Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i Belfast

Having survived almost three decades of conflict and division, Belfast is now emerging from its chrysalis with a newfound freshness and vibrancy. Carrying a deep sense of its history, yet boldly striding into the future, Belfast is an exciting juxtaposition of old and new. Stroll by the River Lagan and see the birthplace of the infamous Titanic, visit the famous political murals in a black taxi or kick back with a traditional music session in one of this lively city’s beautifully preserved old pubs.

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Titanic Museum

This is your chance to learn everything about the legendary Titanic. Here you will find nine galleries featuring mind-blowing exhibitions and covering fascinating details of the fitting of the ship, the maiden voyage, the sinking of the ship and all that happened after. Even the building itself is a sight for sore eyes.
Adresse: 1 Olympic Way, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9076 6386

Grand Opera House

This beautiful and opulent Victorian theatre was designed in 1894, and restored in the 1970s. With its programme of plays, operas and concerts, the best way to discover the beauty of the building is to attend a show.
Adresse: Great Victoria Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9024 1919
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.

Belfast City Hall

The City Hall is a luxurious building built in the early 1900s, in classical Renaissance style, symbolising the sudden wealth of Industrial Revolution Belfast. Free guided tours are available; make sure to check out the portraits of past Lord Mayors.
Adresse: Donegall Square, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9032 0202
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 10:00 - 17:00. Saturday - Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.
Billetter: Free

Black Taxi Political Tour

A great way to see Belfast’s political hot spots is in a black taxi. At very moderate prices, a cab will show you the famous political murals, Falls and Shankill Roads and the Peace Walls. Moreover, these rides are usually often highly entertaining, depending on the driver you chance upon.
Adresse: Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9064 2264

Ulster Museum

Situated in the beautiful setting of the Botanical Gardens, Ulster Museum is all about art, archaeology, local history and natural sciences. Come here and admire their fine permanent collection, as well as rotating exhibitions and events held throughout the whole year.
Adresse: Botanic Gardens, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9044 0000
Åpningstider: Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 - 17:00.
Billetter: Free

Queen’s Film Theatre

Founded in 1968, this independent cinema offers you the chance to spend a great night out enjoying classic and modern masterpieces. This gem, located right next to the Botanical Gardens, has two screens and an attractive, fully-licensed bar serving light snacks.
Adresse: 20 University Square, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9097 1097
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 17:30 - 23:00.

St Anne’s Cathedral

This Neo-Romanesque building, that gives the Cathedral Quarter its name, is full of impressive multi-coloured mosaics, and sumptuously decorated with elegant marble. The church has been at the forefront of cross-community initiatives in recent years, hosting weekly “heal our land” services for people of any denomination.
Adresse: Donegall Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9032 8332
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 9:00 - 17:15. Sunday 13:00 - 15:00.

Lagan Boat Tour

A Lagan Boat Tour is a great way to get a unique perspective of Belfast. Make your way through the city by boat and visit the birthplace of the infamous Titanic with an 8 kilometre tour of the River Lagan, or hire a boat to have your own party aboard and spend a special night.
Adresse: 66 Donegall Quay, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9024 0124
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 11:30 - 20:00.

Botanic Gardens

Just a short walk away from the university lies this green haven, sloping down to the River Lagan. Its centrepiece, the Palm House, is a beautiful conservatory of cast iron and glass designed in 1939 by Charles Lanyon.
Adresse: College Park, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9031 4762
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 7:30 - 21:00.

Crumlin Road Gaol

This former Victorian prison, now open to visitors, is the spot to visit if you want to learn more about the dark history of the city. Here, you will have the unique opportunity to explore the rooms where inmates were imprisoned while hearing their at times heart-wrenching stories.
Adresse: 80 Crumlin Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9074 1500
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 16:30.

Belfast Zoo

With more than 1,000 animals and 150 species, you will have plenty to explore at Belfast Zoo. Many of the animals are in danger in their natural habitats, so the aim is to provide them with the best possible care. Don't miss out on the feeding times of your favourite animal.
Adresse: Antrim Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9077 6277

Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory

Visit the magical world of chocolate and sweets at Aunt Sandra’s, where you can also make your own chocolate pizzas, lollipops or any kind of sweets you can imagine. The factory is nationally renowned for its finest handmade chocolates, fudge and boiled sweets, made using time-tested 100-year-old recipes.
Adresse: 60 Castlereagh Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9073 2868
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 18:00.

