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The Bar at The Merchant Hotel

) #37 of 827 Restaurants in Belfast ₹₹₹₹ British
16 Skipper Street | The Merchant Hotel, Belfast BT1 2DZ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 4888
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“cocktail menu” (17 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
16 Skipper Street | The Merchant Hotel, Belfast BT1 2DZ, Northern Ireland
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Reviews (719)
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1 - 10 of 719 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner in Bert's on Saturday 13 May 2017 for my birthday. We were staying in the Merchant and had always wanted to try Bert's and wasn't disappointed. Booked a late sitting (this costs and extra £10 per head but guarantee's the table for the...More

Thank jonnyd73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a group of 12 for our delayed Christmas Party. The staff were welcoming, friendly and looked after us. On the menu they had the option for snacks like pop corn and parsnip crisps, these were a nice touch. There were not many options...More

Thank NicholasBowman
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Historic elegance of yesteryear next to wonderful dinning room-probably leading dinning room attractions in Belfast

Thank SamB29
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Quiet early dinner, full bar, prompt friendly clean uniformed servers, great starters forget the mains and desserts but don't forget Carlsberg, seafood chowder was terrific, white tablecloth dark lounge atmosphere, music later

Thank SamB29
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Just popped in for a cup of tea. There was a choice of tea - loose leaf - and China cups. Whilst there the bar had a pianist and this helped make the experience much more enjoyable. Service was very good.

Thank David A
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Was brought here for a night whilst out for my birthday weekend. The atmosphere is lovely and the cocktails are gorgeous, however they are on the expensive side. The bar was very packed so it was hard to really move in the place let alone...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This was a lovely friendly bar with fantastiic Jazz , musicians were outstanding , bar staff so friendly

Thank Mamamia2619
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Went here and was not disappointed at all! The best cocktail bar in Belfast! The cocktails were about £9 each which is brilliant considering for the same price elsewhere you get far less choice and quality! Very comfy, opulent and relaxing surroundings. Service was excellent!...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to celebrate my birthday with a few cheeky cocktails. Staff very friendly and know their stuff especially Jack.

Thank Ciara B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I'm a fan of live music and Jazz and this was a great surprise for my birthday. The location is great, and the restaurant is fab. it had a really prohibition, 1930s vibe. The booths are a must to eat in and pay that little...More

Thank BenniferManchester
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I would like to see the menu for be grits bar
7 August 2016|
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Response from Eliz B | Reviewed this property |
Berts Bar is part of the merchant hotel so the menu and all info is on the merchant hotel website . Hope this is off done help
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Skipper Street | The Merchant Hotel, Belfast BT1 2DZ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9023 4888
  • E-mail
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