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Cocktail Masterclasses

Book a cocktail masterclass to break the ice and learn some new skills!

 

Fitzwilliam Sparkling Spring Break

Fitzwilliam Hotel

Learn the methods of cocktail preparation, building a drink, stirring, shaking, layering, muddling, straining, smashing… oh and drinking. Courses are available from £30 per person and include a dedicated bartender, sparkling wine on arrival, demo and talk through each drink and customisation options. Add a gift for an extra £5 per person or a four course evening meal in The Restaurant for an additional £25 per person.

House of Zen

House of Zen

Learn to make two of the most well-known cocktails and dazzle all your friends with your new found knowledge. Each class runs for approximately two hours and the price includes a Bellini on arrival, the making and drinking of two cocktails, as well as expert tips from the in-house mixologist. Are you feeling hungry? Choose a specially prepared two course dinner and cocktail masterclass for £45 per person.

Havana Bank Sq

Havana Bank Square

Havana Bank Square’s cocktail masterclass is perfect for a girls’ night out. Each class includes a champagne cocktail on arrival along with three cocktails and learning to balance flavours and different techniques to layer colours. Classes are available Monday to Saturday and include four cocktails at a price of £30 per person, £38 if you wish to add light bites or £48 to include a two-course meal.

Something Different

Explore the city with these suggestions for quirky and fun activities during your hen or stag party!

 

Vegas Suite at Ten Square Hotel

This luxurious suite is a must for pre-wedding celebrations and getaways with friends! The room can sleep up to 10, and includes its own kitchen, bathroom, reception space and outdoor terrace with a hot tub! Use it as a base to explore the city, or simply enjoy the ultimate girls’ or boys’ night in. Ten Square is a boutique hotel right in the centre of Belfast, offering bespoke hen packages from £58 per person for dinner, wine and entertainment. There is also a steakhouse on-site and afternoon tea packages are available in the Loft Bar, which has stunning views of Belfast City Hall.

Belfast Gin and Spirit School at House Belfast 26 october

Belfast Gin & Spirits School

Why not try making your own gin at the Belfast Gin and Spirits School? You’ll have the chance to blend your own recipe using a base spirit and botanicals to create a drink you can take home. The school is the perfect for groups and you can enjoy bespoke cocktails as part of the experience, along with gin-infused sweet treats.

Vertigo Indoor Skydiving

Vertigo Indoor Skydiving

Fly at 120mph and experience complete weightlessness at Ireland’s only indoor skydiving facility! Feel an adrenaline rush like no other in their one of a kind wind tunnel, for all flying abilities, from first timers to pro flyers, with packages for individuals, groups of flyers and everything in between! Book the High 5 package for a for a discounted package for a group of five.

Cocktails at The Fitzwilliam Hotel

Murder Mystery at Fitzwilliam Hotel

An exciting introduction to the world of murder mystery, perfect for a great night out with friends. Fancy a theme to match your mood? How about Transgressions on the Titanic, or Death of a Diva! For up to 22 people, the Murder Mystery takes place over dinner with four professional actors playing out the roles and scenes in between courses. Packages start at £45 and include drinks on arrival along with a four-course meal.

Cursed Goblet Parlour Bar 2

The Cursed Goblet

Wizardry fanatics can practice their potion making skills at The Cursed Goblet, a fully immersive cocktail-making experience with a little added magic. Put on your cloak, take up a wand and follow Professor Phileas Fisherwick’s spellbinding instructions to make three tasty drinks, each with their own special effects. Tickets cost £30 per person and must be booked ahead.

Taste and Tour Belfast Food Tour at St George's Market

Taste and Tour

Enjoy a culinary tour of Belfast visiting historic St Georges Market, meeting producers, traditional bars, world-class shops and finish in a top restaurant in the lively Cathedral Quarter, eating and drinking over 25 of some of the best local food and drink along the way. For the whiskey connoisseur opt for the Whiskey Walk around Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter with Irish Whiskey Ambassador Joe Magowan. Experience a selection of Belfast’s best Whiskey Bars, a whiskey cocktail demonstration and tasty nibbles.

Hidden Tours Belfast Experience

Belfast Pub Experience

Book a Belfast Pub Experience for the ultimate in culture and craic that Belfast has to offer. Enjoy and experience the real Belfast in a private bar with a tasting session of local drinks including whiskey, gin, cider, beer and a local potato based vodka. Let us then entertain you with the best Irish musicians, dancers and story tellers our city has to offer with our unique show The Belfast Story. To finish off there will be a live Irish music session later that night.

Belfast City Bike Tours

Hilden Brewery Bike and Beer Tour

Explore Belfast’s Cathedral and Titanic Quarters before joining the beautiful River Lagan Towpath to the award winning Hilden Brewing Company, the oldest independent brewery in Ireland. The four-hour tour with Belfast City Bike Tours includes a stop for coffee at the picturesque Lock Keeper’s Inn near Shaw’s Bridge. At Hilden, you’ll go on a short tour of the brewery with crafted beer samples and a scrumptious lunch included as part of the overall experience and tour price. Most people then return to Belfast via the nearby train station.

The Cookery School at James Street South

Cookery School at James Street South

Ideal for hen and stag parties, the cookery school is the perfect place to explore your culinary potential with a group of friends! Classes include meat meals, sweet treats and cocktails and canapes with owner Niall McKenna and his talented team of chefs.

Great Nights Out

Book at table at one of Belfast’s best bars or clubs and enjoy cocktails and dancing all night long.

Revolución De Cuba

Revolucion De Cuba

Revolución de Cuba is the ultimate Cuban food, cocktail and fiesta experience. Expect dazzling handcrafted cocktails, dishes loaded with exotic flavour and full on tropical party vibes that are unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before. Party packages include cocktail masterclasses, sharing tapas menu, premium bottle to table service, maximo cocktails and booths and private areas available to book.

The National6

The National

The National is situated in the heart of Belfast and includes the biggest beer-garden and roof terrace, housed over three floors, and offers reserved areas for small parties and large groups. Book into the mid-century, slick Moét Champagne lounge with a custom built Moét Champagne booth which holds a chilled magnum bottle, ideal for that special occasion.

 

The Perch Rooftop Bar

The Perch

Enjoy cocktails and punch in the height of summer and hot cider, winter warmers and blankets during the winter this popular rooftop bar. Situated above sister bars Sweet Afton and Rita’s, enjoy seasonal events, live music, cocktail happy hours and barbecues. Table bookings for large parties of ten or more are available from Sunday to Thursday.

Ollies Nightclub at the Merchant Hotel

Ollies

This luxury nightclub, in the heart of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter, boasts mouth-watering cocktails and world-class DJs – the perfect recipe for a sophisticated night out. Tables can be reserved in the exclusive VIP area by purchasing a bottle of spirits or champagne. Tables seat four and include a queue jump, with an experience of the five star service and a private bar.

Urban Adventures

Belfast has loads of adventures in store.

Winter Game of Thrones Archery Tour

Winterfell Tours

If your hen or stag is a Game of Thrones fan, why not book a Winterfell package at Castle Ward – one of the Game of Thrones filming locations? Get everyone dressed up in character costumes from the show, then act out and film your very own Game of Thrones scenes ‘on location’ across the sprawling demesne!

Mobile Team Adventure

Mobile Team Adventure

What’s more fun than enjoying an adventure in the great outdoors? Are you looking for a stag or hen party that’s a little bit different? Mobile Team Adventure can give you a party to remember and are suitable for everyone! Prices start from just £20 per person for a two-hour activity. Try anything from tubing, a survival weekend, raft building, kayaking, rock climbing and archery and mountain biking.

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