that they have descent beer on tap and there is pool / darts and an outside area in the summer for ping pong. It's a drunken college hangout. No... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Got in from our 7 hour drive and stopped for dinner. It was Sunday night and they had live music and were busy. Kept the waitresses busy but they were excellent. Loved the fish and chips and my sons rueben was also very good. Liked the atmosphere and food.

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Columbia, Missouri
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Loved the authentic Irish atmosphere, and on Sunday nights they open up the floor to traditional Irish music players who get together and play a classic seisun (session). Great atmosphere. Pretty good beer selection (Guinness of course) and pretty good food.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I needed a place to sit to make a phone call and there was a pub nearby so we went in to have a beer and make a phone call. After seeing the menu we ordered calamari as well. I was sort of hoping the calamari wasn't all that good because I wanted to eat bangers and mash. Unfortunately the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Stopped in here for lunch on my last day in Newport. Awesome bar look, great beer selection. The sever however seemed annoyed that we were there (we were the only people there). We got a couple draft beers and ordered appetizers and the lunch special. We thought maybe the sever was having a bad day, but she seemed nice on... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Fastnet is a great place to hang out with a proper pub feel - think dark wood, beer on tap , tvs showing the game and dart boards! During the summer they have an outside courtyard which is pretty cool to hang out in - they also have weekly quiz nights and music nights. Always end up there at least... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This place was recommended by the hotel for us to watch an English premiere League match. Wide selection of beers- we did not try the food other than to order chips with a side of curry sauce - a perfect accompaniment to watching the game. The staff were super friendly there was an option to watch the game outdoors or... More 

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stonecollector
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stopped in for a beer and some soccer - pretty good beer selection, good atmosphere, and it turned out to be a good place to watch a match

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 401-845-9311

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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