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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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SCOTTISH BORDERS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent the weekend in belfast and didnt find mchughs until sunday afternoon..wonderful food..we had sunday roast..delicious..nice atmosphere too with some irish musicnthrown in..staff friendly and welcoming. A must try if you are in belfast. AÀ +

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steak sandwiches on soda bread, very nice, good beer Good bar all round, not too pretentious, bar a bit busy

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Thank Lemonblade
Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here. Didn't even know they did food but would definitely go back & well worth the money

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and truly outstanding food. Not the expected pub fare at all. Very good service. It doesnt hurt that this is the oldest building let alone pub in Belfast and its in the heart of the Cathedral district

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Metuchen, New Jersey
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a group of 8 and we were seated upstairs. The food came out quickly and was delicious. The service was excellent.

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Thank Brian E
Westerville
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My expectation of food in places that are more bar than restaurant are generally very conservative, and this was no exception. I was very pleasantly surprised. Dining in the bar is limited, but the restaurant upstair serves some great food and delivers great service. Very favorably impressed with both, and a place that I'd choose to go again. Try the... More 

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Thank EAH50
County Kildare, Ireland
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159 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a quick drink after a day of sightseeing. Barman very friendly and helpful on best offer available and helped bring drinks outside

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Thank Ciarrai2014
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice city pub but seeing that the cheapest pint of lager is £4 .10 the management should ensure that the toilet bowl in disabled toilet downstairs is clean, some bleach wouldn't go amiss. Not a good impression to friends of mine from overseas. Some kind of air freshioner would also help.

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Heckmondwike, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly and welcoming staff. Lovely historic building. Great Guinness. Well worth a visit. Hope to try the food next time.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved the meal and the staff were attentive and friendly. We arrived at about 5pm for an early dinner and were able to choose local dishes from the lunch menu - loved the Boxty!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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?