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Drinks & nightlife in Belfast

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“You can stop staring at the pub memorabilia all around the walls. Great on a summers evening sitting on the benches outside”
52 locals recommend
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“This historical gem is worth a visit to get a glimpse at how a "private area" pub was like.”
47 locals recommend
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“Belfast’s latest Cathedral Quarter experience. Good food, live music and great atmosphere. 300 years old building. Open 7 nights a week. Traditional Irish music. Free entry every night”
32 locals recommend
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“Probably the most traditional Irish Pub in Belfast, definetly the oldest built in 1720s. ”
32 locals recommend
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“Located in the Cathedral Quarter, with some delicious beers is another must visit.”
31 locals recommend
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“Named after a local Chemist, Horatio Todds houses a good restaurant & a lively bar. Popular with locals, it serves a good selection of beers, wines, spirits & cocktails. There's a large outside are with seating & heating. Has live music and a firiendly clientele”
24 locals recommend
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“Long-established bar which serves craft beers. Popular with locals on a Friday night and during sporting events. It is on the Ormeau Road which is an up-and-coming popular area in South Belfast. ”
24 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“This is a good place to go early on in the evening for a cocktail just for the experience and to people watch. The cocktails are fantastic as is the service, a bit on the pricey side (£10-ish for a cocktail) but worth going there for one to start the evening off.”
18 locals recommend
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“With it’s listed ‘caged’ entrance this is a quirky, welcoming bar in rainbow district of Belfast City Centre. Live bands upstairs, pizza outside and often specialist markets.”
23 locals recommend
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“One of my favourite bars. Great music, atmosphere over two levels. Its poky wee place but fun!”
17 locals recommend
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“Bit more trendy, great outdoor garden and they have a gin lounge upstairs. Also Cathedral Quarter ”
17 locals recommend
Music Venue
“A converted church in the heart of Belfast, The Empire hosts regular Music Hall gigs and comedians from the UK and international comedy circuit. 3 floors of bars and music, including blues, rock, jazz and traditional Irish acts, plus comedy. I'd recommend it.”
9 locals recommend
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“Great atmosphere, head here before or after Mourne Seafood Bar which is right next door”
15 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Great Spot for small bands and intimate music gigs. Right in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter.”
15 locals recommend
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“This old-world pub offers real ales and gastropub fare, plus regular live, traditional Irish music.”
18 locals recommend
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“Monday – Wednesday: 10pm Thursday: 10.30pm Friday: 5pm, 8pm – 10pm & 11pm Saturday: 3pm – 5pm, 8pm – 10pm & 11pm Sunday: 5pm and 9.30pm.”
14 locals recommend