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McHughs Bar & Restaurant

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29 - 31 Queens Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9050 9999
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here on Saturday past. We had the lamb (2) , pork and ham hock. All were excellent but the star was the ham hock. Super service also and great craic downstairs in the bar as well.

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Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped here for some lunch and a drink. Was pleasantly suprised to see a trad session going on which provided a great atmosphere without being overpowering when eating. I had the ploughmans and my partner had the chowder, both of which were lovely, served quickly and were good value.

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Thank Chelesy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a very bad experience there, we were coming to this Pub every Friday in a group of 20/30 people (IT support company, multilingual Teams), it was our place to go after work. So they do that Happy hours till 8PM to get beer cheaper for a 3£, but last time when we ordered a 6/8 beers like 7... More 

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3 Thank Martin R
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

"Excellent is the word" We rate this a FIVE! Service was superb! Food was exceptional. WOW. Frank & Johanne

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Thank Frank M
Maynooth, Ireland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

So well looked after by the lovely staff in Mc Hughs in Belfast. We ate dinner there on two nights and they were so obliging. Catered for 25 of us on the second night and even put on the burger for us when it wasn't on the menu!! Thanks to all the staff especially the chef and Leahanne for looking... More 

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Thank andrewandtrish2016
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123 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a great Sunday afternoon outdoors at McHughs. Great live music by a duo of two guitars. Oh, the man could sing. Standard pub treat on the drinks and lovely folks enjoying the Sunday afternoon. I'll try the food next time.

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Thank Atrotter
Warminster, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pub that serves good food. Always a good buzz in here. On the Sunday evening we found that there was traditional Irish music live in the bar which made it even better.

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Thank Mel W
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

McHugh's dates back to 1711 and the atmosphere reflects the history but is updated to a modern comfort level. The service and food were excellent. I ordered the smoked salmon appetizer and the seafood chowder. Both were as good as I have ever had. My dining partner had the mussels and Irish stew appetizers and recommends them highly as well.... More 

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Thank Dorothy L
Northampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great selection of gin if you like it, plus recommendations of garnish and mixer for each particular one. The food menu has lots to offer, plenty of choice and it was well cooked and lovely too!

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Thank Joyce L
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very limited choice of beers. No proper ales on tap, just the usual fizzy lager and Guinness. Belfast Black was off. Third rate karaoke band playing 80's hits. Lack of seating. It was like going back thirty years in time. The owners need to pull their fingers out and realise customers these days demand choice. I'll not be going back.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 - 31 Queens Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9050 9999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?