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Address: 18-22 Hill Street | Cathedral Quarter, Belfast BT1 2LA, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 9024 4400
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Hours:
Wed 08:00 - 23:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat 00:00 - 23:00
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The Black Box is a multi-purpose arts venue in the heart of Belfast's...

The Black Box is a multi-purpose arts venue in the heart of Belfast's bustling Cathedral Quarter. With art, music, literature, film, comedy, cabaret and all points in between! The Green room hosts free events Wed to Sat and sells pizzas and drinks.

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The cultural heart and soul of Belfast.

I'll say it at the outset - this is one of my favourite places in Belfast. For me the Black Box is perfect. I've had the best nights out and the best adventures in this spot. It... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 April 2015
CiaraSlevin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

I'll say it at the outset - this is one of my favourite places in Belfast. For me the Black Box is perfect. I've had the best nights out and the best adventures in this spot. It has a super relaxed vibe and there's always something enthralling occurring - live music, theatre, cabaret, dance, comedy and captivating visual art. If... More 

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BlackBoxBelfast, Manager at Black Box, responded to this review

Thanks! :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2015 via mobile

I have been here a few times.. The who surrounding area at cathedral quarter is just a lovely part of town..I have loved The Black Box each time I have been...disco night, comedy night and Marilyn Monroe evening for film festival.. Atmosphere and friendly staff makes it very welcoming.. Very arty and quirky. Highly recommend a visit, you will return..

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BlackBoxBelfast, General Manager at Black Box, responded to this review

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

This venue is on Hill Street, in the trendy Cathedral Quarter of the city. It hosts live music, comedy, art, literature, film etc. There are two venues, the Black Box and the Green Room. While passing recently, I asked the young lady who seemed to be running the place, if I could go in for a look, and she readily... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

Thank God for the black box, if you want to have a good night out with like minded people, good music, alternative entertainment and an absolute minimum of ball-bags black Box is for you!

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Crossgar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

was here on sat 27 sept and heard this band called wolf like me. absolutely brilliant.will be following this young bands future very closely

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N Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

We went to the Woodstock Blues Night with Grainne Duffy's Band. We had a great night and hope to be back at lots of future events. Much better than a massive venue...and great value!

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Banbridge
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

Attended as part of the 15th Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival on Saturday afternoon just a great venue with good service from the bar and the cafe. Will be back!

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Belfast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

We went to the BB and there was a Spanish/Chilean duo playing great music. A nice and relaxed venue with a good vibe.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

Myself and Friends went to see police squad / naked gun night , I had never been to this venue before so did not know what to expect, when we went in we were told the main room was not open and to have a seat in the smaller room think it was called the green room , inside was... More 

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Torrevieja, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

Title says it all. Great little, and medium size, venue, which shows some cracking shows, but occasionally the staff can be douches. No need to be so aloof when serving drinks to paying, happy punters.

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BlackBoxBelfast, Manager at Black Box, responded to this review

Hi there Glad to hear that you enjoy the venue so much and sorry to hear that you were a little disappointed with the service from the staff. We listen to all feedback, positive and negative, and hopefully we will see you again at the venue soon! More 

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