Belfast Castle

This majestic castle nestled in the slopes of Cavehill dates back to 1870 and offers great views over Belfast Lough and the city. It is one of the most imposing buildings in the city, and visitors flock there to enjoy afternoon tea or a meal at the in-house restaurant or just to stroll around the beautiful, landscaped garden.
Adresse: Antrim Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9077 6925


A fun, award-winning science and discovery centre, W5 offers a unique experience to visitors of all ages. With over 250 interactive exhibits and a varying programme of events, shows and exhibitions, you will not get bored here.
Adresse: 2 Queens Quay, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9046 7700
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 10:00 - 17:00. Saturday 10:00 - 18:00. Sunday 12:00 - 18:00.

City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

With this open-top double-decker City Sightseeing bus, you will get a great view over some of the most important sights in the city. The tour starts from Castle Place in Belfast city centre but you can hop on at any stop along the route. There are 20 total stops, and the entire route takes about 1 hour.
Adresse: Castle Place, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9032 1321
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 16:30.

Café Conor

This modern bistro is one of the most attractive eateries in Belfast. Once, this was the studio of the painter William Conor. The space has kept its artistic legacy with hanging artwork, gourmet food and a warm atmosphere.
Adresse: 11a Stranmillis Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9066 3266
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 9:00 - 22:00. Sunday 9:00 - 21:00.

Molly’s Yard

Molly’s Yard is a highly recommended restaurant located in the Queen’s University Quarter. It offers excellent dishes of the modern Irish cuisine at reasonable prices, such as porchetta with apple and cider purée. They also brew their own beer.
Adresse: 1 College Green Mews, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9032 2600
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 12:00 - 21:30.

The Morning Star

This hidden gem may not be the easiest spot to find, but it's highly recommended to make an effort because it will surely become one of your favourites. This old coaching stop houses a bar and a cosy wood-panelled restaurant upstairs, where you will be served experimental creations prepared with fresh, local ingredients and a full steak menu.
Adresse: 17-19 Pottingers Entry, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9023 5986
Åpningstider: Monday - Thursday 10:30 - 00:00. Friday - Saturday 10:30 - 1:00.

Deanes Deli Bistro & Vin Café

This New York style deli serves great wine and delectable food for lunch and dinner. Deane’s Deli can be found in the heart of Belfast, close to the City Hall, and is a relaxed establishment where to enjoy simple, stylish, elegant dishes made primarily with locally sourced ingredients.
Adresse: 44 Bedford Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9024 8800
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 12:00 - 15:00, 17:30 - 22:00.

Fresh Café and Restaurant

This café and dining venue is a well-known spot in Belfast, with new specials appearing on the menu regularly, and chefs remaining faithful to using only fresh products. The meat, for one, comes from the butcher's shop right next door.
Adresse: 239 Cliftonville Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9075 2000

Nu Delhi Lounge

This Indian restaurant is top-notch when it comes to food, but also in creating a perfect dining experience thanks to the service-minded staff and the night entertainment. Come here and spoil yourself with some fine Indian specialities, such as the unmissable chicken jalfrezi.
Adresse: 25 Bruce Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9024 4747
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 12:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 23:00. Saturday 17:00 - 23:00. Sunday 17.00 - 22.00.

Villa Italia

This is definitely one of the best Italian restaurants you will find in Belfast: discover the authentic taste of renowned Italian cuisine and let the extremely efficient staff take good care of you. Make sure to try the homemade meatballs with tomato sauce, topped with cheese and served with garlic bread.
Adresse: 39-41 University Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9032 8356


Are you a Mexican food enthusiast? Then check out Acapulco and prepare to taste one of the best burritos you have ever had. It is warmly recommended to book a table if you are having dinner with more than 6 persons, since this restaurant can get pretty crowded.
Adresse: 257 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9029 6400
Åpningstider: Tuesday - Thursday 12:00 - 21:00. Friday - Saturday 12:00 - 22:00. Sunday 17:00 - 21:00.

