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The Bar at The Merchant Hotel

16 Skipper Street | The Merchant Hotel, Belfast BT1 2DZ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 4888
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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16 Skipper Street | The Merchant Hotel, Belfast BT1 2DZ, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I wanted to eat here because my favorite tv show is filmed here! Let me say, the hotel and restaurant did not disappoint. So beautiful and everyone is so friendly. I was afraid it would be very expensive (but I'm from San Francisco and nothing...More

Thank noemec2015
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My daughter had booked this for my birthday on Sunday , Buck's Fizz and a lovely brunch, the staff are the best especially Eve , and the guy playing and singing jazz was good and added to a very relaxed morning , would really recommend...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner went here for a few drinks, very pricey but the atmosphere and staff made it so worth it. The night we went here there was beautiful live music which was very tasteful. The bathrooms were very clean as was the bar...More

Thank hailsx61
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We were here for a night cap after a family dinner. The bar tender was very attentive and made drinks to order based on preferences (although the extensive drinks menu does provide plenty of choice too). Great atmosphere with live music.

Thank desigoodall
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a really neat jazz bar that's in the Merchant Hotel in Belfast. The band had just set up when we got there. We actually sat over in the bar area, but the music was also being piped through their sound system, so it...More

Thank rachelbutts
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I have just been reading the other reviews and am beginning to wonder if I'm reviewing the same hotel! ! Called in on Saturday with my daughter for a couple of cocktails while my husband, son and grandson were at the rugby. Greeted pleasantly enough...More

Thank myrtle c
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Staff wonderful/food lovely - good selection / massive cocktail list which would suit all ages and pockets

Thank SaffyMarmy1
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We struggled to get a seat for five even though we had just eaten in the restaurant. They wee sadly unable -or unwilling - to reserve a table. The drink menu was extensive and the cocktails enjoyed by all despite. Wing cramped and almost separated

Thank PCliveR
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Great cocktails and drinks. V cosy and good service, but not the cheapest. It would be a perfect date place.

Thank MissyGrim
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with friends it was absolutely beautiful we were all so pleased had a lovely table at the window watching the world go by. Stunning venue and amazing food

Thank Dearbhail101
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I would like to see the menu for be grits bar
7 August 2016|
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Response from Eliz B | Reviewed this property |
Berts Bar is part of the merchant hotel so the menu and all info is on the merchant hotel website . Hope this is off done help
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Skipper Street | The Merchant Hotel, Belfast BT1 2DZ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9023 4888
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