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Address: Antrim Rd, Belfast BT15 5GR, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44 028 9077 6925
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Sun - Mon 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Getting married
Description: Majestic castle dating back to 1870.
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Picturesque setting

Set in beautiful gardens it is relaxing wandering around the grounds talking with other tourists, and then to have a wedding in progress adds to the setting. Unfortunately with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Terrible. Went for sat night food and drinks - as we had been it was great by the gentleman mgr that in March onwards there is a band, and the place is packed. Hmm not the case. Arrived sat night, no one there to give us a table, had to ask for a menu. No band either!! Ok so waitress... More 

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Visited the castle today with my husband for afternoon tea. We got married at the castle 2 years ago and love to visit from time to time. This is the first time we've had afternoon tea there, it was quite simply wonderful. Our host (her name began with a J, sorry can't remember exactly what her name was!) was incredibly... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Lovely setting, staff very helpful but food poor and expensive. Went for my daughters communion and feel for the £166 bill for 4 adults and 3 children, the quality of no better a quality than school dinners. So disappointed. Will not return.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Had a lovely lunch in the cellar restaurant with my wife, food was excellent and the staff were very pleasant and helpful.A must visit for anyone in Belfast 10/10

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belfast
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My husband and I were out for a drive and decided to go vist the castle. As none of us had been here before it was definitely worth a visit. A lovely drive or walk depending where you park your car, we decided to drive right up to the castle. We walked on the red carpet into the castle, picked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

My family and I recently had a meal here for my daughters communion and it was lovely,the service was excellent especially from a girl called ciara who couldn't have done more to help us,she was fantastic and made the day even better.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Set in beautiful gardens it is relaxing wandering around the grounds talking with other tourists, and then to have a wedding in progress adds to the setting. Unfortunately with the wedding in full swing access to most of the interior of Belfast Castle was not allowed. Castle has been kept in great condition which makes it like a fairy tale... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Great place to stop either before or after climbing Cavehill. I love the scones and cream here usually baked fresh. You can sit in the garden with your coffee and enjoy the amazing view across Belfast Lough . Although still in the city there are miles of climbs and walks to work up an appetite . There are quite a... More 

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Drogheda, Louth, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Really quaint castle. The views are just incredible on a good day. We really enjoyed the food in the restaurant and the small shop was so interesting. Did not expect anything like it.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Spent a hour wandering round and enjoying the views over Belfast. Beautiful Scottish baronial building with opulent rooms and internal and external features now all owned and administered by Belfast City Council. The gardens are also beautiful and the building is set in extensive parklands all on the side of a hill. Basement laid out like an old street.

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