Claire’s Belfast Guidebook

Claire
Claire’s Belfast Guidebook

Food scene

Great food and atmoshere
Henry's
4 Joys Entry
Great food and atmoshere
Best seafood in Belfast!
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Mourne Seafood Bar
34-36 Bank Street
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Best seafood in Belfast!
Fantastic Italian food
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Coppi Restaurant
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Fantastic Italian food
Great food, never had a bad meal here
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The Ginger Bistro
68-72 Great Victoria St
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Great food, never had a bad meal here
Another pub down an entry! The Morning Star dates back to 1810 and has won "Best Gastro Pub" from 2015-2019. It serves food all day. If you are here on the last Saturday of the month check out the Gourmet Night.
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Morning Star
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Another pub down an entry! The Morning Star dates back to 1810 and has won "Best Gastro Pub" from 2015-2019. It serves food all day. If you are here on the last Saturday of the month check out the Gourmet Night.
You can't stay in Belfast without trying an Ulster Fry and this is one of the best
Blinkers
1 Bridge Street
You can't stay in Belfast without trying an Ulster Fry and this is one of the best

Drinks and Nightlife

Great atmosphere and traditional music, head here before or after Mourne Seafood Bar which is right next door. This is one of the oldest pubs in Belfast (opened in 1720!) and was a meeting place of the United Irishmen planning the Rebellion of 1798
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Kelly's Cellars
30-32 Bank St
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Great atmosphere and traditional music, head here before or after Mourne Seafood Bar which is right next door. This is one of the oldest pubs in Belfast (opened in 1720!) and was a meeting place of the United Irishmen planning the Rebellion of 1798
Work your way through their gin menu for a great night
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Muriel's Cafe Bar
12-14 Church Ln
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Work your way through their gin menu for a great night
Great venue and lovely outside area with heaters and blankets provided! Great craic!
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The National Grande Cafe
62 High St
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Great venue and lovely outside area with heaters and blankets provided! Great craic!
Great craic and food right in the city centre
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Bootleggers
46 Church Ln
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Great craic and food right in the city centre
Great for afternoon drinks and live music at night. Really fun bar and great décor!
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The Perch Rooftop Bar
42 Franklin St
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Great for afternoon drinks and live music at night. Really fun bar and great décor!
One of the oldest pubs in Ireland, well worth a visit to see one of the finest examples of a Victorian Gin Palace still in existence. Renowned for cask beers and premium gins
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The Crown Liquor Saloon
46 Great Victoria St
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One of the oldest pubs in Ireland, well worth a visit to see one of the finest examples of a Victorian Gin Palace still in existence. Renowned for cask beers and premium gins
Another old bar, dating back to 1780. Nightly entertainment here and don't forget to try the upstairs restaurant, the Yardbird for some beautiful rotisserie chicken
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The Dirty Onion and Yardbird
3 Hill St
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Another old bar, dating back to 1780. Nightly entertainment here and don't forget to try the upstairs restaurant, the Yardbird for some beautiful rotisserie chicken
You will find the Duke of York down a narrow cobbled entry, like a lot of good pubs in Belfast! This is a bar really popular with visitors and locals alike and has live music from Thursday to Saturday
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Duke of York
7-11 Commercial Ct
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You will find the Duke of York down a narrow cobbled entry, like a lot of good pubs in Belfast! This is a bar really popular with visitors and locals alike and has live music from Thursday to Saturday
A new outdoor bar right beside the Titanic Museum, a wonderful place to eat and drink right beside our famous yellow cranes!
CARGO BY VERTIGO
A new outdoor bar right beside the Titanic Museum, a wonderful place to eat and drink right beside our famous yellow cranes!

