About The Kitchen Bar

The Kitchen Bar is a Belfast institution dating back to 1859 it is also Unique to Victoria Squares as it is the only original pub where visitors experience a full range of drinks, home-cooked traditional food, entertainment and great craic.

The original building was a women’s boarding house prior to its use as a pub. The former Empire Theatre previously stood next to the pub and actors from the theatre would drink there, often leaving behind publicity photographs, which were displayed on the walls. Charlie Chaplin would often drop in for a drink after a show.

Opening Hours

Monday - Wednesday 11:30 - 23:00
Thursday 11:30 - 00:00
Friday 11:30 - 01:00
Saturday 12:00 - 01:00
Sunday 12:00 - 21:00

*Opening hours are a guide only, and are subject to change.

The Kitchen Bar

Victoria Square



Victoria Square



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