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Robinsons Bar and Bistro

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38-40 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 7447
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Seaham, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Robinson's is primarily a sports / racing bar. However there is so much more within. Food is served throughout the day. The Guinness is as good as you'll get in a city which holds it in almost religious fanaticism. There's a pool hall on the top floor and Fibber McGee’s traditional Irish bar with an open fire at the rear... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Guiness was excellent, but thereafter it went downhill. Our food took 40 minutes to arrive and when it did it was barely warm and very poor quality. We returned it and when it was replaced - with very poor grace - it was no better. The waiter could not have been less bothered that we were very disappointed. I... More 

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Thank Dunalotoftravel
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed this pub especially for lunch and really enjoyed it on a Sunday nite. The food is good and the staff are really nice and friendly. It also very nice to finish your days tours and shopping to sit and have a relaxing drink or two. You then just walk outside and there are taxi tanks. Lovely place

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Chiba Prefecture, Japan
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service, good Irish stew and a decent pint of Guinness. Went back for live music in the evening.

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Thank Nanami N
NORTHERN IRELAND
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only back from day in this old Belfast bar Great bar in a great location we spent Saturday in it and had food Food was fine and offered a lot of gluten free options

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Thank LURGANMAN
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointing. The meal in the bistro was average to bland in the extreme and service was exceptionally slow despite the fact that they weren't full. For some reason they couldn't seat us at any of the empty tables when we arrived and sent us back down to the bar with a call button that didn't work. I hate to... More 

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Thank hyacinth2014
UK
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a nice lunch upstairs in the bistro, window seat with a view of the Europa cross the road. Staff where very good Food very good.

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Thank johnraf
Walthamstow
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We opted for the previous theatre deal. £13 for 2 course. We started with leek and potato soup with a hot crusty roll. Delicious. My hubby had Steak and Gunness pie with chunky chips. I had fish and chunky chips with the most delicious home made tartar sauce. The service was very friendly and perfectly timed. Did not have room... More 

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Thank lesleyannefinlayson
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy so many places in Belfast and Robinsons was a good dinner experience with friendly service and nice atmosphere. Be sure to exit the first floor through the back and spend some time after 930 PM most nights for Irish Music at Fibber Magees!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in at Robinsons at around 2 pm for lunch and were lucky enough to get a table! Yes, like most pubs in Northern Ireland it was packed!! The pub was beautifully decked out for Christmas which was a nice plus. The variety of beer and hard cider was excellent and the food was absolutely delicious. We thought the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38-40 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 7447

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?