Ronnie Drew's

Northern Ireland - Belfast

A historic pub interior of regional importance

Listed Status: B2

79-83 May Street
Belfast
BT1 3JL

Tel: (028) 9031 0375

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Built c.1920 and increased in size in 1998 by combining the former solicitor's office on the right. The original bar on the left still retains a row of 5 (was 6) snugs. The snugs lost their doors and have new seating following the relaying of the floor in recent years. The original seven-bay bar back with eight-sided niches remains as does the bar counter but with a new polished stone top. The right-hand side is cafe-bar in style and there is a upstairs bar also with modern fittings including a X-rated brass statue.

Built c.1920 and increased in size in 1998 by combining the former solicitor's office on the right. The original bar on the left still retains a row of 5 (was 6) snugs. The snugs lost their doors and have new seating following the relaying of the floor in recent years. The original seven-bay bar back with eight-sided niches remains as does the bar counter but with a new polished stone top. The right-hand side is cafe-bar in style and there is a upstairs bar also with modern fittings including a X-rated brass statue.

The other best remaining examples of snugs in Northern Ireland are at the Crown, Belfast, Northern Ireland; Rock, Belfast, Northern Ireland; Mandeville Arms, Portadown; Fort Bar, West Belfast; Blakes of the Hollow, Enniskillen and the rare survivor Carraghers, Camlough, Co. Armagh being a small village pub.

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