Sample a pint of Guinness, Harp, Hop House 13 or Smithwick’s at some of the city’s top pubs and bars. Walk on foot to each bar or grab a taxi.

Irish Beers


Guinness is smooth from the start, quickly revealing a subtle sweet malt and roast character with a mold hop finish that lingers and invites the next step. ALC. 4.2%.


Harp is a refreshingly smooth lager with a balance of malt sweetness and creaminess. A small amount of hops bitterness leads to a crisp, clean finish. ALC. 4%.

Hop House 13

A premium-crafted lager which is double-hopped and brewed with Irish barley, it has a uniquely fresh hop aroma and crisp flavour with hints of peach and apricot. ALC. 4.1%.

Smithwick's Red Ale

Smithwick’s Red Ale is a ruby red session ale with a gentle hop bitterness, sweet malty notes and a refreshingly balanced taste. ALC. 3.8%.

Smithwick's Pale Ale

A more complex session ale, Smithwick’s Pale Ale is late hopped with aromatic Amarillo hops for a fuller, fruitier flavour. ALC. 4.5%.

Smithwick's Atlantic Blonde Ale

A crisp session ale, Smithwick’s Atlantic Blonde Ale is brewed with Polaris Hops for a sunlit golden taste, citrus aroma and moreish malty flavour. ALC. 4.1%.


Rockshore is a light and refreshing tasting Irish lager with just four quality ingredients. ALC 4%

Citra IPA

Modelled on the USA west coast style IPA this beer uses all-American citrus hops especially ‘citra’ to give a powerful orange citrus flavour along with some floral notes. ALC 5%

Pub Trail Map

Outside Duke of York on Commerical Court

The Duke of York

7-11 Commercial Court, Belfast

The Duke of York is a traditional Belfast bar crammed with original mirrors and memorabilia, boasting cold beer, great Guinness and the largest selection of Irish whiskeys in Ireland.

Morning Star Bar

The Morning Star

17-19 Pottinger’s Entry, Belfast

A visit to the Morning Star bar and restaurant is a must for anyone wanting to see a living historical piece of old Belfast. The Morning Star is easily identified by the superb Victorian sign hanging from a grandly exuberant iron bracket jutting out from the corner of the bar.

Benedicts of Belfast

Benedicts Bar

7-21 Bradbury Place, Belfast

Benedicts Bar attracts beer lovers, wine lovers, dance movers and cocktail shakers from all over the country every night to enjoy some of Ireland’s best live bands during the week and the finest of Belfasts DJs at the weekend.

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Whites Tavern & Garden

2-4 Winecellar Entry, Belfast

Built in 1630, Whites Tavern serves a great selection of food, beers and of course, Guinness. They host live music every weekend including traditional Irish music from local musicians with no cover charge. Above Whites is Vandal, Belfast’s only dedicated geek and movie bar which hosts regular cinema events. As well as great pizzas, milkshakes and cocktails, you will also find board games and video games.

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Granny Annie's

81-85 Chichester Street, Belfast

Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and a wide selection of drinks, Granny Annie’s is a popular spot at any time of the day. Its distinct interior will take you back to your granny’s, with antique-style clocks and furniture. Try ‘Granny’s Boozy Tea’; a cocktail served in a teapot and enjoy a lively atmosphere with regular live music.



4 Joy’s Entry, Belfast

Henrys, named after historic Belfast figure and United Irish man Henry Joy McCracken, has been a pub for over 100 years. Call into this Joys Entry bar for great drinks, traditional food, live music and plenty of history.

Doyen Bar

The Doyen

829 Lisburn Road, Belfast

The Doyen boasts a beautifully new designed traditional bar, on Belfast’s Lisburn Road. Perfect for listening to live music, sipping carefully crafted cocktails, watching the sport and enjoying a specially created gastropub menu.

Robinsons Bar Outside

Robinsons Bar

38-42 Great Victoria Street, Belfast

Robinsons Bar is one of Belfast’s longest established bars and provides great choice for your night out. It is one of Belfast’s oldest and biggest bars and hosts five venues under one roof. Listen to live folk & traditional music, or if Karaoke is your thing, you’ll find it here every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Parlour Bar Beer Garden

Parlour Bar

The ultimate student haunt in the Queen’s Quarter, The Parlour Bar is renowned for fantastic entertainment and amazing wood fired oven pizzas. Not only will you be entertained, the reasonably priced food is a must with an excellent menu of the highest standard and accompanying drinks promotions.

Deer's Head Flight

The Deer's Head

1-3 Lower Garfield Street, Belfast

The Deer’s Head is Belfast city’s first ever brewpub with a fully functional on-site craft brewery, Bell’s Brewery. Steeped in history and tradition, walk around this iconic building to discover nods of history painted across its walls. 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.

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