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Babel Rooftop Bar and Garden

Located on the top floor of Bullitt Hotel this trendy rooftop bar has it all; from the outdoor garden with live music and panoramic views, to the indoor bar with sharing platters, cosy booth and DJs at the weekend. Choose from a list of creative cocktails, or treat yourself to a boozy brunch or afternoon tea.

The Perch

Belfast’s original rooftop bar can be found in the Linen Quarter. Sitting on the fifth floor of the historic Linenhouse Building, you can access it using an old service lift that emerges to a beautiful garden filled with bird cages and all things avian. Perch at the bar or take a seat outside, then choose from a delicious selection of gin serves and seasonal cocktails as well as fine wines and beers.

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Café Parisien

Toast to spectacular views of Belfast City Hall and the surrounding architecture on Donegall Place from the first floor balcony at Café Parisien. This chic bistro and bar was inspired by the Café Parisien on board RMS Titanic, emulating its opulence elegant décor and traditional French cuisine. The balcony terrace offers the perfect place to relax with a beverage on sunny days. Drinks menus include premium beers, wines and French twists on traditional cocktails.

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The National

The upstairs level and roof terrace at The National brings this listed bank building back to its former glory. With plush furnishings it evokes the glamour of a Victorian gentlemen’s club, and the roof terrace overlooking the Cathedral Quarter is accessed by the original stone and wrought iron staircase. Drinks include innovative cocktails alongside premium spirits, beers and an impressive champagne list.

The Treehouse

The Treehouse at AMPM

This delightful, partially covered roof terrace is the perfect place for a romantic evening or a catch-up with friends. With garden décor, twinkling fairy lights and lavish touches The Treehouse has a quirky vibe paired with a delicious food offering. Find it on the top level of AMPM; a bohemian-style restaurant also home to the Cabaret Supper Club.

Bars with a View

Grand Central Observatory

The Observatory

Venture to this indoor bar on the top floor of the Grand Central Hotel for unforgettable views of Belfast and beyond. At 22 levels from the ground, The Observatory is the tallest bar in Ireland and makes for an extraordinary experience, with breathtaking views of the city centre, Titanic Quarter Belfast Lough, Cave Hill and more. Cocktails embrace experiential mixology and include a delightful range of bespoke drinks named after Belfast landmarks.

Josters Steakhouse & The Linen Bar in Ten Square Hotel

The Loft at Ten Square Hotel

This luxurious lounge on the seventh level of Ten Square Hotel offers beautiful views of Belfast City Hall from its French-style doors. Choose from a dazzling range of cocktails, fine wines and champagnes. Or book in for an indulgent afternoon tea with a view.

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