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MAC

10 Exchange Street West | Cathedral Quarter, Belfast BT1 2NJ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 5053
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early lunch

arrived in a pretty empty cafe area and waited 20 minutes still no one approached. I decided to sit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
james p
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Bright colours only

My sister and I had a wonderful experience in the Mac last night.We were treated to not only a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ann K
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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We're the MAC, Belfast's new arts venue. We select, create and mix up music, theatre, dance and art - bringing you the very best of local and international talent, all under one roof. Our world-class building is situated in the heart of Belfast's bustling Cathedral Quarter, right behind Saint Anne's Cathedral. We are home to international art exhibitions, the very best in live theatre, experimental works and all manner of weird and wonderful goings-on. One visit and you'll discover that the MAC has something for all ages and interests. We hope you love our building as much as we do.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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10 Exchange Street West | Cathedral Quarter, Belfast BT1 2NJ, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9023 5053
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

arrived in a pretty empty cafe area and waited 20 minutes still no one approached. I decided to sit down waited another 15 minutes then left.. management sort your current saturday cafe staff.. they are totally inept at the job they are paid to do.....More

Thank james p
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My sister and I had a wonderful experience in the Mac last night.We were treated to not only a wonderful performance but we had tea,sandwiches and snuff!It is a must see and evokes emotional responses.We were laughing one minute and sad the next.An original piece...More

Thank Ann K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant show full of laughs but with a serious message. Would definitely recommend you go and see the show. However, The MAC theatre was absolutely freezing during the first half of the show with cold air blowing. One of my friends mentioned it to staff...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a feeling this was going to be good but it was better than good . Conor's performance was amazing and he delivered every line with the right punch sometimes - he hit your stomach. The storylines were peppered with local guttural wit but...More

Thank mandy m
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Your experience here will entirely depend on what you’re see. We were here for an exhibition, which, though I appreciated the space, I had no strong feelings on. Bit weird that you have to walk through the cafe to get to part of the exhibition,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good production. Well written script and strong performances from the 3 actresses. Was pleased that the venue did not allow re-entry to the auditorium once the play had started. Far too many places have a cavalier attitude to audience members moving in and out....More

Thank helliecycles
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my 2 nieces to see the bubble show yesterday the show it was fantastic for young kids. If they were to come back next year I would take them again. Even though the seating was tiered and all kids could see everything but they...More

Thank elainedunbar35
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see a pantomime here around Christmas time, the whole experience was amazing, the staff super friendly. The pantomime was aimed at both adults and children, some good gags. The other part is there museum section which is always an interesting walk around.

Thank Gareth S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a busy little hive of creativity. There was so much to look at, really cool exhibitions. We had a really tasty lunch in the cafe too

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous production of this iconic play by Mike Leigh set in 1970's Britain.Rosin Gallagher played a wonderful Beverly as did Bridget Shine play Angela. In fact all if the five characters were superb! Having seen the original tv adaptation in the 70's I was...More

Thank Eileen S
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