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Roches Bar

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Duncannon | The Hook Peninsula Duncannon, New Ross Co Wexford, Duncannon, Ireland
+353 51 389 188
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:30
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County Wexford
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great fish and chips. Fresh and plenty of it. Service was good and served with a smile. Will be back

1 Thank BarsideBert
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The food in this pub is amazing. Think I've tried almost everything on the menu now. The Thai Green curry is a must. Highly recommend it. The selection of craft beers and gins is brilliant for a rural pub. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Live bands at weekends which makes this pub an all rounder.

1 Thank Michelle W
Clearwater, Florida
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

My two siblings and I had lunch. Friendly service, good pint of Guinness. Chowder was excellent as were the fries, the crab and salmon was good but not great. The tempura prawns avoid they were not good. Overall well worth a visit to this small town pub with great food.

1 Thank DJD33756
County Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is an excellent bar and the bar food is amazing. Try the monkfish and prawn curry . Rochester is very suitable for families or even large groups. The staff are lovely and very helpful. I have never been disappointed with the food here. Excellent.

1 Thank Mary N
Waterford, Ireland
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192 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Visited on a Friday in early November not really expecting to be able to have lunch. The lunch menu was quite nice as were the specials. The girls serving couldn't have been more helpful. I had a monkfish curry and my wife had haddock. Both were superb and quite fresh. My daughter had sausage and chips and the chips were... More 

1 Thank GerryR18
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Love going to Roche's Bar for dinner. Food is delicious. Gluten Free is gathered for in that most of the menu is gluten free by default. Décor has lots of character. Staff are really helpful.

2 Thank fifoley
Belves, France
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Typical Iris pub serving good food, some dishes much better (and better value) than others. I had some scallops served with bacon and a garlic/parsley sauce, absolutely delicious and copious (11,90€). My wife and the sea food chowder, also delicious (6,95€). I ordered the sea bass (no price indicated, then when asked, the waitress told me 14*, then went back... More 

Thank JlDefres
Loon Lake, Washington
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Roches was recommended to us and it did not disappoint. Casual and comfortable atmosphere, a bit chilly if you are near the door. Between us we ordered a calamari starter, a hamburger, and scallops. All were very well done. In addition we have enough leftovers for dinner tonight.

1 Thank loon4u
Kildare, Ireland
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Myself and 5 good friends visited for lunch after a beautiful visit to Duncannon's lovely sandy beach. The pub is a little outdated but the food more than made up for it. We had goats cheese tartlet..crab claws.. mussels..sizzling prawns and toasted sandwiches all washed down with a few beers..couldn't fault the food it was great.

1 Thank Lilyb43
Nordley, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

One of those typical Irish pubs which offer the best of what anyone wants. We were there late afternoon, great bar food menu still available. Plenty of nooks & crannies to sit in, fabulous choice of craft beers available but we didn't get past the Guinness! Mussels were superb as were the Seafood Chowder & soup of the day (vegetable)... More 

1 Thank Verysmallholdin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Irish, Bar, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
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
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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