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The Crown Liquor Saloon

€€ - €€€Irish, , British
46 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 3187
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish stew” (146 reviews)
“private booths” (149 reviews)
“national trust” (141 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
46 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is not to be missed, the bar is absolutely stunning. There is also a dining area upstairs serving traditional fayre.

Thank TravelWithGaby
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were recommended to go in for a drink just to see the glory of The Crown. And we were not disappointed. It’s beautiful, old worldly pub. With funky cubby areas that you can close the door and have a nice space for a small...More

Thank MaxiDave
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Has to be on your bar to visit whilst in Belfast! Try and get a private snug if you can. The history is there.

Thank laura W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Living in NI and working in Belfast, I have frequented the Crown on many occasions over the years. It is without doubt one of the most iconic public houses in NI. The original features from the Victorian era are a must see. During the troubles...More

1  Thank Norman R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From the moment you see the building, never mind enter it, you will be lost for words. It is breath taking. We were in the bar which has a beautifully decorated bar on the left with loads of little snugs to the right. The detail...More

Thank RoloMurf
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After the hype. Just an average old fashioned boozer. Took to long to queue to get to the bar(half n hr)let alone get a drink

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A four day family get together with English friends in tow, along with the prerequisite tours of the North Coast, Falls Road and Shankill Road had to be completed with the ubiquitous pint of the ‘black stuff’. Where better to have a Guinness than the...More

Thank Jim G
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Crown Liquor Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Jim, Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day! Michaela

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Overpriced and very packed two members of staff serving rushed off their feet waited ages to be served. More of a tourist attraction.

Thank elizabethmccrystal
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you want to feel like you've stepped back in time this is your place. From the stunning tiles exterior to the booths which have doors to the mirrored panels it really feels like you're in a film set. Apparently it's owned by the National...More

Thank vicky8751
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended by a local as a must see place on our recent trip to Belfast. Sure enough the building and interior were worth the visit. However, when we went there, we found it difficult to get between the people drinking at the...More

Thank Martyn P
GeneralManagerA81, Manager at The Crown Liquor Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Martyn, sorry you werent happy on your recent visit. It can sometimes be difficult to get to the bar when we are busy but we try to make sure that we have moved stools to ensure there is space. It can be difficult for...More

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29 September 2018|
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Response from Ang E | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does
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12 May 2018|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
As it’s a historical building run by the National Trust I believe. I would recommend just turning up at opening time which is 11am and go in, it was empty when we got there on a Friday. It’s a fabulous place but the food is... More
28 April 2018|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it had street access but not sure if there is wheelchair access to the booths. Take her anyway as it’s lovely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Golden Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Golden Mile
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 3187
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You will find The Crown Liquor Saloon in Belfast within a short stroll of Europa Hotel, Grosvenor Road and Glengall Street - however, you won't find another like it.Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its heartily classic pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous Irish hospitality.The Crown Liquor Saloon is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of great pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.
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