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Reviewed December 12, 2020

My daughter and I returned to the Crown bar on 2nd December for a bite to eat and we were not disappointed. All of the Covid measures seemed to be in place and the food was good. It was a different experience for me having...been a regular visitor to the Crown since the 1980's when you could buy a drink or several and the bustling pub was always full of atmosphere and craic. This time was very sobering, however it was great to be able to sit in the privacy of one of the lovely booths and look at this old pub without any distractions. We will be back again and again and hopefully next time without the Covid restrictions and some semblance of the old 'normality'!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 19, 2020

I stopped in to the Crown Liquor saloon literally after I arrived in Belfast off the airport bus. What a delight this place is to look at. Inside the seating is arranged in booths which could have been build specifically for COVID 19. I believe...the saloon is Victorian in age and the decor is excellent with a ceiling to die for. I did not eat here but you really must sample the Belfast Black stout - it slips down very well. A great alternative to Guinness.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed November 8, 2020 via mobile

Booked here for food after recommendation from a friend. Decor takes you back to olden times. We were allocated a booth which was really nice, private and meets social distancing requirements too! Staff were really attentive. Food was good without being spectacular. My steak pie...needed the gravy it came with and my wife’s sausages came with mash, rather than the promised champ, but good value all the same and we enjoyed our visit. Certainly worth a try!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 19, 2020 via mobile

Firstly, I’m not sure if the reviews that say the staff are rude can be talking about the same place as I came here with my family on 3 nights out of our 4 day trip and the staff were brilliant!!! Loved the private booths,...just made for Covid restrictions, loved the Victorian decor but most of all, loved the FOOD!! Great Gastropub menu with a bit of something for everyone! The Chicken liver pâté, Calamari, Fish sharing platter & the Ribeye steak are all worthy of a mention and were all cooked beautifully. As well as pint of Guinness, I would recommend the Chieftain ale, which packs a punch! Be sure to phone & book as it’s busy! Can highly recommend!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 18, 2020 via mobile

Fantastic. Great atmosphere. Loved the private booth. Interior is stunning. The story of the refurbishment is great.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 16, 2020 via mobile

This place is amazing. I'm a sucker for Victorian history and The Crown did not let me down My partner and I sat in a snug and spent the first 10 mins or so looking around agog at the decor and giggling like giddy children....The food and service was faultless. We were only in Belfast for 3 nights but we visited this place twice and if I'm ever in Belfast again, I'll definitely be making a third visitMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 15, 2020

we went here for dinner on monday 12th october we booked online before we went and ended up in one of there little booths. it was so nice and staff were friendly

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 13, 2020 via mobile

Great food and very quick service. Love how you have to ring a bell to make an order. Very impressed with the sanitising also

Date of visit: October 2020
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GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Crown Liquor Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2020

Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed October 12, 2020 via mobile

Arived with guest from Dublin for lunch assuring him the history of the bar, the surrounding and the food was good He ordered fish which was half cooked, the waitress apologised and offered replacement after checking with another staff member that fish was half cooked...by then he just wanted to leave, my portion of stew seemed like kids portion so not value for money. Definitely will not be recommending to other visitors/guests I'm looking after in coming montnsMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Crown Liquor Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2020

Referee62, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. We would like to have a better understanding about your experience. Please reach out to us at 028 9024 3187 at your...More

Reviewed October 11, 2020 via mobile

The place is stunning. Decor is worth the visit. The food is not. Food is very basic, similar to a Wetherspoons but twice the price. In fact, come to think of it, not as good as Wetherspoons.

Date of visit: October 2020
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GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Crown Liquor Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2020

Grahampjones11, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. If you have any further questions, please give us a call. We're always happy to help!

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cheekychelle83
September 3, 2020|
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Response from suzannef538 | Reviewed this property |
The booths wouldn’t fit 13 and are very separated by glass and beautiful original woodwork so you wouldn’t be able to see each other.
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Marcela S
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November 2, 2019|
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Response from Embrace_Change | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but some places will only allow children into bars if you are eating. Sorry I can’t be any more help.
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