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The historic Linen Quarter is rapidly becoming one of the most vibrant, mustvisit areas of the city. With 40 cafés, bars and restaurants, a dozen hotels, and three major music venues, we like to think we are home to the best of Belfast hospitality.
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A modern restaurant situated in the up and coming Blackstaff Square. Offering a significant menu to appeal to all dietary requirements, the relaxed restaurant is perfect for after-work dining or a weekend catch-up with friends. 2 courses £15.95 / Add 250ml carafe of wine – £20 Served Monday–Thursday all evening Friday & Saturday 4pm–6.45pm. actonandsons.com
2 BANGKOK Offering delicious Thai food, this is one restaurant that must go on your list. Situated on Adelaide Street behind Belfast’s City Hall, the mouth-watering menu will make you feel like you’ve gone to Thailand and back. Enjoy 2 courses £17 / 3 courses £19 Carafe wine £10 / Selected cocktails £5 / Bangkok draft £4.50 Served 5pm–7pm daily. bangkokbelfast.wixsite.com/mysite
3 BELLA VITA Bella Vita is a multi-cuisine restaurant located on the vibrant Dublin Road – an area full of local hospitality and a central hub for tourists and students. The restaurant is the ideal setting for groups, parties and children, offering outdoor seating and a convenient takeaway service with fantastic food. 2 courses £12.95 per person and BYO. Sunday–Wednesday (inclusive) facebook.com/pg/bellavitabelfast
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Head to Boojum for an eating experience of quality, fresh, authentic Mexican food. Located on Great Victoria Street, this place is the perfect spot for a quick bite on the go or ideal for sitting in where you can enjoy a cold beer with friends. A place with great atmosphere and delicious food! Visit instore or their website for seasonal offers. boojummex.com/great-victoria-st
5 COCO Situated in Belfast’s historic Linenhall Street, Coco is a combination of sexychic and casual-cool. With stunning interior and a delicious menu, the surroundings are sure to make your food even more attractive – you’ll be dining in style! Pre-theatre menu Monday–Saturday 5.30pm–7pm 2 courses £17.95 / 3 courses £21.95 cocobelfast.com
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9 HOPE STREET Hope Street offers a delicious menu, spacious interior and a ‘bring your own’ option. Pre-Theatre menu runs all night Tuesday–Thursday and until 6.30pm on Friday & Saturday. Last order for Pre-Theatre on Friday & Saturday is 6.15pm. 2 courses £17.95 / 3 courses £20.95 No licence to sell alcohol – BYO. hopestreetbelfast.co.uk
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Café by day, wine bar by night, Deanes Deli offers top-notch nosh all day and is situated in the prime location of Bedford Street. The perfect setting for a business meeting or a social gathering. Be sure to check out this enjoyable, lively hotspot!
James Street is a firmly established restaurant, offering a delicious grill style menu with the touches of fine dining. With classic dishes from crab to linguine, the food really does speak for itself and is a dining experience everyone must try!
