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Lavery's Bar

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Neighbourhood: Golden Mile
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Address: 12 - 18 Bradbury Place, Belfast BT7 1RS, Northern Ireland
Phone Number:
+44 28 9087 1106
11:30 - 01:30
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Sun 12:30 - 00:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 01:30
Sat 11:30 - 02:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Lavery's is Belfast's oldest family-owned pub, at the heart of the city's...

Lavery's is Belfast's oldest family-owned pub, at the heart of the city's social life for almost 100 years. Perfectly located a short distance from both the city centre and the vibrant Queen's Quarter, it's a versatile, lively entertainment venue with the charm of a traditional Irish pub. Behind the unassuming street façade lies a grand total of four bars, two roof gardens, a street-level beer garden, an independent off licence and Northern Ireland's largest pool room. All of our bars offer something different - whether it be exciting club nights, live music, comedy, live sport or free entertainment, Lavery's offers something for everyone: The Public Bar The perfect place to relax by the fire with a quiet pint or catch up with friends, the Public Bar is the traditional heart of Lavery's, and home to our many loyal customers from the city centre and beyond. The Back Bar & Beer Garden The Back Bar has taken on legendary status for its focus on great music and unpretentious good times. There is free entertainment seven nights a week, with live gigs from the hottest new bands and our ever-popular open mic night, The Living Room. Mister Tom's Lounge At weekends our first floor venue Mister Tom's is an exciting nightclub venue. It's also home to Lavery's Comedy Club, featuring the best comedians in Northern Ireland and beyond, and it's available too as a stylish and comfortable room for private functions. The Pool Room and Roof Terraces On our top floor is Northern Ireland's largest pool room, with 22 pool tables and full bar facilities. The pool room opens out onto our two open-air roof terraces, and there is free DJ entertainment seven days a week. Every Saturday night, the pool room is transformed into our hugely popular alternative club, Beat Connection - dazzling lights and visuals and a thrilling soundtrack of electronica, hip-hop and house. The Woodworkers The Woodworkers is Belfast's new social bar and rotating tap room. We're proud to offer the best craft beers from around the world on our six rotating taps, plus an array of delicious cocktails, quality spirits, wine and more. It's heaven for beer aficionados, with a brand new offering every week plus regular free tap takeovers from the most exciting independent brewers around, and all set to a carefully curated playlist, plus DJs from Thursday to Saturday. Lavery's Independent Off Licence Our off sales is nestled between the Public Bar and The Woodworkers and open seven days a week with an extensive range of craft beer, ale, lager, cider, wine and spirits - not to mention exclusive Lavery's merchandise! Food Food is available in all of our bars from noon to 10pm (12.30pm-10pm on Sunday), featuring traditional Irish cuisine, light bites and a fine array of contemporary fare - all made using fresh ingredients sourced in Northern Ireland. We are happy to meet all dietary requirements, and we are proud of our specially selected gluten-free menu. Group bookings are welcome. Lavery's has a food hygiene rating of five stars. Sport Lavery's is the number one venue for live sport in Belfast, with HD screens throughout the building offering live coverage of football, rugby, golf, darts, racing, cricket, tennis, F1, NFL and more on request. We have close relationships with Ulster Rugby, Belfast Giants ice hockey team and the Northern Ireland national football team, and we're delighted to welcome fans of each to support their teams at Lavery's. We are also proud sponsors of Queen's University football and volleyball clubs, and Belfast Roller Derby. Room Hire and Function Rooms We would be delighted to host your weddings, parties, pool parties and private functions, or book ahead to reserve a table for private dining. To make an enquiry, please use the contact form which you can find at the Room Hire / Function Rooms section of our website.

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This a really nice place for everyone. It's a pub and the in the back a large pool hall. Worth visit!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2016
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The Christmas dinner was a fairly standard affair. More a win for quantity than quality. It was OK, but it was all a bit "school dinners" as the food was literally PILED on. I know its pub grub, but a little bit less quantity and a bit more refinement, and it would be better.. If you read this before going... More 

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Inverurie, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This regarding their shop. I went to purchase a bottle of beer as it was made locally and wanted to give to my son as a Christmas present. He is really into beers and ales so my daughter and I chose and decided to get the cup too as it looked unusual. The guy at the service point said the... More 

Thank Jenster060612
Tullamore, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Inexperienced rude staff at the bar... Completely ignoring customers who want a drink and standing chatting amongst themselves.... Won't be back

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to come, chill out and have a drink or meal. Came here on recommendation from our hostel and could not recommend more. The top level is fantastic, offering £5 burger and drink meals during the day (from 12pm-4pm) with a free game of pool. Live music some nights too. Came for lunch today and going back for dinner... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Was nice the stuff the food everything was amazing definitely I will be back there because I really enjoyed

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This a really nice place for everyone. It's a pub and the in the back a large pool hall. Worth visit!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Our visit to Lavery's good off on the wrong foot thanks to a taciturn and rather unhelpful girl serving in the off-licence. Seeing as it is part of the pub and that it had a wide range of craft beers I asked whether it was possible to purchase one there and drink it in the pub. " No " was... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I had the Fish and Chips which was excellent and was served by very friendly staff. There is also a great selection of drinks on offer. Overall, I would recommend for food, drinks or both if you are in Belfast.

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Noblesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Lavery's is really 3 experiences in one. There is the traditional Irish Pub, which was fine but fairly standard. Our bartender there Chris offered to show us the "rest of the place". There is a liquor store, another whole restaurant/bar with much more of a craft beer selection and wider arrange of cocktails (called Woodworks). You can bring your drink... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

It started off well because my leftover pizza from a meal just before was not allowed in with me, but the bouncers were nice enough to keep it safe! (And they didn't even eat it!). But we went straight to the back bar, and wow! Walking through all the pool tables and the all the bars just looked like a... More 

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