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 the Taste the Island Twilight Market 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.
Ladies Night Goes to the Movies – Elf
Join Fratelli Ristorante on Tuesday 3 December for Ladies Night Goes to the Movies with a screening of Elf.
The Big Boozy Christmas Pudding Party
Join Taste & Tour for some fruity festive fun!
Ladies Night Goes to the Movies – The Grinch
Join Galgorm on Tuesday 10 December for Ladies Night Goes to the Movies for a screening of The Grinch.
Shortcross Festive Blues Afternoon
Join Shortcross Gin for their famous festive afternoon of blues and gin at Rademon Estate, Co. Down.
Join The Clayton Hotel this festive season for their Santa Sunday celebrations!
Traditional Irish Bread making with a Christmas twist
Make your own traditional Northern Irish Griddle Breads in Tracey's Farmhouse Kitchen!
RPSI Afternoon Tea Service
A vintage inspired afternoon tea with a difference!
Cinderella Movie and Afternoon Tea
Bring your little ones to spend the afternoon with Cinderella at Hilton Templepatrick!
Santa Sunday at Titanic Hotel Belfast
Join Titanic Hotel Belfast for a fun filled festive day with Sunday lunch and a magical visit from Santa himself!
Belfast Christmas Market 2019
Come and visit Belfast's much loved Christmas Market! Whether you go for a bit of shopping, or to enjoy a good feed - our Christmas Market has it all!
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.
Christmas Festive Lunch at Radisson Blu
Get into the festive spirit with a delicious Christmas Lunch at Radisson Blu Belfast!
Christmas Menu at Top Blade
Enjoy a delicious festive meal at Top Blade with their new Christmas Menu!
Festive Dining at Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast
Enjoy a delicious festive meal at the Fitzwilliam Hotel this Christmas.
Christmas Festive Lunch at Park Inn by Radisson
Take a break from work and the stress of organising and kick start your holiday season with a Festive Christmas Lunch at Park Inn by Radisson Belfast.
Festive Lunch at Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast
Make the most of the festive season with a delicious four course festive lunch at Fitzwilliam Belfast.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at Radisson Blue Belfast
Kick start your new year's eve in style at Radisson Blu Belfast!
Christmas Menu at Fish City
Enjoy a delicious bespoke Christmas Menu at Fish City this festive season!
Home Christmas Menu
Tuck into Home's delicious Christmas Menu this festive season!
Christmas in The Great Room at The Merchant
Celebrate Christmas in Belfast’s most elegant dining room, graced by the spectacular Tyrone Crystal chandelier and iconic Christmas tree of The Merchant Hotel.
Lively Lunches at La Mon Hotel
Enjoy a delicious festive lunch at La Mon Hotel this Christmas!