Monday–Saturday (5pm–7pm) 2 courses £15 / 3 courses £18.50 Add carafe of wine for £12 michaeldeane.co.uk
Monday–Friday 4.30pm–6.30pm 2 courses - £19.50 3 courses - £24.00 jamesstandco.com/james-street
7 FRATELLI Fratelli Pizzeria and Bar oozes rustic Italian charm with a contemporary edge. Fratelli Mondays 2-4-1: Buy one get one free on main courses, Mondays from 5pm. Ladies Night: Tuesdays from 5pm enjoy main course & a glass of wine £16.95 2-4-1 Cocktails: Selected Cocktails Wednesday–Friday & Sundays 5pm–7pm. Midweek Lunch: Dishes from just £8.50 Weekdays 12pm–5pm fratellibelfast.com
8 GINGER BISTRO If you’re looking classic food with an intercontinental twist, Ginger Bistro produces an excellent menu from home-grown sources. From lunch to dinner, there’s so much on offer for that perfect meal, set within a quirky environment on Hope Street. Lunch and Pre-Theatre served 12pm–6.45pm Tuesday–Friday / 12pm–4pm Sunday. gingerbistro.com
11 JOHN LONG’S The longest established fish and chip shop in Belfast, John Long’s is the place to go for a traditional fish supper. The café offers fresh, quality meals at a very reasonable price – you just can’t beat it with a big stick! Nestled to the back of the Europa Hotel on Athol Street, this really is a hidden gem! Open Monday–Friday 11.45am– 6.30pm & Saturday 11.45am–6pm Special medal deals: Fish Supper £7.80 / Cowboy Supper £6.50 / Pastie Supper £5.30. johnlongs.com
12 JOY INN The Joy Inn Chinese restaurant is the ideal setting for all amenities in the city. The proximity to night spots in town, make it a great starting point to your evening. Serving a variety of popular Chinese dishes and desserts, the restaurant is fully licensed and caters to all taste buds. Set Sunday menu includes: 3 courses £9.95 Served from 3pm–7pm facebook.com/joy-inn
13 NANDO’S Dine in the renowned chicken chain, home of the legendary Portuguese flame-grilled PERi-PERi Chicken. This restaurant is perfect for a delicious chicken meal, from wraps to burgers, pitas to salads – there’s lots on offer and full of flavour. Oh and don’t forget your sauce – can you go HOT?! See instore & online for menu details nandos.co.uk
14 NORA'S PALACE Dine in this very comfy spot, where you are sure to find great falafels, kebabs, salads and delicious Mediterranean dishes, all from an open kitchen. With a friendly service and quality food at a great price – you’ll be sure to enjoy! noras-palace.co.uk
15 NU DELHI The taste of India in Belfast is exactly what you’ll find here. Situated towards Dublin Road, Nu Delhi offers flavoursome dishes and yummy cocktails. Banquet Menu Monday–Saturday 3 courses with a side £22.95 Check out the fantastic Gin Bar menu when choosing your dishes! nu-delhilounge.com
16 PIZZA EXPRESS The much-loved pizza chain brings Italian dining to Bedford street. Whether it’s a family meal, a romantic rendezvous or even a social gathering, the Italian cuisine is hard to beat. Offers change weekly, so use link below to find what’s on now. pizzaexpress.com/ belfast-bedford-street
17 RED PANDA The Red Panda is an authentic Chinese restaurant and serves delectable Chinese cuisine. The food and cocktails are full of flavour and creatively presented. Set lunch boxes £7.50 Lunchtime desserts £4.00 Early bird / Pre-theatre menu 2 courses £13.50 / 3 courses £16.50 Served Monday–Friday 3pm–6.45pm theredpanda.co.uk
18 ZEN With wonderful Japanese dishes, splendid cocktails and even a karaoke room, this is the best place to go for an evening full of entertainment. Full Japanese Dining Experience: 5 courses including drinks on arrival and entertainment – Weekdays Monday–Thursday £45 per person. zenbelfast.co.uk
CAFÉ 19 CAFFÉ NERO The well-known Italian coffee chain is the perfect spot for you to stay as long as you like. Enjoy a slice of cake and great coffee – the welcoming café radiates comfort and warmth. Enjoy a free hot drink on a Tuesday and Wednesday with the 02 Priority App (T&C’s apply). Collect 9 stamps with a Caffé Nero loyalty card and get your 10th drink free! caffenero.com/uk
