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Bert's Bar at The Merchant Hotel Belfast

16 Skipper Street, Belfast BT1 2DZ, Northern Ireland (City Centre)
+44 (0) 28 9023 4888
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Ranked #92 of 742 restaurants in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Irish
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Centre
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English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I booked a table for my family to celebrate my father in law's birthday. I made a great impression with just the set menu's. Everybody was happy. In addition there's great music every night.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This was a special. Ight out with my husband, son and his fiancée. The food was delicious, staff friendly and courteous and the jazz band excellent. It was our first time here and could really recommend it.

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Irish Roots
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Book one of the booths - really nice if there are more than two of you. The food is exceptional and the fixed price menus reasonable value. we went for a graduation meal - and were not disappointed. The mussels are highly recommended along with the bread box to start. jazz every night though it does say you need to... More

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West New York, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stopped in for a drink at the bar and stayed much longer than we intended. Jack and Connor are masters at making perfect cocktails and exceptionally knowledge about the various whiskeys and other beverages they stock. They were a joy to watch and chat with. Great spot!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This was our first time at Berts at the Merchant and we where not disappointed, the service and food was of top quality from the minute we arrived to the time we left, we went for the two course meal deal, great value, the staff could not have done anymore for us they where so friendly and attentive Thank you... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I could simply not say enough good things about bert's bar at the merchant hotel the staff are exceptional and surroundings Are luxurious ,the jazz bands selection of music is simply relaxing making it even more enjoyable ! . I highly recommend the muscles cream white wine starter and the fillet steak or châteaubriand are simply to die for !... More

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Malaga
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This jazz club has a very romantic setting, delectable food, great drinks and live music.It is housed in the sumptuous red velvet Merchant Hotel. We made a booking (a must at the weekends) and on arrival were promptly ushered to our seats in a semi circle red leather booth. Our coats were taken and hung up, nice touch. We perused... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is also a must for anyone going to Belfast. One of the most popular restaurants and bars in Belfast. Really lovely jazz music in a very cozy atmosphere, please note when you are booking a table ask for a table not too close to the stage as it is very loud if you sit too close. They have a... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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389 reviews 389 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
259 helpful votes 259 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Got a voucher for the Merchants hotel for Christmas so booked a meal in Bert's Jazz bar on a Fri night. We had a really nice meal , 2 great starters crispy egg with sausage and asparagus, egg poached in red wine with bacon and black pudding - both delicious. For main I had rib eye steak which was good... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My wife and I went to Bert's Bar last Sunday as a treat for our Wedding Anniversay. What a great experience :) We had Sunday Brunch and it was fantastic. I had a Bloody Mary with an Omlette Arnold Bennett - beatifully presented and delicious. My wife had a Bucks Fizz and Oeuf Meurette - again beautifully presented and gorgeous.... More

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