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Deer's Head Flight

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 Beer at Bullitt Hotel

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.

John Hewitt

John Hewitt

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.

Cloth Ear

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.

Pug Uglys 3

Pug Uglys

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.

Dirty Onion and Yardbird

Dirty Onion

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.

Morning Star Bar

Morning Star

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.

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

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