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The Fountain Tavern
Ranked #188 of 1,211 Restaurants in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: City Centre
Description: 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.
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Was looking for a quiet place for a quiet Sunday night drink. Arrived a half six ordered and then discovered the place shut a 8pm and they do not show football games on their TVs ( But it seems they have just been bought by new people so maybe that will change) nice bar to sit and just chat or watch the world go by.Was going to eat here but the restaurant was closing at six on that Sunday.

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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Was in on a Saturday afternoon. Only had two pints which were fine. The place is a bit dated, however I actually like that as it just looks like a normal bar, which is a rarity in Belfast these days as it's full over overpriced pretentious bars.

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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Called into The Fountain Tavern yesterday for the 2 steaks with bottle wine or bucket of beer for £29. Service was excellent as always and portion size was good however steak was slightly overcooked served wwll done & not medium as ordered and mash not up to usual standard. Wouldn't put me of going back as it was still a very nice meal. Would recommend to anyone looking for a place to eat.

1  Thank Karen S
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We have eat here on many occasions and have always enjoyed our meals but sadly on this occasion we didn't. We ordered the chicken Chinese style with noodles and the chicken was really over cooked, so dry it was hard to swollow. The dish was very salty and the sauce so thin it wouldn't stick to the chicken to help with the dryness. It was just like soy sauce had been poured over the food.
We will be back but will never order this dish again.
Great atmosphere in the bar downstairs, live singers and cheap drinks.

1  Thank smoothoperator54
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Our first bar in Belfast, left a great impression! Really cheap deals, 3 bud for £6.50 all day and 2 smirnoff and mixer for £6.50. Shocked by that. Nice to sit outside watching passers by. Very central location on fountain street around the corner from main shopping area. Perfect! Friendly staff too

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Thank Betty G
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FountainTavern, Manager at The Fountain Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you for your review, we're glad you enjoyed yourself and we hope to see you back again in the future.

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