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Maddens Bar

74 Berry Street, Belfast BT1 1FJ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9446 2177
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Genuine little Irish Pub!

And not the expensive prices found on the High Street! Apparently live jamming sessions in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mauveme
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
A proper Irish pub

Amazing pint, friendly staff and locals since we walked in. Traditional music and some great live... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
andylancaster636
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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74 Berry Street, Belfast BT1 1FJ, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9446 2177
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

And not the expensive prices found on the High Street! Apparently live jamming sessions in the evening which would have been lovely, but we didn't have enough time.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing pint, friendly staff and locals since we walked in. Traditional music and some great live acts

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We found this place through word of mouth. It's not easy to find as Berry St meanders a bit round a corner. There's a hint of mystery about the door entry too. You have to press a button to release the lock. I think so...More

2  Thank EdinburghHeretoday
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This feels like a genuine locals' bar rather than one visited by tourists (though that is what we were!). Small and intimate, quite quirky, with a small group of of musicians playing the violin and Irish pipes. It was recommended by the restaurant where we...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit here..great beer, friendly staff and live music.cracking atmosphere,was very busy with locals and tourists all mixing together.

1  Thank dave e
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Great craic music chat and dancing! Friendly bar staff best in town for a local feel of trad music and craic be warned it gets busy!!! But worth visiting!

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Happily our server at a nearby bar told us to visit Maddens for traditional music, and so we decided to pop in for a drink following dinner. For the next two hours we were entertained by a group of talented musicians and great vocalists who...More

1  Thank 699JaneM
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

followed the barman inside , so I didn't need to go through security , invited to be seated as I ordered two pints of the black stuff ( excellent creamy pint ) barman very friendly , I asked stupid questions in relation to products on...More

3  Thank marv9n
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

What a great find, called in on Monday night about 7pm, bar was quiet to start, and then saw some people turn up with guitars and fiddles at first I thought it was going to be a traditional music night but as the musicians started...More

3  Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Best Bar in Belfast without a doubt! Always a pleasure to have a pint in this establishment - the Guinness is superb, the ambience n general banter amongst the locals n tourists is something worth savoring! A proper pub with great live music every night!...More

1  Thank Lovinglife1981
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