We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

White's Tavern

2-4 Winecellar Entry | 2 High Street, Belfast BT1 2AA, Northern Ireland (City Centre)
44 28 9024 3080
Improve this listing
Ranked #9 of 74 nightlife in Belfast
Type: Bar/ Clubs
14 visitor photos
Write a Review

52 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    24
    17
    6
    3
    2
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

When in Belfast step back in time and visit the oldest bar in the city hidden in a alleyway, this great old bar has atmosphere and good Guinness , it serves food , great out side seating for the smoker and pleasant staff , you can just picture the drunken sailors in the past singing , as the ships used... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Was only in Belfast for the day and was recommended this Tavern! was not quite what I expected from a tavern from the 1600`s but guess what I expected would`nt be allowed these days!! service was good and the Guinness Fantastic, Almost felt like I had traveled back in time!! After doing the bus tour we only had a couple... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
42 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Another beautiful Belfast pub deserving of its tourist trail status.When I called a young man was playing the guitar the drink was good the conversation buzzing.Pub experience perfection personified. Call in you owe it to yourself you've been good all year.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A small hamely pub hidden in one of Belfast entries. The food here is excellent and we'll priced, complementing a bar that serves up a fine selection of beers and spirits from local breweries as well as large multinationals. People complain that it's a bit dark but I think that is part of its charm, along with the many quaint... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bound Brook, New Jersey
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
7 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The four of us had lunch here. I had the Bangers and mash which were honey and mustard sausage with mash and onion gravy. Our friends had the Grilled macaroni and cheese which was tasty. Both were excellent. The place is a little dark but the atmosphere is interesting. There are paintings on the wall typical of old times. It... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Clemmons, North Carolina
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
23 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Advised by a local to go to Whites, the oldest Befast Pub. Authentic building and old memorabilia. With a fire going in the fireplace it was a cozy stop for typical Irish food that was both tasty and plentiful. Staff was pleasant and efficient. Interesting and enjoyable find in the middle of the city.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Belfast, United Kingdom
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

An old tavern full of history. A great big open fire and dimly lit with candles. Good atmosphere and decent food. Good place for lunch or a quiet drink. Feels like a country pub. Not a great selection of beers on tap but some good bottled beer. Good for visitors/tourists.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seacrest Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We are 2 couples traveling through Ireland on an 8 day escorted tour of Northern Ireland and a 15 day self driving tour of the Republic. While in Belfast, we had an "on your own" evening from the escorted tour and wanted an old tavern/pub experience. Using the Frommers website we noted the recommendation of White's Tavern, a 300 year... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pretoria, South Africa
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We researched this place and found the menu online to be very attractive. Getting there however, the menu has changed and there are no classic Irish meals any longer. Just sandwiches and mac and cheese. And at above average prices. We were looking for typical pub lunch. Luckily we suspected this by reading previous posts. Very disappointing because it has... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gloucester, England
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Hogweed is from Belfast originally but, despite living there for the first half of my life, I'd never visited White’s. I guess it isn’t really a young persons’ kind of place. The first thing I'd say about it is that it’s immensely characterful. Built in 1630 apparently, making it almost as old as me, it’s very dark inside, open fire... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed White's Tavern also viewed

Belfast, Northern Ireland
Belfast, Northern Ireland
 
Belfast, Northern Ireland
 

Been to White's Tavern? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage White's Tavern, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing