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McHughs Bar & Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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29 - 31 Queens Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9050 9999
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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on a quiet Tuesday evening for a drink with my other half. Bartender was immediately put out as we interrupted her meal. Ordered drinks and was served reluctantly, no friendly service forget any thank you, nine pounds take the cash hand back the change end of transaction. Used to frequent this pub years ago but due to changing... More 

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Houston, United Kingdom
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273 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just passing by and heard the Irish music coming out of the door on a late Sunday afternoon. Great atmosphere and good music, get yourselves in there.

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Thank Ewen A
Dublin, Ireland
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885 reviews
652 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a drink in the bar in the afternoon and decided to book a table to dinner that evening. The restaurant is definitely more suited to groups and the two of us were left along a narrow hallway with a wall on one side. The service was efficient up to a point and we got our food and wine... More 

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1 Thank Beanie14
England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never eaten in here before but what a place it still had that old felling about it the bar had a good crowd in it for a Wednesday evening I had the haddock boxty poached egg again cooked as it should be. My wife had the ribeye cooked on the rock with onions and mushrooms and pepper sauce, both dishes... More 

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Thank samyoul
Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was here with a couple of friends and had a good meal but if you're looking for any refinement you're going to be disappointed. The bread wasn't great, butter in wrappers (cafe style), white wine left on table without a cooler, for the basic presentation see the photos. If that's what you're looking for, go for it!!

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Thank Marmot26
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This pub was a real treat. A great old building. Amazing live entertainment. Impeccable service. And great local fare. All around a fantastic experience for our first night in Belfast.

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1 Thank Lisa B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Hi just had our Christmas dinner at the bar it's safe to say I will not be going back service was terrible food was terrible and cold drink is over priced don't eat in this place here's what I got for my dinner very disappointed

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Thank niall b
Belfast, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

A large crowd of us went here for Christmas dinner. The food was very nice and the staff where friendly. The place was very busy but they still managed good food and all served together. The wine was reasonably priced

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Thank martymca33
Essex
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Nice pub in a quiet area away from the main city centre. Ordered an Irish dish called potato boxty, very pleasant meal.

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Thank Hotspurs
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great little find was in for lunch on Mon had the turkey sandwich which is cooked in house yum,will return next time I'm in belfast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 - 31 Queens Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9050 9999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?