This is Belfast. These are our people. We love our nights out. Our food. Our music. Our shopping trips. And you can be sure we always look out for one another. Which is why we're asking you to support #YourBelfast and enjoy all that Belfast city centre has to offer.

As Belfast recovers from the devastating fire at Primark, Bank Buildings, many shops, eateries and other businesses have been affected. They need your support.

Support #YourBelfast.

Getting Around

Belfast City Centre Map

This map shows you the area surrounding the Primark Bank Buildings affected by the cordon.

The pink zone is closed to pedestrians and vehicles.

The yellow dot trail shows pedestrian routes around the zone, including streets and areas that are accessible.

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Shops, Eateries and Other Businesses

Businesses within the cordon are closed but shops, eateries and other businesses in close proximity of the cordon are open as normal and need your support.

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Bus Services

Due to road closures around Royal Avenue and Castle Place, there are some bus diversions in place. For help and advice, contact Translink.

There's also a free shuttle bus service which connects St George's Market, Belfast City Hall, Royal Avenue and North Street. View timetable

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Special Offers

CastleCourt Car Parking - £1 per hour at weekends

Park at CastleCourt Shopping Centre for just £1 per hour at weekends during September. 

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Student Deals at CastleCourt

Get up to 20% off fashion, food and beauty products with CastleCourt’s top student deals.

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Fountain Tavern Food Offers

Fountain Tavern has food deals seven days a week, including an early evening meal for £13.50 and two steaks and a bottle of wine for just £35.

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Havana Bank Sq
Havana Bank Sq

10% off at Havana Bank Sq

Get 10% off your bill at Havana Bank Sq on Chapel Lane when you quote #YourBelfast. Visit their website to check out their menus.

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Free Cocktail at The Sagart

Get a free cocktail with any of The Sagart Kitchen & Bar's delicious main courses when you quote #YourBelfast. Find them on Chapel Lane and check out their menu on their website.

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Free Gift at Argento

Spend £25 on Nomination jewellery at Argento before the end of September and receive a free gift! Pop into their outlet premises at 32-34 Ann Street.

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Culture Night

Culture Night is bringing the buzz back to Royal Avenue on Friday 21 September with spectacular performances from Chidambaram, Sink the Ink, The Lotties, Daydream Nation and Electric Octopus!

Catch live entertainment at Fountain Street, CastleCourt, Bank Square and Belfast City Hall too!

Food & Drink

5 Lunch Ideas

Pick up a gourmet sandwich at West Sandwich Bar on Castle Street, or grab a coffee and light lunch at Costa Coffee on Castle Place

Head over to Bank Square for Irish stew and a pint of Guinness at Kelly's Cellars, or some of Belfast's best fish and chips at Mourne Seafood Bar.

Look out for Belfast’s much-loved Maggie May’s; opening a new store on Castle Street soon!

Top Places for Dinner

Choose from an eclectic menu with vegan options at The Sagart Kitchen & Bar. Or sample local dishes and tasty desserts at Havana Bank Square. Both are located on Chapel Lane.

For tasty pub grub, choose from Hercules Bar on Castle Street, or Voodoo and Fountain Tavern on Fountain Street.


Fratelli Belfast, Ristorante, Pizzeria & Bar
Fratelli Belfast, Ristorante, Pizzeria & Bar

World Cuisine

Find an exciting selection of world cuisine in the City Centre. Obento on Royal Avenue serves up Japanese dishes, including sushi and hot food. Chopstix on Donegal Place has a large variety of Asian dishes, while Jumon on Fountain Street has a mouth-watering plant-based Asian menu.

For Mexican check out La Taqueria or visit Pizza Boutique for an Italian fix, both on Castle Street.

Live Music & Entertainment

Kelly's Cellars

One of Belfast's oldest traditional Irish pubs, Kelly's Cellars offers live traditional music, pints of Guinness and Irish stew. Live music is available Tuesday - Thursday from 8.30pm and on Saturdays from 4.30pm. 

