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The Belfast Empire

42 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 9276
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We went for the comedy club, arrived early so had a drink in the bar downstairs. When people began... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Great evening

We came at The Empire for the second time tonight, and again we are really enjoying it The food is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marseille, France
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“comedy night” (9 reviews)
“music hall” (7 reviews)
“comedy club” (5 reviews)
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42 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JQ, Northern Ireland
Queen's Quarter
+44 28 9024 9276
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for the comedy club, arrived early so had a drink in the bar downstairs. When people began queuing for the comedy club upstairs, we thought we'd be allowed to take our drinks (seen as its' the same venue) but was told we weren't...More

Thank no1hunnybunny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came at The Empire for the second time tonight, and again we are really enjoying it The food is cheap, the plates are huges, the atmosphère is really nice and the live music is great. A special thanks to one of the staff member...More

Thank Scostabelle
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Belfast has a few good solo artists. While I was there I heard this great cover of Michael Jackson Billie Jean . . .

Thank RisteardCork_Ireland
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I was lucky enough to attend a gig with the legendary bands GBH, The Defects & United Bottles. A nice clean venue. Sometimes rare for punk gigs but a great place to get up close to your favorite bands. Very nice friendly staff with a...More

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Just had a magnificent margarita here today...i noticed it was the cocktail of the month and was dubious at first as a fine margarita depends upon quality ingredients. And they did not disappoint, with high quality tequila and fresh 100% lime juice. To top it...More

1  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Brill entertainment,fantastic staff and doormen,so helpful and willing to help,the venue so authentic,the clientele that drink here,friendly,and fun.

1  Thank ourweddingwas
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We visited and were no disappointed. Upper balcony gave a good view and close to the upstairs bar... Drinks were a little more expensive than other places but the live music more than makes up for that...

1  Thank Simon M
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited for the first time to watch Rebecca O'Connor perform her Tina Turner tribute act .... What a delight !!!! This band was pretty good and we throughly enjoyed ourselves .... Great venue with a varied audience, old, younger, straight, gay...More

1  Thank David J
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Great place good bar staff no hassle wotsoever sum great rock bands 10 out of 10. Great food good age range of people. Don.👍🍺🎸

1  Thank Don Y
Reviewed 24 March 2017

when you stand at the front of a large crowd jostling to see open mic acts, then you know you're in a special venue... nuff said

Thank leds777
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