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What a wonderful pub! An absolute one-off. Got a tour of the place by the lovely landlady. Beers... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Never fails to entertain

The atmosphere, the friendly faces, the singing, the cosy rooms, friendly staff, reasonable prices... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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A family-run traditional Irish pub in centre of Cushendall village in the beautiful Glens of Antrim. A place for music lovers to come and listen or join in. Music includes traditional Irish music, folk, ballads, blues etc. Come along, enjoy the...more
23 Mill Street, Cushendall, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2177 1992
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful pub! An absolute one-off. Got a tour of the place by the lovely landlady. Beers well kept, and regular music. What more could you want.

Thank SandyDave
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere, the friendly faces, the singing, the cosy rooms, friendly staff, reasonable prices for drink, and the way you can just walk in and fit in makes this pub a regular haunt for us. We love regular jaunts to cushendall to enjoy Johnny Joe's.

Thank JayToner
Reviewed 5 June 2018

From entering the premise, bar lady and company really an amazing little gold mine for hospitality service and friendliness. The Guinness was exquisite as a novice trying for the second time. Music and camaraderie in abundance. We will absolutely come back in the winter to...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We went on a weekend trip to the Antrim Coast and had a night in Joes Pub Cushendall, we went in a 5pm to see this much talked about pub and planned to be there for a hour. Very quickly the back room filled up...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Cushendall for a few nights and McCollums was recommended to us as a great place to spend an evening. And so it turned out! We went every evening!!! Loved the place, such an old world charm about it. Great beer and great...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

For a true taste of Ireland eat upstairs then come downstairs and enjoy the varied traditional and non traditional musicians of all ages that you ll find in this bar! This was my first visit but it certainly won’t be my last ! Warm welcome,open...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Wow what a real homely bar .great irish music.it was like going back 40 years ago with the old fashion stove n fire.loved it and the locals were so friendly...could of stayed longer

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We were only able to go here on one night of our visit to Cushendall as it was closed during the week but It was well worth going when it was open on Friday night. It is a slightly strange set up with the small...More

Thank KDongle
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Had a fantastic 3 nights in this pub. Warm welcome from all, live music every night we were there. Sat in the front parlour on the first night with the musicians, who chatted to us . Then told everyone when they came in who we...More

Thank Julie Y
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing. You walk in and think what is This? It's so unique. Lots of people just turn up and play music and we sat to the wee small hours getting to know the locals and the musicians. Fab place!

Thank Rebecca I
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Response from normamx | Reviewed this property |
Over the years whenever we visited family in Cushendall Johnny Joes has always been the highlight of our visit. We had a fab family reunion at the restaurant upstairs. This is also a great place to eat - excellent menu... More