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The Kitchen Bar

££ - £££Irish, , European
1 Victoria Square, Belfast BT1 4QG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 5268
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“chicken goujons” (18 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
“victoria square” (29 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Victoria Square, Belfast BT1 4QG, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 499 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first stop on our 5 day journey in Belfast! We loved the environment, the food was great, and the prices were solid also! The fish and chips were excellent and the staff were nice. Overall, I'd recommend!

Thank Chad R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our recent visits ovef the summer to The Kitchen have been disappointing, food not cooked properly, service poor and the tables disgusting! Today was the last straw, rude barman and the table we sat at hadn't been wiped all day. The glasses stuck to the...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pub serving pub food. I had the stew pie with mushrooms which was unexceptional. But the service was good. Surprisingly, the choice of dark beers (stouts) limited to Guinness.

Thank kaioatey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, great bottle of well priced wine with dinner, good location. A bit down at heel and dirty feeling inside and hit and miss with the food. Don’t have the sourdough pizza, the Irish stew was passable.

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Belfast for pride and thought I'd grab a bite to eat I recall having a nice meal in here a few years ago so went in. When I asked to sit at the window I was told that they were for 4 people,...More

Thank CardinalBaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hasn't quite got the atmosphere as the original were I sank many a pint in my 20s but still one of Belfast best for really good Irish food music and beer . Well worth the visit .

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We had dinner here and everything was just average - the service, the food and the surroundings. Unfortunately for us the World Cup was on later that evening, so that was clearly the 'main event' of the day, which the staff seemed to be waiting...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

After visiting the kitchen bar over previous years,I thought it would be perfect place to take my American friend for food. How embarrassing!! After being seated in a busy restaurant, I felt uncomfortable. We were asked our drinks choice before we had even warmed the...More

Thank Michaela9812
Reviewed 10 August 2018

call in last Saturday for a meal with the wife was not greeted very well when seated the blond girl said wat u want to drink not can I get u a drink then brought drinks after several mins in which we were ready to...More

Thank robertpatton677
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We embraced this place for a quick mid week lunch while shopping in Belfast. I will just end by saying I won't be back

1  Thank Rosemary M
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Geraldine J
26 February 2018|
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Response from William m | Reviewed this property |
I was Charged £4.70 for a bottle of Coors light when the going rate is £3.80 or £3.90 not a huge difference but over 10 or 12 bottles within company it soon mounts up .... This was after I last reviewed the place I think... More
30 May 2017|
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Response from Karzow | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would as it a very popular bar/restaurant.
15 October 2016|
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Response from Steve_Zodiac_XL5 | Reviewed this property |
It dosen't look like the sort of place suitable for people with food allergies or intolerances, but I may be wrong.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Victoria Square, Belfast BT1 4QG, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 5268
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