House of Zen

Opened in 2012, this fusion restaurant will delight you with different kinds of Asian cuisine served in a very elegant venue whose interior takes inspiration from the Orient. Come here and make sure to try their duck salad along with one of their renowned cocktails, such as the passion fruit cocktail and the raspberry mojito. Furthermore, House of Zen is located right next to one of the main attractions of the city, St Anne's Cathedral.
Adresse: 3 St Anne's Square, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9027 8688

Ginger Bistro

Ever since opening in 2000, Ginger Bistro has won many awards and is recognised as one of the best restaurants in Belfast. Located just off Great Victoria Street, this popular gem serves modern Irish classics with an international twist. The well balanced menu highlights locally sourced seafood and lean meats, such as the chicken schnitzel and their famous Gingers Squid and Dips.
Adresse: 68-72 Great Victoria Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9024 4421
Åpningstider: Tuesday - Saturday 12:00 - 22:00.

Havana Bank Sq

A hidden gem tucked away in the city centre behind Bank Square, the restaurant serves fusion Asian and European food prepared with local produce. The high-quality food is beautifully presented by the skilful chefs and served by the attentive staff in a location with a unique decor and full of character.
Adresse: 56-58 Berry Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9031 0809
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 12:00 - 21:00. Sunday 12:00 - 18:00.

Kathmandu Kitchen

Serving truly authentic Nepalese and Indian food at its best, Kathmandu Kitchen offers a unique dining experience, enhanced by the beautiful Nepalese-inspired design of the restaurant. The menu combines fresh and healthy imported ingredients and local produce; come here and taste their delicious starters and spicy meats.
Adresse: 11 Botanic Avenue, Belfast
Telefon: +44 2890 249264


When dining at this stylish and vibrant restaurant, one can enjoy their celebrated steaks, cooked to perfection on a charcoal grill. On the menu you will also find fresh fish, pasta dishes and Sunday roast. The carefully selected wine from around the world complements the mouth-watering food in an impeccable way.
Adresse: 21 James Street South, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9560 0700
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 12:00 - 22:00.

Ground Espresso Bar

The staff and owners at Ground Espresso Bar is not only passionate about their coffee, they also give a lot of importance to music. The coffee shop runs live acoustic sessions every week in Belfast (in the Waterstone mall) and throughout their various branches across Northern Ireland.
Adresse: 44-46 Fountain Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9032 8226

The Dock Café

This café is run by a team of volunteers who will warmly welcome you once there. This is the right place if you are looking for award-winning local teas, or if you just want to savour a coffee with a tasty tray bake. Instead of a price list they run an honesty box and let the customers choose what to pay.
Adresse: 2K Queens Road, Belfast
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 11:00 – 17:00.

Established Coffee

Boasting a relaxed ambience and efficient service, Established Coffee is a thriving café and retailer in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter. The staff is dedicated to serve coffee from some of the best farms across the world and they put care and attention into everything they do. Here, the menu is simple, and focuses on seasonal and locally sourced ingredients.
Adresse: 54 Hill Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9031 9416
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 7:00 - 18:00. Saturday 8:00 - 18:00. Sunday 9:00 - 18:00.

Afternoon Tea at Europa Hotel

If you want to play English aristocracy around a traditional English Afternoon tea, there is no better place than in the luxurious ambience of the Europa Hotel in Belfast. Savour the delicate pastries, scones and sandwiches served with premium blended teas and just enjoy the whole experience.
Adresse: Great Victoria Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9027 1066
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 14:00 - 17:00.

Spoon Street

Create your cup with your favourite frozen yoghurt and toppings. There are 16 flavours of frozen yoghurt and over 40 topping so it is easy to get carried away by all the choices, however be aware the price is calculated by weight. Lactose-free, gluten-free and sugar-free options are also available.
Adresse: 12-14 Ann Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9543 7070
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 11:00 - 22:30. Sunday 13:00 - 20:00.

The National Grande Cafe

Located on the heart of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter, The National Grande Café is housed in a beautiful Victorian building. Coffee, breakfast, food and cocktails are served daily in a chic and stylish atmosphere by the friendly staff. If the weather permits, enjoy your meal in the large outdoor garden area.
Adresse: 62 High Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9031 1130
Åpningstider: Monday - Wednesday 8:30 - 23:00. Thursday 8:30 - 1:00. Friday - Saturday 9:30 - 3:00. Sunday 9:30 - 22:00.