Sightseeing

Visit the birthplace of the Titanic and find out its story in this wonderful interactive tour - a great way to spend a morning or afternoon
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Titanic Belfast
1 Olympic Way, Queens Road
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Visit the birthplace of the Titanic and find out its story in this wonderful interactive tour - a great way to spend a morning or afternoon
No trip to Northern Ireland is complete without a trip to the iconic Giants Causeway and beautiful North Coast. Get there in an hour by car or hop on the train. There are lots of tour operators available too **Top tip** Unless you want to access the information centre there is no need to pay to see the Giants Causeway, simply walk under the bridge free of charge
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Giants Causeway
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No trip to Northern Ireland is complete without a trip to the iconic Giants Causeway and beautiful North Coast. Get there in an hour by car or hop on the train. There are lots of tour operators available too **Top tip** Unless you want to access the information centre there is no need to pay to see the Giants Causeway, simply walk under the bridge free of charge
A brilliant way to see inside a real prison and hear all about a major piece of Northern Irelands history - they do selected theme nights too a few times a year for those who are into ghosts and ghouls
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Crumlin Road Gaol Visitor Attraction and Conference Centre
53-55 Crumlin Rd
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A brilliant way to see inside a real prison and hear all about a major piece of Northern Irelands history - they do selected theme nights too a few times a year for those who are into ghosts and ghouls
Based in Belfast’s famous Titanic Quarter, HMS Caroline is a First World War-era ship now restored as a must-see floating museum with an amazing story to tell. Be immersed in life aboard this unique vessel – lone survivor of the First World War’s greatest naval engagement… the Battle of Jutland! Enjoy the new quayside visitor centre and exhibition space dedicated to telling the personal stories of those who served on the ‘Carry’. Then step aboard to see a powerful film on the drama of Jutland and experience impressively restored cabins and deck areas as well as an array of state-of-the-art interactive exhibits.
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HMS Caroline
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Based in Belfast’s famous Titanic Quarter, HMS Caroline is a First World War-era ship now restored as a must-see floating museum with an amazing story to tell. Be immersed in life aboard this unique vessel – lone survivor of the First World War’s greatest naval engagement… the Battle of Jutland! Enjoy the new quayside visitor centre and exhibition space dedicated to telling the personal stories of those who served on the ‘Carry’. Then step aboard to see a powerful film on the drama of Jutland and experience impressively restored cabins and deck areas as well as an array of state-of-the-art interactive exhibits.

Nature

A challenging but beautiful walk and totally worth it for the amazing scenery and views over Belfast and beyond from the top. A truly lovely way to spend a few hours. Visit Belfast Castle afterwards for a delicious coffee and scone, or full meal
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Cave Hill Country Park
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A challenging but beautiful walk and totally worth it for the amazing scenery and views over Belfast and beyond from the top. A truly lovely way to spend a few hours. Visit Belfast Castle afterwards for a delicious coffee and scone, or full meal
Just 2 minutes from the house this park is a great place to let children have a run around and there are 2 great playparks situated inside
Woodvale Park
Just 2 minutes from the house this park is a great place to let children have a run around and there are 2 great playparks situated inside

Arts & Culture

Well worth a visit and there are always sepcial exhibitions to view. Whats more its free!
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Ulster Museum
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Well worth a visit and there are always sepcial exhibitions to view. Whats more its free!
Belfast City Hall is beautiful from the outside – but it’s highly recommended that you take a closer look inside. A free public tour of the vibrant interior highlights the building’s many connections to the Titanic and explains its most remarkable features – stained glass windows, artworks, historical artefacts and memorabilia among them.
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City Hall
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Belfast City Hall is beautiful from the outside – but it’s highly recommended that you take a closer look inside. A free public tour of the vibrant interior highlights the building’s many connections to the Titanic and explains its most remarkable features – stained glass windows, artworks, historical artefacts and memorabilia among them.

Food Shopping

A 5 minute walk from our AirBNB through the park, this large Tesco is a great place to stock up.
Tesco Superstore
2 Ballygomartin Rd
A 5 minute walk from our AirBNB through the park, this large Tesco is a great place to stock up.

Shopping

St George's Market is one of Belfasts oldest atttractions and recognised as one of the best markets in the UK and Ireland. It has been selected for numerous local and national titles and awards for its fresh, local produce and great atmosphere. It holds weekly Friday, Saturday and Sunday Markets. Friday Variety Market - There is approximately 248 market stalls selling a variety of products including: fruit, vegetables, antiques, books, clothes and fish. The fish section alone holds the reputation for being the leading retail fish market on the island of Ireland. Saturday City Food and Craft Market has a fusion of tempting speciality foods from around the world as well as handmade crafts, fl
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St George's Market
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St George's Market is one of Belfasts oldest atttractions and recognised as one of the best markets in the UK and Ireland. It has been selected for numerous local and national titles and awards for its fresh, local produce and great atmosphere. It holds weekly Friday, Saturday and Sunday Markets. Friday Variety Market - There is approximately 248 market stalls selling a variety of products including: fruit, vegetables, antiques, books, clothes and fish. The fish section alone holds the reputation for being the leading retail fish market on the island of Ireland. Saturday City Food and Craft Market has a fusion of tempting speciality foods from around the world as well as handmade crafts, fl