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The Fountain Tavern

££ - £££, , International
16 Fountain Street, Belfast BT1 5ED, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 4769
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
16 Fountain Street, Belfast BT1 5ED, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 30 August 2012

Always pay a visit, the wife & myself have never had a bad meal. Food plentiful, good value for money and attentive staff. One of the best bar grub around.

2  Thank BelfastWilliam
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Visiting Belfast, and finding ourselves drenched in a downpour, we decided to go in to the next pub that could offer refuge. It was a lucky find. The staff were friendly and attentive, the food and drink were reasonably priced. We had the chicken special...More

1  Thank GoalieBoy
Reviewed 24 July 2012

me and friends like to come here alot to have some drinks and its a very good place to have fun. i like to go every friday when not work. give this place thumbs up

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Standing in the drizzle in Belfast's city centre we sought out this interesting sounding eatery for our lunch. The pub's got an attractive authentic feel to it, and we managed to get a table for four no problem. We were served quickly,  and ordered drinks...More

Thank buckpoolloon
Reviewed 19 June 2012

We eat here atleast once a month and really enjoy the food. Service is generally very good, and food is usually always cooked to perfection. There is a lot of choice on the menu, as well as daily specials meaning there is always plenty of...More

1  Thank JaynieM
Reviewed 5 June 2012 via mobile

We visited on a busy Saturday lunch time after a busy morning sightseeing and shopping. We were greeted in the restaurant upstairs with a warm welcome from our waitress and ordered our drinks. The decor is great with lots of little character bits and it...More

1  Thank swirlers
Reviewed 22 May 2012

went here fo rlunch when visting belfast food was great had a great atmosphere would go back here! xx

1  Thank barbara m
Reviewed 3 January 2012

When i was working in Belfast this was my local after work. Its not hip its not trendy but it always has a good atmosphere. The pub grub is also good.

1  Thank WillHoey
Reviewed 4 December 2011

called into the fountain for lunch on sat, no complaints the food was good the staff pleasant the seating pretty good lots of room a room your table, all in all one of the better bars in belfast for lunch.

1  Thank fletchNewtownabbey
Reviewed 1 December 2011

this is a great place to eat for a quick lunch or a great tasty dinner.i have been here many times for lunch.you can seat downstairs in the main bar and have a pub lunch but you have to go upstairs for the specials board...More

Thank mike_hunter41
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Response from Sara T | Reviewed this property |
I think it might be around 6 but I'm not totally sure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Fountain Street, Belfast BT1 5ED, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9032 4769
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The Fountain Tavern is a traditional Belfast establishment offering great home cooked food upstairs in it's lounge, drinks and entertainment in the downstairs bar and an off sales were local craft beers and gins are a speciality.
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