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“This is a must visit bar. Wonderful!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Bar at The Merchant Hotel

The Bar at The Merchant Hotel
Ranked #66 of 1,040 Restaurants in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“This is a must visit bar. Wonderful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013

the service was top notch. Selection of cocktails enormous and the few I sampled were delicious. Gorgeous surroundingd with a real fire WONDERFUL>

Visited January 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“What is the point”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

Can't see any reason for going here except to look good. I tried to go there for a quiet drink and couldn;t get in cos it was packed, left standing on the stairs, so don't risk planning a trip there on a Saturday or Friday night. Overpriced anyway and exactly the Ritz but they think they are.

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Thank Keith465
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Frome, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Top Notch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

This bar is exactly the type of bar that makes drinking cocktails even more special and indulgent, I loved it and will be back!

Visited December 2012
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Ireland
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Fabulous Food, Service and Ambience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2013

Was there last night for the first time. I could go on at length but suffice to say that the food (I had the mussels and then the scallops), the service (by ALL of the staff) and the ambience are just terrific. Three courses plus a bottle of house wine - for two - was £55

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“I LOVE THIS PLACE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

Fabulous resetting of an old place .Lots of lovely pubs and restaurants around as well. In the Cathedral district. Wonderful warm staff that that didn't have the' I'm so much better than you Americans'. At least , not when I was there. Check it out. Let me know if it's changed...

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