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McCrackens Cafe Bar

4 Joys Entry, Belfast BT1 4DR, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 6711
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“chowder” (13 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Joys Entry, Belfast BT1 4DR, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

First time back in Belfast for many years. Friends we were with recommended we visit this Bar and we were pleased we did. Popped in on a Saturday afternoon, very busy but the staff soon found the four of us a table. Really great staff,friendly...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here on our first night in Belfast for dinner, we had the seabass which was delicious. The waitress was helpful and friendly with lots of suggestions for what to do while we were in Belfast. It's a sports bar so there were TVs...More

Thank Nicola81677
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited here on a Tuesday afternoon, we were seated quickly and given menus. We opted for the steak deal, 2 sirloins, sides, sauce and a bottle of wine for £30, absolute bargain!! Food was lovely and good portion size. However it took a while to...More

Thank 29jan15
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Didn't eat here - but a good choice of beers. Look down the alley - worth a visit. Rather dark but nice setting

Thank Martin B
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Went in on the Saturday before Christmas for a wee bite to eat.This is a busy bar but didn't have long to wait on a table.The menu was reduced due to Christmas but plenty to choose from.My other half had the pork chop while I...More

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Visited here for lunch one day and it was brilliant. It was quite busy but we got a table quickly, ordered food and it was also delivered promptly. There were six people in the party and everyone thought their food was excellent. The staff were...More

Thank Kieran M
Reviewed December 19, 2017

Meal was a little late arriving but when it did,it was worth waiting for,so food very good hot and fresh,staff very helpful and polite,prices for meals + drinks good value,nice atmosphere,liked best the food,will allow for the waiting for food to arrive as it was...More

Thank er0mer0
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Went here by chance as wanted to watch a football match that was on TV. Nice ambiance. mixture of blokes watching match and couples in to dine. No sound on TV but no bad thing as nice atmosphere was good in lead up to Christmas....More

Thank David H
Reviewed December 17, 2017

Popped in here on our stay in Belfast. Recommended by our receptionist at Dream apartments- she was right it was lovely! Ryan our server was great. He explained the menu and was very attentive. The food was to die for. Fast, warm and delicious. We...More

Thank usatraveller1
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

We visited Belfast at the beginning and at the end of our trip. We stopped at McCraken’s by accident the first time, but not the second. McCraken’s has by far the best fish and chips in Belfast. Really, I know you may have heard that...More

Thank PentwaterMike
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Kerry J
August 7, 2017|
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Response from IDCann | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Not everything on the menu is conducive for taking away however there are several takeaways nearby.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Joys Entry, Belfast BT1 4DR, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9032 6711
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