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Maddens Bar

74 Berry Street, Belfast BT1 1FJ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9446 2177
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Such a fun night!

We had a blast at this very off the beaten track pub. Madden's was suggested to us by a local. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mahwah, New Jersey
Excellent bar

This great little bar is hidden behind Castle Court Shopping Mall. You have to press a buzzer to... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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74 Berry Street, Belfast BT1 1FJ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9446 2177
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a blast at this very off the beaten track pub. Madden's was suggested to us by a local. The bartender, Barny, was so fun and quite the character. My daughter said he was the funnest person she met on our whole trip! Great...More

Thank dooley22
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This great little bar is hidden behind Castle Court Shopping Mall. You have to press a buzzer to gain entry, a reminder of Belfast's troubled history. Inside are more reminders of the politics of the city, with Republican posters, Irish language signage and Irish memorabilia....More

1  Thank Irishmark2000
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Had a great time in this traditional Irish pub, the Guinness was absolutely the best tasting in Belfast and I was served by a very friendly & welcoming bartender called Ciara so thank-you Ciara for the excellent service we received and no doubt will certainly...More

Thank danmartinmc2017
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

If we hadn't previously read some 'Visit Belfast' reviews about the best pubs in Belfast we would have missed this gem, or, walked straight past it! From the outside you could pre judge and perhaps not enter but that would be a big mistake. Inside...More

1  Thank peterhampton
Reviewed 19 March 2017

What a brilliant first time in Maddens bar, found it to be, warm and friendly. A great Irish bar, one definitely not to be missed!!

Thank jchangleng1
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Traditional Irish Bar. Lots to see, lots to drink and lots of people to talk to. Live traditional music some nights. A good place for a great pint of Guinness.

Thank Silchester_John
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Lovely small Irish pub near CastleCourt Shopping Centre. Often a trad session on here and great guinness too!

Thank smithers58
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Maddens was always a tight working class Belfast Bar and its standing as a place to visit for many visitors to Belfast has not changed that. No-mater who has owned it, Maddens remained unchanged over decades. Kept safe by one of the the City's finest...More

1  Thank Seafishtown
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The young girl upstairs was very welcoming and friendly as she made sure we had a fantastic night 😀will definitely be back atmosphere was electric

2  Thank Brandon K
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

First visit with German friends looking for Craic and Irish music experience Did not disappoint Manager/owner one of the most pleasant I have ever met .

1  Thank DIEVERA
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Hello ! Do you have irish music this evening Friday 13rd of may ?
13 May 2016|
Response from Dara H | Reviewed this property |
I'm unclear as to wether the question is directed at me or Maddens?