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The Washington bar & restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European, British
21 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6NB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 3313
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
“fajitas” (3 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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21 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6NB, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 290 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous value. Good food. Excellant wine. Fast service. Great lunchtime. Well worth a visit. Steak sandwich with pepper sauce recommended.

Thank noeleenf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful historic restaurant/bar. It has antique chairs and a lovely atmosphere. We went in for a late lunch. Staff were excellent, service was fast. They had trivia playing on tv screens which was fun while waiting for food. Food was average. I...More

Thank Kirsten M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have had a couple of nights out here recently and find the music great the cocktails wonderful and the food really good and not too expensive. It's a mixed crowd and has a good atmosphere. Love the décor upstairs very 'orient express' and the staff...More

Thank sonya64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went for a late lunch. the staff were fantastic. overall the food was great. especially desserts. will definitely be returning, once again cant praise the staff enough

Thank john c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Irish people are so friendly! While walking the streets of Belfast, a passerby overheard our conversation about our search for s great pub. He turned around and suggested The Washington Bar and Restaurant! The steak fajitas were the best fajitas I ever had and...More

Thank LSF2012
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I am visiting Belfast with a Canadian friend. Last night we had a few drinks in the Washington and stayed to the end - a few minutes after last orders were called a bouncer came over and told us to take our drinks downstairs. We...More

Thank OldMiserableBastard
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I decided to try the bbq pulled pork burger the presentation was good and it tasted mouthwatering. The service was very efficient and the staff was friendly and welcoming. All in all, I would recommend this place for family and friends for good wholesome at...More

Thank gracenalumu89
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here for a few drinks passing through Belfast, they were very nice and along with the polite staff and calm atmosphere we had an overall good experience

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this bar one Saturday afternoon, and sadly only had time for a couple of drinks, but, would have loved to stay till closing. Great atmosphere and decor and great service by the bar staff. Will visit again

Thank grumpystumps
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This is my 2nd time here. On both occasions with work, on both occasions I felt let down. There was a group of approx 12 and they got 11/12 meals out to the group. Mine of course failed to arrive. The staff acknowledged this and...More

Thank Niall Q
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17 April 2016|
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Response from Anne N | Reviewed this property |
I've never been on a Sunday
27 July 2015|
Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
You won't find it on the Trip Adviser site, but if you type Washington Bar & Restaurant + Belfast into Google's search bar, several sites will come up; you want the second one down which says Home at the end, then their... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6NB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Golden Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Golden Mile
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9032 3313
  • E-mail
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