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McHughs Bar & Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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29 - 31 Queens Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9050 9999
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food beautifully presented clean fresh taste. Staff friendly great place to soak up atmosphere. Sunday they have a jam session where all musicians come together with all kinds of different instruments and play a various array of old folk Irish tunes really beautiful. Highly recommend this bar.

Thank Gillian D
Belfast, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for lunch first time and was not disappointed very friendly staff food was lovely and the atmosphere was great.We will definitely be back again next time in Belfast.

Thank elizabethmccrystal
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped into Mchughs Bar on a busy Saturday night where there was live music playing, the pub itself was lovely and quite a cosy feel and the atmosphere was great, there was a great selection of drinks available also and the staff were brilliant.

Thank Mark M
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had perfect Guinness, perfect mussels and a perfectly good time in this bar and bonus; Guinness was only £3 a pint during the rugby game on TV.

Thank Beans1967
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were friendly and pleasant. Food was pretty good. Got to try the mussels and chicken wings to start and pork ans salmon for mains. Salmon was spot on and filling but the pork could have used a little more sauce, even just on the side. Overall its a great wee place for food or a drink!

Thank IWozHere456
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into McHughs Bar after a long day doing the touristy thing, we were cold and in need of food and drink.We were not let done by coming here the bar staff had the Carrick brilliant again the Guinness was well looked after, we settled in a corner and looked over the menu spoiled for choice, but we order... More 

Thank alex w
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great pub in the Cathedral Quarter of the city. It has a great cosy atmosphere with a traditional feel to the pub. There was live music on when we were there and the place soon filled up when the band started. The bar staff were very friendly and attentive as were the restaurant staff upstairs. The restaurant... More 

Thank NYC4Me
Squamish, Canada
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have great food and good music. It is the oldest Pub in N. Ireland. It is close to the Albert Clock and the waterfront. You can eat dinner upstairs.

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in on a quiet Tuesday evening for a drink with my other half. Bartender was immediately put out as we interrupted her meal. Ordered drinks and was served reluctantly, no friendly service forget any thank you, nine pounds take the cash hand back the change end of transaction. Used to frequent this pub years ago but due to changing... More 

Thank davehni
Houston, United Kingdom
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295 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We were just passing by and heard the Irish music coming out of the door on a late Sunday afternoon. Great atmosphere and good music, get yourselves in there.

Thank Ewen A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, International
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
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?