If any night feels like a bust, just head to Aether and Echo to turn it around without fail! The Dirty Onion The Dirty Onion bar is located in Belfast's oldest building (from 1780! The bar, in partnership with the award-winning cultural center An Droichead, also offers workshops in singing and various traditional Irish musical instruments, which are open to the public.
What to Drink: You have to try one of the amazing hand-crafted cocktails. Take in the live music while enjoying a pint inside, or hangout with friends in the heated outdoor smoking area, or if you're hungry head to the bar's upstairs to Yardbird--a delicious free range chicken restaurant.
What to Drink: Pay tribute to Ireland with a deliciously fresh pint of Guinness. Limelight You can't spend time in Belfast, without a trip to Limelight, one of the country's most famous venues for live music!
From well-known DJ's to established music artists, the Limelight complex has some of Belfast's best weekly entertainment.
What to Drink: For a laid back night at the downstairs bar try a Strawberry and Lime Magners or a traditional pint of Guinness.
One of the best qualities of Belfast, Northern Ireland is the fantastic nightlife.
With a seemingly unending amount of bars and clubs, it is hard to choose just 17, but below are 17 Belfast Bars and clubs that are sure to guarantee a memorable St. The best part is that most are in walking distance of each other, making it easy to make a few stops on your night out; and, if you're brave enough, choose your favorite 12 and make it through the 12 pubs of Belfast! Laverys Grab a friend and head to Belfast's oldest family-owned pub, Laverys and enjoy one of the venue's four bars.
Choose from enjoying your drink inside at one of the several bars, or in the outside downstairs or upstairs smoking areas--known as The Secret Garden and Roof Terrace- which are eccentrically decorated (and heated! Filthys also has its own club, The Gypsy Lounge, to take your night to the next level.
What to Drink: To match the quirky environment enjoy a vibrantly colored cocktail, or take it one step further and participate in one of Filthys cocktail master classes to make your own delicious and colorful concoction. The National The National is another Belfast bar that not only has a great inside space, but also a fantastic outside space to sit and enjoy the night and the company of friends after a long day of exploring Belfast (or a long day of shopping).