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The Cloth Ear

​The Cloth Ear Public Bar

The Cloth Ear is our comfortable public bar. Situated in the Grade A listed part of the building, it has many original features as well as some modern touches. Come in, relax and enjoy “the craic”.


No visit to Northern Ireland would be complete without visiting a really good pub! In Belfast you are spoilt for choice, but we recommend you start your odyssey in our own welcoming public house – The Cloth Ear. We offer an exceptional range of craft beers, ales and stouts both bottled and on tap as well as a range of lagers and beers from around the world. We have an extensive range of liqueurs and spirits including a fine portfolio of Irish and International whiskies. A diverse range of new and old world wines are available as well as classic and contemporary cocktails.

OUR MENUS

No great pub would be complete without great pub grub! Check out our menus below:

All of our menus at The Cloth Ear include vegetarian options as well as dedicated gluten free and vegan menus.


Opening Hours

We are opened 7 days a week from:

12pm – 12am Monday – Wednesday
12pm-1am Thursday – Saturday
12.30pm – 12am Sunday 

Food Service Hours

Our menu is an A La Carte style menu which consists of various styles - ranging from the smoke house selection of meats to our famous hanging skewers. We have many vegetarian and gluten free options and can cater to all tastes and dietary requirements. Our chefs have the freedom to include 4 or 5 Daily Specials as fresh seasonal ingredients become available to them, keeping our menu innovative and exciting.

Every Sunday we serve our famous “Sharing Roasts” with a choice of meats available complemented with traditional roast dinner trimmings.

12pm -9pm Monday to Saturday
12.30pm -9pm Sunday

 

OPENING HOURS

Opening Hours

We are opened 7 days a week from:

12pm – 12am Monday – Wednesday
12pm-1am Thursday – Saturday
12.30pm – 12am Sunday 

Food Service Hours

Our menu is an A La Carte style menu which consists of various styles - ranging from the smoke house selection of meats to our famous hanging skewers. We have many vegetarian and gluten free options and can cater to all tastes and dietary requirements. Our chefs have the freedom to include 4 or 5 Daily Specials as fresh seasonal ingredients become available to them, keeping our menu innovative and exciting.

Every Sunday we serve our famous “Sharing Roasts” with a choice of meats available complemented with traditional roast dinner trimmings.

12pm -9pm Monday to Saturday
12.30pm -9pm Sunday

 

ENTERTAINMENT

Every Thursday evening join us for live music sets and drinks promotions throughout the night. 

Friday Blues at The Cloth Ear marks the end of the working week! Be sure to take advantage of our offers on wines, beers, cocktails and prosecco.

Check out the upcoming line up: 

August: 

Friday 31st - Rab Mc Cullough Band

September: 

Friday 7th - The Rev Doc

Friday 14th - The Stonecold Hobos

Friday 21st - The Speedy Mullan Band

Friday 28th - Chris Taplin Blues Band

October:

Friday 5th - The Rev Doc

Friday 12th - Rab McCullough Band

Friday 19th - The Dave Taylor Trio

Friday 26th - Speedy Mullan Band

November:

Friday 2nd - The Rev Doc

Friday  9th - Rab McCullough Band

Friday 16th - Chris Taplin Blues Band

Friday 23rd - Speedy Mullan Band

Friday 30th - The Rev Doc

December:

Friday 7th - The Blues Katz

Friday 14th - Rab McCullough Band

Friday 21st - Speedy Mullan Band

Friday 28th - The Rev Doc

Sundays at The Cloth Ear is the perfect way to round off the weekend. Join us for live music from 8pm. 

We show all the big sporting events in the Cloth Ear notably Premier League football, local and International Rugby and major golf tournaments.

Check out our Facebook site for all listings.

Reservations

At The Cloth Ear we no longer require reservations for parties under 6 guests. Parties of 6 or more must pay a £5 deposit to secure the reservation. For parties over 6 there is a discretionary 10% service charge added to the bill.

To book please email us via clothear@themerchanthotel.com or call 028 9026 2719


Cloth Ear Thursday Sessions

Every Thursday evening enjoy live, soulful sets from the best local musicians

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Cloth Ear £20 Sharing Roast

Every Sunday enjoy our delicious sharing roasts for two people. We have the choice of beef for £25 or chicken for £20, served with all the trimmings.

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Friday Blues at The Cloth Ear

Scale up your weekend in The Cloth Ear! Enjoy Live blues music from local and international blues artists every Friday from 5-7pm.

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