Many of Belfast’s restaurants have twinkling Christmas decorations and live entertainment sure to put you in the festive spirit. Go to Granny Annies for a hearty gastro menu and a jam-packed schedule of live music. Get cosy in the homely interior, decorated just like your granny’s at Christmas, or drink beneath the stars in the beer garden. For elegant French cuisine and glittering views of Belfast Christmas Market, go to Café Parisien. Or book into Cabaret Supper Club for a luxurious meal paired with an unforgettable cabaret show. Eating out with the family? Take in Victoria Square’s breathtaking Christmas lights from Cosmo, Wagamama or TGI Fridays.
Continental Markets and Fairs
Tuck into your favourite Christmassy foods at the markets in Belfast and beyond. Belfast Christmas Market offers delicious international dishes including warm Dutch pancakes, bratwurst sausages, French crêpes and steaming cups of glühwein. You’ll also find locally made seafood dishes, sweet treats and confectionary. Plus find tasty local dishes at the Hillsborough Christmas Market and in Belfast’s historic St George’s Market.
Festive Afternoon Tea
Treat yourself to an indulgent Christmas-inspired afternoon tea in Belfast, with dainty finger sandwiches, sweet treats, steaming pots of tea and mulled wine. Festive afternoon teas are available in many of the city’s hotels and attractions, including The Fitzwilliam, The Merchant and Titanic Belfast.
Christmas Party Nights
Celebrate Christmas in style with these hotel party nights and quirky ideas for nights out; perfect for work parties or a festive evening out with friends. Choose from delicious evening meals paired with live entertainment, or go for something different like a murder mystery night, tribute show or comedy gig.
Christmas Food Events
From jolly gin tours to Santa-themed Sunday lunches, here are the festive foodie events not to miss.
Festive Food Offers
Book a festive lunch or dinner with these fabulous food offers and special set menus, perfect for work parties or group bookings.