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Tates bar and grill

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Bar, British
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Hibernia street, Holywood BT18 9JE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 4220
12:00 - 19:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

It's now called the stokers yard. Food was ok (a bit lacking in flavour in some cases), staff were really pleasant but service was all over the place (50 mins before our starter came ), not helped by a faulty fire alarm they couldn't sort for over 20mins. Hopefully these are all just teething problems - time will tell.

Thank John R
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Tonight I visited the newly refurbished stokers halt the place looked fab and really enjoyed the night .....Great choice of beers great music and to top it all off the best cooked steak I have ever tasted hats off to the chef, il definitely be returning !

1 Thank Scarter22
River Vale, New Jersey
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing view at the Sand Pearl Hotel in Clearwater, Florida. Food and drink average but can't beat the sunset!

Thank Ela6364
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Had Sunday lunch which was cooked with care . Staff friendly. We sat opposite chefs cooking in view of customers. I was impressed with the chefs professional approach.

Thank tmrps
County Down, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Booked lunch in Tates for my family of 13 and we were disappointed in the food served. As my grandson was playing football on Saturday morning, I booked the lunch for 2 pm. We were all ravenous and so looking forward to our lunch! Our table (table 1) was behind a curtain. There were a few other tables but we... More 

3 Thank Carol K
Belfast, United Kingdom
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271 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I visited this week for Sunday roast with my mum. Lovely decor and helpful staff though you wait a while for afternoon and for next courses /plates to be lifted. The roast beef itself was tough and seemed to be pre sliced rather than fresh from a roast joint. The rest of the food was lovely bar the greens which... More 

1 Thank JayBeck
Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed food but we all got 2 course meal and manager argued there was 3 courses given to some which was a total lie so we got over charged on bill most were going to visit again untill this happened very annoyed also waited at bar for ages to be served very badly run place do not go to this... More 

3 Thank Linda M
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We like Tates for after work drinks but last night Sept 23rd the band, although playing good music were so loud we could not carry on our conversation so were forced to leave. Pub music should be background level as people go there to chat and drink

1 Thank Christine C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Ordered a round of drinks and waited 40 minutes on them being made!! Cosmopolitan tasted like poison!!! Bar manager apologises and remade!!! Then hilter (Martin) the bouncer begins screaming for everyone to leave and get out!! After explaining we had only received our drinks 1 minute before we headed outside with said drinks!!! After 30 seconds hilter (Martin) returns to... More 

6 Thank kerrikc
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Such a shame that I had to give this review 1 star! Would give less if it was possible! Went out on a Saturday night with a few mates to sit and have a few drinks, enjoy a live band and walk home at closing time after a great night... 9:15 and I'm already home, drinks choice was shocking, band... More 

1 Thank David B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hibernia street, Holywood BT18 9JE, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Holywood
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9042 4220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?