It’s the time of year for making merry and enjoying some Christmas craic. We’ve pulled together some of our favourite cosy pubs, classy cocktail bars and festive nights out for you to enjoy this holiday season.

Festive Drinks

Top 10 Cocktail Bars in Belfast

Raise a glass in some of Belfast’s finest cocktail bars. Sample unique concoctions, classic mixes and local flavours.

Festive Cocktails

Belfast has an assortment of chic cocktail bars that are perfect for a festive catch-up with friends. Enjoy elegant settings and delicious drinks and celebrate in style.

Cocktail Bar

  • Parlour Bar
    Parlour Bar
    Pubs and Clubs

    Parlour Bar

    1.62 KM

    The ultimate student haunt in the Queen's Quarter, The Parlour Bar is renowned for fantastic entertainment and amazing…

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  • Errigle Inn
    Errigle Inn
    Pubs and Clubs

    Errigle Inn

    2.66 KM

    Serving fabulous food and drink, The Errigle Inn features five bars, roof gardens, a beer garden and live…

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  • The Jailhouse
    The Jailhouse
    Pubs and Clubs

    The Jailhouse

    0.43 KM

    The Jailhouse, and adjoining sister bar Henrys, offers a fantastic range of traditional food, local drinks and entertainment…

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  • Robinsons Bar
    Robinsons Bar
    Pubs and Clubs

    Robinsons Bar

    0.57 KM

    One of Belfast's oldest and biggest bars, Robinsons hosts five venues under one roof.

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  • AMPM
    AMPM
    Restaurant

    AMPM

    0.21 KM

    Serving casual French, Irish and European dishes in the most beautiful, bohemian setting.

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  • The National
    The National
    Pubs and Clubs

    The National

    0.58 KM

    An intimate and unique setting with cocktail bar, nightclub and Belfast's biggest beer garden.

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  • Northern Whig
    Northern Whig
    Pubs and Clubs

    Northern Whig

    0.49 KM

    The award-winning Northern Whig offers great food and drink with even better hospitality.

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  • Revolucion De Cuba
    Revolucion De Cuba
    Pubs and Clubs

    Revolucion De Cuba

    0.24 KM

    This is Revolución de Cuba, the ultimate Cuban food, cocktail and fiesta experience.

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  • Berts Jazz Bar & Restaurant
    Berts Jazz Bar & Restaurant
    Pubs and Clubs

    Berts Jazz Bar & Restaurant

    0.51 KM

    Berts encapsulates the sleek elegance of the art-deco era, complemented by live jazz, fabulous cocktails and mouth watering…

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  • Angel And Two Bibles
    Angel And Two Bibles
    Pubs and Clubs

    Angel And Two Bibles

    0.61 KM

    Buzz for entry and climb the stairway to Belfast’s hidden speakeasy cocktail bar. Cosy up with a cocktail…

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Cosy Pubs

Raise a toast to feeling toasty in some of Belfast’s snug bars and traditional pubs. Warm up by the fire after a spot of shopping or share a pint with old friends and raise a glass to the holidays.

Traditional Pub

  • Errigle Inn
    Errigle Inn
    Pubs and Clubs

    Errigle Inn

    2.66 KM

    Serving fabulous food and drink, The Errigle Inn features five bars, roof gardens, a beer garden and live…

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  • Robinsons Bar
    Robinsons Bar
    Pubs and Clubs

    Robinsons Bar

    0.57 KM

    One of Belfast's oldest and biggest bars, Robinsons hosts five venues under one roof.

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  • Belfast Empire
    Belfast Empire
    Pubs and Clubs

    Belfast Empire

    0.97 KM

    A converted church in the heart of Belfast, The Empire hosts regular Music Hall gigs and comedians from…

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  • Duke of York
    Duke of York
    Pubs and Clubs

    Duke of York

    0.64 KM

    Nestled along a narrow cobbled alleyway in the historic Half Bap area, the Duke offers a traditional Belfast…

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  • Henrys
    Henrys
    Pubs and Clubs

    Henrys

    0.45 KM

    Henrys, named after historic Belfast figure and United Irish man Henry Joy McCracken, has been a pub for…

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  • Brennans Bar
    Brennans Bar
    Pubs and Clubs

    Brennans Bar

    0.62 KM

    A traditional bar with an open fire and snug seating in Belfast city centre.

