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.
With Belfast City's largest beer garden, The National is the perfect place to sit and enjoy a drink from the extensive menu, or head upstairs to the club and/or roof terrace for even more great vibes.
What to Drink: It's hard to choose just one from the wide-ranging menu, but a Pint or a glass of white wine are perfect to enjoy on a casual night with friends! Aether and Echo Aether and Echo is one of Belfast's most enjoyable bars that as an unparalleled vintage, yet classy feel.
What to Drink: As homage to the thousands of Jameson whiskey barrels and crates that passed through the building up until the 90's, enjoy a delicious Jameson Irish whiskey, straight or mixed. The Hudson The Hudson is another traditional-feeling Belfast Bar, that began as a tiny pub and has since expanded to take over three floors as well as has a huge outdoor, heated smoking area.
Equally a great place for a chill weekday evening or an exciting weekend night, The Hudson Bar not only has delicious craft beers and whiskeys, but also great, simple food.
What to Drink: Grab a few friends (or if you're brave enough just yourself) and order a shot ladder to kick off the night. The Botanic Inn (The Bot) The Bot is one of Queens University students' number one destinations for a night out.
With a traditional pub-feel downstairs, a bustling club upstairs, and a wide selections of drinks to choose from, you can't go wrong with a night at The Bot.
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).
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Enjoy an unforgettable cocktail in one of the bar's unique booths, while listening to a fantastic selection of music--well-known songs that you're sure to know all the words to.
Like many Belfast Bars Aether and Echo also has its own upstairs club, with its own bar and more modern, DJ'ed house music.