Northern Ireland Nightlife

Whether you’re looking for a dive bar, swanky lounge, or all-hours nightclub, we’ve got you covered.

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In Belfast's oldest building (1711), McHugh's has three floors of bars and restaurants, and live music Thursday to Sunday. Food is served...

Metro Bar

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The stylish Metro Bar inside the Best Western Crescent Townhouse Hotel is a venue for fashionable wine-sipping and live music. On Friday...

Peadar O’Donnell’s Bar

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Traditional Irish and folk music sessions are held most nights in the main downstairs bar. There's a different musical personality in...


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A popular pub encompassing four venues under one roof, Robinsons draws a young crowd with folk music in its Fibber Magees bar on Sunday...

Sugar Nightclub

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Many night owls consider this the place for dance music in Derry. ...

The Fly

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With its over-the-top interior playing on its eponymous theme, the Fly is a lively spot attracting rugby types and other sports enthusiasts...

The John Hewitt Bar

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A must for every traveler, this bar named after one of Ulster's most famous poets (who ironically wasn't a big drinker), is traditional...

The National Grande Café

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The ethos of this hostelry (in a former bank called the National) is to mirror Continental counterparts; you can order everything from...

Union Street Pub

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A gay-friendly bar near the Cathedral Quarter, Union Street is housed in a converted 19th-century shoe factory. The three-story redbrick...

White's Tavern

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A decorative overhaul in 2014 brought new life to White's Tavern, which claims to be the oldest public house in Belfast. In winter a...