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  • The Reporter Bar
    The Reporter Bar
    Pubs and Clubs

    The Reporter Bar

    0.86 KM

    Located in the district which was once home to many of the city’s press offices, The Reporter Bar…

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  • Crown Liquor Saloon
    Crown Liquor Saloon
    Pubs and Clubs

    Crown Liquor Saloon

    0.57 KM

    The most famous pub in Belfast. You won't find another place like it.

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  • John Hewitt
    John Hewitt
    Pubs and Clubs

    John Hewitt

    0.62 KM

    A unique venue in the heart of Belfast's Cathedral Quarter, you are guaranteed a very warm Belfast welcome…

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  • Whites Tavern & Garden
    Whites Tavern & Garden
    Pubs and Clubs

    Whites Tavern & Garden

    0.46 KM

    Refurbished in 2019, Whites Tavern & Garden is located on Winecellar Entry, which was named after the many…

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Get Home Safe

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Translink

Enjoy nights out, Christmas shopping and that long awaited catch-up with friends and get home with Translink bus and train services.

Value Cabs Christmas 2020 Face Maks

Value Cabs

Leave the car at home and book Value Cabs by calling 028 9080 9080. The taxi company has adopted some measures to ensure your safety. They have removed the max three passengers per vehicle policy. If you have more than three passengers, the fourth can be permitted to sit in the front and wear a face covering.

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

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    Belfast Christmas Shopping Guide
    Blog - Christmas

    Belfast Christmas Shopping Guide

    Planning a shopping trip to Belfast? Here’s everything you need to know, from the best shopping areas to…

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  • Festive Afternoon Tea in Belfast
    Festive Afternoon Tea in Belfast
    Blog - Christmas

    Festive Afternoon Tea in Belfast

    Treat yourself to an indulgent Christmas-inspired afternoon tea in Belfast, with dainty finger sandwiches, sweet treats, steaming pots…

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  • Festive Family Fun
    Festive Family Fun
    Blog - Christmas

    Festive Family Fun

    Discover festive family events happening in Belfast this Christmas! From walking trails to Santa experiences and top days…

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  • Best Places to See Santa in Belfast
    Best Places to See Santa in Belfast
    Blog - Christmas

    Best Places to See Santa in Belfast

    Father Christmas will be making some special appearances in Belfast and Northern Ireland this year. We’ve rounded up…

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  • Christmas Hotel Offers
    Christmas Hotel Offers
    Blog - Budget Friendly

    Christmas Hotel Offers

    Book a Christmas retreat with these sensational hotel offers and festive packages. Whether it’s a Christmas shopping spree…

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  • Dog Friendly Belfast
    Dog Friendly Belfast
    Blog - Food and Drink

    Dog Friendly Belfast

    Belfast has lots of dog friendly pubs, cafés, walks, parks and even accommodation providers. Here’s a round-up of…

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  • Beer Gardens in Belfast
    Beer Gardens in Belfast
    Blog - Food and Drink

    Beer Gardens in Belfast

    Find a space outside to enjoy a chilled beer or sip on a cocktail whatever the weather. Take…

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  • Road Trips in Northern Ireland
    Road Trips in Northern Ireland
    Blog - Outdoor

    Road Trips in Northern Ireland

    Jump in your car and discover hidden gems, geological wonders of the world, secluded bays and real-life fantasy…

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  • Summer Walks
    Summer Walks
    Blog - Belfast Plus

    Summer Walks

    With warmer days and longer evenings, it’s a great time to step outside and enjoy beautiful parks and…

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  • Walking Tours in Belfast
    Walking Tours in Belfast
    Blog

    Walking Tours in Belfast

    With plenty of history, architecture and storytelling packed into this compact city, it's time to walk the walk…

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