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The Washington bar & restaurant

) #147 of 833 Restaurants in Belfast $$ - $$$ , European, British
21 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6NB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 3313
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, European, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6NB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited here for a few drinks passing through Belfast, they were very nice and along with the polite staff and calm atmosphere we had an overall good experience

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this bar one Saturday afternoon, and sadly only had time for a couple of drinks, but, would have loved to stay till closing. Great atmosphere and decor and great service by the bar staff. Will visit again

Thank grumpystumps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my 2nd time here. On both occasions with work, on both occasions I felt let down. There was a group of approx 12 and they got 11/12 meals out to the group. Mine of course failed to arrive. The staff acknowledged this and...More

Thank Niall Q
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic staff!! My husband surprised me for my anniversary and had booked here after a visit to lunns for dinner The staff came out with a huge bunch of flowers that my husband had sent them to for to give to me. We had dinner...More

Thank Meldoll
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Apart from the place being empty when I asked for Bushmills whisky it's served in a half pint tumbler - apparently according to staff that's the only glass they have for shorts ....

Thank David S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Group of four had lunch yesterday. Got seated straight away, nice buzz in the restaurant. Two of us had the chilli chicken specials, one had steak and the other soup. No complaints £50 for food and a nonalcoholic drink each.

Thank marnic1974
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

So we went here for a late lunch and the chicken goujons were lovely Really fresh and tasty Drinks were good We ended up back here at night There was no live music on which was a bit disappointing but they did have a disco...More

Thank edayhouse
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We visited for a few drinks after dinner. Comfortable seating, friendly atmosphere, pleasant and efficient staff. Even though we were quite a bit older than the majority, we still enjoyed ourselves.

Thank 2020vision
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Have no shame in admitting this, but when I was in Belfast, and had no idea where to go eat, I found this place and moseyed in and had dinner and several beers, and then went here the next two nights for dinner also. The...More

1  Thank CMurphy89
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Shopping in the city and chose the Washington for lunch as the menu looked great in the window. Food was extremely fresh and dinner was very well presented. I would definitely recommend a cocktail, the cosmopolitan I had was great!

Thank Orla483
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Response from Anne N | Reviewed this property |
I've never been on a Sunday
28 July 2015|
Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
You won't find it on the Trip Adviser site, but if you type Washington Bar & Restaurant + Belfast into Google's search bar, several sites will come up; you want the second one down which says Home at the end, then their... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6NB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Golden Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Golden Mile
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9032 3313
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