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McHughs Bar & Restaurant

29 - 31 Queens Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9050 9999
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (85 reviews)
“boxty” (34 reviews)
“ham hock” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
29 - 31 Queens Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 621 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and l were going to concert in the Oddysey and decided at the last minute to make a nite of it and eat out as well. Given it was a last minute decision and Xmas do's were in full swing we couldn't get a...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great traditional food, good atmosphere and a perfect pint of Guinness, a definitely worth a visit and a stones throw from the Big Blue fish!

Thank Fairy-tripper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here on Saturday 18th November - There were five of us. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Excellent service too - I was really pleased with the service we received. Would definitely recommended and can't wait to revisit!

Thank Janet Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for 6.30pm on Sunday evening. On presentation of the menus we were given an exhaustive list of dishes that were sold out. I ordered fish pie, it was mostly potato cubes, carrot & minimal pieces of white fish. It sounds exactly the...More

Thank Edele C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ce vieux pub est tout d'abord très agréable et très typique. Les dîners y sont copieux. Nous y avons goûté leur "hot rock steaks", délicieux et vous êtes du coup en charge de la cuisson. J'y ai également pris un délicieux "sticky toffee pudding". Le...More

Thank Emilie G
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Must put their peppercorn sauce out with a f*ing tea spoon. Ordered a seafood chowder and it had mainly carrots and basically no seafood. People always speak so highly of the food here I disagree. Not worth the money at all to be honest. Won't...More

Thank cat12334456
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Came here today for lunch with family ,ordered chicken wings and mussels for starters to share ,the chicken wings were very good .mussels were just ok ,I had steak on the stone and it was very good ,other food ordered was fish and chips ,was...More

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Just situated on Queens St jyst over the footbridge over the river it is the 1st pub you come to Very old pub dated from 1716 (the year not the time) Serves original irish beers lagers and whiskies Nice outside seating area Food available Staff...More

Thank JohnCasey29
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We came in asking for food got told The kitchen was off and that was fine we can order food from a take away and take it back to the hotel, we ordered drinks but the blonde female on the bar with and attitude made...More

Thank sarahtas76
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The sign outside states that it is Belfast's oldest bar, though it does not look that old. It was just around the corner from our hotel, so we gave it a try for our evening meal. We were shown to a small table in the...More

Thank David H
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28 September 2017|
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Response from fergalstraff | Reviewed this property |
Hopefully not! YNWA
bev h
10 May 2017|
Response from ANGELO C | Reviewed this property |
i suggest to give em a call. They have bands playing music in The. evening . it would be better to ask if you are there to have dinner.
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14 December 2016|
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Response from kathrynneely | Reviewed this property |
They sell £10 vouchers behind the bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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