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Robert Stewarts

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$$ - $$$
Bar, European, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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149 Ballyskeagh Road, Belfast BT17 9LL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9030 8807
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went last Friday for lunch ,had our Westie with us .He was made very welcome in the bar getting treats & water great to be in a dog friendly pub ! I had lamb shank & my husband had tuna both were delicious & good portions & price .Waitress very friendly over chatting & pampering our pooch .Definetly will be... More 

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Thank Roy H
BobStewartsBelfast, Owner at Robert Stewarts, responded to this review

Hello "Roy H" A country pub is the right and proper place for our canine amigo's of this there is no dispute. So hope to see you soon ,cheers. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have never been to eat before because of no children policy however called in for drinks and food while out for a walk. Live locally and have been recommended eat there. Ambiance lovely, staff friendly and helpful however food was very disappointing

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1 Thank ccurrie03
BobStewartsBelfast, Manager at Robert Stewarts, responded to this review

WELL NOW "ccurrie03" lets see. 1. First visit. 2. Have kiddie winkles maybe, maybe not?. 3. Walk the "Tow Path" fraternity possibly?. 4. Live local = sleeping at night anywhere from the High Bridge on the Ballyskeagh Rd to the top of the Drumbeg Rd down to the Drumbridge its self--- now that's local to Robert Stewart's public house that... More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful meal, vegetarian option was delicious, a real taste of summer! Burger was lovely and succulent. Friendly and helpful staff, would recommend for a child free venue. Will definitely be returning. A hidden gem 😀👍

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Thank lisa m
BobStewartsBelfast, Manager at Robert Stewarts, responded to this review

Well hello "Mrs Lisa McGarel"------------You are just the ticket from our perspective here at "Bob's" in that the veggie folk in the "Norn Iron" are on the march re the psyche of food offerings in some eating establishments, that said matters are improving re "the veggies" being a little bit better catered for as opposed to a few years ago.... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself, some friends and family ate at Bob Stewarts on a mid week evening in March. Food was average all round, we ordered a selection of mains and all were mediocre. We have eaten at Bobs in the past and the quality of the food has fallen significantly. Add to this, a manager / owner who tried (unsuccessfully) to remove... More 

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Thank infoK3436WW
BobStewartsBelfast, The "CYBER ATTACK" OFFICER at "Bob's" at Robert Stewarts, responded to this review

Acknowledgement of and rebuttal of Tripadvisor insertion dated the 12th of May 2017. Remember that date 12th of May 2017 and the mention of when the said visit to Robert Stewart Spirit Grocer took place in the month of MARCH 2017 being at the minimum amount of time ago some FIVE WEEKS PAST or maybe longer? So now on to... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gave my missus a choice of anywhere for a birthday meal and of course she choose here, We have been here many of times and the food, Atmosphere and excellent customer service from Colin was next to none, already looking forward to our next visit.

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Thank David M
BobStewartsBelfast, Guest Relations Manager at Robert Stewarts, responded to this review

You " David M " smooth operator sir that's you ---what with the lovely lady and your self doing birthday meals ,the question is how do you spoil her further ?. Thank you for your few lines on things "Bob's", with regard to the "Celtic Warrior" as we affectionately call Coilin, we are thinking of getting him an open boat... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal, fish was amazing, whole early birds menu was great. Staff and ambiance was very good. Thanks to Jackie and staff for the great meal

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Thank John C
BobStewartsBelfast, Guest Relations Manager at Robert Stewarts, responded to this review

Greetings "John C" it is to our fish products across the range supplier who is deserving of praise. Indeed to Walter himself he of the famous "Ewings " fish purveyors. Your line on the ambiance well we ( the staff) are thinking of getting an ambulance for the "Jackie boy". That said more important you and the wee hen get... More 

Grimsby
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my dad's local for many years so a great place to revisit for sentimental reasons. The bar and restaurant are definitely not for families or for visitors wishing to take children. The signage is clearly anti-children so it's not even worth considering trying to take in kids below drinking age. Nice atmosphere for adult company, oldie worldly!

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Thank Clive M
BobStewartsBelfast, Public Relations Manager at Robert Stewarts, responded to this review

Hi ya "Clive M" Not so much in recent times but certainly when the present owners reopened "Bob Stewarts" in May 1993 after a major make over or "Wee Geordies" as it was referred to by some say roughly from 1970 or there abouts to 1991 (Geordie was "Auld Bob's" nephew) when it closed for a couple of years. So... More 

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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and a friend went to bobs last night for a catch up great place to sit and chat...they are not doing seafood nite on Thursday so I had fish cakes then seabass it was fabulous cooked to perfection my friend had the steak she said it was great ...and the staff are just wonderful.. It would be great if... More 

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1 Thank Mags M
BobStewartsBelfast, Manager at Robert Stewarts, responded to this review

Well hello you "Mags M" We is gonna have yousins in one of them there grammer thingy jobbies ,cause you is havin us in a bad light what with sayin that we does not do the fish on the Thursday nights an all -----------phew!! glad to get that lot out. "Mags M" love you for your great few lines on... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just home from another great dinner at Bob Stewart's! Their chargrilled steaks never fail. I had the sirloin that was cooked to perfection as per usual (with pepper sauce but the steak is best on its own it's that flavoursome). For starter there was a special of garlic crab claws tonight, 5 star. Plenty of meat on each claw with... More 

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Thank Séan D
BobStewartsBelfast, Guest Relations Manager at Robert Stewarts, responded to this review

Greetings "Sean D", Sure its yourself and its our selves that thank you for the on the money description of the "vittals" set down before you. The man said call again for "***** ****" -------Sean do you remember that famous Ulster phrase. All the best sir,cheers More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jim Devine Great wee pub restaurant super food nice selection of gin and the cheesecake first class.plenty off time to relax and enjoy your meal

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Thank Jimdevine99
BobStewartsBelfast, "The Postman" at Robert Stewarts, responded to this review

Well"Jimdevine99" -------------------Are you a cousin of agent "99"--------------If so what with you being undercover and all that**** flippin heck you have just blown your cover as a sleuth extraordinaire in matters appertaining to the secret bunker that is the lair of the bit odd but extremely friendly cadre of nosh partakers and in the hidden bar the electric soup crew... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$36
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Ballyskeagh Road, Belfast BT17 9LL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9030 8807
Description
ROBERT STEWARTS SPIRIT GROCERS is located on a narrow country road that threads its way out of the leafy glades of south Belfast via the Upper Malone precinct. The road continues onwards in the general direction to the town of Lisburn which in recent years was decreed a CITY. The actual premises is a primarily two zone affair.A public bar of which no decent pub should be devoid of. This coupled to a nooks and crannies lounge bar handsomely ajoined with a slightly more formal dinning facility called the company room.

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