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McCrackens Cafe Bar

) #113 of 833 Restaurants in Belfast $$ - $$$ , British,
4 Joys Entry, Belfast BT1 4DR, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 6711
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“chowder” (14 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Joys Entry, Belfast BT1 4DR, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's well worth persevering to find McCracken's - the food and beer was as good as I remembered it to be from some years ago, and the building itself is interesting (Victorian iron pillars, etc.). Servuice was excellent.

Thank HoHumAnotherTrip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never disappointed with the gastro type food and McCrac,s Always get the salmon which is sometimes served with samphire a seaweed veg that I never heard of before! But is now my fav veg with fish Great staff also very welcoming and keep the place...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The term 'hidden gem' is used quite regularly on this site however this bar tucked down a small alley in Belfast thoroughly deserves such accolade. Friendly lady seated and served us and recommended the chilli beef pitta that was absolutley outstanding!! The good lady wife...More

Thank LeightonJones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and four friends found this lovely pub down an alleyway - what a find, staff was so friendly and welcoming - food was delicious and well presented - i waited a few minutes longer than my friends for my food and was given an...More

1  Thank carolinebrown9777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would never have found this place had we not been with locals - it is on a small alley of a fairly small street. Looks like nothing from the outside - but the inside is beautiful wood and tasty food. Between us we had burger...More

Thank SFOglobetrotter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had an amazing meal here steak superb would def recommend it and special shout out to ryan who looked after us so well will b returning very soon

Thank Mcardle63
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

An employee of another hotel directed us to this little gem. We were most impressed by the prompt and polite service from Ryan. Despite being short staffed he served us with a smile and quickly. The menu was varied and the food was fantastic, if...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Great lunch venue. Really authentic feel about the place. Down a little alleyway. Good pub food, good staff, great beer. No complaints. Truly recommended.

1  Thank IDCann
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Popped in during lunch hour for something to eat, surprised how busy the place was so we ordered grub as soon as we got our menus. Speed of service was ok, staff were friendly, food was really good. Portions whilst normal recommended intake size were...More

Thank Cleggyv4honda
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Called in without reservation, taken straight away, lovely fresh smell around the bar given it only closed few hours before with nightclub. Waitress was polite and good knowledge of the menu with recommendations which helped both of us. Food served quickly and quality was very...More

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Kerry J
7 August 2017|
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Response from IDCann | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Not everything on the menu is conducive for taking away however there are several takeaways nearby.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Joys Entry, Belfast BT1 4DR, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9032 6711
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