We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Washington bar & restaurant

€€ - €€€, European, British
21 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6NB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 3313
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
“fajitas” (3 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
21 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6NB, Northern Ireland
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (305)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 293 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a beautiful meal here tonight Food and service was excellent not to mention the wine that my wife enjoyed and the Guinness that I had. Only criticism is that I nearly didn’t come into the place as a member of staff was smoking a...More

Thank Pofiaich
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the Washington again yesterday afternoon for drinks and really enjoyed ourselves. House Wine is very, very good value and very drinkable at ten pounds a bottle. As always the staff are friendly and hardworking. It’s a busy spot and they didn’t stop....More

Thank yourstruly180
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the Washington Caesar Salad and the Pasta dish with chicken and Chorizo. Both were excellent! Two other people in my party had the same thing, and they agreed it was excellent. Another person in my party had the fish and chips, and he...More

Thank CEMike1985
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Fabulous value. Good food. Excellant wine. Fast service. Great lunchtime. Well worth a visit. Steak sandwich with pepper sauce recommended.

Thank noeleenf
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is a beautiful historic restaurant/bar. It has antique chairs and a lovely atmosphere. We went in for a late lunch. Staff were excellent, service was fast. They had trivia playing on tv screens which was fun while waiting for food. Food was average. I...More

Thank Kirsten M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Have had a couple of nights out here recently and find the music great the cocktails wonderful and the food really good and not too expensive. It's a mixed crowd and has a good atmosphere. Love the décor upstairs very 'orient express' and the staff...More

Thank sonya64
Reviewed 24 September 2017

we went for a late lunch. the staff were fantastic. overall the food was great. especially desserts. will definitely be returning, once again cant praise the staff enough

Thank john c
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The Irish people are so friendly! While walking the streets of Belfast, a passerby overheard our conversation about our search for s great pub. He turned around and suggested The Washington Bar and Restaurant! The steak fajitas were the best fajitas I ever had and...More

Thank LSF2012
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I am visiting Belfast with a Canadian friend. Last night we had a few drinks in the Washington and stayed to the end - a few minutes after last orders were called a bouncer came over and told us to take our drinks downstairs. We...More

Thank OldMiserableBastard
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I decided to try the bbq pulled pork burger the presentation was good and it tasted mouthwatering. The service was very efficient and the staff was friendly and welcoming. All in all, I would recommend this place for family and friends for good wholesome at...More

Thank gracenalumu89
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
YuGo
151 reviews
.04 km away
James Street South
959 reviews
.05 km away
Stix and Stones
1,289 reviews
.10 km away
Made In Belfast
1,432 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
City Hall
3,267 reviews
.18 km away
Grand Opera House
1,077 reviews
.18 km away
Visit Belfast Welcome Centre
568 reviews
.17 km away
Linen Hall Library
203 reviews
.15 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Ironknuckles
16 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Anne N | Reviewed this property |
I've never been on a Sunday
0
Votes
puddleduck90
27 July 2015|
Answer
Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
You won't find it on the Trip Adviser site, but if you type Washington Bar & Restaurant + Belfast into Google's search bar, several sites will come up; you want the second one down which says Home at the end, then their... More
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6NB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Golden Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Golden Mile
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9032 3313
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing