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Cathedral Quarter

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Address: Belfast, Northern Ireland

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'the Half Bap'

this is an area that was known to locals in times gone by as the 'Half Bap'. It is now an artsy/pub/bar area that is great for a walk through and just taking time to admire all... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2017
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2017

this is an area that was known to locals in times gone by as the 'Half Bap'. It is now an artsy/pub/bar area that is great for a walk through and just taking time to admire all the wall murals of famous locals, the lovely little pub feel with the window flower boxes, and all the great great photos of... More 

Thank susandhi
newcastle upon tyne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Look for the Murials and the umbrellas not to mention some great bars and music everywhere from the dirty onoin to the Harp bar

Thank poko55
Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Fantastic area for bars and restaurants great place with so many places to visit. A must for anyone visiting the city

Thank Paul R
Adderbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Great art work, try spotting the famous faces. Very buzzy, lots of places to eat and drink. Not quite Temple Bar but getting there.

Thank Jaxhead
Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 5, 2017

We stayed in a hotel in this area and would definitely come back to it. A great place to soak up the atmosphere of this wonderful City - plenty of bars and restaurants to sample and beautiful buildings to see and comment on as you stroll around. We loved it.

1 Thank Br00mhill
Belfast, United Kingdom
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451 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2017

This is where al the trendy folk go. A great range of restaurants; shopping close by and a decent cathedral, obviously. Good hotels also. Like so many places in Ireland, it does need good weather to really shine. The nearby Victoria centre is for shopping in the rain or the Titanic Experience is for something more interesting when the weather... More 

1 Thank UlsterFryNo1
Toronto, Canada
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

When you come to the Cathedral Quarter you are sure to find great pubs, quirky restaurants, & lots of 'hip place' to visit. Everything is gathered in a couple of blocks so once you arrive (by cab usually) you can wander happily in an eclectic & friendly atmosphere until you find the perfect place to settle

1 Thank evelynhazzard
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

NIce place to wander. Quirky old buidlingd, lanes and by-ways. A great place for somewhere to eat or drink. A lot of the bars sell industrial gassy lager and ale and the quality and proce of the food is variable. At night, a smashing place to be if you're not too bothered abotu what you're eating and drinking.

Thank PolScot
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

Stayed in the Cathedral quarter recently, great area to stay - lots of bars, pubs and places to eat for all ages. Next time I go to Belfast I will definitely stay in this area

1 Thank KarenBLiverpool
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

During a trip to Belfast myself and two friends found it exceedingly difficult to find a good selection of bars to sit in and relax while we experience the Northern Irish culture. Luckily for us we eventually discovered the Cathedral Quarter, which is an area surrounded by beautiful architecture and narrow streets with little hideaway bars and pubs in them.... More 

1 Thank Lainy-Loo-Loo

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