News / 28th November 2022



Looking the ideal spot for a festive drink? From champagne afternoon tea to the perfect pint of stout, Linen Quarter has a fantastic range of bars, restaurants, and hotels!


Check out our top five spots below.


  1. Grand Central Hotel

If you’re feeling fancy, why not take a trip to Ireland’s tallest cocktail bar? Set in the up-and-coming Linen Quarter this venue fuses glamour and grandeur with a uniquely Belfast spirit. Visitors can sample their fantastic cocktail menu whilst taking in the best views in the city.


  1. Pug Uglys

If a casual sip is more your style, then Pug Uglys could be right up your street. Based on Bedford Street, Pugs is a quirky pub with live music, comedy, sport and quiz nights. Choose from their menu of craft beers, wine or signature cocktail jugs.


  1. Europa Hotel

At Europa Hotel, they’ve perfected the art of Afternoon Tea. Served daily in the Piano Lounge, guests can enjoy delicate pastries, scones and sandwiches, topped off with a glass of sparkles. Sit back in one of the Linen Quarters most iconic hotels and enjoy a taste of Belfast.


  1. The Perch

The Perch rooftop bar is a space like no other in Belfast City Centre. Located high above Rita’s and Sweet Afton, the unique venue is fitted with state-of-the-art heaters, blankets and hot toddy cocktails. Open from 1pm every day of the week, the bar in the sky is a party from start to finish.


  1. Robinsons

Established since 1895, Robinson’s is one of Belfast longest running bars and with five venues under one roof – there’s something to suit everyone. Call in for a creamy pint of stout, coupled with their famous Steak and Guinness pie.