Best Pubs in Belfast

You haven't truly experienced Northern Ireland's capital city until you've spent a night holed up in one of its legendary boozers. From traditional pubs with live Irish music to cosy haunts serving mouthwatering Sunday roasts, these venues promise a night to remember (or forget, depending on your Guinness intake). Check out our guide to Belfast's best pubs here and let the shenanigans commence. 




Looking for a sports bar in Belfast? Laverys is one of the city's finest, with a sprawling pool room, heated beer garden and HD TVs screening all the latest matches. And when the weekend rolls around? The historic boozer becomes a nightlife hotspot, with a 1200 capacity ballroom complete with sparkling disco ball.

One of the most popular traditional Irish music bars in Belfast, Maddens guarantees a night of toe-tapping fun. With friendly locals, plenty of craic and a healthy offering of ales, stouts and draught beers, its the ideal spot for a casual date night.

One of the best pubs in Belfast, Fibber Magee's is a popular spot for traditional live Irish folk music, roaring open fires and Guinness aplenty. Spread over three floors, with a traditional saloon, popular bistro and relaxed pool loft, it's the perfect place to while away a day in Northern Ireland's capital.