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The Fountain Tavern

16 Fountain Street, Belfast BT1 5ED, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 4769
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“gammon” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Irish, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
16 Fountain Street, Belfast BT1 5ED, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is nothing special but the bar downstairs is cosy and friendly with drinks promotions it has an open fire which is lit winter months and is a nice touch.

Thank clarnor
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I went to lunch in the fountain tavern in Belfast,the restaurant was nicely laid out and clean. There was a wide range of food on offer which seemed great, food and drink came not too long after we ordered.i had turkey &ham which wasn't overly...More

Thank towell22
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Visited as a couple, ordered the 3 course menu. Food was quick and very tasty. The chips were out of this world. Highly recommended.

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Visited here the end of August (ending up spending most of my couple of days in Belfast here, lol). A very friendly place to meet people and just chill out for a while watching the world go by sat outside. All in all a very...More

Thank MickyZigs
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A trip to Belfast is not complete without a visit to The Fountain Tavern. As a family we have visited on many occasions and have always been made welcome by the friendly staff under the guidance of the tall manageress who has always ensured excellent...More

Thank Alphadelta1962
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We came here for a few drinks knowing there was live music. It was great as there were loads of musicians playing traditional Irish music. I loved it! Plus they had a good selection of gin!

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Love this place have been going for years and I have never been let down. The food is gorgeous and the staff are so friendly. Can’t wait to go back

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Every time I take my son to town he wants to go to the Fountain Tavern. Beer Battered Chicken Burger he ask for every time! It's good solid pub food and we will be back - all the right food and drink options for a...More

Thank GeekFamilyTraveller
Reviewed 20 October 2017

A unique building with history with all the characteristic's and of a old an old tavern. Great atmosphere in the bar and matched upstairs in the restaurant by great food and brilliant service from the friendly staff. Not my first and won't be my last...More

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

In the past I told people this where you get the best burger in Belfast and today was far from it. Burger was dry as a bone, no favourite and not tasty than what I've had before. Also, my gf asked for garlic chips and...More

Thank TangoBlue77
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9 July 2016|
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Response from Sara T | Reviewed this property |
I think it might be around 6 but I'm not totally sure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Fountain Street, Belfast BT1 5ED, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9032 4769
  • E-mail
The Fountain Tavern,is a traditional establishment serving good quality locally sourced foods at reasonable prices. Portions are generous and the service is attentative and friendly.
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