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White's Tavern

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A pub with no....coal! but the food and the ale were good ; )

A visit to the oldest pub I’ve ever been in (1630) was a must on our recent trip to Ireland from... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2019
Perth, Australia
via mobile
Oldest pub in Belfast

Oldest pub in Belfast sat just off the high street in an alleyway, cosy feel to the inside and a... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2018
Catterick, United Kingdom
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2-4 Winecellar Entry | 2 High Street, Belfast BT1 1QN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a quick pint and a bite to eat (7th march day time) and have came across the worst bar person ever no manners no raport with customers... clearly does not want to be there DONT GO HERE... poorly poured pints and shocking...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank adam d
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

A visit to the oldest pub I’ve ever been in (1630) was a must on our recent trip to Ireland from Australia with our late teen sons. We’d just finished the City sightseeing bus tour and after being suitably froze on the open upper deck...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Aussie_A_Family
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

Visited yesterday with my husband for bite to eat and some drinks. Ordered steak sandwich with sweet potato fries. Order arrived with chips instead so informed waitress who rectified order. Began eating steak, which was cold, so informed waitress who apologised and took it back...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KLC1981
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Used to drink here as a pit stop. Always loved here. Haven't been in a while and came here for a few before moving on to the next one but was sadly let down by how much it has changed. Door men were cheeky to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Paul V
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Oldest pub in Belfast sat just off the high street in an alleyway, cosy feel to the inside and a great selection of alcohol to choose from, not too busy so was easy to find a seat.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve2096
Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

This was another stop on our annual brother in laws pub crawl. Fantastic location, gr8 staff and service. Worth a trip-gr8 live music

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

Easy to miss Belfast's oldest tavern but well worth finding for a drink, hearty food and cosy atmosphere. We had chowder, Irish stew and chicken goujons. All better than expected - the batter on the goujons was as good as anywhere, light, crispy and very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ClioChick7
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We had about 2 hours in Belfast before we headed back to Dublin, and after some light shopping we decided the best place to grab a pint in town was probably the oldest. We didn't eat anything here, so my review is not based on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DP3615
Reviewed 30 September 2018

My Partner and I have visited Whites quite a few times over the past few years, and really appreciate the cosy welcoming atmosphere and staff. However on our last two visits in the past year, the food has been way below par. When I complained...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Helen N
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Take a step back and enjoy one of Belfast’s oldest pubs. Enjoy a pint in this old tavern. Well with a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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24 September 2018|
Response from D4676WOstephanieo | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Did not see any children. Not sure it suitable for children though there is a seating area outside main bar.
Deana C
9 April 2018|
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Response from Sixtyplustravellers | Reviewed this property |
Sorry! We were only there for a few drinks. Were not eating there so didn't take note of Menu or Times.
Breege C
11 January 2018|
Response from Fred G | Reviewed this property |
I believe that it does-one level restaurant with no stairs.