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Belfast Castle

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Address: Antrim Road, Belfast BT15 5GR, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 9077 6925
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Majestic castle dating back to 1870.

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Christmas Dinner

We were a few years back with work and it wasn't that great but we went back this year and it was a big improvement.. food was far nicer and warm, entertainment was a lot better... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were a few years back with work and it wasn't that great but we went back this year and it was a big improvement.. food was far nicer and warm, entertainment was a lot better aswell.. just the one thing that would need to be improved is the lighting going up to the castle as it's quite dark and... More 

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Larne; Co Antrim
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67 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Belfast castle restaurant was the venue for the Sept 'ladies wot lunch'. The castle is well worth a visit for the spectacular views it offers of the city. The restaurant, set in the basement, is unprepossessing. Despite there apparently being only one member of staff on duty for both bar and restaurant our starters of vegetable soup, ham hock terrine... More 

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Thank Lesley R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have time on your visit to see this place I would definitely recommend it for a stroll in the surrounding country side above the castle, the forest is left to it own management and natural state, it is not groomed but wild. To the top from the castle is no more than 30 minutes and the view of... More 

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1 Thank David William B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch today.. Was served by two staff who had no customer skills whatsoever. Ant attempt at eye contact was met with withering looks. Tea was served, with a tablespoonful or two of milk in the jug. I ordered a ham baguette,which took quite a while to arrive. The baguette was partially cooked,too small,however the ham and dressing was... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a beautiful building worth seeing very old the structure of it is lovely handy to bus stop if not driving café here aswell there are also weddings take place here and wedding receptions would recommend to anyone

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1 Thank mariestewart1
Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's really just a beautiful building from the outside and disappointing inside. We could just walk in and look around. Reception ignored us completely. Made us feel a little like we were trespassing.. The Garden is absolutely beautiful and the view as well. The walk up was alright too. All in all its more a manor or villa in modern... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We walked around the mountain trails and visited one of the caves and absolutely loved it. An amazing day with a little element of danger when climbing into caves. The castle was nice and pretty but couldn't see as much internally as expected as its a wedding venue and there were events on (I think) think the open top bus... More 

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Amherst, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were passing by Belfast and decide to check out this 'castle'. We found parking and were a little confused when we wandered inside as it wasn't obvious where you could go to look around. We checked out the lower level which had some historical information and located some bathrooms as well, in addition to a nice gift shop. The... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I hadn't visited Belfast Castle for a few years and was wowed by how beautiful the castle and surroundings really are. I have attended a few weddings here and cant think of a better place for a 'big day'. The castle grounds are amazing and the staircase in the gardens is simply beautiful.. A great healthy place for a family... More 

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Thank hijacs
Belfast, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The view from the castle is magnificant... you see on a good day all the way to Scotland. The harbour and the rest och Belfast is Amazing from here. The surroundings are supurb for Walking, running or just strolling with family and pets. Highly recommend to take a peek inside the castle and the castle grounds as well... stunning plants... More 

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