Best Pubs in Belfast
Belfast now has an easy and relaxed night life with numerous pubs and clubs in or near the city centre. From old style traditional drinking pubs to modern young scene bars with live music and disco, Belfast has it all.
Here is a small selection of the many pubs which can be enjoyed by young and old.
The Kitchen Bar, 1, Victoria Square Belfast
The Kitchen Bar is one of the most oldest pubs in Belfast and was originally one of the favourite haunts of the stars performers of the Empire, the famous Belfast music hall. Located centrally near Victoria square it is considered to be one of Belfasts most friendly bars and is certainly one of its mos popular. They have an extensive Lunch Menu, Evening Menu and Sunday Menu and are famous for ‘Paddy’s Pizzas’.
Laverys Bar, Bradbury Place, Belfast
This Belfast bar has been at the centre of the Belfast’s history from the peak era of the linen mills, the famine, shipbuilding including the Titanic right through ‘The troubles” and now peace. This pub has 5 bars of different types where there is something for everyone. Great Drinks, Food and Entertainment at Laverys.
The Apartment, 2 Donegal Square, Belfast
The Apartment is an ultra modern bar which exudes comfort and class while offering a varied cocktail list and excellent food with an international twist.
Apartment is a busy bar all day with coffees and pastries from morning, great food for diners and lrelaxing music with exotic cocktails in the evening.There are great views of the city centre from this bar.
The Botanic Inn, 23-27 Malone Rd., Belfast
This bar is known locally as ‘The Bot’ and is a favourite venue of both locals and visitors to Belfast. They serve traditional, fresh food at great prices, and the nightly entertainment attracts large crowds making it one of the busiest bars in Northern Ireland. Acoustic sessions, Traditional Music, Djs, Premiership football on the big screen and Pub Quizzes are among the attractions of ‘The Bot’.
The King’s Head, Upper Lisburn Rd., Belfast
The King’s Head is a beautifully decorated bar and restaurant that serves great drinks, excellent dining and top-class entertainment. Unusually for Belfast, there is plenty parking available here which makes this bar very popular with car owners. Specialty beers, fine wines and cocktails can be enjoyed in the beer garden and there is entertainment in the bar nightly.
The Crown Bar, Great Victoria Street, Belfast
The Crown Bar is probably the most richly designed and decorated bar in Belfast. Mosaic tiled floors, brocaded walls, wood carvings, ornate mirrors, Corinthian wooden columns, painted and etched glass, painted shells, fleurs-de-lis are among the varied ornamentation which fascinate customers. But The Crown is not just a pretty picture. It has a long reputation for great drinks and the menu has been extended from its traditional Pork Pie and Scratchings fare.