Put your glad-rags on and grab your friends, as we’ve gathered the best terraces and rooftop bars in Belfast!


The Perch

The Perch Rooftop Bar, one of the first of its kind in Belfast and winner of the coveted ‘Best Outdoor Space’ award at the 2019 LCN Awards is an open top rooftop bar located on the fifth floor of the Linen House building. In honour of the bar’s name, The Perch is decorated with an assortment of brightly coloured hanging birdcages and a beautiful central bar overlooking the sights of Belfast.

Angel and 2 Bibles

Angel & Two Bibles

Buzz for entry and climb the stairway to Belfast’s hidden speakeasy cocktail bar. Cosy up with a cocktail by the fire or enjoy rooftop drinks on the heated outdoor terrace.

Tetto at Bullitt

Tetto is Bullitt Hotel’s stunning rooftop restaurant and garden with incredible panoramic views of Belfast. Tetto is a bright, modern, design-led rooftop restaurant, bar and garden showcasing fresh local seafood with an Italian accent alongside sourdough pizza and imaginative aperitivo inspired cocktails.

AMPM Treehouse

The Treehouse at AMPM

The Treehouse at AMPM is the perfect place to enjoy a rooftop drink with friends. The décor is a combination of frivolous artefacts and flowers. It is fascinating, irresistibly seductive, quaint and fun. The have a wide range of drinks to choose from, including some of their original cocktails.

The Crafty Vintner Tasting Room

Belfast’s premier café and bar with a stunning outside terrace and state-of-the-art wine machines. Enjoy al fresco drinks on the fully heated and covered outside terrace. Watch the world go by on the Lisburn Road over your morning coffee or evening bottle of wine.

Cafe Parisien


Parisien is the place to relish in the moment, with a chic yet comfortable ambience. Parisien offers a cosmopolitan location with a view for a memorable drinks experience, perfect for gathering with friends and family in the heart of the city, with stunning views of Belfast City Hall.

Brewers Yard at The Tipsy Bird

The Tipsy Bird is a quirky style bar in Belfast’s city center. Well known for its stunning setting and vibe, this is the place to be in Belfast. The Brewers Yard has been built in what was the old abandoned car park behind the Tipsy Bird on Princes Street. The team have refurbished a shipping container as their bar serving a selection of beers, wines and cocktails and the yard is surrounded by a number of huge murals for that perfect insta moment.

The Bowery

The Bowery’s fully heated, covered glass terrace is the perfect spot for outdoor drinks. Grab a seat any day of the week and watch the world go by on the Lisburn Road. The Terrace is the perfect spot to catch up with friends and family over coffee, for an after-work pint or delicious weekend cocktails. No booking is required for outside – Seats are allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

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.

Get Home Safe

Get home safe with Value Cabs by downloading their app for real-time updates and booking, or call 028 9080 9080 to book. Or hop on a Translink Metro or Glider service. Metro is the main bus service for Belfast, operating throughout the city, while Glider G1 runs from east to west of the city and G2 serves Titanic Quarter. NI Rail and Ulsterbus services operate across Northern Ireland.

Please remember to drink responsibly. Find out more at www.drinkaware.co.uk.

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