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Footy and beers

Well what can I say ? If you're looking to watch sports on a Saturday or any day really, then this... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
sixpointedtourist
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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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Worth a visit

Had a great night again. Good priced drinks. Great service and atmosphere. Stumbled out of there... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2018
spursruss
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71 Main Street, Ballyclare, Newtownabbey BT39 9AA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Well what can I say ? If you're looking to watch sports on a Saturday or any day really, then this is the place to be. Multiple screens showing football, rugby, horse racing etc. all at the same time. Friendly staff and a great pint...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Had a great night again. Good priced drinks. Great service and atmosphere. Stumbled out of there very late. Denise you are a legend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank spursruss
Reviewed January 8, 2017

If you are a sports fanatic then this is the place to visit , numerous TV's showing all sports. If its entertainment you want then try the front bar on a Saturday night always some good singers.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed March 23, 2016

Nice pint. Good atmosphere and a great crowd for the football matches ( Other sports to. ) There is a large dance floor on the rear room with entertainment at the weekends. There is a great beer garden out the back, it also does the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank garytodd7
Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Visited friends in ballyclare and spent Friday night and Saturday day. Wasn't packed on Friday night. Nice locals good banter and great service with good prices. What more do u need. On the Saturday watched the local football team and a great place to warm...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank spursruss
Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

A super wee spot in Ballyclare for watching the football. Not too big or small and wasn't overly full. Great staff and nice atmosphere

Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Good bar in ballyclare for watching football on any one of the big televisions situated on every wall in the bar or the big screen. They have also a normal sized tv out the back for the warm summer days and a big screen in...More

Thank Knowlesy82
Reviewed January 27, 2015

The Sportsmans has a public bar, Darts room, back lounge and two pool tables. Lots of TV's about to watch football, horse racing, rugby - you name it. Beer is great - yet to sample a bad one. Theres a beer garden for the smokers...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank creejon
Reviewed February 13, 2014

Situated on the Main st, the Sportsmans has a public bar, Darts room, back lounge with two pool tables which disappear into the floor when the large room is booked for functions. The owner Stevie, has a menu of sports events showing on the range...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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