20 HARLEM The eclectic Harlem Café serves up a delicious food offering within a charmingly quirky setting on Bedford Street. Harlem is the perfect brunch location in the heart of the Linen Quarter, where visitors can lounge over coffee, enjoy a glass of wine over brunch or perhaps a delicious evening meal. With live music playing Friday and Saturday nights – this is a cute spot to visit. For latest offers see Facebook facebook.com/weloveharlembelfast
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22 PANAMA A warm welcome awaits at Panama café. With an artistic interior and a beautiful outdoor seating area, Panama is the perfect spot for a scone and coffee in the mid-morning. Speedy service and culinary delights also make Panama a great spot for a quick and delicious brunch or lunch, with a BYO option also available. panamabelfast.com
23 ROOT & BRANCH Situated on the busy Ormeau Avenue, Root and Branch serve incredible coffee roasted on-site. With interesting Chash Tea from London and local partners, coffee is served alongside scrumptious sundries and bakes – the perfect combination! Call in for your caffeine fix and hear from the coffee experts. rootandbranch.coffee
24 SNAX ‘N THE CITY Serving freshly made food-to-go, hand-crafted in-house, the gourmet sandwich bar is a popular location for whatever you fancy at lunchtime. Serving healthy options and locally sourced food, you’ll be sure to find something tasty in this charming spot. Take a reusable cup and receive 25p off your hot drink every time you use it. snaxncity.com
25 STARBUCKS The name says it all really! The Great Victoria Street location of this café is ideal for grabbing a coffee on the go, but also great for those who wish to pull up a chair and browse on their laptop whilst sipping on something hot or cold. Open late each night, the loyal chain strikes again! starbucks.co.uk
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Lava House is a cosy café located on the Dublin Road and is the perfect place to call in for a delicious all-day breakfast, or ideal if you fancy a sit-down and a Lavazza coffee. Take your laptop or relax with a book, it’s a welcoming place for all to unwind!
For all your breakfast and lunch needs, this really is the perfect little retreat for the lot! From bagels to soups, sandwiches to salads, there’s something to satisfy those food cravings!
Hot drink with a traybake, cake or flapjack for just £3.50 after 2pm. facebook.com/LavaHouseBelfast
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BARS 27 BRENNAN’S BAR A friendly welcome awaits you at Brennan’s Bar, along with a generous helping of entertainment. Live music and hearty food alongside the bars drink promos make Brennan’s the place to be for an enjoyable day’s craic in the city. Pints of Harp/Carling 3pm–7pm £3.70 3 bottles of Bud or Coors for £6.50 visitbelfast.com/eat-drink/ partners/brennans-bar
28 CROWN BAR Run by the National Trust and a little gem in the heart of Belfast, the Victorian bar literally has no available surface not decorated with ornate mosaics and engraved glass. This is a must-see bar for tourists and for locals to enjoy. It really does wear the crown when it comes to bars in the city. Sign up on the link below and receive 25% off your next visit (T&C’s apply) nicholsonspubs.co.uk/restaurants/ scotlandandnorthernireland/ thecrownliquorsaloonbelfast
29 FILTHY McNASTY’S The quirky décor of Filthy McNasty’s creates a unique charm which makes all visitors feel very welcome. Home to Belfast’s favourite venues; Filthy McNasty’s, The Secret Garden, Filthy Chic and The Gypsy Lounge – a superb location to hit when on Dublin Road. Happy Hour 7 days a week 5pm–9pm Specific beers - £3 / bottles £2.50 T&C’s/bars within Filthy’s apply thefilthyquarter.com
30 KATY’S BAR Situated in the hub of Belfast’s exciting music scene, Katy’s Bar is ideal for after-work drinks and a seat in the sun in the Rock Garden roof terrace. Drinks offers Monday–Thursday: Pint of Tennent’s or 5 Lamps £3.75 Pint bottle of Magners £4.00 Beer of the month £3.50 Whiskey of the month £4.60 limelightbelfast.com
31 THE PERCH Looking to perch yourself somewhere on the roof? This pretty, floral and ‘instagrammable’ location is a total hotspot for those seeking a glimpse of the summer sun and city lights at night. Situated in what was once a linen mill, the bar produces the best cocktails around! You’ll feel like you’re on holiday with every visit. Cocktail of the month £8 / Beer of the month £3.50 / Perch Picnics £35 per couple – booking essential. theperchbelfast.com
