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The Northern Whig

€€ - €€€, ,
2-10 Bridge Street, Belfast BT1 1LU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9050 9888
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“korean chicken” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2-10 Bridge Street, Belfast BT1 1LU, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 538 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Arrived at the Northern Whig restaurant and waited at the sign to be seated. No one came over to us within 5 minutes so we approached one of the staff to ask if we could sit at one of the tables for dinner. The response...More

Thank aoneill87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

well what can i say, i would often come in for the best brambles in Belfast, tried the food for the first time on Sunday Past with my partner, the food waa delicious and fabulous value, but what I will definately be back for is...More

Thank wingy96
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having dropped in for a drink the day before, we decided to have a meal a day later, Saturday. Very busy even though we were there around 6.30, no tables available, so we waited at the bar, and then after a wait of about 30...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Group of 12 for night out - restaurant staff were excellent, very helpful,accommodating and attentive throughout, food was really good, served quickly,very tasty no complaints from anyone in the group, all courses served promptly, salt and pepper chicken, korean chicken and hake were main dishes...More

Thank d0nna6464
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Whig for food, had a table booked for 8pm on Saturday night. Was very busy! We were seated very quickly and cocktail order taken! Opted for mojitos and French martnis! Very nice!!! The food was lovely, really nice meal! However the only...More

Thank Ashleigh S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here for the weekend came here on Friday night just in the bar but came back on Saturday night and stayed for food which was top notch and at pub prices mind I did ask the waitress which was better the fish or chicken in...More

Thank jipster1972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch on Saturday afternoon with my wife. Although we hadn't booked we were shown to a table without any fuss. After ordering the food came very promptly. Our starter of 'tear and share's garlic bread was delicious. My wife had Korean chicken...More

Thank George M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wed 18th Oct 17 Called in today just after the gym, was a bit famished so opted for the Gilligan’s farm ribeye burger with duck fat wedges. Great job by the team and filled me up rightly! Just what I needed to keep the hunger...More

Thank MarkBFS
TheHoratioGroup, Manager at The Northern Whig, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey We are delighted you had two brilliant experiences with us recently and we very much appreciate you taking the time to tell us all about them. Look forward to seeing you again soon The Northern Whig Management Team

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

What a great night. Food fantastic and service was top class from Lisa Highly recommended as a place to eat and drink Also live music was great.

Thank Paul P
TheHoratioGroup, Manager at The Northern Whig, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Many thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great review and Lisa was delighted you mentioned her personally. Hope to see you again soon The Northern Whig Management Team

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Booked in for dinner Saturday evening at 5pm. Was informed we needed to leave table at 7pm I was ok with this although it wasn't busy and we actually stayed until 7.30 as we had other plans. The staff were friendly and efficient. The lighting...More

Thank Janine2301
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Questions & Answers
30 April 2017|
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Response from TheHoratioGroup | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, lot's of families call with us. We do have high chairs, children's menu etc., and our staff will be happy to do what they can to make your visit an enjoyable one.
Jimmy F
23 April 2016|
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Response from TheHoratioGroup | Property representative |
Hi Jimmy. Thanks for your enquiry. We have just reopened after a month long refurbishment and the £4 happy hour isn't on at the minute unfortunately. We do have a new drinks list and food menus which im sure you would enjoy... More
Jimmy F
23 April 2016|
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Response from TheHoratioGroup | Property representative |
Hello Jimmy, Many thanks for your enquiry regarding the £4 cocktails this was an offer we had before we were renovated. This offer is no longer applicable but we have some fantastic new cocktails so feel free to come on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-10 Bridge Street, Belfast BT1 1LU, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9050 9888
  • E-mail
Situated at the entrance to the Cathedral Quarter, The Northern Whig provides a memorable dining and drinking experience in the heart of Belfast. With a blend of luxury, comfort and glamour the Whig is dedicated to bringing you the best that Belfast has to offer in all aspects of hospitality with the best in local cuisine and specialist cocktails. We want you to feel at ease and relax. Dine with us, we're open seven days a week from brunch until evening or peruse our extensive list of tipples including our expertly mixed "Cathedral Quarter Cocktails".
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