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“Too Shabby, Not Enough Chic”
Review of Muriels Cafe Bar

Muriels Cafe Bar
Ranked #2 of 65 Coffee & Tea in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Golden Mile
Level 6 Contributor
134 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Too Shabby, Not Enough Chic”
Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

I used to quite like Muriels, but I feel that it just needs a boost, or a springclean at best. The bathrooms are dirty and horrific. Does make me wonder about the hygiene in the kitchen... Also, the clientele have changed- a group of rough young men came in and I wanted to leave very swiftly.

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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Dublin, Ireland
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“drinks with friends”
Reviewed May 27, 2014

Laid back atmosphere & good cocktails.
Smallish venue but overflow seating upstairs
Bit of a trek to the upstairs toilets.

Visited April 2014
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great bar”
Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

I love gin and so do Muriel's. Great drinks in a great atmosphere, the only trouble was finding somewhere to sit. If you like quirky places and good drinks you'll be as happy here as we were. It's cold outside in Belfast and so much easier to stay here for another drink!

Visited December 2013
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Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Ignorant Female Bar maid”
Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

This is a great bar that I have been lucky enough to enjoy on many occasions. But on Tuesday evening a Female member of staff really let herself and the bar down.

I was in a large (noisy) group with two other tables in the bar. We were in a round that problem cost £35-50 each time. If the owner checks we put 90% of the money in the till that night. The staff member in question gave the impression that she would rather we weren't there so she could get paid for doing nothing.

A little bit of common sense and being approachable would have meant that we would have bought another couple of rounds of your #giro cocktails. But attitude failure resulted in us taking our money elsewhere.

Great setting but a re-think needed on the rota!!

Visited May 2014
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Lovely little bar”
Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Spent a lovely evening here , loved the atmosphere , place was buzzing and the food was very nice and not too expensive ,well worth a visit .

Visited May 2014
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