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Thompson's Garage

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Address: Pattersons Place | Donegall Sq., Belfast BT1 4HW, Northern Ireland
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21:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 21:00 - 03:00

Popular dance club that plays lots of house and techno.

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Not my cup of tea.

If you're 18 and want a laid back vibe (trainers, jeans, house music only) then this is the place for you. We were told Thompson's was one of the best places to go on a Saturday... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 September 2015
Karis M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic night, brilliant staff and music was banging!!! Will definitely be back next time I'm in Belfast!!!

1 Thank Corinna G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Nightmare bar, rubbish music, rude bouncers, expensive drink but one of those places you just know ull be bk in as it's the latest opening bar in town!

2 Thank Laurz2
Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Defo not for someone my age this place is full of kids and I mean kids the dress sense leaves a lot to be desired and the amount of drugs taken and sold on the premises is nuts how the police have not shut this place down is unbelievable.

6 Thank dundonald3
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

First it's the entrance price is rather expensive, but it's getting worse inside. Rude staff, dirty and quite small. Music is OK but that's it. There's other clubs to have a better time and better value for money in Belfast.

2 Thank Ismael C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

.... Everywhere else shut so decided to go here stopped serving beer at 1am ( which was in bottles) so spent 8 pounds for nothing. Only played a type of music too - "dance beats rubbish so if you don't like it but the lace for you. The smoking area was the only relief and even then we left lever... More 

Thank Róisín M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Need coat hangers under shelves on dance floor.. except for that winder night club eyaaa party your little socks off

Thank James L
Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Poor attitude of the bouncers rude and lie a lot talk to people badly and pick and choose who they let in almost as if you are begging them for something one minute they say you can only get in if your name on the list then you see them letting in people with out ever look at there so... More 

3 Thank Roland S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

Had to pay a fiver for entry even though we were arriving at around 1.15. Drinks overpriced and venue itself not really appealing. People were crazy and drunk. Avoid it, Belfast has a lot to offer.

1 Thank Bayernjunge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

It is what it is, a nightclub, great music and good for a night out.. always enjoy visiting when in Belfast!

1 Thank Vandalistic
Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

If you're 18 and want a laid back vibe (trainers, jeans, house music only) then this is the place for you. We were told Thompson's was one of the best places to go on a Saturday, but it was less than average, the music just sounded the same after a few songs and after paying £10 to get we felt... More 

1 Thank Karis M

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