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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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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Carlingford for a nice walk and popped into PJ's for a bite to eat that evening. Food was nice and service was fine. Prices reasonable too.

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Thank P F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been visiting PJ's for years and love it. Staff, atmosphere, welcoming roaring fire - all hard to beat. We had lunch today and definitely noticed that prices have been creeping up quite a bit. Small glass (175ml) malbec red wine €6,90. Fish & Chips €17,90!? - really? Shame as most everything else about PJ's is great but please don't... More 

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Thank joe m
ireland
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great traditional pub located in the heart of Carlingford.We had the pleasure of dining here on a recent visit to the beautiful village of Carlingford..Great food in a cosy setting with an open fire with such welcoming a friendly staff to add to the wonderful atmosphere.On the night we were there a live musician played the night away, cant wait... More 

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Thank suzieyoung1
Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed mussels and oysters. Other dishes looked good. Nachos good (not great). Log fire. Separate room where children were entertaining themselves while parents ate. Open all day. Merlot, Pinot and Sparkling wines on tap.

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Thank Kate L
Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pj's is a great little pub. Good music Sadly the toilets on both of our evenings there were in a pity full state.

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Thank Claire D
Cavan, Ireland
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114 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here today and will definitely return Great selection on the menu. Great atmosphere....fire blazing and lovely staff. Might find it difficult to get a seat and may have to wait but it's worth the wait. Possibly on the dear side but guaranteed really great quality food. Prosecco by the glass too!! Lovely cosy spot in the heart of Carlingford!

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Thank RoMcD2014
Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner and a few drinks. The food was superb. I would recommend the prawn pil pil for starter, it was excellent. The pub doesn't take reservations so plan well in advance as it does be very busy and last orders are at 8.50pm but only if you have a table. The staff are lovely and very attentive. They really... More 

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Thank CathJohnston
Dublin, Ireland
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint traditional Irish pub with buckets of atmosphere, real fires, traditional music, good food, great Guinness and simply a must when in Carlingford.

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Thank RMC1970
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and drinks very helpful...feeling magical and dancing all the time...great service and history of the leprechauns and they love the guiness

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Thank Pascale M
Belfast, N.Ireland
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Four adults escaped from a cold (for Ireland) November day into a warm and welcoming village pub. The service was efficient and the food was filling and of excellent quality. Lots of local history around the walls. I wasn't surprised to hear various non-Irish accents among the clientele. OHare's obviously has a good reputation far beyond Carlingford . Our second... 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
US$5 - US$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, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Cheap Eats
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?