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The Hercules Bar


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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Irish, Bar, Pub
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

It was my boyfriends first trip to Ireland and on a winter's day he wanted an unfussy, hot, filling dinner with a pint. I had the Irish Stew and he had the Dublin Coddle. Portions were huge, full of potatoes and a side of Champ...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KatieErin82
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in here for a Pint yesterday and had a decent time. It is your typical, average Irish pub with a good selection of drought beers and it was nice and warm to sit in to get out of the cold...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank brentsf
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Called in for lunch last Saturday on the recommendation of friends. Not being from Belfast we were unsure where to go for a family lunch. We couldn't have had better. Service was excellent and the food was fabulous. Very tradional menu and chips made exactly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ninabina_12
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Came here on a sunday for lunch with my mum and 2 children, i had the chicken, my mum had the beef and the kids had chicken goujons and chips. Everything was freshly made and so tasty. Service was great and will definitely be returning....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Siobhan246
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Had dinner here on first night and it was very good, we both had the roast beef and it just melted in the mouth.Just a pity we never had a chance to go back and try the bar which sounded lively enough.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MichealG70
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Have eaten 3 times 8n the Hercules bar restaurant .Sunday lunch is delicious and well presented and reasonably priced .The liver and onions was perfect with a modern twist and again well presented.I will definitely eat here again as the decor is nice and service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jacqueline F
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately, we only discovered this hidden treasure on our last night in Belfast. Daniel, Martin & Danny, together with the lovely Donna, prepare, cook & serve up the most mouthwatering meals you could ever want. Delicious desserts too. If you only eat at one place...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank batts542018
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Having frequented the Hercules Bar for over 20 years was delighted to hear of the new restaurant upstairs opened by 2 excellent young chefs. Having heard rave reviews by staff and customers decided to take the family for a nice midweek meal and see for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Mimi M
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We walked by this bar countless times on the way from our place into the city centre and just had to try it. We both craved a burger, and it really hit the spot - it was so delicious! The patty was so tasty and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank daniellentan
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We used to go in here years ago. I had forgotten what a great wee local bar it is. With so much gentrification going on of the city centre bars, I would recommend this to anyone looking for an authentic local bar in the city...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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26 October 2016|
Response from Ann D | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. However, like many licensed restaurants they might have an all day breakfast on the menu. If they do, I'm sure you will be extremely satisfied.
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