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Roches Bar

Duncannon | The Hook Peninsula Duncannon, New Ross Co Wexford, Duncannon, Ireland
+353 51 389 188
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Duncannon | The Hook Peninsula Duncannon, New Ross Co Wexford, Duncannon, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was so impressed by the extensive menu. The food was absolutely gorgeous & available all day. Fish dishes were lovely.

Thank 2017Maggie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A cosy traditional local pub, open fire and with 'well above the norm' in pub food and scallops to die for!!

Thank FullerE6
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We were in Duncannon for 2weeks and found this gem late in our visit. Food, pints and laughs flowed here.

Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

20 of us turned up without booking in drinks and drabs, we were quite rightly prepared to wait, or even be turned away. We were accommodated served and treated royally. I had pan fried hake, my wife had scallops which were good. All served in...More

Thank JGClyne
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I had an evening meal here recently with some visiting friends and was disappointed with my meal. The menu read well but the food quality was not up to the written word. My scallops in garlic did not blend well and my main, beef in...More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We arrived mid-afternoon to a warm welcome, seeking a small snack to tide us over 'til dinner. We shared two appetisers between us: crab claws and spring rolls. The generous helping of crab claws was served in a setting of garlic butter, garlic and anchovy....More

Thank Donal H
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Service excellent, food delicious. Started with scallops with garlic & bacon, very large serving & cooked to perfection. Then roast local lamb which was fabulous!

Thank Verysmallholdin
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We stopped at Roche's Bar on a late Monday afternoon on our way to visit the Hook Lighthouse, and were not disappointed. Two local recommendations and we were on our way. Service was very friendly and efficient, Food was very well prepared. My wife had...More

Thank Kleefrog57
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Sun evening. The restaurant area of the bar was quite full but we found a seat. The staff were very young and very pleasant. We both had lamb with roast potatoes. The lamb was beautiful. The roasted potato was actually a small...More

Thank Majella C
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The menu specials depend on what comes off the boat that day. The scallops were so fresh and delicate, had the egg sac attached. My husbands toasted sandwich and chips(fries)was delicious. Wait staff was helpful with suggestions on what to order. The chowder had mussels...More

Thank Katyevee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duncannon | The Hook Peninsula Duncannon, New Ross Co Wexford, Duncannon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wexford  >  Duncannon
  • Phone Number: +353 51 389 188
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We are a family run bar over 40 years in business. We focus on fresh local produce with an emphasis on fish, curries and home cooking. We have a dedicated Children's Menu and our friendly staff will look after you well. Our bar opens every day except Christmas Day and Good Friday. Usual bar opening hours. Our food is served every day from 12.30 - 9 p.m. (last orders 8.45 p.m.) Please note, we do not take table bookings for our bar food. First come first served. We do however have a separate dining room available for parties, etc.
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