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32 PUG UGLYS Pug Uglys is a quirky Irish venue serving pub grub, pizzas, live music, live sport, comedy, quizzes and more. Open 11:30am–Late each day. Events include – Taco Tuesdays; Wednesday The Dog Pound Quiz Night (£1 entry); Thursday Comedy Club Night. Any Pizza with a soft drink for £10 or with a bottle beer £12. T&Cs apply. A full range of food and drink offers in the bar daily for customers. puguglys.com
33 RITA’S Think 1940’s ‘IT Girl’ and you’ll understand the vibe! Situated in Linen House, the luxurious retreat is a delight worth visiting. From velvet, dark interior to sumptuous cocktails and tipples, this is a total hotspot for those after a drink or two in extravagant surroundings. With a very tempting cocktail menu – you’ll be thirsty for more! ritasbelfast.com
34 ROBINSONS BARS Said to be one of Belfast’s oldest bars, Robinson’s offers five venues under one roof – you won’t need to go anywhere else. From the Saloon to Fibbers and even a bistro for those looking a bite to eat, it’s a super place to visit, ensuring great craic for everyone. Monday–Thursday 5pm–9pm & Friday–Saturday 5pm–7pm / 2 courses £13.95 Monday–Thursday 12pm–8pm / Pint of Guinness £3.80 robinsonsbar.co.uk
35 SWEET AFTON Named after the lyrical poem by Robert Burns in 1791, the bar is a prime location for excellent food, live music and sport on the big screen. From a mid-week pint (or two!) to a birthday gathering with friends, this go-to is suitable for the lot – you’ll be sure to enjoy your day/night. Happy Hour Sunday–Thursday (4pm–7pm) £3.50 pints / £5 glass of prosecco / £4.50 glass of wine sweetaftonbelfast.com
36 TUTTI FRUTTI A slice of pizza and mayhem! The perfect combination for a night out in Belfast. Gather the gents and bring your gal pals, this is a location for all those seeking a fun night out. Offering delicious pizza and even a karaoke set for those who dare to take the mic! Live immersive entertainment is the main objective of this venue. Enjoy! Thursday–Saturday 6pm–Late. tuttifruttibelfast.com
37 WETHERSPOON'S Wetherspoon's Bridge House is located in busy Bedford Street. With daily deals and an extensive menu, Wetherspoon's offer superb prices for food and drink, and great value for money. From steak club to chicken club, curry club to fish club, there’s lots on offer across the week – perfect for washing down with a pint! jdwetherspoon.com
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To book a show, visit ulsterhall.co.uk
The Ulster Hall is one of Belfast's most iconic venues. Sitting right in the heart of the city's vibrant entertainment scene, the venue has it all - laugh until you cry comedy, monumental gigs, fantastic family shows & must-see sports & entertainment, there is so much on daily that will be sure to entertain you and the family!
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This central hotel is situated in the bustling city centre, opposite the Sweet Afton Bar and Restaurant, and other trendy eating-out spots. The hotel is ideal as a base for an impromptu trip to see a show or simply just enjoy the city atmosphere. Eating out options available at both Acton & Sons and James Street – both just a stone’s throw away from the hotel. travelodge.ie/hotels/224/ Belfast-Central-hotel
The Limelight is established as a famous venue for live music, hosting many big acts over the years. The venue is split into four spaces – giving visitors plenty to choose from! As well as our regular gigs, Limelight offer great club nights for students. All club nights are £5 with drink promos at £1.50 on Tuesday, £2 on Thursday and £2.50 on Saturdays. Each is £5 entry – with cheap list available on certain nights via the event page. limelightbelfast.com
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Pre-theatre menu available from 5pm–6.30pm. 2 courses £17.95 / 3 courses £20.95 Happy Hour each Friday 4pm–7pm fitzwilliamhotelbelfast.com
The boutique 5-star Belfast hotel takes elegance to another level. Set in the heart of the city, the hotel offers guests luxurious rooms, delicious dinning and fabulous fizz from the bar.
