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Bert's Jazz Bar at The Merchant Hotel Belfast

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16 Skipper Street, Belfast BT1 2DZ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 4888
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sisters and I went to the Merchant for cocktails to celebrate a birthday. We were very diappointed. With poor service,including not clearing away the previous occupants dirty glasses and a peach Bellini that tasted like mushy tinned peaches with no discernable alcohol,for £15, I can safely say we won't be back. Beautiful venue. Disappointing experience.

Thank Maggie M
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect place to celebrate my birthday with a few cheeky cocktails. Staff very friendly and know their stuff especially Jack.

Thank Ciara B
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a fan of live music and Jazz and this was a great surprise for my birthday. The location is great, and the restaurant is fab. it had a really prohibition, 1930s vibe. The booths are a must to eat in and pay that little extra for. Cocktails were great as was the food and all really reasonably priced. Staff... More 

Thank BenniferManchester
San Francisco
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to eat here because my favorite tv show is filmed here! Let me say, the hotel and restaurant did not disappoint. So beautiful and everyone is so friendly. I was afraid it would be very expensive (but I'm from San Francisco and nothing really shocks me anymore, sadly. Eating in sf is so expensive) so we decided to... More 

Thank noemec2015
Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter had booked this for my birthday on Sunday , Buck's Fizz and a lovely brunch, the staff are the best especially Eve , and the guy playing and singing jazz was good and added to a very relaxed morning , would really recommend this for a lazy Sunday treat.

Thank Sharon M
Portadown, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner went here for a few drinks, very pricey but the atmosphere and staff made it so worth it. The night we went here there was beautiful live music which was very tasteful. The bathrooms were very clean as was the bar and restaurant. Cocktails were expensive but very scrummy.

Thank hailsx61
Bristol, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We were here for a night cap after a family dinner. The bar tender was very attentive and made drinks to order based on preferences (although the extensive drinks menu does provide plenty of choice too). Great atmosphere with live music.

Thank desigoodall
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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132 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a really neat jazz bar that's in the Merchant Hotel in Belfast. The band had just set up when we got there. We actually sat over in the bar area, but the music was also being piped through their sound system, so it felt like we were right up next to the stage. They have an extensive cocktail... More 

Thank rachelbutts
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Great cocktails and drinks. V cosy and good service, but not the cheapest. It would be a perfect date place.

Thank MissyGrim
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Had a few drinks a while back with family, very impressed with the table service and the knowledge of cocktails from the waiter, excellent all round.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Skipper Street, Belfast BT1 2DZ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9023 4888
  • This restaurant is at Merchant Hotel

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