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Black Box

18-22 Hill Street | Cathedral Quarter, Belfast BT1 2LA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 4400
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Class entertainment

Went with my wife to see Bedlam Bazaar show and it was top class,loads of variety and I laughed the... read more

Reviewed today
Brendan D
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Tullamore
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Best entertainment venue

Been coming here for years after discovering a vintage souk inside one day. It was like a treasure... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
RabbitWithAttitude
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The Black Box is a multi-purpose arts venue in the heart of Belfast's bustling Cathedral Quarter. With art, music, literature, film, comedy, cabaret and all points in between! The Green room hosts free events Wed to Sat and sells pizzas and drinks.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“gig” (6 reviews)
“comedy” (6 reviews)
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18-22 Hill Street | Cathedral Quarter, Belfast BT1 2LA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

Went with my wife to see Bedlam Bazaar show and it was top class,loads of variety and I laughed the whole time,it had something for everyone and all the actors/entertainers were brilliant,really enjoyable night and the drink was cheaper compared to most bars in the...More

Thank Brendan D
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been coming here for years after discovering a vintage souk inside one day. It was like a treasure trove and I liked the location and layout. Since then I've been frequently attending the Midweek Magic show starring Caolan, Joel, George Bleeks, George Firehorse & more....More

Thank RabbitWithAttitude
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit on a Saturday night if you’re wanting a good selection of drinks at a decent price. Nice and chilled atmosphere too.

Thank LilP26
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

I love the vibe of this place. There are jazz, blues, RnB gigs and much more besides - music that has personality and isn't trying to sound like others. Then there are the literature, cabaret, magic and comedy events. A few local promoters and festivals...More

Thank Eddie C
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Black Box is a fantastic live music venue with passionate staff and a great atmosphere. If you love music and the arts, then you will love Black Box.

Thank MatthewJames_13
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Don't be put off by the little bar at the entrance, the fact that it looks like a student bar, nearly turned me away. But i am glad i stayed. The main hall, no fringes, plastic seats and garden tables and yet another student type...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

The black box is a wonderful place to see live music.Great atmosphere and a place that musicians appreciate playing in.I've been quite a few times now including a couple of performances at the brilliant corners jazz festival.Tonight's gig by the Joseph Leighton trio being a...More

Thank taramarie2016
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Went to a gig her, first into the right is a bar, up the wall with craft beer, very modern . Nice venue for the gig a few seats with tables at the back, good quick service at the bar. Pint of Harp ! all...More

Thank emmanual
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great insight on the different styles of work, information in to the process and influences on the various artists, presented in an engaging way. All in all a great 2 hour tour.

Thank CharlieRobertson_11
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The Black Box serve slices of pizza-yippee. Last night we popped in for a slice and a drink. Place was buzzing and slices tasty!!

Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
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KellyCaroll
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Depends on the event, but it is almost always casual dress.
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