The Pocket Coffee

This lovely small coffee shop has a befitting name and is truly a hidden gem where the extremely friendly staff serves first class coffee and a varied dish menu. When here, try their mouth-watering waffles or the creamy doughnut with different fillings.
Adresse: 69 University Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 77 8887 8525
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 17:30. Saturday 9:00 - 17:00. Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.

Cafe Mauds

Mauds is a great busy place, which prides itself on quality ice creams and good service. It sets the highest standards to the quality of its products as well as their provenance. The result is apparent: their ice creams and dairy products are beyond delicious, and they have multiple awards to show for it.
Adresse: 555 Lisburn Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9543 8486
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 9:00 - 22:00.

Sinnamon Coffee

Here at Sinnamon Coffee you will be served with the perfect cup of coffee and mouth-watering food. This family run business offers customers a wide selection of appetisers and desserts like paninis, salads, pastries and cakes.
Adresse: 80 Stranmillis Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9068 3634
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 23:00. Saturday 9:00 - 22:00. Sunday 10:00 – 22:00.

Oliver's Coffee Bar

A popular spot, Oliver's Coffee Bar is a little gem where to enjoy freshly made food and desserts. It has earned a good reputation for its homemade Granola and award-winning scones, so why not give it a try while here? The welcoming staff and the well thought interior design only enhance the café experience.
Adresse: 57-59 Belmont Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9065 6384
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 8:30 - 17:00. Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.

Mad Hatter Café

Located on the corner of Eglantine Avenue and Lisburn Road, this family owned café combines awesome breakfasts and tasty meals with a friendly staff which will make you feel at home. Mad Hatter Café is famous for their great variety of fry-ups and mouth-watering cakes. When here try their famous Ulster fry or the homemade apple pie.
Adresse: 2 Eglantine Avenue, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9068 3461
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 8:00 - 16:30.

Crown Liquor Saloon

Sit in a cosy snug with a pint of Guinness and admire the mirrors, the coloured tiles and the gas lighting. The Crown Liquor Saloon calls itself "the world’s most beautiful bar", so take the opportunity to discover one of the prominent symbols of this city's nightlife.
Adresse: 46 Great Victoria Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9024 3187
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 11:30 - 00:00. Sunday 12:30 - 23:00.

White’s Tavern

White’s Tavern was founded in 1630, and it is the oldest pub you will find in Belfast! This ancient establishment, that features a big turf fire and traditional music nights, is a cosy hideaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday-life. It offers live music from Thursday to Saturday.
Adresse: 2-4 Winecellar Entry, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9031 2582

The John Hewitt

The John Hewitt, founded in 1999, is named after a socialist poet. Come here to grab a cold one while enjoying traditional music sessions three nights a week and live jazz on Fridays, as well as regular exhibitions and great food.
Adresse: 51 Donegall Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9023 3768
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 11:30 - 1:00. Saturday 12:00 - 1:00. Sunday 19:00 - 00:00.

Kelly's Cellars

Kelly's Cellars, one of Belfast’s oldest pubs, is a venue full of character and a great place for a hearty Ulster fry. Here you can spend a great evening in a warm atmosphere enjoying traditional music sessions which are held on a regular basis, and order first class beers.
Adresse: 30-32 Bank Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9024 6058
Åpningstider: Sunday - Monday 11:30 - 00:00. Tuesday - Saturday 11:30 - 1:00.

The Errigle Inn

The Errigle has great variety of food options (also for vegetarians), excellent beers and some outdoor seating during the summer. This is also home to the Real Music Club, a haven of folk, country, rock and blues; treat yourself to a few pints and some exciting entertainment.
Adresse: 312-320 Ormeau Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9064 1410
Åpningstider: Monday - Thursday 11:30 - 01:00. Sunday 10:00 - 00:00.

