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Address: 18-22 Hill Street | Cathedral Quarter, Belfast BT1 2LA, Northern Ireland
Phone Number:
+44 28 9024 4400
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Hours:
Wed 08:00 - 23:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat 00:00 - 23:00
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The Black Box is a multi-purpose arts venue in the heart of Belfast's...

The Black Box is a multi-purpose arts venue in the heart of Belfast's bustling Cathedral Quarter. With art, music, literature, film, comedy, cabaret and all points in between! The Green room hosts free events Wed to Sat and sells pizzas and drinks.

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Saw a great act - paul currie re-release the babboons. was superb. first 2 beers we bought had to be returned though - must have been the 1st 2 poured in that week

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 August 2015
Marty P
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Derry, United Kingdom
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Derry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

Saw a great act - paul currie re-release the babboons. was superb. first 2 beers we bought had to be returned though - must have been the 1st 2 poured in that week

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1 Thank Marty P
BlackBoxBelfast, Manager at Black Box, responded to this review

Hi - glad to hear that you enjoyed the comedy gig, sorry to hear that your drinks were not up to standard. Hopefully this was rectified by staff on the night. See you again soon! Paul Currie's Pigeon and Plum Christmas show will be on in December :) More 

Belfast
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358 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

I was here for the first time recently. Generally it's not the kind of place I would hang out in but if you're into your bands and alternative type djs etc it's a great place and filled with like minded people out to enjoy themselves. Based in the cathedral quarter it is very handy to a lot of other nearby... More 

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Thank Belfastguy
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397 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

I'll say it at the outset - this is one of my favourite places in Belfast. For me the Black Box is perfect. I've had the best nights out and the best adventures in this spot. It has a super relaxed vibe and there's always something enthralling occurring - live music, theatre, cabaret, dance, comedy and captivating visual art. If... More 

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BlackBoxBelfast, Manager at Black Box, responded to this review

Thanks! :) More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

I have been here a few times.. The who surrounding area at cathedral quarter is just a lovely part of town..I have loved The Black Box each time I have been...disco night, comedy night and Marilyn Monroe evening for film festival.. Atmosphere and friendly staff makes it very welcoming.. Very arty and quirky. Highly recommend a visit, you will return..

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BlackBoxBelfast, General Manager at Black Box, responded to this review

Thanks! :) More 

Letterkenny, Ireland
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611 reviews
296 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 958 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

This venue is on Hill Street, in the trendy Cathedral Quarter of the city. It hosts live music, comedy, art, literature, film etc. There are two venues, the Black Box and the Green Room. While passing recently, I asked the young lady who seemed to be running the place, if I could go in for a look, and she readily... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

Thank God for the black box, if you want to have a good night out with like minded people, good music, alternative entertainment and an absolute minimum of ball-bags black Box is for you!

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Crossgar, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

was here on sat 27 sept and heard this band called wolf like me. absolutely brilliant.will be following this young bands future very closely

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N Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

We went to the Woodstock Blues Night with Grainne Duffy's Band. We had a great night and hope to be back at lots of future events. Much better than a massive venue...and great value!

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Banbridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

Attended as part of the 15th Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival on Saturday afternoon just a great venue with good service from the bar and the cafe. Will be back!

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Belfast
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

We went to the BB and there was a Spanish/Chilean duo playing great music. A nice and relaxed venue with a good vibe.

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