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A neighbourhood cocktail bar with a secret Chinese takeaway inside.

Southside Social is a cocktail bar with character. The first thing you'll notice is the intimate and welcoming neighbourhood vibe. The next is the secret, retro-inspired Chinese takeaway down the back.

The laid-back atmosphere and bespoke drinks menu draw in a young and diverse crowd. You'll find hoody-clad creatives at the bar and on-trend couples getting cosy in the booths. The interior is warm, inviting and lacks any pretensions.

At the weekend, the DJ booth plays host to the finest up-and-coming local DJ talent. The soundtrack is stacked with classic disco, deeper cuts and forgotten gems.

For a feed, put your order in – for sit-in or takeaway – at the in-house Chinese takeaway, Lucky Duck. Step inside, and it's like the '80s have never left. From dark-wood-panelled walls and wacky floor tiles, to the old-school TV playing Top Of The Pops reruns, it's the quintessential retro takeaway experience.

The menu is full of 'Authentic Belfast Chinese' favourites. Highlights include Honey Chilli, Sweet & Sour, Black Bean, Salt & Chilli and Curry. The food is fresh, fast and full of flavour.
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  • 12 Lower Crescent
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT7 1NR

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Secret Chinese takeaway inside serving Authentic Belfast Chinese favourites
  • Open to 3am every weekend
  • DJs on Friday & Saturday nights
  • Paired back cocktails and local craft beers
  • Group bookings available

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