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Bert's Bar at The Merchant Hotel Belfast

16 Skipper Street, Belfast BT1 2DZ, Northern Ireland
+44 (0) 28 9023 4888
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Ranked #71 of 777 Restaurants in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Irish
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Portadown, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We had a £100 voucher for the Merchant and treated ourselves in Berts Bar. It was a Saturday but we had booked for 12.30 but the place wasn't very busy at that point. The surroundings are very plush and the lighting quite dim but overall, a lovely ambience for dining. I think they have tried to create a bit of... More 

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bangor co down
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A party of six of us visited berts for dinner and jazz session thursday night. Food and service great, but we thought the jazz could have been a little better. Wines are quite pricey, bit this bar is part of a 5 star hotel so maybe to be expected. Overall lovely experience and would recommend

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Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is a beautiful bar in the wonderful Merchant Hotel. Art deco in style and with a jazzy background, it was a wonderful destination for Sunday brunch. All of the tables were booked but we were offered a table in the bar. I really can't recommend the staff highly enough. They were all great. The Eggs Benedict were not as... More 

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belfast
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This jazz bar and restaurant has live music every night and great food at decent prices considering it is situated in the Merchant Hotel. The dinner was well presented, very tasty and the staff were all really friendly. We brought our Australian visitors there for their last night in Belfast and had excellent cocktails and everyone made them extremely welcome.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Berts is a great spot for some delicious food and worldly Jazz music. Cocktails are a little pricey but then you pay for quality I guess. Lovely red leather booth seating that adds that little extra something that a lot of bars don't provide. All in all we had a great evening.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Last night I had the pleasure of accompanying a friend to Bert’s for her 60th birthday. We couldn’t have asked for a fitter celebration. I use a wheelchair, and although there is no direct wheelchair access at the Bert’s entrance, there is an accessible route to the bar and restaurant through the main entrance to the Merchant Hotel. Every effort... More 

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belfast
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I regularly go to the different bars in this hotel and generally the service is excellent, but last night it was very poor. We were in Berts for cocktails and had to wait to be served every time we went to the bar for at least 15 minutes even though the bar wasn't busy. It was not what I expected,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This place was great! We came here after dinner one horrible night and ordered a bottle of prosecco. It was served amazingly with a bowl of strawberries on ice. The Jazz started and they were very good and to finish us off we got two irish coffees! If i lived in the city i would go here a lot! A... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This jazz bar and restaurant has live music every night and was perfect for my last night in Belfast. There is a great deal for 3 courses and a bottle of wine, but this didn't effect the quality of the food. Delightful flavours, beautiful food presentation & impeccable service all created a stunning evening. Highly recommend.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

What a treat this place is. So elegant, refined and relaxed. Cocktails are second to none, the jazz band is superb and the hours just disappear. Best service I've experienced in a long time in Belfast, it's my favourite place to go for a drink.

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Additional Information about Bert's Bar at The Merchant Hotel Belfast

Address: 16 Skipper Street, Belfast BT1 2DZ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 (0) 28 9023 4888
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
Cuisine: Irish

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