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Northern Whig

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Northern Whig
2 Bridge Street, Belfast BT1 1LU
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Located in the former offices of the Northern Whig newspaper and convenient to the city’s now fashionable Cathedral Quarter, this is an impressive bar of grand proportions

Northern Whig

Located in the former offices of the Northern Whig newspaper and convenient to the city’s now fashionable Cathedral Quarter, this is an impressive neo-classical bar of grand proportions.


The high ceilings of the old press hall have been retained - and now look down on several gigantic statues salvaged from Eastern Europe that are in keeping with the scale of the building.


A long bar has comfortable contemporary seating in coffee and cream, where Belfast’s trend-setters meet for drinks or a bite to eat - or you can take a pavement table on a sunny afternoon and watch the world go by, sipping cocktails or sampling something from a reasonably priced menu which is designed to please a varied clientele – the Northern Whig is very popular with people of all ages and backgrounds, including the local business fraternity who come here for lunch and to relax after work.


Head chef Rick Orr's cosmopolitan menus include a popular chargrill selection and are based mainly on local ingredients  - and, with a decent wine list starting from £14 and excellent, knowledgeable and efficient staff, The Northern Whig stands out in a city with plenty of good eating places.

Seats 160 (private room 40); Open 10am-1.30am; bar food 12-9 (from 1pm Sun). Air conditioning; toilets wheelchair accessible; children welcome. MasterCard, Visa, Switch. abbreviations
Last Updated: 16-06-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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Directions

From front of City Hall: walk to 2nd set of traffic lights, turn right, left at next lights; cross road - Northern Whig is on the corner.

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