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Address: 10 Exchange Street West, Belfast BT1 2NJ, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9023 5053
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We're the MAC, Belfast's new arts venue.

We select, create and mix up music,...

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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Lovely modern theatre!

Lovely modern theatre. Superb facilities. Good events programme.- Excellent restaurant in the immediate vacinity of The Mac Theatre.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kenneth M
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely modern theatre. Superb facilities. Good events programme.- Excellent restaurant in the immediate vacinity of The Mac Theatre.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely a fantastic night at the MAC with the Importance of Being Earnest last night. Excellent performances by each of the cast. Highly recommended. Love the location of the MAC and the friendliness of the staff. Great night out.

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Thank MackK9
Manchester, UK
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch, which was delightful. Terrace outside facing the cathedral is nice for lunch. There's a docking station for Belfast Bikes outside Ulster Uni

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a great night out in Belfast it would be hard to beat a night at the MAC. The food is superb as well as being great value. The standard of drama is excellent. We saw The Importance of being Earnest and it was possibly the best and most enjoyable production of the play ever!

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MAC_Team, Manager at MAC Theatre, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking some time to leave the MAC this great review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed The Importance of Being Earnest and will be sure to share your feedback with Bruiser Theatre company. Thanks, The MAC More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come here several times a year. The theatre programme is much more adventurous and engaging than a lot of what's on at the Opera House or the Lyric. It also books huge acts like Eddie Izzard. The theatre prices at the Mac are really reasonable and often shows are cheaper if you book early. If you are a loyal... More 

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MAC_Team, Manager at MAC Theatre, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks so much for this fantastic review, we hugely appreciate you taking the time to review the MAC. It's super to hear that you are enjoying the MAC's programme, family events and exhibitions and will be delighted to welcome you back to the MAC soon. The MAC Team More 

Armagh UK
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Reviewed March 20, 2017

Wonderful building housing many interesting installations, these change so keep an eye to the programme/website, with theatre space and a restaurant on the ground floor- well worth the visit when you're wandering around the Cathedral quarter.

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Thank GemsNI
MAC_Team, Manager at MAC Theatre, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks so much for taking the time to leave this super review. We love to hear that you've experienced our restaurant and the work in our theatres and hope to see you again soon. The MAC Team More 

SW England
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

Keep a look out of r concerts and events at the MAC whilst in Belfast. Friendly helpful staff and a good bar

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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

I was at the MAC for the Celtic Orbit concert. The staff are so friendly an helpful. I brought the wrong part of my ticket and the girl behind the desk printed a new one for me. It was my first time to be at a concert at the MAC and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I'll definitely be back when... More 

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MAC_Team, Manager at MAC Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Robin, We're delighted you enjoyed your time at the MAC to see Celtic Orbit, hope to see you again soon. Thanks for the wonderful review. The MAC Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Close to cathedral so walking distance from city centre. Our own fault that there was no current exhibition, but staff were very friendly and could not quibble with the coffee! Food looked good also and was priced reasonably.

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MAC_Team, Manager at MAC Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Brenda, Thanks for the great review, apologies that you missed our newest exhibition. We hope to welcome you soon - Lost in Narration is open 7 days a week until 18 June. The MAC Team More 

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Reviewed February 26, 2017

Great venue, lovely staff, excellent theatre space and parking next door! Fantastic show and the coming season looks good too.

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