Eat Out Together

Get together for dinner in one of Belfast’s top restaurants, dine al fresco or treat yourselves to a sumptuous afternoon tea.

Little Wing Pizzeria

Little Wing

Head to Little Wing for delicious, traditional Naples style pizzas made with fresh ingredients and cooked in a wood fired oven. Get a whopping 24” pizza (the largest in Northern Ireland) to share with friends with a glass of wine.

Revolucion de Cuba

Revolucion de Cuba

Combine dinner with cocktails and samba at Revolucion de Cuba! Their Latin-inspired menu is full of tapas dishes that are perfect for sharing with friends, while entertainment includes live music, salsa lessons, samba girls and a tropical party vibe.

Deanes Love Fish

Deanes Love Fish

Fancy something fishy? Treat yourselves to a seafood platter at Deanes Loves Fish that boasts delicious smoked salmon, prawn and crab. The stylish coastal décor and relaxed atmosphere in this city centre restaurant make it a perfect place to catch up with friends.

Al Fresco Dining

Al Fresco Dining

What could be better than hanging out with friends on a sunny terrace while nibbling on mouthwatering local food? We’ve rounded up the top places to eat when the sun is out, from riverside restaurants to rooftop dining areas.

Afternoon Tea at Hastings Europa Hotel

Afternoon Tea

There’s no better way to catch up with your friends than over afternoon tea. Treat yourselves to an indulgent selection of finger sandwiches, sweet treats and loose leaf teas in one of Belfast’s luxurious hotels or restaurants.

Meet for Coffee

The best catch ups are those that happen over coffee. Meet up for a cuppa in one of Belfast’s cosy cafés or cool coffee bars.

The Crafty Vintner Tasting Room

Open from 9am every morning, start your day with a delicious coffee and sweet treat to sit-in or takeaway. The Tasting Room is family friendly and the perfect place for a catch-up with friends and family throughout the week. Brunch is served Monday to Friday 12-3pm and Saturday & Sunday 10am-3pm.

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The Lamppost Café

The Lamppost Café is located on the Upper Newtownards Road, just a stone’s throw from CS Lewis Square. The Lamppost is inspired by the life and work of local legend, CS Lewis. With a Narnia twist on tea shop decor, a ragtime soundtrack and everything served on vintage crockery, you will feel as though you have stepped back in time (or into the wardrobe!)

Go for Drinks

Meet your friends for an elegant cocktail or pint of local craft beer.


Top 10 Cocktail Bars

Discover some of Belfast’s finest cocktails bars in the list below and sample unique concoctions, classic mixes and local flavours.

Visit Belfast Autumn Pub Whites Cosy Fire

Traditional Pubs in Belfast

Find the best traditional cosy pubs with warm, lively atmosphere in Belfast, complete with snugs, traditional music sessions and the perfect pint of Guinness.

Something Different

Get your friends together for fun and totally alternative activities.

Let’s Go Hydro

Let’s Go Hydro has everything you need to play eat and relax. Make a splash at Ireland’s largest inflatable aqua park or enjoy an afternoon at the cable water sports park, kneeboarding or wakeboarding. Visit the on-site restaurant Pizza Boutique for artisan pizzas, pull up for a drive-in movie or stay the night in cosy glamping igloos with hot tubs and BBQ pits.

Axe Yard

Ever had the urge to chuck a hefty axe at something? Well now you can, at Axe Yard’s axe throwing experience! Suitable for those 18 and up, this totally unique activity makes for a really fun competition with friends. The concept is simple – throw real axes at a wooden target and see how much steel you can sink!

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Scrapyard Golf

This indoor family-run 21-hole golf course + a BONUS HOLE has been designed with only the golfer in mind. Golfers of all ages and sizes, regardless of talent, should feel like they can bring out their inner child and get that rivalry to an all-new high! They have adapted to make all players feel welcome, including the less able, with low level entrances and exits at the majority of holes. The perfect place for some healthy competition between friends!

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Urban Adventure

If you have a taste for adventure and relish a challenge, or just like fresh air and fantastic scenery, Belfast and beyond has all the right ingredients for an exciting day out. Check out these ideas for adventurous days out with friends.

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Born and Bred Shopping

The Ultimate Belfast Shopping Guide

Spend some quality time together by hitting the shops for a day. Belfast has with big luxury brands, high street fashion and unique boutiques all perfect for exploring with friends. Don’t forget to schedule time for coffee and lunches in between.

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