Jury’s Inn is perfect for a business conference, a romantic weekend or family city break. The hotel is located a minute’s walk away from the Grand Opera House and is convenient to transport and other tourist attractions. Offering burgers, artisan pizzas, healthy salad options – the dinner menu proposes a superb variety from 6pm–9.30pm daily. jurysinns.com/hotels/belfast
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A relaxing hotel within the hustle and bustle of Belfast City – the Premiere Inn is a well-known chain, offering reasonable accommodation, comfortable rooms, breakfast for hotel guests and all in an excellent location – this hotel is a great spot for city sight seekers. premierinn.com
To book a show, visit goh.co.uk
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Enjoy 2 Courses and Tea or Coffee for £18 per person Available from 4pm–6.30pm hastingshotels.com/europa-belfast
Dine all day menu available, visit: ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/ gb/en/reservation
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The world-famous 4-star hotel is superbly located in Belfast’s Linen Quarter, offering luxurious rooms and next to the renowned Grand Opera House. The hotel is that impressive, President Clinton once stayed there – even a suite was named after his family!
The central Belfast hotel resides in the busy transport area of Belfast’s Linen Quarter. Offering a 24 hour to-go café and a gym for those guests into fitness, the hotel is the perfect stay for business travellers and those on a short city break.
The Grand Opera House is Northern Ireland's premier theatre, presenting an outstanding programme of drama, dance, opera, comedy, musicals, pantomime and family shows. Located on Great Victoria Street, the venue is the perfect place to enjoy a matinee show with the kids, or an evening show with friends or the other half! The interior is simply stunning – you’ll be sure to enjoy your visit.
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Pre-theatre menu 1 course £11 / 2 courses £14 Served 4pm–6.30pm Sunday– Thursday parkinn.co.uk/hotel-belfast
THE HISTORIC LINEN QUARTER IS RAPIDLY BECOMING ONE OF THE MOST VIBRANT, MUST-VISIT AREAS OF THE CITY. WITH 40 CAFÉS, BARS AND RESTAURANTS, A DOZEN HOTELS, AND THREE MAJOR MUSIC VENUES, WE LIKE TO THINK WE ARE HOME TO THE BEST OF BELFAST HOSPITALITY. AND WHILE YOU'RE HERE, WHY NOT SHARE YOUR VIST WITH US THROUGH ANY OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS.
A 5-minute walk from Great Victoria Street train station, this modern budget hotel is bright, simply furnished and has rooms with bunk beds to sleep 3 people. There's a contemporary lounge area with 24-hour snacks and drinks, and a breakfast buffet is offered for a surcharge. A great stay to be had, within a busy area – perfect for those seeking city nightlife! accorhotels.com
The renowned hotel chain has landed in Belfast’s Linen Quarter and offers contemporary rooms, lobby bar dining and even a 24/7 snack hub for those on the go. The perfect stay for business travellers, and those seeking adventure in the city alike! hamptoninn3.hilton.com
A vibrant hotel in a prime location, the Radisson offers 145 rooms, an on-site bar and grill, with a fitness centre for those keen to work out during their stay. The hotel is a great place to stay for visiting local city attractions – the famous Ulster Hall is a short walk away.
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Pre-theatre menu 2 courses £18 / 3 courses £22 Available 5pm–7pm daily claytonhotelbelfast.com
Pre-theatre menu 2 courses £18 / 3 courses £22 Available 5pm–7pm daily grandcentralhotelbelfast.com
£10 lunch menu – available daily from 12pm–5pm / Young Diners Menu 3 courses £12.50 available Monday–Friday 5pm–9.30pm maldronhotelbelfastcity.com
The 4-star hotel situated in Belfast’s Linen Quarter boasts a fantastic a la carte dining experience for guests, including a 15m pool, fitness centre and spa. The perfect retreat for a mid-week or weekend break.
Suitably located, the sophisticated hotel offers 237 guest rooms, along with a delectable dining experience and attractive lobby bar. Offering comfort and excellent facilities, the hotel is the perfect location for all needs.
38 CLAYTON HOTEL
More than just a hotel, the latest Hastings Group offering really does live up to its name and is an ode to the city. Standing tall in Bedford street, the city views from the Observatory bar on the 23rd floor are something else. Offering luxurious rooms, superb dining and afternoon teas, the hotel is an impressive jewel to be seen.
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