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The Bar at The Merchant Hotel

35-39 Waring St., Belfast, Northern Ireland (City Centre)
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Ranked #46 of 753 Restaurants in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Neighborhood: City Centre
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Sumptuous surroundings and great cocktails. I love a good cosmopolitan and that's what you get here :-) Its not cheap but its worth it.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Had to sit in the Grand Restaurant room as the bar was full but better for that. Manager was very helpful and got us 5 seats and a waiter. Had a couple of drinks and spent most of time looking at the splendour of the room. Not cheap but worth it. Give it a try.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We had a couple of cocktails and really loved the environment and ambience. Would definitely go back. The free bar snacks which must have been made on site were also mouth watering. Definitely go in if you like cocktails and have one

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Cavan, Ireland
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

Extensive menu of cocktails, reasonably priced. Nice selection of whiskeys. The bar is in an old Ulster Bank building which has been converted into a bar. Lovely ambiance in a richly decorated, comfortable bar. Perfect for a quiet night cap. Good attentive staff.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Glamorous room in this gorgeous old building to sit and enjoy a cocktail. Extensive menu to choose from and tasty snacks to accompany your drinks.

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Macon, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

They have an entire book of cocktails ! There is something for everyone. The drinks not only taste great but are a work of art. Down side is very expensive.

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monaghan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

just went in to visit the well reknowed place,spent a couple of hours there and enjoyed the time there, it is a little overpriced and it was nice to see and experience a little of hw the other half lives. the staff are friendly and professional in their work and everything is spick and span and the place and its... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

A friend and I had cocktails in here after we had afternoon tea. Lots of choice and great service. Cocktails were nice with plenty of alcohol in them but were pricey. And the service charge that was automatically added on made them quite expensive. The price would be the only thing that makes me hesitant to return but I suppose... More

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Sydney
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Really fun place to get a few cocktails before heading out to dinner/drinks. Really nice setting with excellent service and not a strict dress code. Complimentary nibbles (olives, mini poppadoms, pretzels) was a nice treat to have free with drinks. Cocktails are £9.95 so maybe a bit more pricey by local standards (definitely not by Australian standards!) but absolutely worth... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Fab cocktails , the barman certainly knows how to put them together. A little expensive but wort at least one. The surrounding are specially nice in keeping with the hotel.

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Address: 35-39 Waring St., Belfast, Northern Ireland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > City Centre

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