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Top Choice Modern Irish in Warrenpoint

Restaurant 23

On the 1st-floor restaurant at the Balmoral Hotel on Warrenpoint's waterfront, TV chef Ray McArdle's fun approach to fine Irish produce plays out on an ever-changing menu in dishes such as black-truffle soup with ba…
Forest in Rostrevor

Kilbroney Park

This 16-sq-km forest park unfolds 1km east of Rostrevor. From the car park at the top of the forest drive, a 10-minute hike leads up to a superb view over the lough to Carlingford Mountain, as well as to the Cloughm…
Music in Warrenpoint

Blues on the Bay

The Spring bank-holiday weekend sees some of the world's leading blues musicians descend on Warrenpoint for the six-day Blues on the Bay festival. As well as 90 different gigs in mostly small, intimate venues, there…
Pub Food in Rostrevor

Kilbroney

As well as being a good place to catch traditional Irish music sessions and live bands most evenings, the Kilbroney is one of the best pubs to eat at in Rostrevor, serving classic pub grub like steak sandwiches, las…
Music in Rostrevor

Fiddler's Green International Festival

Folk musicians converge on the village of Rostrevor for the week-long Fiddler’s Green International Festival in late July.
Castle in Warrenpoint

Narrow Water Castle

About 2km northwest of Warrenpoint's town centre you'll see Narrow Water Castle, a fine Elizabethan tower house built in 1568 to command the entrance to the River Newry. It's closed to the public, unless, that is, y…
Pub in Rostrevor

Corner House

A favourite with locals, this traditional pub hosts informal Tuesday night live-music sessions from 10pm.
Pub in Rostrevor

Old Killowen Inn

The Old Killowen Inn hosts regular impromptu trad-music sessions and set sessions on Sunday afternoons.