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The John Hewitt Bar


51 Donegall Street
Belfast, Antrim BT1 2FH


028 9023 3768



About this Venue

Located in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter, The John Hewitt first opened its doors in December 1999. The bar is unique in its ownership as it is owned by The Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre. The Resource Centre's managers had always relied on various grants to fund its work, when in the mid ninties, read more


Dress Code

Smart / Casual

Venue Type

Bars, Bar, Gastropub, Live Music Venue

Type of Night

Quiet Drink, Chilling with mates, Chatting & Drinking

Venue Features

VIP Booths & Tables, Table Service

The John Hewitt Bar, 51 Donegall Street 51 Donegall Street, Belfast, Antrim BT1 2FH


Helen Robinson

Great pub serving craft beers on tap. They also have a small food menu but we didn't try it. Check out the murals down the alleyway before you go in.

Ray Priestly

Excellent pub great food traditional music staff top notch

Kim S

Traditional Irish pub in Cathedral Quarter. Has live music most nights and serves lunch during the day. Their sunday trad sessions are amazing! Food is really good too! have multiple different beers on tap as well as rotational taps serving Irish craft beers. Also have a good selection of gins. Wor read more

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