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Decent bar with live muisc

Nice bar with live music on stage. I reckon there were 50:50 tourist to locals the Monday night I... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
Great live Irish music venue

Found this place by accident as we were wandering around, just up the road from Filthy Mc Nastys... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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The Points is located at the heart of Belfast city on the busy Dublin road. We aim to provide a traditional experience for Belfast’s ever growing tourist community whilst capturing the hearts of our locals. If you enjoy Whiskeys and Ales, as well as...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
44 Dublin Road, Belfast BT2 7HN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9099 4124
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All reviews five points great bar traditional irish music bar staff guys playing brilliant music stew pint pub stage craic tommy audience wee ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

1st time in Belfast an refused entry to pub at 9 0 clock of a Monday evening 10th of December because according to security guy I was refused entry in 2 other pubs up the road which was not the case. Definitely I will never...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sean742
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

A great place with a mix of ages great craic and fantastic drinks. Brilliant atmosphere for everyone to enjoy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gerard M
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We came in for a pint after a long day and the Irish music at the start of night was amazing. But then a singer came on and it's like a concert. I'm I here to listen to this guy or is there an art...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joey4815
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Nice bar with live music on stage. I reckon there were 50:50 tourist to locals the Monday night I was here which may or may not bother you. Cash only - there’s a bank atm next door.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LondonBlinker
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Found this place by accident as we were wandering around, just up the road from Filthy Mc Nastys. Great find. Live music everynight and Tuesday was Irish music night, three guys playing, they were great. Busy bar nice atmosphere only gripe was they do not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank chewy110
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

My friend and I stumbled into this bar on a Tuesday evening in the hope of finding some live music. We hit the jackpot. 3 young lads on guitar, flute and violin playing some traditional Irish music. The occasional spoken song and lots of foot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sijones1001
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We decided to check out The Points because they had advertised music from a former American Idol like show contestant. The website stated the music would start at 9pm, so we headed over about 8:15pm to get a table and some drinks before it got...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lmstrad83
Kevin O, Marketing Manager at The Points, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

We are sad to hear you had such a bad experience of our bar, we have taken your points on board and have made changes to the website to better reflect the times of our entertainment. Our card machines are currently down at the minute...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The bar staff were lovely apart from one - Ryan. He was so rude and arrogant. Myself and my friend had been waiting for a while to be served at the bar. I give a friendly wave to the barman in front of me (ryan)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ali F
Kevin O, Marketing Manager at The Points, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi Ali , I am sorry that you had such a bad experience of our establishment, as a bar that relies on good customer service and an pleasant atmosphere; we take matters like this extremely seriously. This matter has been brought to management, is being...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Was in the points on Sat night 23rd June for a birthday celebration in the upstairs function bar. I have to say it was a great night all round. We were greeted by very friendly security staff and a lively downstairs bar area with outside...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 23 June 2018

One of the best pubs in Belfast, we go twice a week or sometimes more. Good live Irish music and good drinks! The problem is that it is difficult and it takes a long time to order at the bar, but for the rest 100%...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Agustín G
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