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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 Christmas menus below available throughout the month of December.


Opening Hours

We are opened 7 days a week from:

12pm – 12am Monday – Wednesday
12pm-1am Thursday – Saturday
1pm – 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
1pm – 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 we have live music from our resident band “Acoustic Soul”. They play acoustic adaptations of rock n’ roll anthems, indie classics and modern chart toppers.

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.

Special Events

Need a delicious lunch that won't take up too much of your time and won't break the bank? Take advantage of our new Twenty Minute lunch menu, enjoy lunch for only £7.50. Available Monday to Friday from 12pm to 5pm

Reservations

We don't require any reservation for parties under 6, it is first come first serve. Parties over 6 guests must pay a £10.00 per person deposit which will be redeemed on the evening. For parties over 6 there is a discretionary 10% service charge added to the bill.

Please email us via clothear@themerchanthotel.com or call 028 9026 2719

Cloth Ear Rush Hour

​Every Friday welcome the weekend in style with our Rush Hour offers from 5pm to 7pm at The Cloth Ear. Selected beers for £3 and house wine for £14

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Cloth Ear Acoustic Soul Wine

Every Thursday evening from 6pm to 9pm is Acoustic Soul at The Cloth Ear. Enjoy house wine for £14 while listening to our house band.

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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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