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McCrackens Cafe Bar

4 Joys Entry, Belfast BT1 4DR, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 6711
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“chowder” (16 reviews)
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Joys Entry, Belfast BT1 4DR, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a Tuesday afternoon, we were seated quickly and given menus. We opted for the steak deal, 2 sirloins, sides, sauce and a bottle of wine for £30, absolute bargain!! Food was lovely and good portion size. However it took a while to...More

Thank 29jan15
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Didn't eat here - but a good choice of beers. Look down the alley - worth a visit. Rather dark but nice setting

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Went in on the Saturday before Christmas for a wee bite to eat.This is a busy bar but didn't have long to wait on a table.The menu was reduced due to Christmas but plenty to choose from.My other half had the pork chop while I...More

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Visited here for lunch one day and it was brilliant. It was quite busy but we got a table quickly, ordered food and it was also delivered promptly. There were six people in the party and everyone thought their food was excellent. The staff were...More

Thank Kieran M
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Meal was a little late arriving but when it did,it was worth waiting for,so food very good hot and fresh,staff very helpful and polite,prices for meals + drinks good value,nice atmosphere,liked best the food,will allow for the waiting for food to arrive as it was...More

Thank er0mer0
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Went here by chance as wanted to watch a football match that was on TV. Nice ambiance. mixture of blokes watching match and couples in to dine. No sound on TV but no bad thing as nice atmosphere was good in lead up to Christmas....More

Thank David H
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Popped in here on our stay in Belfast. Recommended by our receptionist at Dream apartments- she was right it was lovely! Ryan our server was great. He explained the menu and was very attentive. The food was to die for. Fast, warm and delicious. We...More

Thank usatraveller1
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We visited Belfast at the beginning and at the end of our trip. We stopped at McCraken’s by accident the first time, but not the second. McCraken’s has by far the best fish and chips in Belfast. Really, I know you may have heard that...More

Thank PentwaterMike
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We met a friend here for lunch. Our waitress, Liesel, was very friendly and helpful. The food was as good as others say! Our friend had the chicken supreme which had a large chicken breast with plenty of good mashed potato and a great sauce....More

Thank sandylindsay
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

After walking for what felt like hours and reading a million and one reviews on Trip Advisor me and my partner came across McCrackens and aren’t we glad we did! Friendly welcome as soon as we came into the bar area and we had drinks...More

Thank klouise96
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Kerry J
7 August 2017|
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Response from IDCann | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Not everything on the menu is conducive for taking away however there are several takeaways nearby.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Joys Entry, Belfast BT1 4DR, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9032 6711
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