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Cathedral Quarter

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Neighbourhood: City Centre
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Address: Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Posh, upscale neighborhood lined with glass and chrome buildings, cafes and...

Posh, upscale neighborhood lined with glass and chrome buildings, cafes and wine bars.

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Church Wedding

We visited on a lovely sunny day ,walking along the cobbled street where to our surprise a wedding was taking place The bells were tolling adding more to the atmosphere. We were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited on a lovely sunny day ,walking along the cobbled street where to our surprise a wedding was taking place The bells were tolling adding more to the atmosphere. We were allowed to walk around and sit quietly at the back of this wonderful cathedral that has had a lot of sympathetic restoration work done Everyone of the males... More 

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Thank Laura G
Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have eaten in most of the eateries in the area, including one which was previously my old office, and have yet to be disappointed. There is something for all tastes. From a la carte dining to coffee and a scone. Take in a play or spend some time quietly in the Cathedral. It's the place to be.

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Thank Joby135
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had an office here in the 90s, just up from the Duke of York, it's the up and coming place "they" said, we were burgled, we were firebombed, it cost us £50k just to have the doors open, we left, but the whole area is buzzing now, bars, cafes, restaurants, clubs, music venues, hotels, it's one of the top... More 

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Wootton Bassett, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the place to be on the weekend. The vibrant atmosphere and laughter of the people on a night out, we visited a couple of pubs, Duke of York and the Dirty Onion. Both were packed and it's hard to get a seat if there's more than two of you. The décor is mainly all Guinness memorabilia, from years... More 

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Thank Wayne L
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

really worth going here at night, be prepared gets very busy and most places have standing room (just) by a certain time, however lots of great and interesting bars, but not for those who don't like lots of noise and big crowds

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Thank shannon s
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cobble stone streets. Beautiful Murials. Lovely picturesque place. One of the most photographed streets in Belfast.

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Thank grumorf
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cathedral Quarter is a mix of new meets old. Duke of York is a must see bar for any tourist. There are numerous, modernised coffee shops and old book stores. The John serves a good pub lunch, the Duke of York has a lovely outdoor seating area and The Dark Horse houses one of the Doors Of Thrones.

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Thank Nichola W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My uber driver told me to check this area out and it was so cool! I started at the Harp for a fun night with live music and then walked around and stopped in to some other venues. Definitely worth walking through.

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Thank Traci C
Northbrook, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, there are actually cathedral and churches there, but the main attraction for visitors are narrow cobblestone streets, full of bars, lounges, and clubs, live music, fun crowd, interesting graffiti, and mosaics, Lots of fun, if you are into that. Mostly authentic, not too touristy.

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Thank Alex G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful part of Belfast bursting with bars, cafes, street art and historical sights. Take your time wandering around here to get a real taste of the culture here. So worth while!

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