Cool And Quirky Bars In Belfast

There's no shortage of unique places to drink in our city. Whether you're looking for an unusual date idea, a fun place to hang out with mates or you're planning a special occasion, this guide has all you need. From sultry cocktail dens to outlandish cabaret clubs, homely pubs to rooftop gems, these cool and quirky bars in Belfast are making sure you have a night out to remember. 

Last updated on 25th November 2020


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Cuckoo is a gamer's idea of heaven, offering ping pong, air hockey, pool tables, pinball machines and arcade classics. On the hunt for an unusual bar in Belfast for groups, unique dates or a laid-back birthday? This place is sure to have every quirky activity you could ask for.

Union Street Bar promises some seriously cool and quirky nights out in Belfast, with a regular roster of quizzes, pride parties and the hilarious 'Cabargay'. Head on over to this LGBTQ+ staple and you'll experience unique events with an extensive collection of classic cocktails. 

Hidden behind an 'adult' shopfront, Liquor XXX puts a racy twist on cocktail sipping in Belfast. This unique bar is a must for anyone that loves South American-inspired sips and soundtracks, pairing rum, tequila, pisco and cachaça mixes with a lively atmosphere that's hard to beat.

Looking for an unusual bar in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter? The Spaniard is a unique place for sipping drinks, watching live music and having a good time. That's not all though, as they line their walls with quirky artwork, host live DJs and even allow you to bring your dog along.

Far from your average cocktail bar, Santeria is dishing out peach margaritas, kiwi-infused sips and brandy-soaked hot toddies. Sure, you can get your hands on classic drinks here, but if you're after something a little different then you've come to the right place.