The Deer's Head
The Deer’s Head is Belfast city’s first ever brewpub with a fully functional on-site craft brewery. Inside this saloon bar you’ll find Bell’s Brewery on full display, where you can observe the entire brewing process, up close and personal, from the comfort of your seat. This pub has a core range named after old bars of the area, including North Star Lager, Black Bull Stout & Monkey Shaving the Goat IPA, rotating seasonal Bell’s Brewery specials and an unparalleled local craft beer selection. The Deer’s Head is the perfect Belfast city centre destination for any beer enthusiast!
Bullitt Hotel and Bar
The sleek and stylish bar at Bullitt Hotel offers their very own brew, the Bullitt Lager, as well as a host of local, British and Irish craft beers. Sip on a can of Boundary Imbongo which is made in east Belfast, or a selection of ales from Beavertown, White Hag and Magic Rock breweries. Feel like a nibble on the side? Bullitt has a tempting small plates menu designed for all day grazing.
The John Hewitt is well known for its excellent selection of local craft brews with a blackboard menu of guest beers, ales, and ciders, imported from all over the world. An excellent lunch menu and a great line-up of live and Irish traditional music, on offer six nights a week, makes the John Hewitt a much loved bar in Belfast.
The Cloth Ear
Offering a twist on a traditional Irish pub, The Cloth Ear celebrates conversation with ‘phone jails’ to avoid distraction and an entertainment programme worth discussion. But the real talking point, of course, are the drinks. Sip local beers from Yardsman, Boundary and Clear Sky Brewing Company as well as the pub’s signature Cloth Ear IPA. Or why not go for a hoptail? These beer cocktails might be rooted in tradition but the Cloth Ear serves them up with modern ingredients that complement the notes in the beer.
This quirky Irish pub serves a range of local and international beers available on draught, bottles, cans or even in buckets! An exciting line-up of entertainment through the week includes live music, comedy nights, quizzes and sports screens. There are daily food offering, such as Taco Tuesdays famous Pug’s sourdough pizzas served every day from 12pm.
From their restored 18th century building to their weekly programme of live trad music, Dirty Onion has always been one for traditions. Now, it’s celebrating the tradition of Boilermakers – a whiskey and beer pairing that originated among steelworkers in 19th century USA. The Boilermaker menu includes Irish ales paired Scottish and Irish whiskys; while the regular drinks menu features Belfast Black ale as well as international beers. Upstairs in the Yardbird restaurant, enjoy house ale with mouthwatering rotisserie chicken.
This award-winning, traditional Irish pub is known for its quality food menu and huge selection of draughts. You’ll find rotating craft beers like Hallion IPA and Maggie’s Leap on tap, with bottles including beers from Hilltown Brewery as well as local craft ciders too.