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McHughs Bar & Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , European
29 - 31 Queens Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9050 9999
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (82 reviews)
“boxty” (31 reviews)
“ham hock” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
29 - 31 Queens Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 606 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bizarre for a pub that's empty to refuse service and not allow anyone to come sit down for food and drink. Empty expecting a large group but closed for everyone else?

Thank DrNic1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited after the SLF concert at Customs Square. Great nite as full of SLF / Stranglers fans. DJ was playing some great tunes and loads of people were dancing. Good beers. And friendly / god bar staff. States outside - one of the oldest buildings...More

Thank Cate019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table for dinner on 26/08/17 to attend the stiff Little Fingers Concert at Custom House Square, which is directly opposite McHughs. Glad we booked as it was very busy but staff were very efficient and friendly. The 1st Floor tables have an excellent...More

Thank Jimmyno1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only called in for coffee but the atmosphere was so friendly I could have stayed longer. It's a lovely pub inside and the staff were lovely and friendly. I will be back for a meal soon.

Thank FrequentTraveller066
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am currently sitting in this bar. We have 12 people and had a reservation for 12:30. We came a few minutes early and there was no one in the bar or restaurant. We promptly sat down and were served drinks. It is currently 1:38...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch and a pint and ended up staying for a few more. Great boxty, friendly staff and a fine pint all in a nice central location.

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived as opened at 12 as we wanted a quick lunch before going to the rugby .good pint of Guinness and then tried the Boxty ham and eggs , and beef strips. Very tasty . Quick service .

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By chance I found this little gem. The sign out front says it is the oldest building in Belfast. Can't verify that but it is certainly a great place to catch a quick bowl of soup for lunch or a good meal at the end...More

Thank drimbarronman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a midday meal and a couple of pints. Everything was perfect! We had the garlic chicken boxty and the ham, eggs, and cheese boxty. My mouth is watering just thinking about the food! The bill before tip was $33US. I've spent...More

Thank thetattooedlady
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to get a feel of the working class of Belfast, not fancy, a little gritty, perfect place to have a pint. Food was very good, recommended if you are walking around and run into it.

Thank Emilio M
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Questions & Answers
bev h
10 May 2017|
Response from ANGELO C | Reviewed this property |
i suggest to give em a call. They have bands playing music in The. evening . it would be better to ask if you are there to have dinner.
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14 December 2016|
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Response from kathrynneely | Reviewed this property |
They sell £10 vouchers behind the bar
Peter S
6 November 2016|
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Response from lovesagoodpint | Property representative |
Hello peter we do not have sky so are un able to show most matches, try our sister bar the Kitchen bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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