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Robert Stewarts

) #74 of 827 Restaurants in Belfast $$ - $$$ , European, British
149 Ballyskeagh Road, Belfast BT17 9LL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9030 8807
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
149 Ballyskeagh Road, Belfast BT17 9LL, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We met some friends for lunch on Saturday and we had really lovely food, great service and such a lovely afternoon.

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a local for us and we have been coming to it for many years. I can honestly say that we have never had a bad meal here. The food is great, well prepared and presented. There is also a great choice from the...More

Thank MJD68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, warm Sunday lunch for a chatty celebratory meal. The vegetarian mushroom stroganoff was lovely.More

Thank SueanneOH
BobStewartsBelfast, Manager at Robert Stewarts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oh! SueanneOH you "Sunday lunch with Betty" person you, it is good of youself to pass a wee compliment in our direction. The boys and gals in our kitchen are trying to be a little creative on the old veggie and vegan front. So thank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal!!! As always!!! ☺️ this is our favourite place to eat out. Delicious food and the craic's mighty!!!More

Thank Thomas H
BobStewartsBelfast, "Bob's best wishes officer" at Robert Stewarts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You mister--- yes you !!! coming on old "Trippy" full of the joys of spring "cause " you was with herself-------------------and why not---no better reason. On a more pedestrian level we ( the team / folk ) who work here at Robert Stewart's public house...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner there with our good Belfast friends, Conor & Karen based on their recommendation and it did not disappoint. Bob, the owner made sure us good Canadian folk felt very comfortable and had great service. We had it all this...More

Thank emmittOttawaOn
BobStewartsBelfast, "Management that take runnig a PUB serious" at Robert Stewarts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Well "emmittOttawaOn" greetings to you and the other half (ooops! probably you are the other half)-------------it is NOT lost on us your accurate account of the time spent in our wee pub. You guys have bars as opposed to "Pub's" in your neck of the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eight of us had a lovely dinner and great service. New menu is very good. All added up to a marvellous night.More

Thank X70MJS
BobStewartsBelfast, Public Relations Manager at Robert Stewarts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We know you boy "X70MJS" you are one of them there WILLIAMS GRAN PRIX racing car fans----------we is FERRARI boyo's here. That apart good of you to give us here at Bob's a wee shot in the arm compliment wise. Do you still have that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been eating in Bobs now at least once a month for about 10 years. The food is always excellent and the staff are fantastic! We have eaten in most restaurants in Belfast but the lure of Bobs is too strong and we rarely...More

Thank Shauneen
BobStewartsBelfast, Front Office Manager at Robert Stewarts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi you ---"Shauneen" keep the faith you rascal and more important should "we" fail you and yours at any time upon the occasion of any future visits that you may pay us shout out / let us know. Loads of hugs and things to your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another very enjoyable visit to this fab establishment as always food was excellent served by great staff. added beef to the wild mushroom stroganoff and it was the best iv ever tasted lamb and duck ordered by fellow diners were also excellent we enjoyed a...More

Thank brni
BobStewartsBelfast, Guest Relations Manager at Robert Stewarts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello " brni" Not much more to say other than the few lines you have already articulated in your "Trippy" contribution--------------So let's get it on again soon you and the crew. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxoooooooooooooooooo

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Superb service & food as always. Highly recommended for a meal or just a drink. Just look out for Jackie and his jokes. LOL!!!More

Thank Alan E
BobStewartsBelfast, Manager at Robert Stewarts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

"Alan E" you are happy and we are happy that you are happy so happiness all round. Now yer man you know who, word has it that the bride lets him sleep in the garage that said she did get the central heating boiler located...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Slightly off the cuff visit to grab a bite of dinner. Interesting old building with lots of memorabilia to look at, uniquely clear signage that no one under 18 would be allowed in, predictable menu, but no harm in that. Had to wait half an...More

Thank Darrellcocup
BobStewartsBelfast, Manager at Robert Stewarts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Laid back kind of "Dude" it is exuded by and from your Trippy insertion it is perceived "Darrelcocup"---------sure indeed why not it is a democracy free speech and thought and all that. The "go wildly" is fair enough as Bobs is a public house that...More

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Cyril H
I am very fortunate that I live within walking distance from Robert Stewarts or (Bob stewarts pup/restaurant) to locals. I have frequented the 'bar' for more than thirty five years and have many happy memories. Friday night at Bob's was always a meeting place for the chosen few, which always reminded me of the T.V. American comedy 'Cheers'. The stranger that came into the bar, left as a friend. The real locals always sat on their own bar stools or around the same area, so as a so called "blow in" then, I was very careful not to offend. Many of those locals have become life long friends, unfortunately some have departed to a higher level where the SPIRITS are plentiful!! When Jackie Gilmore obtained the then cosy pub no restaurant existed hovever he had the foresight to expanded the building to accommodate the eating area that we can see today. Thank goodness he has still retained the cosy bar where the locals still meet up. Never did I envisage that my "local" would become one of the best eating establishment in Northern Ireland, so you can see why the folk in Drumbeg, Lambeg and Ballyskeagh are so, so fortunate. Thanks Jackie, keep up the good work
22 January 2015|
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Response from Roberta B | Reviewed this property |
What you have described is exactly whay Robert Stewart's has the ambience it holds. I commented on Trip Advisor - urging people to go as the food is delicious & the ambience so lovely & the staff very friendly (making yo... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Ballyskeagh Road, Belfast BT17 9LL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9030 8807
  • E-mail
ROBERT STEWARTS SPIRIT GROCERS is located on a narrow country road that threads its way out of the leafy glades of south Belfast via the Upper Malone precinct. The road continues onwards in the general direction to the town of Lisburn which in recent years was decreed a CITY. The actual premises is a primarily two zone affair.A public bar of which no decent pub should be devoid of. This coupled to a nooks and crannies lounge bar handsomely ajoined with a slightly more formal dinning facility called the company room.
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