We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Dirty Onion

Closed Now: 12:00 - 01:00
Open today: 12:00 - 01:00
Review Highlights

The Dirty Onion is a large quirky bar serving a variety drinks with a restaurant upstairs. I would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Good atmosphere and good music

Great place to catch some live music in Belfast and good drinks. only downside is when its cold the... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Coventry, United Kingdom
Read all 171 reviews
All photos (39)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
1 week ago
16 Jan 2019
“Good atmosphere and good music”
Closed Now
Hours Today: 12:00 - 01:00
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Apartment 3 54 Hill Street, Belfast BT1 2LB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 3712
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Belfast
from US$26.90
More Info
from US$16.81
More Info
from US$47.07
More Info
from US$24.88
More Info
Reviews (171)
Filter reviews
157 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 157 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved this place with its friendly and safe atmosphere a great place to meet friends and offers outside seating areas with heating. Plenty of seating, the live music is amazing and is another good reason to visit this bar.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ChrisB392
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came here on a work trip and I was recommend this by someone on the plane on the way to Belfast. The food was great and the staff were really helpful. You get a lot for the value for money which was good! The atmosphere...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank elliem848
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dirty Onion is a large quirky bar serving a variety drinks with a restaurant upstairs. I would definitely recommend a visit to this establishment.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Walker1951
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely, cosy night with my Husband here. Spent all day sightseeing and needed somewhere to sit, saw the reviews for this place and went in. The pub is wonderful, fire was burning and smelt amazing. Gin selection is wonderful. Definitely a must see.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CharlotteandMac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the onion on both Thursday and Friday and we came away buzzing on both nights! Quickly served even though the pub was rammed. The music was exceptional and the whole place was having a great time - we watched the Nine Inch...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank hannibay
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very cool place in the evening, all outdoors and brilliant live music every day of the week. Great atmosphere with it being outdoor and sound quality amazing, even better with everyone singing along. Absolutely not to be missed while you're in Belfast

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barbs25
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

What a yummy deal On Sunday a whole Chicken two sides and a carafe of wine from £24 Devine delicious chicken

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nicholal939
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Great place to catch some live music in Belfast and good drinks. only downside is when its cold the outside place is freeeezing BUT would be amazing in the warm weather! xxxx

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HThompson89
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

They have a limited menu like other reviews say but that is because they are specialists! The food was absolutely amazing!! The kitchen is open so you can see them prepare your food. Staff were lovely. Food is really well priced here and there is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank katyeddid2017
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

There's chicken. There's home made brown sauce. They go together amazingly. If you like chicken, head on down.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank W2422PLchrisl
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 50 nearby hotels
Merchant Hotel
2,927 reviews
.05 miles away
Premier Inn Belfast City Cathedral Quarter Hotel
2,815 reviews
.07 miles away
Ramada Encore Belfast City Centre
1,943 reviews
.10 miles away
1,724 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,269 nearby restaurants
Frankie and Benny's
56 reviews
.07 miles away
The Muddlers Club
571 reviews
.05 miles away
The Great Room Restaurant Merchant Hotel
619 reviews
.04 miles away
The Dirty Onion
498 reviews
.00 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 572 nearby attractions
Cathedral Quarter
813 reviews
.06 miles away
Royal Ulster Rifles Museum
58 reviews
.06 miles away
Northern Ireland War Memorial
51 reviews
.09 miles away
Monument to the Unknown Woman Worker
83 reviews
.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Dirty Onion staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines