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McHughs Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
29 - 31 Queen's Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9050 9999
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (97 reviews)
“boxty” (37 reviews)
“ham hock” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
29 - 31 Queen's Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 659 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Had a great time listening to the music on sat night may 19th. Rory ( the singer/ acoustic guitarist tipped us off that they were playing there after briefly meeting. So we decided to give it a go.. was not disappointed at all. The bar...More

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday night. We could only manage to get a table for 9pm so I would recommend booking in advance if you can. We ordered food straight away and weren’t waiting too long for it to come out. The quality was...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice wee pub. Very close to SSE Arena so good for a few drinks before and/or after. Tennents on tap as well.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for dinner after a full day (11.5 miles) waking the city and wanted some good food and had seen that this place was packed the night before....hours are listed as open until 9, which one would assume is food and drink. We arrive...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 19 people went back to this pub every day during our stay in Belfast. The staff made us feel so welcome and looked after us from start to finish, Seaneen and Aaron especially. The food, music and craic all top class. Forever...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is amzing. I loved the boxty. It says it is the home of the boxty. The staff were freindly.

Thank Ski M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After spending the afternoon at the Titanic Musueum which was fantastic. To see where the great liner was built and docked was brilliant. Rooms replicated to look like those on the ship were really good. Then to finish off with a film which showed the...More

Thank hardy9849
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly, we went there to eat and the place was closing early because of a private staff party that evening. We had a beer and relaxed for a half hour before leaving and going out to another spot. I must say the waiters were charming...More

Thank Sherry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited McHughs for food and drinks with friends, highly disappointed with the overall experience. Firstly, the service is terrible. Very evident the young bartenders/waitresses couldn’t give a toss. They didn’t know much about the menu and weren’t very welcoming. Similar experience to others with regards...More

Thank 90JamesB99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us booked for a pre concert meal. The food was very disappointing, from the stale/hard breads to undercooked chips . In the middle of our meal there was an awful clatter of noise that turned out to be Irish dancers on the floor...More

Thank markie58
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28 September 2017|
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Response from fergalstraff | Reviewed this property |
Hopefully not! YNWA
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 - 31 Queen's Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9050 9999
  • E-mail
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