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Dropped in for a pint

And ended up with a pizza!! What a fabulous place and a hidden gem. We loved the ‘Troubles Chic... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PickledPartridge
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Poole, United Kingdom
via mobile
Relaxed friendly atmosphere

A must if you like alternative venues. You can also eat some pizza while having a drink(good... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2019
LAMFDTK
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London, United Kingdom
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Opened in December 2012 the Sunflower Public House is a hub of live music in Belfast city centre. Located right behind Belfast Central Library it is a 5 minute stroll from the heart of the Cathedral Quarter and a stone's throw (Belfast's standard...more
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All reviews smoking area beer garden is wood fired pizza oven flea market uilleann pipes great selection of craft beers union street mixed crowd live music playing traditional music fantastic bar great buzz bar staff worth a visit city centre all ages visit belfast
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

And ended up with a pizza!! What a fabulous place and a hidden gem. We loved the ‘Troubles Chic’ entrance complete with iron gate and security camera. It sells great beers and outside is a fantastic beer garden complete with wood fired pizza oven. Really...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PickledPartridge
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

I do like the Sunflower but unfortunately the toilets are a lot to be desired! So unhygienic!! No excuse for unclean toilets especially when food is being served! The wash hand basin was pure grim and the toilet bowl!!!! Disgusting!!! Great for tourists visiting!!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

A must if you like alternative venues. You can also eat some pizza while having a drink(good selection of local beers).I loved the beer garden and the atmosphere was totally unpretentious.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

A great cosy friendly, little pub that extends into a large yard. Great pizzas from pizza oven outside. Lively atmosphere, traditional music, great choice of Irish beers at good prices. Brilliant bar staff, despite being packed service was quick and efficient. It may be on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Clonard1
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

After reading around for decent boozers this little place cropped up so why not eh? Popped in on Saturday afternoon place is quite small but isn’t an issue has a few ‘local’ people drinking straight away you’ll be alerted to the fact that there’s no...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nevileshelly
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

This is a fab little spot. We visited here on recommendation from a friend on a recent visit to Belfast. The bar is nice with friendly staff and a great selection of craft beers. Nice live jazz playing all night. The pizza served out the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We came here after a recommendation, from the wait staff at another place. Overall impression was that it was a traditional pub, that was very welcoming & relaxed. There were tourists (like ourselves), but mostly locals. The pizza you can order outside was great, but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank agnosia42
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

On wednesdays the famous John Mc Sherry plays the uilleann pipes here with friends. Wonderful Irish trad music. On other days there is americana, blues and other types of good music. Even a folk club is located here. If you visit Belfast, do not mind...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fredlandsbergen
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Called in at 6:30pm Monday evening And was told we could have one drink Couldn’t get it drank fast enough to get out of the placeMore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank colmm712
Bob M, General Manager at Sunflower Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Hi Colm Thank you for your review. On Monday you came in with a small child and we explained to you that we do not have a license to allow children into the pub, but despite this, we let you have one drink anyway. Apologies...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

Nice people hang out here, great buzz/atmosphere. Have not tried them myself but the pizzas look decent too

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from tom w | Reviewed this property |
Minors allowed in all belfast bars until 8pm.enjoy!
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