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Address: Antrim Rd, Belfast BT15 5GR, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44 028 9077 6925
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Getting married
Description: Majestic castle dating back to 1870.
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Gorgeous gardens!

Came here with my family for a birthday celebration and it was my first time seeing the castle and grounds, which is shocking really as it is so close to where I live. The gardens... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Came here with my family for a birthday celebration and it was my first time seeing the castle and grounds, which is shocking really as it is so close to where I live. The gardens and flowers were beautiful and vibrant and it was a lovely sunny day. Some fab views of Belfast lough and the whole city.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Would def recommend Belfast Castle for afternoon tea. I could not fault anything about it. Sandwiches were freshly made, scones to die for and the desserts were mouth-watering. The staff were very attentive and nothing was too much trouble for them and looked after us as if we were royality. My mum is a diabetic and we had failed to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I went to Belfast castle on the 22/08/15 for what i thought would be a beautiful high tea. My sister is getting married and this was a girly day to relax before the wedding. Eight of us ladies arrived and even though i had booked it in advance no one seemed to know we where coming. We where told to... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Situated on Cavehill overlooking the City, the views are great but bit disappointed to find that the Castle itself is somewhat 'tired'. Smallish garden quite nice and plenty of space for nice walks - however feel that a bit of a tidy (weeding, dead heading) wouldn't go amiss. Nice little souvenir shop in basement is a redeeming feature. The assistant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My husband and I decided to take our young children (aged 5, 3 and 8 months ) to this absolutely stunning castle last week. The grounds are absolutely beautiful lovely wishing well and beautiful flowers beds well maintained.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We loved searching for the nine cats "hidden" in the gardens. The views from the garden were amazing. Took lots of pictures of the gorgeous flowers and the castle. Great setting for a wedding.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Went for a short visit - free entry and parking - unable to visit as wedding taken place so just looked at view and gardens. Loved the cat garden !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We were a party of four who visited the Cellar Restaurant for dinner on 8th August. The food was truly amazing - best beef we have ever been served with wonderful dessert afterwards. The service was second to none - very attentive but not intrusive. Grounds amazing to walk around. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Visited on Saturday 8th August 2015. The views over the city and Belfast lough are amazing. The garden area again looks fantastic. A real opportunity for a few pics. However we called in to the pub after our walk around and found it disappointing. My girlfriend ordered the stew and firstly it came out cold so we had to send... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Went here with my mum on my birthday, what a disappointment. The quality of service and food was absent. I pre-booked it, but still had to wait over 20 mins for the food to arrive and by that time the tea was cold. I asked for a refill but they just replaced the water, not the milk, etc. The food... More 

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