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The Points

44 Dublin Road, Belfast BT2 7HN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9099 4124
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40th birthday to remember

Was in the points on Sat night 23rd June for a birthday celebration in the upstairs function bar. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark D
via mobile
One of the bests irish pubs in Belfast

One of the best pubs in Belfast, we go twice a week or sometimes more. Good live Irish music and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Agusgt21
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Madrid, Spain
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The Points is located at the heart of Belfast city on the busy Dublin road. We aim to provide a traditional experience for Belfast’s ever growing tourist community whilst capturing the hearts of our locals. If you enjoy Whiskeys and Ales, as well as music steeped in tradition; The Points is guaranteed to be the perfect spot to enjoy the city and it’s culture.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
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“five points” (13 reviews)
“great bar” (8 reviews)
“bar staff” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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44 Dublin Road, Belfast BT2 7HN, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9099 4124
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in the points on Sat night 23rd June for a birthday celebration in the upstairs function bar. I have to say it was a great night all round. We were greeted by very friendly security staff and a lively downstairs bar area with outside...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best pubs in Belfast, we go twice a week or sometimes more. Good live Irish music and good drinks! The problem is that it is difficult and it takes a long time to order at the bar, but for the rest 100%...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here 2 nights. Both nights there was excellent music. Packed with locals and tourists alike, age from young to old. £4.40 a pint of beer.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We had the most entertaining evening of our trip to Ireland in this bar. Next to our hotel and smoking area outside. Door staff were very funny and, the bar was busy with great live music. A real taste of Ireland!

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic night at The Points, was my first time there for a whiskey tasting for "national world whiskey day" . Its was a great night, Paul the host was wonderful and filled us with lots of whiskey wisdom. I hope they host more...More

Thank Melissa S
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

The Points was great place to grab a few pints and enjoy the local flavor. Although we didn’t stay late enough for the music, we did note the stage was ready to go and centrally located. I bet it is a lot of fun when...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We arrived at about 9pm and managed to get a table close to the stage...the music was great and the staff all super efficient and friendly.. the chap in the gents toilet was great and assume he is just keeping an eye on things...by the...More

Thank mike c
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Upon arrival, The Points looked rather daunting; the sign had a dagger illustrated on it and the interior stank of bleach. However, once we’d settled down with a pint of Kilkenny and the Irish band took to the stage, the smell subsided and we found...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great night on a thursdayevening in the (five) points. Super live music, top atmosphere, nice beers and spirits. I would definitely recommend to go there.

Thank Henning M
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

When you think of Irish bars this is the thing you picture in your mind. A darkened room, live acoustic music, friendly tipsy irish men & women, old fashioned wooden flooring, wooden tables, home brewed beers, Irish liquor and traditional food. Friendly staff, reasonably priced...More

Thank Ryan W
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Stephen M, Public Relations Manager at The Points, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Hi RyanW0596, Thank you for the great review! We're so glad you found the bar cosy and our staff friendly. Hope to have you back again soon! Best, The Points.

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