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The Washington bar & restaurant

21 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6NB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 3313
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
“fajitas” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6NB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having a birthday weekend away in Dublin, we decided to take the bus to Belfast. what a great time we had, made even better by calling in to this lovely restaurant. We had looked at a few places and their menus, but thought the Washington...More

1  Thank Michelemitchell
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The spacious, large bar/ eating area is warm cosy but very DARK! ( always a bit suspicious of dark lighting...what’s it hiding?) Anyway bar man was pleasant and offered me the gin menu which was extensive. I enjoyed my drink and my husband enjoyed his...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Family dinner which was absolutely lovely very very excellent food and the service provide by Gary absolutely stunning!well done guys keep doing what you are doing !

1  Thank Draghicescu C
Reviewed 20 December 2017

my workplace had our christmas lunch in here a few weeks ago and I have to say the food and the service was outstanding for such a busy time of the year!! I will definitely be recommending this place to others and will be coming...More

1  Thank Conehead798
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Had a beautiful meal here tonight Food and service was excellent not to mention the wine that my wife enjoyed and the Guinness that I had. Only criticism is that I nearly didn’t come into the place as a member of staff was smoking a...More

1  Thank Pofiaich
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were in the Washington again yesterday afternoon for drinks and really enjoyed ourselves. House Wine is very, very good value and very drinkable at ten pounds a bottle. As always the staff are friendly and hardworking. It’s a busy spot and they didn’t stop....More

Thank yourstruly180
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I had the Washington Caesar Salad and the Pasta dish with chicken and Chorizo. Both were excellent! Two other people in my party had the same thing, and they agreed it was excellent. Another person in my party had the fish and chips, and he...More

Thank CEMike1985
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Fabulous value. Good food. Excellant wine. Fast service. Great lunchtime. Well worth a visit. Steak sandwich with pepper sauce recommended.

Thank noeleenf
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is a beautiful historic restaurant/bar. It has antique chairs and a lovely atmosphere. We went in for a late lunch. Staff were excellent, service was fast. They had trivia playing on tv screens which was fun while waiting for food. Food was average. I...More

Thank Kirsten M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Have had a couple of nights out here recently and find the music great the cocktails wonderful and the food really good and not too expensive. It's a mixed crowd and has a good atmosphere. Love the décor upstairs very 'orient express' and the staff...More

Thank sonya64
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Response from Anne N | Reviewed this property |
I've never been on a Sunday
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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
Lunch, Dinner, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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