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PJ O'Hares

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, British, Pub, Soups, Gastropub
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Tholsel St, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 937 3106
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I picked the restaurant for a Sunday lunch, while being in Carlingford. The restaurant was open at 11:30 (while many others were closed, or not opening until evening hours). The fireplace was on, creating a very cozy and warm ambience. We ordered Prawns Pil Pil that tasted gorgeous and fresh. For main course, we ordered a Baked Cod, and a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great staff , traditional cosy pub great beer garden and everyone up for a chat! Food was great and a lovely Malbec!

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Thank Ruth H
darien
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Warm atmosphere, lovely people, good food, cozy firplace and a long history. YOu must go here nothing has changed well they expanded since last visit 10 years ago. Now if there is one thing you must do it is have the Carlingford Oysters. The food was very sophisticated, I wish I ordered the crab claws I grabbed one off my... More 

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bray ireland
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delighted to see they haven't changed the entrance and the small bar. Seafood chowder with puff pastry topping was very tasty. Lots of fish. Smallish bowl though. Great brown bread. Meals here are a bit expensive but the customers were enjoying them. Friendly, helpful staff. Good atmosphere and really nice creamy pint.

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Thank michaelsheridan
Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was beautiful if slightly on the expensive side. We went on a Monday evening and was busy, obviously a very popular spot!

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Thank CatrionaMcC12
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with friends over the weekend for lunch and drinks. Food was really overpriced but decent enough. Cocktails were a joke, €9 and they came in a plastic glass. We decided to stay on for a few drinks but as the pub got busier with hens and stags we got the feeling they wanted us to move on... More 

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Thank Jade F
Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here recently with family, the food was very fresh and of high standard for pub grub. Staff are very friendly & helpful. Would return again on next visit to Carlingford.

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Thank Ainetw
Dublin, Ireland
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is an off-licence inside, in case, like my fiance, you can't drink on the spot due to driving back to the B&B. Little bit more expensive than a normal shop, but at least offer more option than wine.

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Thank Szevickij
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pub grub, seafood chowder is Devine! Staff are friendly and quick to serve. Live bands and a disco makes for a perfect night out in Carlingford.

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Clonme
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited PJ O'Hares while touring the north east. It looked good from the outside and on entering the pub, it was quite amazing how the inside was spread out into different parts. The restaurant was busy, so we had to eat in the bar. We were directed to a table very fast and our orders taken straight away. There... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $20
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, British, Pub, Soups, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tholsel St, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 42 937 3106

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?