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Lagan Legacy's The Belfast Barge

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Address: 1 Lanyon Quay | The Barge MV Confiance, Belfast BT1 3LG, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9023 2555
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Something different and unique

From the outside it doesn't look like a particularly good museum but it surprised me with all the artefacts inside. There's also tea and coffee to enjoy as well.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Woking, United Kingdom
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Woking, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside it doesn't look like a particularly good museum but it surprised me with all the artefacts inside. There's also tea and coffee to enjoy as well.

Thank weeezoo
Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Fantastic maritime Museum one they are proud off and the great stories to be told - friendly and great experience

Thank Anna N
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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567 reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Free entry. I called in to the museum that is downstairs in the barge. There was no-one around, just a lady upstairs behind a desk, who was able to direct me. I really liked all the genuine items on display, especially ones you could touch, like ropes. Dials, portholes, a pulley, design blueprints, an old ship’s compass. I’d never known... More 

1 Thank Steveodo
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner went for a meal and the staff was really friendly and polite and the food was amazing and we would go there again and the prices was good to

Thank philipcullen16
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103 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

The Barge is a small albeit interesting museum that showcases Belfast's rich nautical past. Like the S.S. Nomadic, the staff are very knowledgeable and passionate about their museum. The Barge is not a "glitzy" venue like the Titanic Experience; rather the interest lies in the detail. For instance, I never realized that Harland and Wolff made office furniture or that... More 

3 Thank DHG
Monaghan, Ireland
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53 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

my elerly mum, myself, my daughter and her friend went to the barge after i searche donline for some entertainment, we had an excellent night with great crack and very entertaining coedians and musicians, will definitely recommend this fun quirky spot and was delighted there was a lift. also great plus you can bring your own drink. well done.

Thank rolofiona
Dundonald, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We came here for the Valentine's Day event and it was a great place to have a night out. There is a good atmosphere and it's very quirky/unique. Sound quality is good too. The staff are very friendly and passionate about the barge. As well as the function hall there is also a small meuseum on board. Only disappointing thing... More 

Thank Emily A
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

While the food was tasty and the staff welcoming seriously overpriced in comparison to other places. Portions very small and dessert choice underwhelming. Would not be returning even though trip advisor lists highly, don't bother going there.

Thank Lynda G
Belfast, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 December 2015

We went here for a Christmas night out with friends and I was shocked by the portion sizes and the price. I will not be back! I realise that profit margins need to be met but I felt extremely short changed and left the Barge with a bad taste in my mouth!! The staff were very pleasant however this restaurant... More 

Thank Helen H
County Down
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

The Barge offered a really relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Staff were very attentive and the set menu was very appealing. Everyone's course was beautifully presented and flavoursome, with a great use of local produce. Definitely recommend dining here for a special occasion or a treat! Will be back!

Thank Emma M

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