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The Deer’s Head is Belfast city’s original brewpub with a fully functional on-site craft brewery, Bell's Brewery, on full display inside this newly refurbished saloon bar.

Founded by Wine & Spirit Merchant John Donnelly in 1885, The Deer’s Head is the first historical pub in Belfast to be brought back to its original name. Steeped in history and tradition, walk around this iconic building to discover nods of history 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. Unpasteurised, unfiltered beer born and brewed in Belfast. Smell the malt being mashed and the hops being added to the boil on brew days and fully immerse yourself in this new experience in Belfast. With state-of-the-art brewing equipment, these are the only copper Brewiks tanks to be found in Europe!

The origins of Bell’s Brewery date back to 1778, when founder John Bell operated one of the first-known commercial breweries in Belfast and helped kickstart the beer revolution in the city during this time. The team at the Deer’s Head are passionate about reviving what was once the city’s thriving brewery quarter.

With beers named after once known pubs of Belfast including their core North Star Lager, Black Bull Stout & Monkey Shaving the Goat IPA, rotating specials and a fantastic local craft beer selection, The Deer’s Head is the perfect city centre destination for beer enthusiasts. With tasting flights available, it’s also the perfect opportunity for anyone wanting to explore craft beer for the first time. They are also purveyors of the finest quality spirits with over 120 whiskies and 70 gins on their shelves.

Traditional food is served daily from 12pm where you can expect to find all your favourite pub classics infused with some of our Bell’s Brewery beers.

Enjoy live music in the bar from Ukulele Jams to Trad Sessions every week. Or venture upstairs to The Deer’s Head Music Hall; a 200-capacity venue showcasing everything from local blues artists to popular touring bands from the UK, Ireland and beyond.

Catch all major live sporting events in the bar shown across multiple big screens, from Premier League to NFL.

Weekly Line-Up

Monday: Quiz Night from 8pm

Wednesday: Belfast Ukulele Jam 7pm

Thursday: Folk Night with The Whiskey Rogues 8pm

Friday: Trad Session 5pm | Live Music 8pm

Saturday: Resident DJ 9pm
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  • 1-3 Lower Garfield Street
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT1 1FP

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Northern Ireland’s premier brewpub
  • Watch the brewing process in action from your seat in this city centre craft brewery
  • Explore the walls of this traditional saloon bar, steeped in Belfast history and tradition
  • Live music throughout the week and home of the Belfast Ukulele Jam every Wednesday
  • Huge selection of local craft beer, over 100 whiskeys and 70 gins available

Brewpub Experience

0.56 KM
02 Dec 2022 - 25 Aug 2023

Enjoy a guided tasting session of some of their favourite Bell's Brewery beers paired with a tasty pie flight. Every Friday.

The Deer’s Head & Bell’s Brewery
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Whiskey Club

0.61 KM
Wed, 07 Dec 2022, 8:00pm

Join on the first Wednesday of every month for The Deer’s Head Whiskey Club, with special guests every month from some of the island’s best distilleries.

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