Duke of York

The Duke of York is a great, cosy and friendly bar with live traditional music on Thursday nights and DJs on the weekends. It hosts Ireland's largest Whiskey collection. An interesting fact to know about this pub is that the Sinn Fein leader, Gerry Adams, used to be a barman here.
Adresse: 7-11 Commercial Court, Belfast
Åpningstider: Monday 11:30 - 00:00. Tuesday - Saturday 11:30 - 1:00. Sunday 13:00 - 21:00.

The Belfast Empire Music Hall

Empire is not only home to Belfast’s longest running comedy club (in operation from September to June), it also hosts various musical events offering its guests the chance to enjoy a variety of genres. Moreover, you will definitely fall in love with the sumptuous and sophisticated interior design of this venue.
Adresse: 42 Botanic Avenue, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9024 9276

Fibber Magees

Another great traditional Irish pub that features a vibrant atmosphere thanks to the amazing music nights. Come here to discover the essence of Ireland by having a Guinness and listening to traditional Irish music at this cosy hidden gem.
Adresse: 38-40 Great Victoria Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9024 7447
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 11:30 - 1:00. Sunday 12:30 - 00:00.

Boombox Belfast

Situated on the corner of Union Street and Donegall Street in Belfast City Centre, Boombox nightclub and The Maverick Bar is the place to head for when it comes to drag cabaret shows and disco club nights. They are open five nights a week with free admission.
Adresse: 108 Donegall Street, Belfast
Åpningstider: Monday 22:00 - 2:30. Wednesday - Sunday 22:00 - 3:00.

Bert’s Jazz Bar

Bert's Jazz Bar at the luxury five-star Merchant Hotel in Belfast City is the ideal place to have a relaxing evening while listening to live Jazz music. The bar oozes a sleek elegance of the art deco era, and the handpicked list of cocktails enhances the whole experience.
Adresse: 16 Skipper Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9026 2713
Åpningstider: Monday - Thursday 17:00 - 21:45. Friday 18:30 - 21:00. Saturday 11:00 - 17:00, 18:00 - 21:00. Sunday 11:00 - 21:45.

The Cocktail Bar

At this multi-award-winning bar you will be met by knowledgeable staff who will be pleased to help you with your selection from the highly renowned drink menu. The decor and the lighting is simply majestic, with many original interior design features. Antique chandeliers, damask walls and elegant curtains are just some of those.
Adresse: 16 Skipper Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9023 4888
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 10:30 - 1:00. Sunday 11:30 - 00:00.


With six different venues under one roof, Lavery's offers something for everyone. Lavery’s Public Bar is a great place to drink and eat, while Lavery’s Back Bar and Beer Garden is a bohemian bar with free entertainment every night. At the Lavery's Ballroom and Roof Terrace you will find 22 pool tables and two roof terraces, while every Saturday night it becomes an alternative club. Last but not least is the Pavilion Public Bar, a Victorian style exquisite bar and Pavilion Boutique Bar with live music, comedy clubs and DJ sets.
Adresse: 12-18 Bradbury Place, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9087 1106
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 11:30 - 1:00. Sunday 12:30 - 00:00.

Belfast Pub Crawl

Explore some fantastic traditional pubs with some excellent Irish music by joining this Traditional Irish Pub Crawl. At this well organised tour you will be shown the nightlife of the city, its sights and sounds, and some interesting stories will be told along the way. Mingle, have fun and meet some new friends, it will certainly be a night to remember.
Adresse: The Albert Clock, Belfast
Telefon: +44 77 3197 7774
Åpningstider: Friday - Saturday 20:30 - 23:00.

Harp Bar

Located alongside its big brother, the incredibly famous Duke of York, Harp Bar is another must-see establishment where the bar offers independent draught beers and extensive whiskies. This is also a live music venue, hosting national talents in a welcoming atmosphere.
Adresse: 35 Hill Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9024 1062
Åpningstider: Monday 11:30 - 23:00. Tuesday - Saturday 11:30 - 01:00. Sunday 11:30 - 22:00.


Opened in October 2011, Voodoo has become a Belfast hot spot and brought a different beat to the heart of the city. Both the vibe and the red and black decor with skull and crossbones attract the younger, alternative clientele. Rock, punk and alternative live gigs will entertain you here.
Adresse: 9-11 Fountain Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9027 8290
Åpningstider: Monday - Tuesday 12:00 - 1:00. Wednesday - Saturday 12:00 - 2:00. Sunday 15:00 - 00:00.


