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The John Hewitt

51 Donegall Street, Belfast BT1 2FH, Northern Ireland
02890233768
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Ranked #48 of 789 Restaurants in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Sun 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:30 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Asian, European, Irish, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Belfast
Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

When I stay overnight in town I always visit this pub. Have never eaten here but the music is great on a Thursday night and there is a nice mix of patrons who are all friendly. Well worth a visit.

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Magherafelt, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Attended a party lunch here just prior to Christmas and had the traditional Christmas lunch. it was great served in a timely and courteous manner by a very friendly and helpful staff. I would recommend it for lunch

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N Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This is not the sort of place you want go to go if you want to feel relaxed and safe. The door staff or 'bouncers ' will throw you out if you as much as look at them the wrong way. There are much better places to go in Belfast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Friendly bar, friendly welcome, friendly and fast service. Shortish menu so not too difficult to choose. Food served quickly and very nice. I had sausages on a bed of mustard mash. Also accompanied by well cooked broccoli and carrots and a red wine jus - lovely. Friends had turkey and ham dinner and battered haddock - both were given thumbs... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Stopped off here for a couple of jars of Irish ale. O'hara's to be precise, fruity and strong, hit the spot. Staff were friendly and welcomed all patrons. I didn't eat here but there was a nice looking menu. Food is only served till 1500 hrs.

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Found pub after walking past due to waiting for meal at restaurant nearby so popped in for a drink; was very busy, friendly local let me & my partner sit at his table to save standing up. Nice atmosphere, went back later after meal to see live band which was really good! Nice pub to have few drinks in!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We first popped into the John Hewitt for a drink and ended up staying for lunch.The pub had a great atmosphere and the food coming out of the kitchen looked good and it was. We all had something different and it was all good. The staff could not do enough for you and the service was great. The bar staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Good atmosphere in this pub. Met some of the ulster rugby team here. Sells nice beers and is warm and welcoming. Nice clientele in what is a great part of Belfast

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Food, drink, staff and service - all superior!! What a great recommendation from the local port pilot. The John Hewitt is frequented by locals and was outstanding in all regards. And, fast/free wifi.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Was looking for a restaurant for lunch - the one we were planning on going to was closed but a local gentleman recommended John Hewitt in center area of Belfast.. So happy we went the food was outstanding! I had the salmon with very fresh vegetables. Cappuccino was very good also. Nice small cozy place with the fireplace going. The... More 

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Additional Information about The John Hewitt

Address: 51 Donegall Street, Belfast BT1 2FH, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 02890233768
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 11:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 11:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
Cuisine: Asian, European, Irish, Seafood

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