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Reviews by Andreji:
3.73/5 rDev -1.3%
I visited this place twice in 2004 but did not add it then, although the place is quite worth the visit, not only for its beer value but the touristic importance it has in Belfast.
the place is a famous saloon with a very central location. On the outside, the three-story high building combines a first floor with an absolute wooden victorian aspect, and above, a white rather colonial looking construction with a big bright "Crown Bar" fresco.
Inside, the bar is quite unusual. the deco is completely in carved and painted wood, esentially divided into separate "cubicles" so for people to sit in absolute privacy, divided by the wood. Actually it's very small, but still pleasant. medium-lit.
The service I found to be not so friendly, starting by the accent and perhaps considering the target clientele is elderly locals, and a couple of cheap-looking backpack tourists are no business.
I remember the selection to be small, but I was glad to see Belfast Ale and other unusual taps, aside from your average Bass, Guinness, etc.
Overall, when in belfast, one must visit this place. It might just not be too charming, but, heck, grab a pint at this historical place.
07-22-2005 21:19:13 | More by Andreji
More User Reviews:
3.73/5 rDev -1.3%
This is a very touristic spot in Belfast.
The decoration is fantastic,inside and the facade is something beautifull too.
Inside, there is a lot of wood everywhere, there is kind of semi-close table so you can get some privatie in this crowed pub. When I went there in november 08, there was some renovations going on, so it break a little bit the vibe of that old and classy pub in Belfast.
Everything's fine here, it is a touristic place, so usually crowded i Guess and the service is fine.
This is a place to see and having a beer if you are in Belfast. The decoration is nice and worth to see this.
02-01-2009 20:54:27 | More by Otterburn
United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)
3.68/5 rDev -2.6%
Whoa, i'm surprised francis got this added, i was never thinking of adding it because it isnt a beer bar really
Anyways, one of my favourite locals, i feel guilty I havent actually added this myself, great atmosphere
An old victorian bar, over 150 years old, fantastic victorian style interior including some nice little booths that have been featured in many a film including the Odd Man
Anyways, 2 or 3 ales on cask at all times, almost always from the local whitewater brewery
They usually have Belfast ale as standard and then a guest ale, alot of the time its crown and glory but at christmas it was sanity claus
A great bar, amazing place to have a pint with some great history
05-01-2005 22:20:50 | More by cypressbob
3.99/5 rDev +5.6%
The crown is a quite famous saloon in Belfast, NI. Located centrally right off of Great Victoria street, it really seems to be the only can't miss pub in the area. Atmosphere is amazing with tons of old wood, nooks and crannies. As well as the wonderful little nooks to sit in the quality of the ales here is also good with locals from Whitewater on cask at all times. All the casks tasted fresh and in good form, and the selection with a few cask ales was good as well. Service was standard UK pub fare, but nice and friendly enough. Highly recommended when in Belfast.
01-11-2005 00:28:04 | More by francisweizen
The Crown in Belfast, County Antrim, United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.