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Voodoo is well established as a Belfast hotspot, adding a bit of spice for those who like things a little different. With regular DJs, open mic nights and singer song writers, check out their upcoming gigs and events.

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Fountain Tavern

This traditional pub offers regular live music, including an acoustic session from 6pm and traditional music from 9pm on Fridays, and live music and a DJ from 6.30pm on Saturdays.

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Events Nearby

Support #YourBelfast

Meet the faces of our TV advert. Many shops, restaurants and businesses have been affected by the safety cordon around the Bank Buildings. Our video features a range of well-known faces who are showing their support, as well as some of the traders in the area.

Caitlín works in Jumon, a beautiful vegetarian restaurant based on Fountain Street and right next to the cordon, check out their menu and support #YourBelfast.

Sarah works for Extern, a forward-looking charity that changes people’s lives by meeting them at their point of need.

Vicki works in the cultural haven that is Black Box. She was more than willing to give up her time to appear in the first film and support #YourBelfast.

Alex was born in Chile, raised in Omagh and lives in and loves Belfast for a night out.

Show the Love

The shops, the bars, the sport, the people… share your favourite spots in Belfast city centre and show your love for #YourBelfast on social media.

Businesses Open

The following shops and businesses are open in and around the Bank Buildings site. View messages and information from businesses in the area.

Castle Street

  • Hercules Bar
  • The Money Shop
  • Hair Apartment
  • Gordons
  • Belfast Cookery School
  • La Taqueria
  • Mace Express
  • Café West
  • Fruiterama
  • Conway Opticians
  • Pizza Boutique
  • Oxfam 
  • Sink the Ink Tattoos
  • Executive Barbers
  • Maggie Mays - opening soon
  • Timescape
  • IPhix
  • Premier Meats
  • Shop Mobility

Bank Square

  • Kelly's Cellars
  • Mourne Seafood Bar

Royal Avenue

  • Santander
  • Ulster Reform Club
  • H&M
  • HSBC
  • Obento
  • Ashers Baking Co.
  • Phone Boutique

Fountain Street

  • The Spinning Wheel
  • Pic & Mix Body Jewellry
  • White Dragon Tattoo
  • Voodoo
  • Jumon
  • Fountain Tavern

Donegall Place

  • JD Sports
  • The Body Shop
  • GAP
  • Chopstix
  • Beaverbrooks
  • Clarks
  • Disney Store
  • KFC

Castle Place

  • Barclays
  • Game
  • HMV
  • TK Maxx
  • Sports Direct
  • Costa
  • Phoneworks
  • Carrolls

Chapel Lane

  • The Sagart
  • Havanna Bank Sq


Businesses Closed

The following shops are closed. View messages and information from businesses in the area.

  • Abacus Beads - relocating soon to Queen's Arcade
  • Aldo
  • Argento - new and designer collections available at the outlet store 
  • British Heart Foundation
  • City Picnic
  • Coffee Kiosk
  • Cookie Box - other premises at 35 Ann Street
  • DV8 - reclocated to CastleCourt
  • McDonald's - nearest McDonald's restaurant, Boucher Road, open 24/7
  • Primark
  • Skechers
  • Spar
  • Tesco Metro - alternative stores: Tesco Express, Royal Ave, 7am-9pm; Great Victoria Street 6am-midnight 
  • Zara

Useful Information

Car Parking in Belfast City Centre

Have a look at our map and guide to car parking in the city below, or leave the car at home and take advantage of Translink's public transport options.

CastleCourt Shopping Centre also has £1 per hour car parking at weekends during September!

Map of Car Parks

Shop Opening Hours

Monday & Tuesday: 9am - 6pm
Wednesday: 9am - 6pm (Victoria Square open to 9pm)
Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm (Victoria Square open to 9pm)
Saturday: 9am - 6pm
Sunday: 1pm - 6pm

Opening hours for smaller shops may vary.

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