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The Crown Liquor Saloon

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , British
46 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 3187
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“irish stew” (117 reviews)
“private booths” (121 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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46 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautifully decorated interior, this was on my list of places to visit in Belfast. While it was busy at the bar, there was still loads of room to stand around. However, the bar staff were serving at one end of the bar and completely ignored...More

Thank dec_curley
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was pretty crowded when we went, and we tourists were obviously the main group of patrons. We tried to eat upstairs but there was a sign saying they couldn't accommodate anymore people so I guess they were fully booked. Maybe reservations are a must....More

Thank Troualy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great place to stop by for a quick drink if you're visiting Belfast. Usually a lack of seats and it can be really crowded with tourists, although it's worh a visit for the decor and the Guinness alone. Not somewhere to go all night...More

Thank Wanderlust640523
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I travelled from limerick to Belfast for a weekend to meet family and friends. We asked a taxi driver for a recommendation for food and we were told we couldn't go wrong with The Crown Bar is downstairs restaurant is upstairs When we went upstairs...More

Thank ritabutterfield
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the most amazing place to have a pint of Guinness! If you are in Belfast a visit here is a must. The booths are a fabulous place to meet up with friends and share a tale or two. It is very busy, and...More

Thank Jacqueline D
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Crown Liquor Saloon is one of 2 saloons claiming to be the oldest in Belfast. It is beautiful but crowded. We did not attempt to eat there as it was standing room only on a Friday night. I was able to wonder around with...More

Thank prisspooh
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a lovely meal in this pub - good value and decor both upsatirs and downstairs is worth a visit. The Guiness is excellent as well.

Thank Lismore
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For the benefit of our North American,Asian and other valued cousins who are considering visiting the Crown dining area, "wick" in the Belfast vernacular means "not very good at all" The bar downstairs is adequate for a standing room only drinking experience but the dining...More

Thank trenchfoot
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Arrived in the late afternoon as a group of 6, aiming to eat in the restaurant upstairs. We were told a table would be 15 minutes. Great, we thought. We were sat at a table near the dining area, and asked the server if we...More

Thank CaptainNuge
Reviewed 3 days ago

The bar is really busy, but nevertheless has a great atmosphere and the Guinness is pretty good, Having failed to get a table in the restaurant upstairs on the first evening we booked for the following evening. A bad move. Hugely disappointing: long waits, several...More

Thank JPL2010
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27 August 2017|
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Response from Bernie D | Reviewed this property |
Hi helmena glad they got you a table but that's awful that you had no reservation after booking one. I was a customer wroting a review. I don't work at the bar therefore I would suggest you give them a call and ask these... More
18 August 2017|
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Response from General Manager A | Property representative |
Hello, I would always advise booking a table in advance as we are often quite busy. However, if you do not manage to book a table we will always try and fit you in, but there are times when this is not possible. If you... More
5 July 2017|
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Response from CSG63 | Reviewed this property |
No but the Europa looks a good option straight across the road
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Golden Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Golden Mile
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 3187
  • E-mail
You will find The Crown Liquor Saloon in Belfast within a short stroll of Europa Hotel, Grosvenor Road and Glengall Street - however, you won't find another like it.Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its heartily classic pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous Irish hospitality.The Crown Liquor Saloon is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of great pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.
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