Guide to Belfast
Belfast city is a city to party if you like a birthday party with a bang and vibrant buzz, as the people are lively and friendly and the parties go from night to day. You can enjoy the atmosphere in some of the best Irish bars in the docks area, which I also home to an array of popular cocktail bars that people come from miles around just to check out and taste the delicious cocktails. Every one of our Birthday weekends are made up of a selection of our Belfast Birthday party ideas and top quality, city centre hotels which are close to the city’s must-try bars and nightclubs.
You can create your own Birthday party to suit you and your friends by building your own package with some of our Belfast Birthday party ideas included. Our party planners are waiting to answer any questions and help you build the perfect Belfast Birthday party, so give us a call or enquire for a quote when you’re ready!
Belfast is a bijou city which means it is easy to traverse on foot or by taxi. Whether its bars and restaurants by the waterfront overlooking the River Lagan or those around the Cathedral quarter you won’t have to travel far once you arrive into the centre. Its main train station Great Victoria Street is just off the centre, the George Best Belfast City Airport is 3 miles from the centre and Belfast City 19 miles, both are linked by Airport Express shuttle bus services into the centre. The Ferry port is a 15 minute drive into the centre.
Here are a few tips that might help you during your party or group event in Belfast.
- Belfast Festivals to go too or avoid - October at Queen's University, is one of the biggest, with art, music, and literature. In early April the Titanic Festival commemorates the anniversary of the sinking in 1912 of RMS Titanic. Early August, is a 10-day schedule of events with a political and international theme. September Food Festival three days of good food and entertainment.
- Belfast is at its quietest from January to mid-March.
- Smoking in Ireland is not as fashionable as it once was, so it is always worth exercising discretion and sensitivity when selecting a place in which to smoke. The best advice would be not to smoke unless others around you do so.
Belfast city has many traditional pubs and unique bars offering character, charm, traditional beers and quality wines. Visitors come in their crowds most evenings in the city, sampling the best of what Belfast nightlife has to offer. Why not get your feet moving in one of the city's nightclubs or relax and have a drink in a modern smart and stylish bar or more traditional historical hostelry. You will also find may top quality restaurants with delicious food, just waiting to cater for you and your birthday party.
At the Cathedral Quarter Golden Mile there are many unique bars and clubs to visit, with great character and a whole hive of activity, also many great restaurants to wine and dine. The restaurants in the cathedral quarter area are stylish and offer a variety of cuisines and are sure to be a winner with your birthday party group.
You can still find many Irish bars near the docks area, including many popular cocktail bars that tourist come from miles around just to check out and get a taste of the delicious cocktails and all while being part of a great atmosphere and listening to buzzing live bands. any of the bars and nightclubs in Belfast are upmarket and stylish with a strict dress code so check this before your birthday party night out.
Take a look through our Belfast Birthday party ideas for some late night entertainment options that are guaranteed to give you a stag do to remember!