Restaurants and Pubs
The creative names match the creative dishes in the selection of top-notch restaurants described in Belfast and Counties Armagh and Down. Listings include the world's most-renowned bars and the best restaurants that even keep the locals coming back for more.
Crown Bar Liquor Saloon
46 Great Victoria Street, Belfast 028 9024 3187
Looked after by the National Trust, the Crown Bar Liquor Saloon claims to be the most beautiful bar in the world. Undoubtedly true, the bar's d écor is over-the-top Victorian with a hint of Italian, aligned with glass, gold, and mosaic tiling. A well-priced place to grab a pint and pub food, it's open Monday–Saturday, 11:30
The Barking Dog
33-35 Malone Road, Belfast 028 9066 1885
The Barking Dog restaurant is a recently established gem gaining in local popularity. With exemplary service and inspired cuisine, you will want to reserve on the weekend. And, do not fill up on the scrumptious starters; the main-course servings are a mighty undertaking even for the proficient gourmand.
253 Lisburn Rd., Belfast 028 9038 1655
This world-class restaurant parlor and bar is setting a new precedent for fusion in Belfast. Guests can order à la carte or partake in one of two nightly menu offerings. Savory soups, dressings, and especially the locally renowned Lough Neagh smoked eel are worth every cent.
Seasalt Delicatessenand Bistro
51 Central Promenade, Newcastle, Co. Down 028 4372 5027
The Seasalt Delicatessen and Bistro is a great lunch stop or makes for a wonderful weekend dinner (served Thurday–Saturday, 7
The Stage Bar-Bistro
Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre, Armagh City 028 3752 1828
The Stage is associated with the Stone Bridge Group of restaurants, known for their high quality and stellar customer satisfaction. They carry a light lunch menu from 12:30