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Oldest Traditional Irish Pub

Stopped by for a few drinks on our visit to Belfast. Lovely, helpful staff, cosy, comfortable and... read more

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720jackson5
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London, United Kingdom
Cosy pub

We visited on a weekend afternoon and loved how cosy it was with the huge open fire. Live music was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Beanie14
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Dublin, Ireland
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This pub is best known for its delicious food and traditional music.
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30-32 Bank Street, Belfast BT1 1HL, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9024 6058
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Reviewed today

Stopped by for a few drinks on our visit to Belfast. Lovely, helpful staff, cosy, comfortable and warm inside and picturesque outside. The locals were very friendly, easygoing and welcoming and the Guinness was great. Definitely worth a visit if you like old traditional pubs...More

Thank 720jackson5
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited on a weekend afternoon and loved how cosy it was with the huge open fire. Live music was just finished but there was good music on the sound system. Lovely friendly staff.

Thank Beanie14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must-see for a quick pint. I had a great time having the bartenders make faces at me when I ordered a crown float (Guinness over cider) & then explained to them how to make it. (It caught on as a few others in the...More

Thank MsBreeLJN
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit this pub regularly and always enjoy the friendly atmosphere. A pint of Guinness and a bowl of Kelly's Irish stew is a must if you call in during the day. The staff are always plesent and friendly. Most evenings there will be live...More

Thank GerryK147
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was on our list to visit, staff member was friendly but I wouldnt say she went out of her way to interact with us, there were 2 other staff that were eating food bought from elsewhere at the bar which yeah we all gotta eat...More

1  Thank leanne m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just finished a walking tour of Belfast and the tour ended in front of Kelly's Cellars, one of the oldest (if not the oldest) pub in Belfast. It was established in 1720 and has been in operation ever since. This is an incredible...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for a pint on our 1st night in Belfast. Stayed until close. Great atmosphere and fun music. Nice outdoor space to drink and listen to music as well. Popped in in the afternoon another day and managed to get the last two...More

Thank bamjlb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the oldest Bar in Northern Ireland and it has a rustic charm. Not a overly big pub but a quaint place. Just of bank street in the downtown core. They serve Irish Stew which we did not try but sure looked good. Good...More

1  Thank loves2travel5555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kelly's is the first bar I ever visited in Belfast and I make a return visit each time I go back. Gorgeous old traditional pub in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter. It can get VERY lively at times and the toilets are not for...More

1  Thank FionaY68
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a beer on our way to dinner. Very cool space in a cool area. Everyone was extreme friendly and it didn’t seem like many tourists. It was just want we wanted to find in Belfast.

1  Thank Candice K
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Culture654383
12 May 2018|
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Response from JimAM29 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, really don’t know. Maybe take a look at their website?
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john0912
29 January 2018|
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Response from italia81 | Reviewed this property |
no, they don't serve any food, just drinks.
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Response from Belfastman1951 | Reviewed this property |
Usually every night
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