The CastleCourt Shopping Centre, situated on Royal Avenue, is Northern Ireland’s largest shopping mall, with more than 80 different shops and countless spots where you can take a break with a good coffee or a tasty meal. New Look, Miss Selfridge, Debenhams, Dorothy Perkins, Jack & Jones, Toys R Us are some of the stores located here.
Adresse: Royal Avenue, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9023 4591
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 9:00 - 18:00. Thursday 9:00 - 21:00.


This Irish clothing company offers fashion at staggeringly low prices. Here, you can update your wardrobe with several items without breaking the bank. The wide selection of products range from women's to men's wear, including also children's clothing and accessories.
Adresse: 27 Castle Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9024 2288
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 8:00 - 19:00. Thursday 8:00 - 21:00. Sunday 13:00 - 18:00.

St George's Market

Saint George’s Market is the last surviving covered Victorian market in Belfast which has been newly restored, giving it a new lease of life. On Fridays you can find a wide array of products in the Variety Market, including food and antiques, while on Saturdays the City Food and Craft Market mingles food and handmade crafts, as the name suggests. On Sundays the two markets basically fuse together into the Sunday Market.
Adresse: 12-20 East Bridge Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9043 5704
Åpningstider: Friday 6:00 - 15:00. Saturday 9:00 - 15:00. Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.

Victoria Square Shopping Centre

Victoria Square is a major shopping centre in Belfast, split over four levels and home to over 70 stores, cafes and restaurants including House of Fraser and Topshop. Located in a beautiful modern building, the shopping centre is Belfast's newest landmark and is definitely well worth a visit even if you don't fancy shopping. Stores like Hugo Boss, Guess, H&M, Levi's, Karen Millen, Mango, Michael Kors, and Replay are all housed here.
Adresse: 1 Victoria Square, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9032 2277
Åpningstider: Monday 9:00 - 18:00. Tuesday 9:30 - 18:00. Wednesday - Friday 9:30 - 21:00. Saturday 9:00 - 18:00. Sunday 13:00 - 18:00.

No Alibis Bookstore

If you are a thrill-lover looking for a novel or publication in the criminal genre, No Alibis bookstore is the right place for you. Located on Botanic Avenue, in the centre of Belfast, this shop is Northern Ireland's only specialist crime bookstore.
Adresse: 83 Botanic Avenue, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9031 9601
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 9:00 - 17:30. Sunday 13:00 - 17:00.

Carrolls Gifts and Souvenirs

Whether you want to buy a souvenir to bring back home or a gift for someone special, you will surely find it at this Irish-to-the-bone location. This retail store features many Irish brands, so it can be the right place to find the perfect memento of your time in Ireland.
Adresse: 2-6 Castle Place, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9023 8899
Åpningstider: Monday - Wednesday 9:30 - 18:30. Thursday 9:30 - 20:00. Friday - Saturday 9:30 - 18:30. Sunday 10:30 - 18:30.

Co Couture

If you have a sweet tooth and love chocolate, do not miss the Co Couture, where luxurious hand-made chocolates are sold. Only the finest raw ingredients are used when creating these premium chocolate bonbons and other products, all to ensure the ultimate flavour experience.
Adresse: 7 Chichester Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 78 8889 9647
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 18:00.


Skechers is a shoe store with locations around the whole world and one can be found in Donegall Place, Belfast. Here you will find quality shoes for the whole family, for every age and activity. If you are a walker or casual runner, they have a huge variety of fitness/performance-geared shoes.
Adresse: 4-8 Donegall Place, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9521 7500
Åpningstider: Monday - Wednesday 9:00 - 18:00. Thursday 9:00 - 21:00. Friday - Saturday 18:00. Sunday 13:00 - 18:00.

The Outlet Village

Situated just 25 minutes south of Belfast, The Outlet Village is a leading European outlet destination with over 50 stores offering exclusive brands and cafes. This is the perfect place for bargain hunters where to get the world’s best known retail brands with always 30% to 70% off RRP. Some of the stores you will find here are Calvin Klein, Clarks, Gap, Timberland, Nike, Jaeger and Paul Costelloe.
Adresse: Outlet Park, Banbridge
Telefon: +44 28 4062 5151
Åpningstider: Monday - Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00. Thursday - Friday 10:00 - 21:00. Saturday 9:00 - 18:00. Sunday 13:00 - 18:00.

