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The Pavilion Bar

296 Ormeau Road | Ballynafeigh, Belfast BT7 2GB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9028 3283
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
“pub grub” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
296 Ormeau Road | Ballynafeigh, Belfast BT7 2GB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a fun night out or a quiet romantic meal The Pavilion is the place for you. Cosy atmosphere, great food and really attentive pleasant staff. Their evening events are varied and excellent. I was at the Monday Night Comedy last...More

Thank Phyllis M
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I had previously posted about my daughter's (8 years old) purse being searched by a member of staff for missing crayons. That was several months ago. I have been back several times since and have had great food and service. However I brought my wife...More

1  Thank Lawrence G
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I was at the Monday night comedy on 9th October and thoroughly enjoyed it. The atnosphere was great and everyone was so friendly. The price at the door was minimal for such a fun filled night. try it - you'll love it!!!

1  Thank Phyllis M
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Probably the best steak deal in Belfast, it's really great. If you are in a steak mood this place is Fantastic

Thank truereview12017
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We went here for a pub quiz on a busy Saturday evening. Excellent range of drinks and they were very thoughtful of the non-drinkers/ pregnant people with us.

Thank JennyB1984
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I absolutely loved this place on my recent trip to Belfast. The food was fab and the atmosphere was great. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I will recommend this place and I will be back.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Monday comedy night is a blast. Great entertainment every monday night. MC'd skilfully by by Luke McGibbon.

Thank Johnnycool1954
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by the food here. Portions are generous and food is really really tasty! Very reasonably priced pub grub!

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend a visit for casual dining. Delicious meal for the very reasonable price. I had a lovely good size chump steak served with mushrooms and onions on a hot plate with pepper sauce and chunky chips and a glass of red wine for £16....More

Thank Marmot26
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Attempted to get something to eat prior to an Ulster rugby match. Had success in the past but very busy. Still a good place for a beer and watch what ever you want, almost more TVs than draught taps. Plenty of staff but tables not...More

Thank Eric A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 296 Ormeau Road | Ballynafeigh, Belfast BT7 2GB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9028 3283
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The Pavilion is a leading light for food, drinks and entertainment in Belfast. Offering a vast array of events and promotions it is a local bar with a cosmopolitan feel. Over its three floors there is something for everyone with club nights, live gigs, pool tables and HD sports.The Public Bar on the ground floor is a long Victorian style bar with dark wooden panelling, beautiful high ornate ceilings and large windows allowing for bright natural light. The intimate atmosphere coupled with our easy going and friendly staff has established our great reputation for sports, food and free entertainment.The Boutique Bar on the first floor has excellent acoustics and lighting for live entertainment. It has featured events from bands both local and international from numerous genres and plays host to various music festivals. Comedy clubs, dj sets and poker nights also feature. Private bookings available for charity fundraisers, birthdays, christenings and even wedding receptions.The Loft hosts the best party nights in Belfast every Friday and Saturday. Underground and specialist music clubs rub shoulders with theme nights and fancy dress balls. Expanding the entertainment available in Belfast the diverse range of events on offer can vary between the cool, the kitsch, the underground and the alternative.The Loft Pool Room has 6 well maintained 7ft "Bar-line" tables, maple cues with Elk Master tips and Empire chalk. For those not in the know, we only use the best quality equipment! Accompanying the pool tables we have a comprehensive jukebox which gives you 10 songs for £1 and two 42" plasma screens with surround sound.Boasting "The Best Pub Grub on the Ormeau Road" Our extensive menu offers a wide variety of meals to suit all tastes for example:- "The Steak Deal" - 8oz Rump Steak + Side + Sauce + Pint = £11, or "The Heap Chicken or Beef Burger" - with smoked bacon, tobacco onions, mozzarella & BBQ sauce + Side = £8. Food is Monday-Friday 12-9pm & Sunday 12.30-9pm.Offers on Food & Drinks weekly/monthly make this Bar the best value for money around!
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