The festive season has arrived and Belfast City Centre has plenty of fantastic pubs to enjoy some drinks with your friends and family over the holidays – from cosy traditional pubs to modern cocktail bars there’s something to suit you.



12-14 Church Lane
This fantastic little haven from the bustle of the city has an amazing interior, illuminated with mirrors, chandeliers and an open fire. As well as plenty of different gins, cocktails and drinks on offer they also have a winter cocktail menu - perfect for December nights out. Find Out More


2 Donegall Square West
Located at Donegall Square West, at the Apartment you can grab a festive cocktail at the Apartment and enjoy some fabulous views of the Christmas lights at City Hall. Find Out More

The Washington Bar

21 Howard Street
The Washington on Howard Street provides some great drinks as well as live music at the weekends to get you in the festive party mood! Find Out More

The Garrick Bar

29 Chichester Street
Established in 1870 The Garrick is one of the oldest pubs in Belfast. There's over 50 Irish and international craft beers on offer so whether you're after a traditional pint of Guinness or a more continental beer there's something for you! Find Out More

Granny Annies

81 Chichester Street

With two venues already established in Limavady and Derry/Londonderry, Granny Annie's has made the move to Belfast. Inspired by the owners' very own Granny Annie you'll see her influence across the decor, food and drinks.

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The Kitchen Bar

Victoria Square

A Belfast institution dating back to 1859, visitors experience a full range of drinks, home-cooked traditional food, entertainment and, of course, great craic.

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The Morning Star Bar

17-19 Pottingers Entry

Located in a romantic old Entry, running between Ann Street and High Street, The Morning Star is easily identified and a must for anyone anxious to see a living ‘museum piece’ of old Belfast.

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4 Joys Entry

A licensed premises for over 100 years and steeped in Belfast history, Henry’s is the regeneration of an old favourite.

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Whites Tavern

2-4 Winecellar Entry
Whites Tavern is Belfast's oldest tavern, first established in 1630 in Winecellar Entry. The pub boasts a friendly and easy-going atmosphere, with open fires and many Belfast memorabilia on display.
Food is served daily from 12pm to 6pm and 8pm on the weekends. Live music Thurs-Sat and also plays outdoor movies throughout the year in their Courtyard Cinema. Find Out More

The Hudson Bar

10-14 Gresham Street
If you’d like a pint of the bar's own Hudson Craft Lager, a bowl of the best chicken wings they claim you’ll ever had and a full on party in the Yard, then come on down to the Hudson! Find Out More

The Berliner

1-3 Lower Garfield Street
A&E sits on Lower Garfield Street and is a Victorian pub turned cool bar with period decor and booths. It also boasts a nightclub upstairs too if you want to dance the night away!
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