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Ronnie Drew's

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79-83 May Street, Belfast BT1 3JL, Northern Ireland
028 90242046
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Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Seating

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  • Food
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
Very earthy Belfast bar

Great pub with a few 'characters' in there. Internal architecture is very nice and Guinness is great. Certainly worth a visit....

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
London, United Kingdom
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Drighlington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Avoid this bar. Started to pull our beer then served another 5 customers before finishing our order. Very ignorant. Don't deserve any business.

1 Thank skippysnowie
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We were in St George's market and decided to go for lunch somewhere nearby. We went to Ronnie Drew's with no idea what it would be like. The interior is plain even a bit dowdy but clean, the staff are pleasant... But the food is great!! Everything was beautifully cooked and well presented and I am really fussy! The chef... More 

1 Thank ld3363
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Went here this morning for breakfast with friends, as a coeliac I wasn't expecting I could have much. The menu said advise staff of any allergies. I asked and the lady informed me everything in the fry was gluten free and she even went into St George's market and bought be some bread. Way over and above what I would... More 

1 Thank sleepreprived
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Been coming here for ages. They stopped doing breakfast for a while but back at it again. It's literally the best in Belfast. Great value. Located beside St George market so brilliant spot to hit before the market. Has a lot of history and full of locals. A must do in Belfast

1 Thank Caitlín M
London, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Great pub with a few 'characters' in there. Internal architecture is very nice and Guinness is great. Certainly worth a visit....

1 Thank DanDunleavy
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Called in for a few after attending a concert at the waterfront and had a brilliant night ! Friendly staff and patrons and DJ with karaoke great way to finish our night. Thanks to Barman getting us sorted with taxi home. Hope to be back and try the grub. Thank you irene

Thank Irene M
Debrecen, Hungary
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89 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Went there with friend for a pint of Guinness. This is an unadulterated Irish pub, with all the good feelings.

1 Thank Szat001
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Called into this wee bar on Thursday pass for lunch and a few drinks have to say the food,service and drink was outstanding the big guy who was on couldn't do enough for us will be back

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Limerick, Ireland
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

went into this pub on sunday with three others never met such rude bar staff ended up leaving as we could not get served. Busy pub but not interested in making tourists welcome. My advice dont try it.

2 Thank nearlythere04
Oxford, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Well was in here previously for breakfast, and must say it was superb, this time popped in for a drink, and as I was driving I asked for my normal shandy, well saw the bar man sneakily open a little mixer bottle of 7 up or sprite must have filled my pint glass less than a third, I informed the... More 

2 Thank celtic2inter1

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 79-83 May Street, Belfast BT1 3JL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: 028 90242046

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?