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Interesting Traditional Pub with Live Music

First time visit to Belfast, Interesting and friendly small bar, quick friendly service good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Campbeltown, United Kingdom
Best local pub in Belfast

After one year living here, I can say that Maddens is the best pub to go for one or 6 beers. The... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
Agustín G
Madrid, Spain
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74 Berry Street, Belfast BT1 1FJ, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First time visit to Belfast, Interesting and friendly small bar, quick friendly service good prices. We were lucky enough to drop into a live music session with 2 Uillean pipers and guitar who were very good to listen to. As visitors we didnt seem to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

After one year living here, I can say that Maddens is the best pub to go for one or 6 beers. The only bad thing is that can be very small and busy some nights, but the atmosphere, people, beer, music, everything is amazing. Full...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Agustín G
Reviewed 7 November 2018

As a first time visitor to Belfast I had only heard of Maddens bar as a sometimes music venue. I now know it should be on everyone’s itinerary when in the city. It is a genuinely friendly, busy bar with no pretentious beyond being a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank JAKEdinburgh
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely 2 nights at Ciara's .i read reviews before i booked and all that was said was true.Brilliant host most helpful when giving directions to great venues.I had 2 dogs with me and her dog and mine became buddies right away. Lovely friendly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

A small local pub with friendly regulars and live music! If your after a traditional evening, this is the place to go.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank SuryRathod
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We went to Maddens on a recommendation from family that had been before. It was on a Monday and 1st went in about 3. Had a couple pints and spoke with the owners. They suggested come back later in the evening but not too late...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank bamjlb
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

What makes a great pub ? Good beer, good company, good location, and a great host - music helps. Well this pub has it all in spades !!!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank BigRay54
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This pub was recommended to us by our server when we had dinner in another part of the city. When we walked in, as outsiders, we were a little concerned that we would not be welcome. However, the small bar was packed out and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank MagdaLuce
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I Where there thinking that was a Pub... it’s Moré than this. It’s an institucion. Maintains live the irish folklore..

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank myebras
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Madden's - a place where everyone knows eachother but still are very welcoming to any visitors. Music starts at any opportunity and the craic is great! Try the baby guiness shots they tasted amazing. The bar staff were very attentative and we all loved it....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank kmtempleton97
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