Oakland Antiques

One of the busiest antique shops in Northern Ireland is located at the centre of Donegall Pass. Oakland Antiques is the largest antique showroom in Belfast, with two floors with antique furniture, silvers, porcelains, glasses, clocks, paintings and much more.
Adresse: 137 Donegall Pass, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9023 0176
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.

The Wicker Man

This art shop and gallery is a must-see in Belfast. It sticks works of local artists such as Jim Fitzpatrick, Mitch McDade and Hugh Clawson as well as Celtics and Irish designed objects and handcrafts. Here you can also attend classes to learn the local crafts, or just explore their regular exhibitions.
Adresse: 18 High Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9024 3550
Åpningstider: Monday - Wednesday 9:30 - 18:00. Thursday 9:30 - 21:00. Friday - Saturday 9:30 - 18:00. Sunday 13:00 - 18:00.

Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport is located approximately 20 minutes from the city centre and you have different options to choose from when deciding on the best way to get here. Car hire agents like Hertz and Europcar are located right in the terminal building. Buses run between the airport and the city centre roughly every 20 minutes and the journey takes about 30-40 minutes. Taxis are also available outside the terminal building. The International Airport Taxi Company, for example, is available every day, all day. +44 28 9448 4353
Adresse: Airport Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9448 4848

George Best Belfast City Airport

Belfast City Airport is located to the east of the city centre, about a 5 minute drive from the centre. You will find car hire companies at the airport, but other ways of reaching the city are available too. Trains run every half an hour during the day between Sydenham Station, near the airport, and the central train station in Belfast. The Airport Express 600 takes you to the city centre and leaves every 20 minutes, but you can also take Metrobus number 3 or The Airporter. Finally, you can also reach the city centre by taxis, which leave from outside the terminal building. Value Cabs: +44 28 9080 9080
Adresse: Airport Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9093 9093
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 4:30 - 22:00.

Passport / Visa

Citizens of the European Union member-states, Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Switzerland, and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT) only require a valid passport to enter the UK. Residents of a further 10 countries do not require entry visas for stays under 6 months: the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, South Africa, Hong Kong, and Malaysia. Nationals of some further countries do not require a visa, but need to hold an entry certificate. Use the UK Government website to check for specific requirements:

Best Time to Visit

April to September / October is the best time to visit Belfast. Be prepared for some wind and rain, but there are also adequate sunny days, especially in the summer. Try to avoid the two weeks around the 12th of July: many people have their holidays during the period when the traditional Protestant marches take place.

Public Transport

Translink runs the public transport system in Belfast that consists of metro, bus and railway. At the front of all Metro vehicles you can see the number and destination and services usually start and end around the City Hall with fares that can be paid in coins directly to the bus driver/operator on-board. Smartlink Multi-journey tickets and travel cards are available in shops displaying the Metro sign or from the Metro Kiosk in Donegall Square West, but you could also buy your ticket online.
Telefon: +44 28 9066 6630


You can easily call for a taxi or hail one down in the street. Value Cabs, for example, is always available right in front of the two airports and will also collect and drop passengers at their preferred locations, operating 24 hours. +44 28 9080 9080 FonaCAB +44 28 9033 3333


Post Offices and red post boxes are scattered all over the city, so you will definitely run into one while wandering around Belfast. Furthermore, small books of UK stamps are available in most convenience stores and at petrol stations. Post Office in Botanic Gardens:
Adresse: 95 University Road, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9038 1309
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 21:00. Saturday 8:00 - 16:00.


You can easily find a pharmacy in Belfast, such as the most important independent pharmacy chain in town, Gordons Chemist, that has stores scattered all over Northern Ireland and Scotland:
Adresse: 55 Castle Street, Belfast
Telefon: +44 28 9032 0040
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 18:00. Saturday 9:00 - 17:30.


Country code: +44 Area code: 028


230 V, 50 Hz. Type G plug.