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“Best music venue in Belfast”
Review of Belfast Waterfront

Belfast Waterfront
Ranked #40 of 226 things to do in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Belfast Waterfront is Northern Ireland's premier conference and entertainment centre bringing both world class entertainment and large-scale conferences to the heart of Belfast.
belfast
Level 5 Contributor
42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Best music venue in Belfast”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

We have been to the Waterfront Hall many times and everytime the sound is perfect and without an equivalent. This time was to see SNOWPATROL do an accustic set just before Christmas. The building is modern, clean and beautiful and looks as amazing inside as it does out.
The only reason it gets a four and not a five is the over the top behaviour of the security staff in comparison to the more relaxed and liberal security staff at the Odyssey. Try taking a photograph or a video of your favourite performer and they react in seconds to stop you,the Odyssey staff turn a blind eye. You can't take your drink or snacks into the auditorium at the Waterfront you can at the Odyssey. They wont allow you to bring in plastic bottles of coke but Odyssey plastic sealed bottles are allowed.
Overall an amazing venue but staff are far too strict.

Visited December 2012
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Antrim, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great venue”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

Seating and stage view is great, no objects were preventing us from seeing the stage. Great facilitates.

Visited November 2012
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florence
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Anton and Erin”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

Fabulous venue and glad to see troubled Belfast packed to the rafters. What a view from the bar area. Fabulous night

Visited January 2013
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Antrim
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nice venue”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

Went here to watch a show - nice and bright venue, comfortable seating, very close to town centre. Staff very helpful.

Visited January 2013
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“terrible”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

i donot think it is a place you are worthy of visiting, it is terrible,it is just a theatre or cineme, just so so!

Visited December 2012
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